Maruti Suzuki has launched Super Carry - its first light commercial vehicle - at a sticker price of Rs. 4.11 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Kolkata) in the country. Initially the vehicle will be sold in three cities – Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Ludhiana. The deliveries would start by the end of August 2016. Maruti Super Carry will be available in diesel fuel option, while the company has invested about Rs. 300 Crores in its development.
Outlining the attributes of the Super Carry, Mr R.S Kalsi, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki said, “Super Carry is designed and developed basis detailed research and understanding of customer requirements. It offers best of both the worlds –power and strength as well as carrying capacity. We are confident Super Carry will enhance the profitability of our customers. Super Carry will be initially available for sale in three cities: Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Ludhiana. It will be retailed through a dedicated ‘Commercial’ sales channel.” The Super Carry offers an impressive payload of 740 Kg in all terrains and it is equipped with a lighter steering wheel.
The Super Carry come with a wheel base of 2110mm. As for features, it gets flat and extended co-passenger seat with thick glass fibre heat shield, well positioned gear lever, mobile charging socket, dual assist grip, odometer, trip meter, fuel meter, digital clock, integrated rain guard, readily openable sliding back window glass, ergonomically placed pedals etc. to name a few. Interior has been designed with multi-purpose storage spaces, lockable glove box and bottle holder for driver and co-driver. Speaking about the safety features, it is fitted with front disc brake and Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) braking system. It is available in two colors: Superior White and Silky Silver. Maruti is offering a warranty of 2 years/72,000 KM (whichever is earlier).
Under the bonnet, the Super Carry has the 793cc 2-cylinder diesel engine. The aforementioned engine was introduced with the Celerio hatchback by the company. It develops maximum power of 32bhp at 3500rpm and peak torque of 75NM at 2000rpm. The engine is paired with the 5-speed manual transmission, which propels it to deliver a decent mileage of 22.07kmpl. The Super Carry has a top speed of 80kmph. Maruti Suzuki has set up exclusive sales channel for selling Super Carry. Prospective buyers can call at 1800 102 1800 or 1800 1800 180 (toll free) to make enquiries and leave contact details.