Pak Suzuki Mehran Just Took its Last Breath Today

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Consider yourself lucky if you are going through this post, as many never thought they would witness this scene in their life. Pak Suzuki has finally bid farewell to the 2nd generation Alto, best known as Mehran as its last production unit went off the assembly lines today.

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Pak Suzuki last year announced to officially retire the Mehran hatchback, that has been in production for nearly 30 years and has dominated the market due to its simpler maintenance and the absence of competition.

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An international spec 2nd generation Suzuki Alto 1985

This generation of Suzuki Alto was produced between 1984 to 1988, however in third world markets it was manufactured for a long time. Maruti in India also produced the 2nd gen Alto, but the car was retired around 2012/13. By the time it was discontinued in India, it was available for just INR 2.78 lac, and was better equipped than the locally assembled Pak Suzuki Mehran.

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A Maruti 800 that was discontinued in India in 2012

Despite a higher price tag, primitive suspension setup, lack of safety and equipment and miserable built quality, Mehran has ruled the roads of Pakistan and has been associated with almost every family of this country during all these years.

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Pak Suzuki will launch the 8th generation Alto towards the middle of this year as a replacement of Suzuki Mehran in their lineup. Internationally however, Suzuki is working on to introduce the 9th generation Alto which will most likely make its debut towards the end of this year, marking the 40 years of Alto nameplate (1979-2019).

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Image: Karachi Track
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Shehzad Iqbal
Shehzad Iqbal
1 year ago

thank you. you may go to hell now

Noman Abbas
Noman Abbas
1 year ago

finally!!!!

Tayyab Ghauri
Tayyab Ghauri
1 year ago

atlast the sh*ttiest thing comes to an end

Muhammad Muaaz
Muhammad Muaaz
1 year ago

It’s not like good bye it’s more like get the hell out of here from us, and my apologies but I ain’t gonna ever trust Suzuki name ever after this..

ghessan
ghessan
1 year ago

Everybody please offer Nafal for shukrana

Anand Bharadwaj
Anand Bharadwaj
1 year ago

can’t believe thsi shitty thing kept selling for 30 years in Pk?

Habib
1 year ago

One of the best cars to have, was the first car that i had and never had any complains. The Suzuki Mehran one of the best cars that Suzuki had launched