By Hercules Rodrigues
Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the much-awaited AGS gearbox equipped Vitara Brezza priced at Rs 8. Lakhs. The introduction of the AGS equipped Vitara Brezza comes just days after Tata Motors launched the Nexon AMT in India.
With the introduction of the AGS gearbox, Maruti has updated the Brezza range with a new Autumn Orange colour which is also available in dual tone Autumn Orange and Pearl Artic White colour, gloss black alloy wheels and all black interior with refreshed chrome accents. Safety wise now comes with dual airbags, ABS, EBD and high-speed alert, seatbelt pretensions as standard on all variants.
Dedicating the refreshed Vitara Brezza to customers, Mr. R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director (Marketing and Sales), MSIL said: “Vitara Brezza has been a game changer for India’s SUV market. We have enhanced its allure to meet aspirations of our young customers. They now have the option of Auto Gear Shift, the acclaimed two pedal technology, for enhanced convenience. AGS has been very well accepted by customers, and sales of AGS variants in the Maruti Suzuki portfolio have tripled in three years. By making this technology available on Vitara Brezza, together with a refreshed design, we expect India’s number one SUV to become even more attractive.”
Power for the SUV comes from the popular 1.3 litre diesel engine producing 90bhp and 200 nm torque. The Vitara Brezza AGS is available in VD AGS, ZDI AGS and ZDI+ AGS and ZDI+ dual tone AGS The Vitara Brezza will give its closest competitor the Nexon AMT a good fight which itself was introduced just a few days back.
Prices for Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza AMTVariant nameEx showroomVDI AGS8,54,000ZDI AGS9,31,500ZDI+AGS10,27,000ZDI AGS Dual tone10,49,000