Maruti and Suzuki’s all-new Brezza is likely to see the light of day towards the end of 2021. Delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the earlier shift to Bharat Stage 6, which sucked up a huge amount of engineering capacity, the all-new compact SUV will take on competition like the Nissan Magnite, Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue.
- Second-gen Vitara Brezza to retain rugged, upright stance
- Maruti’s Heartect platform will underpin the all-new Vitara Brezza
- Stronger mild-hybrid system likely to be used
First launched in 2016, Maruti hit the jackpot with the Vitara Brezza. A stand-up SUV design that looked and felt larger than its sub-four-metre long dimensions suggested, the big on the inside SUV from Maruti sets the sales charts on fire. This, despite the fact that Maruti only sold the SUV with one engine, the Fiat-sourced 1.3 Multijet based DDiS diesel. And, to its…