Maruti Suzuki seemed to be well prepared to get all the spotlight at the Geneva Motor Show 2015. And it did get all the applause it needed when its new-gen compact cars iK-2 and iM-4 shook the stage.
iK-2 Concept – YRA Premium Hatchback
Built on a totally new platform when compared to the other compact cars from Maruti, the new iK-2 has been designed to rival the new Hyundai i20. The company has announced its production to begin by 2016.
The new iK-2 features a 'Liquid-Flow' design with so many lines on its silhouette along with chrome accents paired to the LED headlights and bumpers and a sloped back window. The model on display had a lightening Silver colour for its body with a sporty look.
This premium hatchback would get most of the expected components in particular, the configuration, utility, comfort, mobility, driving execution, fuel effectiveness all consolidated at a decent state to raise the standards for others in the league.
The iK-2 would be fuelled by the 1.0-liter BOOSTERJET direct-infusion gasoline motor while the model under production would likewise get a gentle hybrid framework. The concept car which was displayed at the Geneva Motor show 2015 rests on an 18-inch alloy-based 225/45 R18 tyres. The price details of this car hasn't been revealed yet.
iM-4 Concept – YJC MUV
The concept version of the iM-4 is a little hybrid offering a moderate outline and a pretty good ground clearance designed to handle rough landscapes. It gets a main bumper resembling a sunglass which is paired to the LED headlights. The design has been inspired from previous Suzuki models like the Fronte Coupe and the Crevo.
The iM-4 would be fuelled by the 1.2-liter DUALJET motor with an Intergrated Starter Generator and a lithium ion battery pack incorporated into it, which boosts the performance of the engine and cuts on the carbon-dioxide release.
The concept model that had been displayed at the Geneva Motor show 2015 rests on an 18-inch alloy-based 215/45 R18 tyres. The iM-4 supports all wheel drive and is more practical in design.
Toshihiro Suzuki, official VP of Suzuki Motor Corporation said,"Both these vehicles are based on new-generation modular platform which empowers commonality of parts and help the organization appreciate from economies of scale. Suzuki is tending to the improvement of three natural advancements, another updated stage; the BOOSTERJET, another scaled down immediate infusion turbo petrol motor; and the SHVS gentle half and half framework.”
These cars are expected to be made accessible to Indian clients by the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 and it will further help Maruti Suzuki construct its initiative on fuel proficiency.
The iK-2 and iM-4 gets all the spotlight at the Geneva Motor Show 2015
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