Maruti Suzuki India Limited, announced the launch of the S-CNG variant of the adventurous and dynamic S-Presso. The S-CNG variant of the S-Presso with its dual-fuel flexibility will enable its energetic customers to further their passion for discovering and exploring exciting experiences.
The new S-Presso S-CNG is powered by a Next Gen K-series1.0L Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine, offering unmatched fuel-efficiency and refinement. The S-Presso S-CNG’s responsive engine develops a peak power output of41.7kW (56.69 PS)@5300RPM and max torque of 82.1Nm@3400RPM in CNG Mode. Available with a 5-speed manual gearbox, the S-Presso S-CNG delivers an excellent fuel-efficiency of 32.73 km/kg.
Introducing the new S-Presso S-CNG, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “The SUV inspired design of the S-Presso has ensured that it has found many takers for its prominent road presence. The S-CNG version will build on the success of the popular S-Presso, of which we have sold over 2.26 lakh units. The S-Presso S-CNG is sure to delight customers with its amazing fuel-efficiency and strong performance. We now have 10 S-CNG models in our portfolio, which are designed to reduce ownership cost and strengthen our commitment to a cleaner and greener environment.”
The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso S-CNG has been conceptualized, designed and developed at the company’s world-class Research & Development facility. The suspension setup of the S-Presso S-CNG has been calibrated to the updated powertrain for enhancing the ride quality, comfort and safety. Maruti Suzuki’s Research & Development facility conducts rigorous testing for its factory-fitted S-CNG cars to deliver unmatched safety^, performance, durability and fuel-efficiency.
Maruti Suzuki today has 10 S-CNG models on offer. All of them are fitted with dual-interdependentElectronic Control Units (ECU), an intelligent fuel injection system, stainless steel pipes and joints, along with integrated wiring harnesses for the CNG system. The S-CNG system comes with a microswitch that ensures the engine is turned off and does not start during the CNG fuel-filling process. Maruti Suzuki’s S-CNG systems are engineered to provide an air-fuel ratio that ensures superior performance and enhanced driveability, with better savings.
The launch of Maruti Suzuki’s S-CNG vehicle range is aligned with and complements the Government of India’s vision of reducing oil imports, and enhancing the share of natural gas in the country’s primary energy mix. The Government is also working to rapidly increase the CNG fuel pump network in the country.