This futuristic tech centre will play a key role in engineering, testing and developing cutting-edge powertrain solutions for all its products.
In absolute terms, this was Maruti’s highest sales in any month this fiscal.
On the BSE, the scrip jumped 15.10 per cent to Rs 170.30.
Tata Motors gained 17.86 per cent while Yes Bank gained 55.37 per cent during the one hour trading session.
The vehicle will be powered by the company's recently introduced Ziptron Technology.
Ziptron cars will also feature drive modes to give drivers the option to maximise range or enhance performance.
Maruti Suzuki sold 5,55,064 units this fiscal as compared with 7,57,289 units during April-August previous year.
The Sensex closed 125 points higher to settle at 37271 while NSE Nifty gained 33 points to close above the 11000-mark.
The new Defender has been reborn as a mainstream model for the global market.
The Nexon Kraz features cosmetic changes to appeal to a younger audience.