Eeco - Maruti`s new family car set for Auto Expo launch


 The launch of the Maruti Suzuki Eeco is reported in our Auto Expo Special Mini-site:

The car major Maruti Suzuki will launch a new family car 'Eeco' with a 1,200cc petrol engine in the under-Rs 4 lakh segment, at the upcoming Auto Expo in the capital.

The vehicle, which has been specifically designed for the domestic market, will comply with Bharat Stage IV emission norms.

The Eeco was under development out for the past three years and developed by the a team of Maruti Suzuki engineers.

The Eeco will come with a three-row and two-row seating arrangements with seating capacities of five and seven passengers, respectively.

According to industry sources, the car will be under C segment and is likely to be priced below Rs 4 lakh.

When contacted, Maruti Suzuki Managing Executive Officer (Engineering) IV Rao said: "The new car represents the growing expertise of our engineers to conceive, design and produce vehicles here. This is also in line with parent Suzuki Corp's vision of turning India into a global hub for small car research and development."

The Auto Expo 2010 begins early next month in the capital.