2010 Suzuki R3 Concept MPV review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 , 17:01:27 byAngela

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Suzuki R3 Concept MPV

Suzuki will be exhibiting the Concept R3 model at the 2010 Auto Expo in New Delhi. The model is a Compact Multi Purpose vehicle that combines compact dimensions with a styling profiling. The car is can accommodate six people in three rows. The carmaker will be exhibiting two prototype vehicles that Maruti Suzuki has developed for the project: the SX4 Hybrid and the Eeco Electric Vehicle. Suzuki will be showing 16 other automobiles including ten production models and two references exhibits: the Kizashi and SX4 Hatchback. This is not all. the carmaker will also present nine motorcycles.

Suzuki Motor Corporation is pleased to announce that its Indian automobile production subsidiary, Maruti Suzuki India, will be exhibiting the following vehicles at Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi (to be held from 5 to 11 January 2010*): Concept model: R3

The Indian market is changing rapidly and consumer lifestyles evolving fast. To cater to one such market need, Maruti Suzuki has developed a concept car, R3. The Concept R3 model is a Compact Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) for such people. Designed by Maruti Suzuki India`s Research and Development Department, it combines compact dimensions with a stylish profiling. The Concept compact MPV accommodates six people in three rows.

The 6-seater Concept MPV is an all-new compact vehicle completely different from any of the existing cars from the Maruti Suzuki family and hitherto unseen at any auto international show. Concept R3 has been conceptualized, designed and built from the scratch by a team of talented Indian designers in India over a short time span of nine months. It represents the next level of skill enhancement of Maruti Suzuki engineers.

Reference exhibits (eco-vehicles): SX4 Hybrid and Eeco Electric Vehicle

Maruti Suzuki India is taking part in an Indian government project that promotes hybrid and electric vehicles.
It will be exhibiting two prototype vehicles that Maruti Suzuki has developed for the project: the SX4 Hybrid and the Eeco (Every+) Electric Vehicle.

Production models and other reference exhibits

Maruti Suzuki India will be showing 16 other automobiles including ten production models (13 units in total) and two reference exhibits: the Kizashi and SX4 Hatchback (three units in total).

Maruti Suzuki pavilion will also be highlighting Suzuki`s two-wheel leadership by showing nine motorcycles: the Hayabusa, Intruder, and other large models; the Thai-produced Skydrive 125 scooter; and the Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter, which was last seen at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show.