MS Dhoni inspired Maruti Suzuki Alto is the special edition available on Alto800 Lxi, Alto K10 Lxi and Vxi variants
Maruti Suzuki launches the special edition of the Alto, as part of the company’s association with the upcoming biopic ‘MS Dhoni – The Untold Story’. The special edition will be available on the Alto800 Lxi, Alto K10 Lxi and Vxi. These special edition models will be on sale from first week of October, right after the movie releases on 30th September. MS Dhoni himself unveiled the special edition cars at an event in Hyderabad.
The special edition models come with a bit of extra pricing over the standard prices of the regular Alto800 and K10. For the Alto800 Lxi customers have to pay and extra Rs. 12,777, while the Alto K10 Lxi and Vxi special edition models will come at an extra Rs. 16,777. The exterior of the special edition models will feature body decals with MS Dhoni’s signature, and a rear spoiler.
The interior of the cars get some updates as well; which include black and silver, red and blue dual tone themes. Apart from these, the special editions models will get steering wheel cover, ambient lighting, door sill guards and carpets. Also on offer are seat covers with ‘MS Dhoni #7’ stitching, 1-DIN music system with MP3, USB and AUX connectivity support, and reverse parking sensors with bar graph display.
The powertrains for both the cars however remain same like the regular Alto800 and K10. The Maruti Suzuki Alto800 takes power from a 0.8-litre petrol engine, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. This engine churns out 48 BHP of peak power at 6,000 RPM and 69 NM of peak torque at 3,500 RPM, and it offers 24.7kmpl of fuel economy.
The Alto K10 on the other hand is powered by a 1.0-litre petrol engine, which kicks out 67 BHP of peak power at 6,000 RPM and 90 NM of peak torque at 3,500 RPM. The transmission options for the car include a 5-speed manual gearbox and an AMT as well.