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Maruti Super Carry LCV (Y9T) name confirmed; CNG variant spotted testing

Maruti Super Carry LCV front spied

After dominating the Indian passenger vehicle space for decades, Maruti Suzuki is at the verge of exploring the light commercial vehicle segment with its upcoming product codenamed Y9T.

The latest spyshots confirm that Maruti Super Carry will indeed be the name of the upcoming Tata Ace rival. The vehicle carries its badge just below the front windshield.

Maruti Super Carry LCV front spied

Loading bay dimensions are comparable to those of its primary rivals.

Suzuki Carry is a long standing commercial vehicle nameplate which is popular in Japan. New JDM Carry is completely different from what India is going to get. From the looks of it, Suzuki Carry appears to be mechanically related to Omni to some some extent.

The loading bay has its dimensions comparable to its rivals Tata Ace, Mahindra Maxximo and Ashok Leyland Dost. It is expected to have a payload capacity of close to 1 tonne.

Maruti Super Carry LCV badge spied

The badge confirms Maruti Super Carry’s name.

Powering the LCV will be the new 800 cc twin-cylinder homegrown diesel engine that also powers Celerio. Under the hatchback’s hood the oil burner develops 47 PS and 125 Nm of torque but it is likely to be tweaked for load carrying application. CNG variant would use Eeco’s 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine with an estimated output of 40-50 PS. Expect the diesel engine to have a fuel economy of nearly 30 kmpl.

Maruti Super Carry LCV rear spied

Both diesel and CNG variants will be offered.

Maruti is expected to price Super Carry between INR 2.5-3.0 lakhs (ex-showroom). Given that the prototype is production ready, launch should take place sooner than later.

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Sagar Patel

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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