This was announced by Pak Suzuki General Manager Azam Faraz at the launching ceremony of its new vehicle on Friday. He said that the new car has been launched after amending it as per the local environment.
Japan manufactured used Suzuki Wagon-R is being imported in Pakistan for the last decade or so. That vehicle came with all security features, especially air bags. However, when questioned about the security features in locally assembled Wagon-R, Azam Faraz said that seatbelts are in the vehicle. On air bags, he went on to say that the vehicle is customised according to the local environment. The car is equipped with Suzuki’s modern K-Series engine that makes it extremely fuel-efficient. In addition to fuel, Wagon-R with its modern design coupled with spacious and aesthetically planned interiors are all set to cruise on Pakistani roads, said Pak Suzuki MD Hirofumi Nagao.
The booking of the new car will begin from April 19. The ex-factory prices of the newly launched Wagon-R for its three variants are: Wagon-R VX is for Rs899,000 which is a standard version, VXR is for
Rs1,049,000 and VXL is for Rs1,089,000. For getting a metallic coloured car, an additional Rs5,000 will be charged.
Nagao said that the Suzuki Wagon-R is recognised as a star product in Suzuki line-up, and has been highly successful throughout the world.
Wagon-R is considered as a star product in Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) portfolio, and has won many appreciations and awards. It maintained the status of bestselling car in Japan Consecutively for six years. The introduction of Wagon-R is a proud moment for Pak Suzuki. The company is optimistic that Wagon-R will not only exceed the expectations of Pakistani customers, but will also redefine compact car motoring requirements.
The compact will cater to the requirements of Pakistani customers and very soon will become the most popular car in its segment, he predicted.
In line with the customer requirement, we have kept fuel efficiency as the top priority. I am proud to announce that the Wagon-R is equipped with the world famous Suzuki K-Series engine, which incorporates excellent compression ratio, is less on noise, light weight and is extremely fuel-efficient.
The Wagon-R with its modern design and spacious interiors is created to provide the utmost comfort and convenience. “We therefore, have positioned Suzuki Wagon-R as be practical,” he said.
SMC Japan Executive General Manager K Saito said that the journey started in 1993 when the 1st Generation of Wagon-R was launched in Japan. This redefined the compact car concept in Japan and became one of the most popular models in a short time span. Based on the extraordinary response the Wagon-R was introduced in other countries, including India and Indonesia and it gained enormous response.