The country's largest car producer, Maruti Suzuki today stated that its premium compact model Ritz has become the fastest car in its segment to reach lakh sales mark.
The car which was launched in May 2009 and was designed to stay along side segment leader Swift, had also recorded the fastest sales for the 50,000 units mark.
The Ritz, developed on the successful Swift platform and positioned at the premium-end of the compact car market, has been specifically designed for India. Maruti Suzuki engineers worked with the Suzuki design team in Japan to co-design the car and carry out India-specific change.
The company has also started exporting the Ritz to Indonesia, it stated in a release.