Maruti Suzuki India has introduced new special edition MS Dhoni inspired models of the Alto 800 and Alto K10. These new variants are a part of its association with the Indian cricketer’s upcoming biopic – “MS Dhoni – The Untold Story”. The new special edition MS Dhone edition Alto features body decals and interior updates. Along with that, buyers also get a merchandise kit that takes inspiration from MS Dhoni. Read on for more details on the Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition.
Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition Price in India
|Model||Ex-Showroom Delhi price|
|Maruti Alto 800 MS Dhoni Special Edition Price||Rs. 3.22 lakh (LXi)|
|Maruti Alto K10 MS Dhoni Special Edition Price||Rs. 3.55 lakh (LXi)|
Rs. 3.71 lakh (VXi)
Maruti is offering the special edition package at a premium of Rs. 16,777 on the LXi trim of the Alto 800 and Rs. 12,777 on the LXi and VXi trims of the Alto K10. This price premium includes all the additional equipment and features that com with the Alto MS Dhoni Special Editions.
On the association, Mr. R S Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki said, “MS Dhoni with his determination, successful leadership and hard work has achieved iconic stature. Maruti Suzuki Alto too is India’s most loved car and an icon amongst automobiles. Alto appeals to customers for its design, performance, high fuel efficiency and affordable cost. Alto and MS Dhoni share great synergy for their unique qualities. This association will help to connect Alto even stronger with the customers.”
Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition Features
As part of the MS Dhoni inspired special edition, Maruti is offering the following additional features
- MS Dhoni signature decal & body graphics
- MS Dhoni #7 Seat cover
- 1-Din MP3, USB, AUX + Speaker (in Alto 800 Lxi)
- Reverse Parking Sensor & Bar graph display
- Premium Carpet Mat
- Steering wheel cover
- Interior styling kit in carbon color
- Ambient Light
- Door sill guard
- MS Dhoni inspired Merchandise Kit
- Gear Boot cover
Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition Specifications
|Maruti Alto 800||Maruti Alto K10|
|Length x Width x Height||3430 x 1490 x 1475 mm||3545 x 1490 x 1475 mm|
|Wheelbase||2360 mm||2360 mm|
|Kerb Weight||720 kg||750 kg|
|Wheel Type and Size||12 inch steel rims||13 inch steel rims|
|Boot Space||177 L||177 L|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||35 L||35 L|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||796 cc||998 cc Petrol|
|Power||48 bhp||67 bhp|
|Torque||69 Nm||90 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||5-speed manual|
As expected, the specifications remain unchanged. The Alto 800 comes with a 796 cc petrol engine that makes 48 bhp and 69 Nm. While the Alto K10 gets a 998 cc engine that makes 67 bhp and 90 Nm. Both models come with a 5-speed manual transmission. Additionally, the Alto K10 can be had with a 5-speed AMT unit as well. However, we’re not sure of the MS Dhoni special edition upgrades is on offer with the that particular variant or not.
Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition Mileage
|Alto 800 Mileage||24.7 kmpl|
|Alto K10 Mileage||24.07 kmpl|
As is the case with specifications, the mileage figures also remain the same. Both cars are one of the most fuel efficient in their respective segments. These are ARAI certified fuel mileage figures. Real world fuel efficiency might vary.
Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition Exterior, Interior Design Review
On the outside, the special edition Altos feature new body decals on the side with the movie logo. Other than that the exteriors do not witness any changes. On the inside, the special edition comes with a choice of two colour interior combinations – Black+Silver and Red+Blue. Along with that the cabin features MS Dhoni seat covers, ambient lighting, carbon colour interior styling kit and much more. Alto 800 LXi models get a single DIN audio system that supports MP3, USB, AUX. These new features help set the special edition apart from the standard car.
Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition Warranty
|Alto 800||2 years; 40,000 KMS|
|Alto K10||2 years; 40,000 KMS|
The Maruti Alto has constantly been one of the highest selling models in India. It has already crossed the 30 lakh sales milestone in India since its launch in September 2000. These special edition cars will be available for sale at Maruti Suzuki dealerships from the first week of October 2016. Both the MS Dhoni edition Maruti Alto models get standard 2 years/40,000 KMS warranty. Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more on the Maruti Alto MS Dhoni Special Edition.