Vehicle manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has introduced the prototype version of its first flex-fuel car. Let us tell you that the company unveiled its first hatchback Maruti WagonR Flex Fuel model during the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers held in Delhi.
What will be new in Maruti Suzuki WagonR FFV?
This will be the first car from Maruti Suzuki that will run on a mixture of ethanol and petrol. Let us tell you that this car will run on 20 per cent E20 (ethanol) and 85 per cent (E85) fuel. Let us tell you that the engine of this car has been upgraded. This car has been designed and developed locally by the engineers of Maruti Suzuki.
To ensure the durability of the engine and vehicle, Maruti Suzuki has also upgraded other mechanical components, i.e. parts in this car, along with developing an engine management system, new fuel pump and fuel injector. This latest car will comply with BS6 Phase II emission norms.
In the prototype version of this Maruti Suzuki Car, the company has given a 1.2-litre petrol engine which will generate power of 88.5bhp at 6000rpm and peak torque of 113Nm at 4400rpm. This engine has been brought with 5-speed manual transmission.
The curtain has been lifted from the Maruti Suzuki WagonR Flex Fuel model, but the company will launch this car in 2025.
How much will this flex-fuel car cost?
Now the question must be arising in the mind of many people that compared to the standard petrol variant of this car, will the price of a flex fuel vehicle be higher? Let us tell you that this information has yet to be given at the moment, but it is anticipated to be covered in the coming time.