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BS6 Maruti Brezza’s Manual Variants To Get SHVS System

In a bid to increase cars fuel economy, Maruti Suzuki will be equipping it’s new BS6 compliant Brezza’s manual variants with its in house SHVS system.

2020 Vitara Brezza | Credits- RUSHLANE
2020 Vitara Brezza | Credits- RUSHLANE

All four of the manual variants Lxi, Vxi, Zxi and Zxi Plus will get the smart hybrid system. The newsworthy thing about this is that the SHVS system till now was only provided in the automatic variants.

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The smart hybrid system is an interesting piece of technology. it uses two batteries instead of one and has a small electric motor. the electric motor always starts the car from neutral or when the ignition is turned on thus saving fuel.

There is more to SHVS though. It also comes with a regenerative braking system which recharges the battery automatically when you apply brakes by converting kinetic energy into electrical energy using the motor as a generator.

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The biggest advantage offered by the SHVS system is the boost in fuel economy. As the car is using less fuel because of some of the work being done by the electric motor.

BS6 Brezza Credit: Drivespark
BS6 Brezza Credit: Drivespark

The SHVS system is currently available in Ciaz, Ertiga, XL6, Baleno and S-Cross. This is the first time manual variants will be getting the smart hybrid system.

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BS6 Maruti Brezza gets a 1.5-litre petrol engine delivering 103bhp and 138Nm torque. This engine is similar to cars like Ciaz and Ertiga.

BS6 Maruti Brezza will not get any diesel engines and will be exclusively petrol engine due to companies decision to not invest in BS6 diesel engines. The new BS6 Maruti Brezza will rival Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon and Mahindra XUV300.

Kartik Rangam
Kartik Rangam
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