When Maruti showcased its ‘XA Alpha‘ concept at Delhi Auto Expo 2012, it managed to turn many heads. It was one mean, tough looking machine and people were wondering when Maruti will be out with it.
Maruti leads the current car market by a significant margin. However, if there is one clear area where they can further their lead, it is the compact SUV/UV segment where they are absolutely absent.
Gone are the heydays of Maruti-Suzuki in Indian Motown. Though it still has a few appreciated models like the Swift and the more recent Ertiga, there’s no denying the fact that its clout has declined due to the invasion of more brands.