Maruti 800, that was a breadwinner for many MSL dealers across the country and also first car for many Indian middle class families, may not be available in newer version.

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSIL) has stopped production of the iconic Maruti 800 car, bringing down the curtains on a car that has been immensely popular with millions of Indian middle class families. C V Raman, Executive Director, MSIL, said though the car production has stopped, spare parts will be available for customers for the next 8-10 years . The car, which was a breadwinner for many MSIL dealers across the country , may not be available in a newer version unlike other MSIL brands.

“Now on the 18th of January we have stopped the M-800 production completely. We have to keep all of them (dies and moulds) for the spare parts requirement. We have to continuously meet the customer requirements. That is our duty to make sure that they get all the parts,” Raman told reporters on the sidelines of launch of its new hatchback Celerio, here.

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