According to the automaker Maruti -
Maruti Concept rIII or r3 is a bold and aggressive initiative. This latest
launch from Maruti at the Auto Expo 2010 is a compact MPV that has all the
features & attributes of a sedan.
Theme of rIII -
The new MPV - Maruti Concept rIII is built on a
central theme of 'togetherness'. This compact car is an interesting mobility
solution for those who travel with a big family. Concept rIII is spacious
and has an elegant appeal.
Maruti Concept R3 offers excellent flexibility to park the
vehicle easily and maneuver even in congested area.
Review of Maruti Concept R3
Call it a van or a car, it is the
latest launch from India's most loved automaker. Maruti Suzuki has unveiled
its latest MPV model Maruti Suzuki Concept R3 at the ongoing Auto
Expo 2010. It is the first Compact Multi-Purpose vehicle concept from the
automaker. This latest launch has a 1.2 liter petrol engine. This new family
car is expected to be priced around Rs. 3.5 lakhs to 4 lakhs.
A Look at Maruti Suzuki Concept R3
This latest launch - Maruti
Suzuki Concept R3 looks more like a van than a car. Concept rIII has the
aggressive design philosophy of some of the bestsellers like A Start, SX4,
Ritz and Maruti Swift. The look and features of this model is similar to the
Maruti Suzuki Versa the so called family car-cum-van that failed in
wooing buyers. The 6-seater Concept MPV is an all-new compact vehicle
completely different from any of the existing cars from the Maruti Suzuki
family and hitherto unseen at any auto international show.
Maruti Suzuki Concept R3 is conceptualized, designed and built by a team of
experienced and talented Indian designers. This cars has been built in a
short time span of merely nine months.
This latest launched Maruti Suzuki Concept R3 comes with
1196cc engine. The engine of this small MPV is available in two types. The
Concept R3's engine is expected to produce a high torque of 101Nm@3000rpm
and 73bhp of raw power at 6000 rpm.