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Maruti Omni 'Car' and not a Van



The Maruti Omni
An in-depth study of the most spacious car on the road.
It's surprising that most cars don't have the fifth door. Sure, you might call it the boot-latch or the dicky, but in this car it's definietly a point of entry - especially for a whole gang of excited kids, or the Mrs.' shopping bonanza!
in other words, it opens wide into wide inner space. And when you combine so much space with the superb Maruti features of styling, performance, fuel-efficiency and driving pleasure, you'll admit it's a total car. no wonder it's called the omni. With such an impressive introduction, let's step in for an in-depth study. [...]

Maruti Omni. Travel in Space.
(Agency: HTA ) A Maruti Omni ad from 1980s.

When Maruti Van was launched in 1984 (with a Maruti 800 3 cylinder 4 stroke 800cc engine that had been launced a year earlier), it was meant to be a micro-van competing against Bajaj vans and Standard vans. A year later, Maruti Van, under the name 'Omni', was being sold as the most spacious car on the Indian roads.

1 comment:

  1. Hi,
    I have visited ur site Maruthi omini. Cars and vans were once unique and difference that represented good value not any more...

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