Maruti Suzuki India Limited
(MSIL) has announced that it will offer the Auto Gear Shift (AGS) technology in
WagonR and Stingray models. The auto gear shift transmission will be available
in VXi variants of both models. Auto Gear shift is currently offered in Celerio
and Alto K10
In addition, driver and
co-driver airbags and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) will be offered as an
option across all variants, including base variants, of WagonR and Stingray. R
S Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, MSIL said, “WagonR is one of
the strongest brands in the Indian car market and it has been one of the top
five selling cars in the country. WagonR will be the third brand from our
portfolio to get the acclaimed Auto Gear Shift technology. By introducing the
AGS in a popular car like WagonR, we aim to democratize the AGS technology so
that more customers can enjoy the convenience of automatic gear shift without
compromising on fuel efficiency and at an attractive price.”
“The option of dual airbags
and anti-lock braking further strengthens the core proposition of WagonR and
Stingray as ‘Smart’ cars,” he added.
Auto Gear Shift also known as
Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) is equipped with an Intelligent Shift
Control Actuator that automatically performs clutch and shift operations. Auto
Gear Shift combines the actuator and controller and directly mounts them in the
transmission in order to unify the working components. This permits
synchronized control over the clutch and engine for smoother gear changes. The
shifting time is also shortened as compared to conventional automatic
Mated with the 1-litre K-next
engine, the new generation transmission with optimized ECU calibration helps
WagonR and Stingray deliver high fuel efficiency. The AGS variants of both
these models offer a mileage of 20.51 km/l, same as the manual transmission.
Source: Maruti Suzuki
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