The next day October 29 will open the 44th edition of Tokyo Motor Show . There you can see various developments, especially local manufacturer. Suzuki will not miss this event, which will take advantage to introduce a new model, the Suzuki Ignis. The Japanese recovered this mythical name with a car that is familiar, since it is derived from prototype iM-4 Concept.
This is the the second time in less than a year that a prototype becomes Suzuki car production , recovering at the same time one of the mythical brand names. We have recently seen the Suzuki Baleno born IK-2, also presented at the last Geneva Motor Show.
Suzuki has been very brief in detail on this new model, which is positioned as the segment A, which stand out among its rivals for its robust SUV appearance . In exterior design is very faithful to the prototype combines a very modern look of the front with a behind that reminds us of the small Japanese cars from the 70. What is completely new is the interior, since the prototype shown in Geneva was empty .
The dashboard uses straight lines and it emerges touchscreen that controls the multimedia system , while in the lower center console comes with all the air conditioning controls and lever the automatic transmission. After the multifunction steering wheel, it is a simple table of watches, typical of urban cars. As for the equipment brand has not commented, but the images we see elements such as cruise control, keyless access and starting, four electric windows or air conditioning.
There are no details of engines, but this new model could use the new gasoline engine 1.0 Boosterjet and the 1.2 hybrid technology SVHS, in fact, was introduced with the prototype of this model . There will be all-wheel drive versions, which already had the prototype and also confirmed seeing the image of the rear where we can see the rear differential sticking out the bottom of the vehicle.
Suzuki Ignis Trail concept
In the same room next to Tokyo and Ignis, Suzuki will show a prototype called Ignis Trail concept, which emphasizes the character of utility SUV with a plastic moldings on the wheel passes and roof bars, along with a series of red details that provide it with more personality this nice utility. This variant also has an interior with a black and white specific upholstery with orange detail and partially upholstered in white leather steering wheel.
Source – Suzuki
Article Suzuki Ignis, personality for Segment A was originally published in Current Motor.