Maruti reveals Celerio, announces booking



New Delhi: One of the biggest car makers of India, Maruti Suzuki has revealed it’s new entrly lelvel hatchback Celario by announcing the booking is open. The vehicle is to be launched at the 2014 Auto Expo that begins on February 5.

The Celerio has what Maruti terms ‘EZ Drive’ (an Automated Manual Transmission), variants of which return 23.1 kilometre per litre in the ARAI mileage test.

Under the hood, the new Suzuki Celerio will be powered by the current 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder K-Series petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 67bhp and 90Nm of top torque. Power is transmitted to front wheels via a new Automatic manual transmission gearbox. It will also come in manual transmission (five speed).

From the promotional material, one can see a Bluetooth-enabled audio system, steering-mounted controls for audio, manual aircon, 235-litre boot space, five-speed manual transmission option, fixed headrests for the front seats, map pocket on the co-driver seat back, dual tone interior and blinkers on door mirrors.