The hottest new cars of 2011: Part 1
It's boom time for the auto industry in India. More than 50 new cars and variants are set for their India debut and over the next two weeks, we'll give you lowdown on the high-fliers that will hit the market.
First up: Maruti Suzuki Kizashi...
When: January 2011
How much: Rs 16 lakh
Small car maker Maruti Suzuki India is all set for a foray into the luxury segment with the Kizashi. Powered by a J24B 2.4 litre petrol engine, 4 cylinder, DOHC, the D-segment car's powertrain is capable of producing peak power of 185 hp at 6,500 rpm (Manual Transmission) and 180 hp at 6,000 rpm (Continuously Variable Transmission). The maximum torque from the engine is 170 Nm at 4,000 rpm in both types of transmission.