Maruti Gypsy 2018 is coming to India? This is a question that will take a while to get answered. Recently the new Suzuki Jimny images leaked from the assembly line itself. This is the design that has been derived from X-Lander Concept. There are multiple changes and the production version is more production ready and realistic. Most of the new Suzuki vehicles are manufactured in India and now exported to other parts of the world. This is the fourth-generation Jimny.
Jimny has been named as Gypsy in India. The new-gen looks boxy something like the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen. This will attract attention and get some more focus to it. Suzuki has changed its design approach for its new vehicles and they have good enough pull. For instance the new DZire and the Swift have been head turners. Suzuki is looking at enhancing its offerings for the Indian car market and we can expect it come soon. So, what will it offer. Red further.
Maruti Gypsy 2018 Price in India
In terms of pricing, this will be highly affordable. We reckon the new Gypsy will be placed at INR 7 lakhs to INR 9 lakhs (on-road). This will get a new design, more features and shall continue to be an AWD. The new Gypsy will be based on an all new platform, which will be lighter, hence it will have better performance, handling and mileage too.
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2018 Maruti Gypsy Launch Date in India
The new Maruti Gypsy 2018 should be unveiled in early 2018. We reckon this will be unveiled at the 2018 Auto Expo, and that is where it could get unveiled. It is a bit early to say if it will be launched any time soon though. But this Gypsy will have many buyers attracted to it. If offered with a powerful engine and 4×4, Thar will have to get major updates. Maruti will be looking at getting into production for India by late 2018 or early 2019. It will not be anytime before this.
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New Maruti Gypsy Design
The aggressive styling of the new Gypsy looks aggressive. The concept of course looks bigger and a lot more muscular. The front grille has vertical slats and the head lamps are well-chiselled. The design of the front bumper looks new and fresh. Of course there will be several changes, but the design language will be the same. The X-Lander Concept showcased was a two-door just like the Jimny or the Gypsy. The glass underneath the door won’t make it into production. The tail lamps somewhat seem to be inspired from the Range Rover. The haunches will be pronounced as the concept showcases.
This time the new Gypsy will be made on a new platform. For the first time, it could have monocoque instead of a ladder frame. This will make the new SUV lighter, powerful, dynamic and more efficient. The new Gypsy will have attractive styling making it an exciting product for the Indian car market. This will be a compact SUV and will be a good pull for the off-road enthusiasts.
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Maruti Gypsy 2018 Interiors
The interiors shall be all new. We reckon this time there will be keyless entry, push start and stop, touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. There will be maps and even reverse camera. The new SUV will come with dual airbags and ABS as a standard feature. The new Gypsy will come as a four seater this time it seems. There will even be a two-seater version, not sure if it will be sold in India. It is a bit too early to state will will be offered on it. In terms of styling, there shall be a lot of space and features on offer. Maruti has been offering feature-rich vehicles and the Gypsy will be no exception. In fact, with more features and stylish interiors, Maruti will pull more Thar buyers towards it.
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2018 Maruti Gypsy Engine
The new Gypsy should come with a 1.2-litre petrol engine for India. While in other markets it will be made available with a 658cc engine, which is turbo-charged. Then a 1.0-litre BoosterJet will also be on offer. Now, the point is there will be an AWD on offer on the Gypsy. At the same time, the new Gypsy will have a five-speed manual transmission. As the body will be lighter, it will have better performance. At the same time, good driving dynamics too. The fuel efficiency will also see a jump. A 1.4-litre BoosterJet will attract many enthusiasts towards this SUV.
For the Indian market, it will have the 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine. This mill will churn about 84bhp of power and close to 115Nm of maximum torque. This will be offered with a five-speed manual and an all-wheel drive. There will be low-ratio too, and this will be a highly capable off-roader too. Maruti will even attract its loyal Gypsy fans an opportunity to upgrade to something new, modern and fresh.