The India-bound Maruti Suzuki Ignis has been disclosed at the currently running 2016 Paris Motor Show. Suzuki has confirmed the Ignis specifications for the European market and the model is expected to launch in January 2017 in Europe.
The Euro-specific Suzuki Ignis will be powered by the highly efficient 1.2-litre Dualjet K12C petrol engine along with the mild hybrid system of SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki). The outputs of the engine are not available, but it has the capacity to return 90PS power and 120Nm torque. Coming to the transmissions, the Suzuki Ignis will feature the 5-speed manual and 5-speed AGS (AMT) gearboxes along with the optional ALLGRIP 4WD drive system, which will not be available in the India-bound Suzuki Ignis.
There is confirmed that the Euro-spec Ignis to be available with the high range of features like LED headlamps, Bluetooth support, USB and AUX-in compatibility, touchscreen infotainment system with the navigation support, MirrorLink and Apple CarPlay. Discuss the color choices, the Euro-specific Ignis is to be offered in 14 different body colors, of which five are two-tone colors. All variants will get the black colored roof for the unique identification.
On the safety front, the Ignis to get the exclusive features like DCBS (Dual Camera Brake Support), ESP, weaving alert and departure warning. Suzuki has confirmed that the Euro-specific Ignis will on sales in January 2017, but the India-bound Maruti Suzuki Ignis (sub-4metre car) will arrive in showrooms in the festival season of Diwali.