Home grown car maker, Maruti Suzuki will soon unveil a revolutionary technology allowing manual gears to be used like automatic transmission without engaging the clutch in the upcoming Auto Expo 2014.The improved technology in Clutch Less Car will not affect fuel efficiency or the price of the car.
Maruti will be the first in India to debut this automatic manual transmission (AMT), a technology derived from the famed F1 motor sports world that is expected to be a turning point in the small-car segment, thereby improving the overall driving experience and thrill.Maruti is going to name the new offering ‘Celerio’ in India.
Reports have surfaced in the media that the car will be equipped with Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) with which driver can change the gears without having to use the clutch.Reports now say that Celerio, which has been made on the same platform as A: Wind, will be the substitution for A-Star.It will be a clutch less Car
Suzuki Motor Corporation had unveiled the A: Wind hatchback at 30th Thailand International Motor Expo 2013 in November. The car is expected to go into production this year in Thailand.A: Wind is powered by a 996 CC 3-cylinder petrol engine. It has a roomy cabin, measures 3600 mm in length, 1600 mm in width and 1540 mm in height. With a crisp grip the car has front-wheel drive with CVT. It has a dynamic front grille with integrated headlights. The car sports 16-inch alloy wheels with 185/55 R16 tyres. Price and other details of the car has not been made official yet.
The Celerio codenamed YL7, will début at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014 in February.
DID YOU KNOW?! Maruti was the pioneer in India to launch automatic transmission way back in 1987.That was basically conceived for physically challenged and costs more than a normal Maruti 800.