Maruti Suzuki's success platform of Alto is all ready to face a challenge from Japanese countryman Datsun's entrance little auto "GO" that is prone to be evaluated near the Rs 3 lakh mark.
The GO, which makes a big appearance on March 19, will be the first auto from Datsun, a brand that is constantly restored by Japan's Nissan after about 30 years to make ease autos for developing markets.
Sources said that GO is eyeing the Alto business where Hyundai additionally has a vicinity with Eon. The entrance little auto business holds a considerable number of volumes and records for almost one-third of auto deals in India. It is ruled by the Maruti Alto (that has Alto 800cc and Alto K10, 1000cc variants). Separated from the Eon, different models offering here incorporate GM's Spark and the much-less expensive Tata's Nano, however both represent moderately lower number of volumes.
Nissan arrangements to position the Datsun brand vehicles in the section and competitive fragment to be volume churners.
The GO, donning a 1,200cc petrol motor, is based on the stage of the Nissan Micra. Regarding outer surface outline and looks, it conveys a moderately better-looking configuration, however the insides of the auto are sort of fundamental with exertions to cut expenses.
The expense cutting measures on the auto incorporate a solitary wiper, glove boxes without spread and nonattendance of force windows in the back. Indeed the top-end of the auto won't accompany security characteristics like ABS and air packs, however they may be offered later as a choice.
Also, to have an alluring entrance value, the organization has chosen to offer the base variant without AC and force directing, however this will be more for having an advertising effect. GO's passage cost of Rs 3 lakh is a shade higher than the Hyundai Eon and Alto 800cc, however lower than Alto K10.