Maruti Suzuki has launched its new commercial pick up, the Maruti Super Carry, in the Indian market and it is offered only in a diesel variant. It is now available in only three cities, Kolkata, Ludhiana and Ahmedabad and priced at Rs. 4.01 Lakhs, Rs. 4.11 Lakhs and Rs. 4.03 Lakhs (ex-showroom) respectively. The Maruti Super Carry is made in India and comes with the 750kg payload capacity. The commercial pickup measures the length of 3.8 meters, the width of 1.56 meters and its load deck offered with the measurements of 2.18 x 1.49 meters. The Super Carry has 175mm ground clearance and 8.6 meters diameter turning cycle.
Super Carry Commercial Pick Up Specifications:
The commercial pick receives the Maruti Suzuki Celerio’s 793c 2-cylinder diesel engine, which is evaluated at the maximum power of 24KW (32hp) at 3500 rpm and the torque of 75 Nm at 2000 rpm. Like the Maruti Suzuki cars, the LCV comes with the 5-speed manual gearbox and the suspension system of independent MacPherson struts and the front coil springs. The new Maruti Pick up has capable of return fuel economy of 22.07kmpl with the 80kmph top speed.
Coming to the LCV features, it comes with the dual assist grip, mobile charging socket, fuel meter, odometer, trip meter, digital clock, sliding back window glass, integrated rain guard, spare wheel and provision for a stereo.
Super Carry in South Africa:
The Indian-specific pick up has already introduced in the South African market at the price of 129,900 Rand (Rs. 5.58lakhs). In South Africa, It is only available in the petrol variant, which offers with the pair of a 1.2-litre GB14 4-cylinder engine and 5-speed box. The petrol motor has an ability to generate 72hp of power at 6,000 rpm and 101Nm torque at 3,000 rpm.
The Super Carry is the entry level model in the company’s commercial vehicle segment and introduced for the first time in South Africa. Maruti Suzuki has invested a total of Rs. 300 crore for designing and developing the product. It comes with the main key factors, power and strength and the highest level of carrying capacity. The company expected that the Super Carry will enhance the customer’s profitability, according to RS Kalsi, ED (Marketing & Sales) of Maruti Suzuki. The Super Carry will compete with the Tata Ace, best-selling light commercial vehicle (pickup) in India.