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Maruti takes the road to electrification with strong hybrid Grand Vitara

Grand Vitara will go on sale in September with prices expected to start at Rs 9.5 lakh

Hisashi Takeuchi (L) and Shashank Srivastava during the global unveil of the Maruti Suzuki 'Grand Vitara' SUV, in Gurugram, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (PTI Photo)
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Hisashi Takeuchi (L) and Shashank Srivastava during the global unveil of the Maruti Suzuki 'Grand Vitara' SUV, in Gurugram, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (PTI Photo)

Arindam Majumder New Delhi
India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki made its first foray towards electrifying its vehicle portfolio with the unveiling of mid-sized SUV, the Grand Vitara.

With this, Maruti is looking to strengthen its SUV portfolio while simultaneously marking its entry into electric drive from which the automaker has so far been absent.

The Grand Vitara will compete against Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Astor, Nissan Kicks, VW Taigun and Skoda Kushaq upon its market launch next month and its bookings are open already at authorised.

For Maruti Suzuki, the model is critical in its struggle to regain lost ground in the

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First Published: Jul 20 2022 | 8:21 PM IST

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