Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch the Viatara Brezza, the sub-4 metre SUV today in Mumbai. Maruti Suzuki will make its entry in the premium Compact SUV segment with the Viatara Brezza and made its world premiere at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016. Initially in the Indian market, the Vitara Brezza will be offered in diesel version and six variants LDi, LDi (O), VDi, VDi (O), ZDi, ZDI+. The compact SUV will be powered by a 1.3-litre DDIS unit that produces 89 BHP @ 4,000 RPM and 200 Nm of torque @ 1,750 RPM.
We are here and the launch event will begin in next few minutes. Stay tuned for more updates!
04.00 pm - It has started and Ranvijay is the host.
04.05 pm - Maruti Begins the event by showing unveiling of the Vitara Brezza at the Auto Expo 2016 and the positive response it received by India consumers.
04.06 pm - Mr Kenichi Ayukawa adressing on the stage.
04.07 pm - Brezza is the first ever Compact SUV offering by the brand.
04.08 pm - First ever car to be developed by the Maruti Suzuki.
04.09 pm - Acclaimed 1.3L DDiS to produce mileage of 24.3km/l kmpl.
04.10 pm - Brezza is Bold, glamorous & masculine thats how the company defines it.
04.11 pm - R.S Kalsi (Marketing Head) and C.V. Raman (Design Head) take the stage.
04.12 pm - R.S Kalsi and C.V. Ramanalk about the conceptualisation of the Vitara Brezza.
04.13 pm - Mr Kalsi speaks about the market requirements of the Vitara Brezza in the indian markets and how it fulfills those requirement.
04.15 pm - Design head of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Mr C.V. Raman speaks of the design and styling inputs that made it possible to go for production.
04.17 pm - Mr Raman highlighting the key features of the Vitara Brezza like the bullhorn LED lamps, projector headlights.
04.20 pm - It also gets SUV styling, large wheel arches, sporty alloys, and the premium dual tone colour option.
04.25 pm - It gets premium black interiors with chrome accents, 60:40 split seats, large boot space, well-equipped dashboard class-leading equipment.
04.25 pm - Mr Raman speaking of the interior, it boasts of mood lighting in the instrument cluster, Multifunction steering wheel, Maruti SmartPlay entertainment system
04.27 pm - Mr Raman begins to talk about the interiors and the premium feature offerings of the Vitara Brezza.
04.29 pm - Hinting the Make in India Philosophy, Mr Kalsi said that Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has been designed, developed, conceptualised, and manufactured in India.
04.33 pm - Mr Raman talks about the sporty design style on the interiors and use of quality materials used in the making of the Vitara Brezza.
04.37 pm - Mr Raman speaks about the safety features, the Brezza comes with a standard driver side airbags and optional passenger side airbags.
04.39 pm - Even ABS with EBD are being offered right from the base variant as an optional feature as in most of Maruti Suzuki's cars now sold in India.
04.40 pm - Prices are out for Delhi and Mumbai.
04.41 pm - Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 6.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs. 7.35 Lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai)