To commemorate the first anniversary of launching Alto 800 in the Indian market, Maruti Suzuki India on Monday announced the anniversary edition of the compact car, with a starting price of Rs 3.12 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

"Alto has been India's favourite car since its launch. The anniversary edition is our way to celebrate success with our customers in this festive season," Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Vice President (Marketing) Manohar Bhat said in a statement.

New features on the anniversary edition include new body graphics, body side mouldings, new seat fabric and a convenient rear parcel tray, the company said.

The model will also be available in a new color option 'Purple Haze'.

Introduced in October 2012, MSI has sold over two lakh units of Alto 800 in the past one year.

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