Today many More Car’s Showing at Auto Expo, Some Cars Will Be Launched and Some Will Be Neglected as per The Automotive Industry In India Many People Would care about the new Launch and Some of Just Divert their Mind From it as they will Be Happy With Their Own car, But There was a One Car Which Was the Key to Put Up The Indian Automotive Industry at The Top and No One Can Neglect that Car Which was Our Very Own Maruti 800. Its Sad To Tell You that Maruti has Pulled Off His Wheels and Put Up a Sign Infront of His Maruti 800 which says “Dead End”
The photo you see above, is of the final Maruti 800. Seen in Firebrick Red color, the roll-off of the last Maruti 800 was an emotional affair not only for the employees of Maruti you see in the image, but hundreds of thousands of Indians, who cherished the 800 as their first car, or aspired to buy Maruti 800 as their first car.
Let Me take You Back in Time. The first Maruti 800 small car was sold back in 1983, to Harpal Singh in New Delhi (DIA 6479). He still drives his 800. After more than 30 years in service, and over 2.9 million sold, the production of India’s iconic car. Now Maruti ending its three-decade long-run on the Indian roads. Really In Those Time Maruti Suzuki Need a Guts To Enter the Battle Ground With The Bulls, Bulls are Like Ambassador & Premier who are Said To Be the King Of Roads But Maruti Suzuki Dosent Need Any Guts What It Needed The Most Is The Maruti 800.
Priced at Rs 48,000 at launch, Maruti 800 was an expensive affair in those days. Hit among the youth, Maruti soon collected over 125,000 bookings for the car, this is when they had a manufacturing capacity of 100,000 units a year. It is now available over Rs 2.35 lakh (ex- showroom Delhi), according to the car maker’s official website.
From Sachin To Yuvraj and From Myself To Yourself we all Are Pround Owners Of Our First Car that is Maruti 800 it just Like a Diwali To Us and Our Neighbour When we Witness our First Car in Our Garage.
. “We have an emotional connect with the vehicle, but at some point of time, you have to take hard decisions. The transition had to be made,” concludes Raman.
Over the years, Maruti 800 went through a lot of changes in design. In 2013, Maruti sold over 20,000 units of 800. Their sales were hugely affected since 2010 when Maruti decided not to offer the 800 with a BSIV compliant engine. This straightaway removed Maruti 800 off the shelves of 13 major Indian cities. Towards the end, Maruti 800 was priced at about Rs 2 lakh. Though the production of Maruti 800 has ended, it’s spares and parts will be available for the next 8-10 years.
Maruti 800, a brand that has been the carrier for millions of Indian middle-class families, lost its appeal after customers started migrating to models such as the Alto, Wagon R from Maruti Suzuki’s stable and the Santro produced by Hyundai Motor India, among others. At Last I will Say It Maruti Was Smaller in Size But was Far Bigger To won Every one Hearts. Share Your Maruti 800 Story With Us In Comment Section.
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