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Maruti Suzuki to unveil new version of SUV ''Grand Vitara'' soon news
09 May 2007

Mumbai: Maruti Suzuki will soon unveil a new version of its SUV - the Grand Vitara - in India, a top official of Maruti Udyog Ltd said.

"We have launched five new models in two-and-a-half years. We plan to launch the Grand Vitara in the next few months,'''' MUL chief general manager Mayank Pareek told reporters during the launch of the SX4 Sedan, Maruti''s new A3 segment car.

Powered by the M-Series engine with 79 per cent localization, the SX4 is priced between Rs6.31 lakh and Rs7.37 lakh (ex-showroom) in Chennai. Pareek said.

The SX4 will be launched in the USA later this year, Pareek said.

He said the company did not have any plans to launch the diesel version of the car in the near future.

With the Grand Vitara''s re-launch and the likely launch of SX4 in the next month, the company will have presence across nearly all major segments.

The SUV segment in the country is expected to see major action with other players like Mahindra & Mahindra and Nissan.

M&M is expected to launch its new SUV, Ingenio, later this year after the recent launched a new-look Bolero.

Nissan has also announced its plans to launch an SUV for the Indian market.

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Maruti Suzuki to unveil new version of SUV ''Grand Vitara'' soon