The much-awaited Maruti Suzuki Ignis compact crossover is being unveiled to the media today in New Delhi. The car, which will replace the Ritz, was earlier showcased at the Auto Expo in February, 2016. The Ignis will be offered with a 1.2 litre petrol engine and a 1.3 litre diesel engine, which presently power most of the models in the company's product portfolio. The Ignis features a design mimicking a crossover and despite its tall height, it doesn't look as boxy as the Wagon R or Ritz. The unveil is scheduled to start at around 7: 30 pm today, so stay tuned as we'll bring you live updates from the event. Our live story will give you a complete lowdown on the exact specifications of the Ignis, which is expected to be launched on 13th January.
8:42 PM: The automatic transmission in the Ignis is an Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) unit.
8:12 PM: Ignis will be launched on 13th January, 2017 at a special event with customers .
8:10 PM: The Maruti Suzuki Ignis can be booked online, starting January, 2017.
8:09 PM: the Ignis will also have personalized cosmetic options
8:06 PM: In interest of child safety, the Ignis comes with ISOFIX child seat restraint system and ABS and front dual airbags will be standard across the Ignis variants.
8:05 PM: The Ignis will be offered with an automatic transmission in both diesel and petrol versions.
8:04 PM: Ignis will be offered in dual-tone exterior colours like seen on the Vitara Brezza
8:03 PM: Exterior body colour has been carried over in the interiors for some insert and Raised tab like 7 inch touch screen features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
8:01 PM: Ignis will have a dual-tone dashboard with a black top and beige bottom half
8:00 PM: Headlamps feature LED DRLs and LED projector headlamps, the latter being a first for Maruti Suzuki.
7: 59 PM: The Ignis will come with 15-inch wheels, Tyre size is 175/55 R15 with '3D trapezoidal' black alloy wheel
7:58 PM: According to Maruti Suzuki, the Ignis will be a first car for many without any compromise
7:50 PM: Ignis is based on three key parameters - Design, Premiumness and Quality
7:30 PM - Maruti Suzuki will reveal the Ignis today, we are at the event today keep watching the live updates