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BMW i3 Stands No Chance Against Suzuki Swift Sport on Track


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The BMW i3 may have more power than a Suzuki Swift Sport (168 hp vs 135 hp), but it proved no match for it around a track when AutoExpress pitted the two against one another.

BMW 2-Series AT, Nissan Pulsar and Skoda Fabia Get 5-Star Euro NCAP Ratings


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Besides the Tesla Model S, Euro NCAP’s latest crash test session also involved four new models for the European market: the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer, Nissan Pulsar, Skoda Fabia and Suzuki Celerio.

Datsun Go and Maruti Suzuki Swift Fail Miserably in Global NCAP Test


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A new crash test session from Global NCAP is exposing the worryingly low safety standards of new cars sold in India, the world’s fifth largest producer of passenger cars.

The results are all the more shocking as the cars belong to two respected global carmakers, Nissan and Suzuki.

2015 Suzuki Jimny Soldiers On For Another Year with Updates


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Whoever said that cars need to be replaced every 4 to 6 years obviously wasn't referring to classic off-roaders like the Suzuki Jimny that's now in its 16th year of production.

This 1973 Suzuki Jimny Has a 360cc Two-Stroke Two-Pot Engine


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As far as light vehicles for off-roading go, there are probably very few if any that are smaller and lighter than the first generation Suzuki Jimny (1969 – 1981).

The LJ20 variant features a 360cc twin-cylinder two-stroke engine with 28 hp, is 51 inches (~1.3 meters) wide and tips the scales at just 1,300 lbs (~590 kg) - top speed is almost sixty...

Does Sports Render Prettify Suzuki's New Vitara SUV?


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Suzuki's newly announced Vitara didn't win any positive praise for its looks in Paris, but can a Sports version, as envisioned here by photoshoper X-Tomi, add some much needed flair to an otherwise dull SUV?

Suzuki's New Vitara SUV Goes Mainstream in Paris


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Some 16 years after Suzuki terminated the Vitara replacing it with the Grand Vitara, the nameplate returns on a softer and more mainstream compact crossover.

New Suzuki Vitara Compact SUV Could be Mistaken for a SsangYong…


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These are the first photos of the new Suzuki Vitara live from the Paris Auto Show floors. The Japanese company's press conference won't start for another hour, so we're short on official details at the moment.

Mystery Suzuki Hatchback Spied in Europe


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Carscoops' spy photographers took these shots of an unidentified Suzuki prototype testing in Southern Europe earlier this week.

Suzuki Announces New 1.2L Engine with Big Efficiency Gains for Swift


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Beginning from early 2015, Suzuki UK will offer a new 1.2.-liter petrol engine that utilizes twin fuel injectors for improved fuel economy on the Swift.

New Suzuki Vitara Small SUV Targets Nissan Juke


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At this October's Paris Auto Show, Suzuki will host the world premiere of a new small SUV called the Vitara, which is the production version of last year's iV-4 Concept.

New Model Year Suzuki Swift Upgraded and Priced in the UK


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The Hungarian-built Swift hatch is one of the cutest yet most restrained superminis on the market. The look caught on so well that when it came time for Suzuki to replace the previous-gen Swift, they replaced it with a car that looked exactly the same…

Foxy Blonde Lady 1, Dash-Cam Driver 0


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Ha! Who's the weaker sex now? In this instance, it certainly wasn't the tall blonde lady in the black Suzuki SX4, as she easily got her way and also made it a point to show the male driver recording the incident on his dash-cam that she is not the one to mess around with.

Indian-Made Suzuki Celerio Announces its Presence in Geneva


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The Celerio is, as you can undoubtedly infer from the opening photo, a cheap city car in the familiar Suzuki style. It’s an Indian-made car built by Maruti in Manesar, and in Europe and other markets it will probably replace the Alto, or A-Star as it’s also known.

Suzuki Gives the UK 500 Units of the Special Edition Swift SZ-L


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A new special edition version of the Swift supermini has been added to Suzuki's UK lineup. Set to go on sale on March 1 and offered as part of the brand's VAT free promotion until March 31, the Swift SZ-L is available in both three-door and five-door body styles priced at £10,899 and £11,316, respectively.

Spirit of the Samurai: Watch Suzuki's Tiny 4x4 with 0.6L Engine Tug a Giant Out of the Snow


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A lot can and has been said about Suzuki's series of small 4x4s (marketed under many different names around the world, such as the LJ and SJ series, Samurai and Jimny) over the years – I'm sure many will remember the roll-over debacle in the United States.

Maruti Suzuki Christens Authentics Concept as the Ciaz for Delhi Auto Expo


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The compact sedan study we came to know as the Suzuki Authentics at last year's Shanghai Auto Show in China, gained a new name and a different color in its transition to the Maruti Suzuki-badged Ciaz Concept shown at this week's Delhi Auto Expo in India.

Suzuki to Serve Euro-Spec Celerio at the Geneva Motor Show


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Remember Suzuki’s A-Wind Concept revealed last year at the Thailand International Motor Expo? It has morphed into the Suzuki Celerio production car that just made its debut at the Delhi Auto Expo as the Maruti Suzuki Celerio.

India’s Popular Small Cars Fail Staged Crash Tests


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Airbags are still seen as an optional extra in India, especially when the cars in question are  small and popular models that an increasing number of people are now able to buy.

However, most of these cars have gone out of production in their respective home markets (they are older models), and are now manufactured locally – in order to keep costs down, airbags are among the first to go out of the door.

Scoop: This Could be Suzuki's New 'Baby' Grand Vitara


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If our spies are correct in their assessment that this is a Suzuki prototype, which they based on its typical Suzuki-style camouflage and the fact that it was followed around by the Japanese carmaker's SX4, then what we have here is the brand's upcoming production version of the iV-4 Concept.