Indian car company Maruti Udyog Ltd - the largest in India, oriented towards the production of the model on the basis of Suzuki.
The plant began operating in 1973 in the neighborhood of the Indian city of New Delhi. The logo of the company - the two wings.
The company Maruti, founded in 1984 as a joint venture with Japan's Suzuki Motors (50% stake), listed in the "Intermediate" of the Indian automobile industry.
The most popular model is the company's Maruti 800, which is called "Indian Volkswagen", and that is a licensed version of the Suzuki Alto / Fronte SB 1985. In 1997, Maruti 800 cosmetically upgraded. Trim remains simple - leatherette or suede, and thanks to the large scale production of "I-800" half the price of an archaic sedan Ambassador. In addition to the basic version with a 3-cylinder engine (0.8 liter, 39 hp) started producing more comfortable versions EX and DX. The last received a new engine of the same size with 4 valves per cylinder capacity of 45 hp and 5-speed gearbox.
Another representative of the generation of the vehicle Suzuki Alto - Maruti Zen is offered with a new 1.0-liter 16-valve 4-cylinder engine 60 hp with fuel injection. The five-door hatchback Zen - license Servo 1990-1998's release in 1993.
In recent years, joined the lineup Classic version with the exterior in a retro style and the three-door version of the Sport. However, the model 2000 is already thronging the new Alto this, "Japanese" generation with engines of 0.8 liter, 45 hp and 1.1 L, 62 hp
More upmarket 4.08-meter sedan in 1000 and 1300 Esteem (Swift 1988), with a 1.3-liter engine 65 hp We started producing in 1994, and in 1997 had a small restyling. Models are equipped with air conditioner, audio system Quadro with removable panel. Series sedans Esteem replenished execution Arts. For him, it created a variant of the same engine with 4 valves per cylinder and distributed injection (1.3 liters, 85 hp).
Frame SUV Gypsy (SJ410 / Samurai 1981) comes with a removable soft or hard top, as well as a pickup truck carrying capacity of 500 kg with 45-horsepower 1.0-liter engine. Prolonged Gypsy King with 66-horsepower 1.3-liter engine comes with a convertible top or a rigid plastic roof height increased, as well as five-door 7-seater version. These models are popular in the highlands and the police. Soon they plan to complement the modern SUV Grand Vitara - design studio YGM.
Commercial 5-8-seater minivan Omni E and Omni High Roof (Carri ST 90 VZ 1982) wagon-type model with an engine from the 800 produced between 1984 and 1999, respectively. In 1998, restyled Omni E.
Since late 1999, the five-door doing mikroven Wagon-R (1997) c 16-valve engine of 1.1 liter capacity of 62 hp
The top program passenger sedan Maruti take Baleno (1999) and the versatile Baleno Altura (2000) (License and Suzuki Cultus Wagon) c engine of 1.6 liters, 94 hp
The new model Versa (analogue Suzuki Carry) with an engine of 1.3 liters capacity of 82 hp It was introduced in October 2001.
India's largest car manufacturer by the end of 2000 has produced 286.5 thousand. Only cars, which is slightly inferior to the previous year.