Maruti Suzuki launched the brand new Ertiga in India late final yr as a extra spacious and upmarket substitute for the first-gen mannequin. Aside from a launch in India, mother or father firm Suzuki can be providing the Ertiga in worldwide markets, with the MPV additionally forming the idea of some particular editions.
Earlier this month, leaked pictures of a extra sporty-looking Ertiga wearing a GT badge leaked on-line with the automobile confirmed for the Indonesian market. The Ertiga GT wore a sportier physique equipment, and featured a distinct grille and bigger rear spoiler. In the meantime, as per sources, the cabin is anticipated to get black seat covers and distinction trim inserts.
Suzuki has now launched one other particular version of the MPV, this time within the Philippines, known as the Ertiga Black Version. Not like the Ertiga GT, the Black Version bears no beauty modifications to the outside over the usual Ertiga; and the cabin has been given an all-black remedy.
In comparison with the inventory Ertiga’s beige cabin, the Black Version options seats and door inserts upholstered in black, black plastics have been used on the sprint and doorways and darker completed faux-wood inserts will be discovered throughout the cabin. Additionally it is value mentioning that the Worldwide mannequin doesn’t provide the Maruti-Suzuki SmartPlay Studio infotainment system (this stays an providing unique to the Indian market). As an alternative, the top-spec Black Version provides a bigger, 10-inch touchscreen unit on the highest variants.
Below the hood, the MPV incorporates a 1.5-litre petrol motor growing 103hp when paired with both a 5-speed handbook or Four-speed computerized gearbox.
Nearer to house, Maruti Suzuki is ready to replace the diesel Ertiga with the mannequin’s present 90hp, 1.Three-litre diesel mill set to present method for a bigger in-house developed 1.5-litre unit which is anticipated to develop 95hp and 225Nm of torque. The carmaker has additionally discontinued the base LDi variant of the MPV in preparation of the launch of the brand new engine. The carmaker can be readying a six-seater variant of the MPV, with the middle-row bench making method for particular person captain seats.