Auto Expo 2023: Maruti Suzuki SUVs, EVs gained limelight today | Mint

2023-01-13 00:30:59 By : Mr. Matt He

Auto Expo 2023 kickstarted in India with new launches from Tata Motors Maruti Suzuki, MG Motors, Kia Motors, Hyundai and others

First day of Auto Expo 2023 concluded with brands betting big on electric vehicles across two-wheeler, three-wheeler and four-wheeler vehicle categories. Maruti Suzuki showcased its Frox and Jimny SUVs, while Ultraviolette unveiled its F99 which can run at at 200 kmph, as per the company.  Moto Quad

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Ultraviolette showcased a new concept electric motorbike F99. The company claims that the bike can run at at 200 kmph.  

Two new motorbikes M502N and C1002V unveiled by Moto Bologna Passione (MBP).

“India is the fastest-growing economy in the world and we can name the automobile industry the growth engine for it. The auto industry will play a prominent role in the process of realizing Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's dream of Atmanirbhar Bharat," says Gadkari at the Auto Expo 2023. 

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari visits Auto Expo 2023 in Greater Noida. 

The manufacturer claims that Atul Energie is the industry’s first electric cargo three-wheeler to have a dual battery pack providing a superior range of 195 km. While the passenger variant, Atul Mobili comes with a range of 110 km. The vehicles are integrated with a motor drive from Valeo. Both the vehicles are powered by lithium-ion batteries that offer safety, helping the drivers go the distance with minimum impact on the environment owing to its zero-emission technology.

Atul Greentech Private Limited (AGPL), a subsidiary of Atul Auto Limited has today announced its foray into the electric space with the unveiling of two electric three wheelers namely, Atul Mobili and Atul Energie at the Auto Expo 2023 in New Delhi. Atul Mobili is a passenger vehicle and Atul Energie is a cargo variant with distinct looks and build quality.

Tata Motors has showcased its Tata Altroz Racer, an iteration of a sporty hatchback at the Auto Expo 2023. The Altroz Racer gets cosmetic as well as feature upgrades which includes styling changes and a new infotainment system. Read more

Here's the Jimny in picture. Click here to see images of the all-new Jimny SUV

The AIS 156 battery on Motovolt M7 electric scooter is phase 2 compliant and is said to be fireproof as well

Motovolt M7 e-scooter can be purchased via a subscription model. It will cost lower than the existing electric scooters in the country.

Joy Rockefeller is a semi electric bike that is claimed to have a top speed of 70kmph

The company says that Joy Mihos is the country's toghest EV. It comes with an introductory price of ₹ 1.49 lakh (ex-showroom) for the first 5,000 units.

Both the vehicles are powered by lithium-ion batteries and feature an advanced temperature controlled solution to enable the cooling of the AIS 156 battery pack

Atul Energie has a range of 195 km (certified). While the passenger variant, Atul Mobili comes with a range of 110 km (certified). 

Tata Sarafi Dark edition has similar design as the original Safari. But there are noticeable red hues at the front grille

Tata Sarafi Dark edition comes with same engine and transmission options. It differs in terms of interior with new seat upholstery, door grab handles, and a front centre armrest - all finished in red.

The Ethanol pavilion at the Auto Expo 2023 comes with a range of flex fuel powered cars and two-wheelers on display. The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, Bajaj Pulsar N160, Yamaha FZ, Suzuki Gixxer 250, Honda XRE 300 and the Hero Glamour are some of the two-wheelers. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R flex fuel and Toyota Corolla flex fuel join the segment too. 

Auto Expo 2023 is not just an event to launch automobiles. It welcomes art as well. Here is an art piece from a Jaipur based art firm called Cartist. 

Here is an artistic take on HM Ambassador Mark II

The company unveils 2 revolutionary electric mobility solutions in the form of SwapX & S2.1

Safety features on the SUV include 6-airbags, Brake (LSD) Limited Slip Differential, ESP with hill hold assist, hill decent control, rear-view camera, and ABS with EBD.

Maruti Suzuki did not reveal the price of Fronx and Jimmy compact SUVs at the event today. It is likely that the company may announce the prices in the coming days

Meanwhile, read more about Maruti Suzuki Fronx and Jimmy here

Maruti Suzuki Baleno-based Fronx breaks cover!

Bookings for both Maruti Fronx and Jimny commence today. 

With four SUVs (FRONX, BREZZA, JIMNY and GRAND VITARA) in its portfolio, Maruti Suzuki aims to expand its SUV segment in India. The sporty compact SUV FRONX is aimed at young trailblazers who want to stand out with its modern SUV design, spirited performance, and a tech loaded premium persona, says the automaker.

While, the JIMNY is an SUV for off-roaders and carries the 50 year-strong heritage of Suzuki's off-road acumen, as per the automaker. 

The Maruti Jimny is equipped with Auto LED headlamps for safety, says Maruti Suzuki. 

The automaker is all set to showcase its Jimny!

Maruti Suzuki is plans to conquer the market share and continue going ahead with its SUVs. The carmaker expects Jimny and Fronx to offer more thrust. 

Prome P390 is the fuel-cell tech used in Euniq 7 MPV. This technology can withstand 824 degree temperature and promises a range of 605 kms. The MPV comes with ADAS, autonomous technology. 

The EV portfolio is looking to bring some of its glovally unveiled EVs in India. These may include MG 4 E, MIFA 9 electric van, Marvel R all-electric SUV, as well as the MG 5 at the Auto Expo 2023.

The MPV is said to have a range of up to 605km. MG Euniq 7 comes with ADAS technology and can withstand 824 degree temperature

MG Air EV will be the company's second electric vehcile in India. It is expected to be the country's smallest and most-affordable EV, competing straight with Tata Tiago EV.

MG India showcased new generation of Hector SUV yesterday. It may unveil more EV range today with focus on the MG Air EV

The event will start soon at 9:15am. Stay tuned.

MG India, Maruti Suzuki, Ultraviolette, SML Isuzu, Sun Mobility, Benelli and Keeway are some of the major auto brands that are expected to unveil new vehicles

This year, Auto Expo is being held at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. It will open for general public from January 14

On the second day of Auto Expo 2023, Maruti Suzuki may finally took the wraps off its rumoured Jimmy SUV with 5-door

Auto Expo 2023: Maruti Suzuki SUVs, EVs gained limelight today | Mint

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