Maruti Suzuki forays into Light Commercial Vehicle segment with Super Carry
Date: Aug 10 , 2016
New Delhi: The country’s largest passenger vehicle maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced that it will start sales of its first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) - Super Carry towards the end of August. Initially the vehicle will be sold in three cities – Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Ludhiana.
With Super Carry, Maruti Suzuki marks its entry into the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) segment.
The Company has invested about Rs. 300 Crores towards the development of Super Carry. It is high on performance and strength, comes with bigger loading area and better safety features. It comes with Maruti Suzuki’s reliability and assurance of unmatched after-sales support.
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.”
He added, “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.”
Super Carry will be available in diesel fuel option and comes in two widely preferred colours: Superior White and Silky Silver.
Super Carry is powered by the 793 cc light weight and compact, 2-cylinder diesel engine. With a peak power of 24 KW @ 3500 RPM and max torque of 75 NM @ 2000 RPM Super Carry offers better load carrying capacity and pick up. The compact engine mated with the 5-speed manual transmission offers high fuel efficiency of 22.07 Km per litre and maximum speed of 80 Kmph. That means shorter turnaround time, more trips and more savings.
The cabin of Super Carry is designed to take care of the driver’s comfort and convenience. The driver’s cabin is Spacious cabin, flat comfortable seats with thick glass fiber heat shield for better heat insulation and ergonomically designed pedal for long drive.
Super Carry offers an impressive payload of 740 Kg in all terrains. It is equipped with a lighter steering wheel, contributing to effortless drive even at full load. This leads to comfortable driving with less fatigue. Super Carry has longer wheel base of 2110 mm for greater stability. The lower loading bay and wider deck offers ample loading space to carry higher loads in a single trip. All these result in more number of trips and better earnings for the customer. Super Carry is offered with a warranty of 2 years / 72,000 KM (whichever is earlier).