Maruti Kizashi is basically a premium sedan model

brake shoe manufacturers The Indian auto industry, which has been going through a golden phase since the starting of this year, is now all set to witness the entry of a series of new cars in the upcoming Festive season in October this year. Though this period of Jan to July has witnessed the launch of a series of new cars in the Indian market but the real show still remains. The cars that are ready to mark their debuts in this festive season include premium sedan Maruti Kizashi, small car Maruti Cervo, luxury SUV Hyundai Santa Fe, premium SUV Skoda Yeti and crossover Tata Aria. All of these cars are expected to be rolled-out with the latest generation technologies and features.

Maruti Kizashi is basically a premium sedan model that is expected to come powered with a J24B 2.4 litre, 4 cylinder, DOHC petrol engine. The powerful engine of the car is expected to produce maximum power of 185 hp at 6,500 rpm with Manual Transmission and 180 hp at 6,000 rpm with continuously Variable Transmission. The other attractive features of the car include Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electric Stability Program (ESP), 8 airbags (including front, rear and curtain), power steering, windows and mirrors, pushbutton keyless start, Dual-zone climate control, EPS Stability control and projector beam headlamps.

The most awaited model in the league of upcoming cars is the Maruti Cervo which is expected to be launched in the price segment of Rs 1.5 to 2 lakh and will possibly be powered by a 660 CC petrol engine. After its launch in the country, the car will be competing with the cheapest car of the country, Tata Nano.

With this, country’s second largest car maker Hyundai India is all set to launch its much awaited Hyundai Santa Fe in the country in Oct 2010. The Santa Fe model is expected to be powered by a 2.2 L, 2199 cc Diesel engine and will carry a price tag in the range of Rs 22 to 24 lakhs.

Skoda Yeti, the premium SUV that proved to be a show-stopper in the Delhi Auto Expo in January this year, will also be marking its debut in the country during this month. The all new Yeti model will sport a 2.0L diesel engine along with 5-Speed Manual Transmission Gearbox. It is expected to be shelved in the price segment of Rs 12 to 16 lakh.

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