Meet Maruti Omni digitally imagined as EV
Maruti is a well known and famous four-wheeler from the pioneer company Maruti. Till now few of the electric cars have been launched in India and some are lined up to launch. In between the launches and the lineups, the Maruti Omni has been digitally imagined into an electric on with the minimalistic design of the original. Rendering it is giving a futuristic look with more vibrant design and colour.
Meet Maruti Omni
The electric Omni has been rendered by a student of Automobile Design, Shashank Shekhar. The next-generation Omni EV is just like the old ICE powered model and it comes with a boxy silhouette.
The EV Omni has some key features such as rectangular LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs in front. It is not having front grille and in front bumper has fog lamps. It has an air dam and its body is coloured with ORVMs with LED blinkers.
At the bottom, it gets black plastic cladding and in the rear, it gets the sliding door. It has alloy wheels and at the rear, it has LED taillights mirror. While looking into its interiors, it has 6 seats with a black theme.
Omni Maruti Suzuki
Omni Maruti Suzuki has been there in the Indian market since the 1980s with 5 and 8 seating options. It has been discontinued and out of production. It was there in the market since 1984 to 2018.
The company’s Maruti Suzuki Futuro-E is expected to showcase its production-ready all-electric car in the upcoming 2020 auto Expo. It is likely to be launched in India somewhere in the year 2021. Maruti Suzuki patented ‘Futuro-E’.The Maruti Suzuki has been fleet testing its electric version of the Japanese-spec WagonR in India.
Earlier, in 2018 Auto Expo, the company showcased its Future-S concept which is now an Espresso. So we can expect Futuro-E could be the company’s all-electric car.
Not only Maruti Suzuki, but there are also some other players such as Tata Motors and Mahindra are working on a long-range and affordable electric vehicle for India.
While Maruti Suzuki’s WagonR electric hatchback is in talks for its launch in 2020. A few months back, the car was on road for testing all over India with a batch of 50 units.
It expects to cost around Rs. 10 lakhs or more and gives an expected range of 150 kilometres in a single charge. This will be a city car mostly usable by the city commuters and cab operators who have generally sufficient time to recharge the car during the day.
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