At the Auto Expo, which opened today in Delhi, the company Maruti Suzuki introduced the conceptual SUV Future-S.
On the example of the prototype, the manufacturer demonstrates what will be the design of the new compact models intended for the Indian market. Cross Maruti Suzuki Future-S received large wheels, the rear doors open up against the motion.
In the interior of the concept there is no instrument panel – all indicators are displayed on a round convex screen located on the center console. However, it is unlikely that such a solution will be for the mass-produced cars. On the dimensions and power plant Future-S in Maruti Suzuki silent.
According to local media, the first model with a new design will be just a crossover. It is expected that the “SUV” will be built on the platform of Heartect, which also underlies the last Swift hatch and Dzire sedan. Probably, the length of the commodity model will not exceed four meters – buyers of such cars in India are tax breaks. The line of engines can include a gasoline engine 1.2 and diesel 1.5, their return is still unknown.
According to preliminary data, the conveyor SUV with a design based on Future-S will make its debut by the end of this year. In India, its main competitor will be the “upbeat” hatchback Renault Kwid. Outside this country, the novelty of Maruti Suzuki is unlikely to appear.