New Delhi, Jan 28 (): Car market leader Maruti Suzuki has unveiled its youngest brand A-Star in a revamped “Spiced – Up” form. The retail sales of the new refreshed A-star began from January 27th, 2012.
A-Star gets a refresh for the New Year. The refreshed A-star gets major changes in its interiors. The engineers at Maruti Suzuki have reworked on the front headrests to give a roomier feeling to the interiors.
On the interiors front, the 2012 A-Star gets dual tone beige and black upholstery. Maruti has also put in 50:50 split rear seats and more cubby holes in the cabin, for better user convenience and boot space usage. In addition, bottle holders have been created to increase the storage space.
In line with the customer feedback, scooped front seats back was introduced to enhance the leg room for rear passengers.
On the outside, the company now offers the A-Star with new alloy wheels and an integrated rear spoiler.
Airbags and ABS are now optional on the A-Star with two new colour options, Glistening Grey and Pearl Caffeine Brown.
The upgraded A-star also gets the same 998cc K10B petrol engine which delivers a maximum power of 67PS @ 6200 rpm and a torque of 90Nm @ 3500 rpm.
The new A-star is available in five variants – LXI, VXI, VXI AT, ZXI and ZXI.
Mr. Shashank Srivastava, chief general manager, while launching said, “A-star is one of the most vibrant brands in our portfolio. Some of its high points such as contemporary styling, dynamic handling and ride quality, best in class turning radius, power, flat torque and superior performance has made A-star a popular choice especially amidst the youth. The smart modifications in the spiced-up A-star are in line with customer feedback and seek to enhance the overall look, feel and comfort of the buyers.”
The Ex-showroom prices of the variants of Spiced-Up A-star are as follows:
i) A-star LXi – Rs.3.66 lakhs
ii) A-star VXi – Rs.3.97 lakhs
iii) A-star VXi AT – Rs.4.47 lakhs
iii) A-star ZXi – Rs.4.22 lakhs
iii) A-star ZXi with ABS and Airbags – Rs.4.40 lakhs