Delhi Police to replace Ambassador cars with Maruti SX4

     The Delhi Police have decided to replace the good old Ambassadors with more faster and fuel efficient Maruti Suzuki SX4. Phasing out of Ambassadors have already started with the Commissioner B K Gupta being the first to replace his car with a brand new Maruti Suzuki SX4. So far Delhi Police have received 12 Maruti SX4s.

     According to the Commissioner of Delhi Police, four things were kept in mind while choosing the replacement for Ambassador cars which included fuel economy, maintenance cost, comfort and speed. The Maruti SX4 was the first choice as it is fitted with a fuel efficient diesel engine and is one of the comfortable cars in the market.

     The SX4s given to Delhi Police is fitted with radio tag installed for security reasons. The Commissioners car is equipped with number of luxury and safety features which will raise the bar for Govt. vehicles.
Delhi Police feels the replacement of old Ambassadors with SX4 will certainly change the way people perceive police vehicles in India.

     The Commissioner of Police Delhi, BK Gupta stated: “We are in the process of buying vehicles like Maruti SX4 that are easy to maintain and save fuel.” A proposal was sent to the Ministry of Home Affairs long time ago which was finally accepted.

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