Life of Maruti 800

Life of Maruti 800

Contract to build a people’s car

1970

First Maruti out in the Market

December 1983

Air conditioner and music system are introduced

1986

First maruti 800 was exported

1987

Introduced with a new jelly bean shape

1997

Sales touch 100,000 Mark

1999

Launched a special edition of the M800

2002

Decline in Sales recorded

2007

Introduced '800 Duo' on the occasion of World Environment Day

2008

It can run on petrol as well as LPG kit

Proposed phase out from 13 major cities

April 2010