Suzuki Cervo

October 27th, 2014 | Comments Closed | Suzuki

The Suzuki Cervo is a kei car manufactured by Suzuki Motor Corporation. Introduced in 1976 as successor to Suzuki Fronte Coupe, named Cervo was originally set for a sports coupekei, and Then the models derived from the Suzuki Alto. The nameplate removed was Between 1998 and 2006, and again in March 2010, but May be revived for the Indian market in 2013. Suzuki was the first company to offer a kei car in 1955. One interesting departure from the other Kei cars Was the Suzuki Fronte Coupe Introduced in September 1971. It was a 2 + 2 Giugiaro designed mini GT based on the rear engine Suzuki Fronte, measuring just 2,995 mm. 359 cc two-stroke engine is Used to Develop 31, 34 or 37 hp Depending on equipment level. The Suzuki Fronte Coupe was discontinued in June 1976 did not Because It suit the new Kei Jidosha or stricter limits on Emissions Regulations.

After a hiatus of over a year, Suzuki returned to the sports car market mini with the Suzuki Cervo in October 1977. The Suzuki Cervo SS20 was mainly a JDM model with a 539 cc 3-cylinder, two-stroke engine. The SS20 Used the chassis from the 1976 Fronte 7-S, but It was equipped T5A With The larger engine . The body was based on Giugiaro designed Fronte Coupe, but with a bulge in front and bigger bumpers Which led to the loss of some of the the original grace. Instead of the square beam, round Received Cervo articles. The new rear glass hatch added convenience.

In June 1982, an entirely was presented Suzuki Cervo. Based on the fundamentals of Recently changed Suzuki Alto / Suzuki Fronte, the Cervo now sported front-wheel drive engine transversely mounted With An four times. The engine F5A That Was the same as Used in the SS40 Fronte. A twin choke carb meant a whopping 29 hp (22 kW) was available, rather than the 28 hp (21 kW) in the “cooking” Suzuki Alto / Mighty Boy. The Suzuki Cervo offered Preferred sportier driving position to lower His sisters car Suzuki Alto / Suzuki Fronte. Anyone over 172 cm (5 feet 8 inches) definitely hit your head on the ceiling. Strangely, its considering supposedly sporty character, the Suzuki Cervo was geared higher than STI Fronte sister car. Top speed, however it, Either Remained the same to the 110 km / h (68 mph) from the Suzuki Fronte, or slightly higher, at 115 km / h (71 mph), the según another. To Distinguish the Cervo from the other SS40 versions, itsa model code WAS SS40C.

On January 22, 1988, the following was introduced Suzuki Cervo. Were accentuating the Cervo Suzuki capabilities go this Time, with a squat, square rear Gave the car a strange aspect in combination exceedingly With clips and front doors skins Suzuki Alto / Suzuki Fronte. The C-pillar was very wide, the front of the roof Was Made of glass, there Was a small rear spoiler and ProMinent envelope on top of the hatchback lid. A nickname in Japan was “airbrick” while others Refer to it as “Komachi Yokocho” hinting at the Cervo’s continued popularity with stylish young women. The inside is no less unusual than the outside was: a large gray and yellow diagonal pattern bright indoor seating, while white gauges add a touch of sportiness. Welled storage compartments in the thick C pillars as well as in a center console. A high power stereo Mitsubishi was diatone also standard.

Again targeting the female demographic, the Suzuki Cervo identification plate made ​​a return in July 1990. Now, however I, reflecting Kei Jidosha standards, the engine HAD grown to 110 cc and WAS 100 mm (3, 9 inches) longer. More surprisingly, the car Was a traditional two-box design, Which Was originally sold only as a 3-door hatchback. Eventually, the Cervo mode Became a huge range of cars, coinciding With The cessation of the Suzuki Fronte Which HAD left a niche above the “regular” High. Reflecting the Desired clientele, heartthrob Yuji Oda Appeared in the marketing campaign.

Suzuki Cervo 2006In August 1996, the retro style Suzuki Cervo C Appeared, following the success of Subaru Vivio Bistro and Mitsuoka Original View. The Suzuki Cervo C was one of five well Equipped with engine of 52 hp (38 kW) F6A doors. AM / A high-power FM stereo cassette was  standard, as are power windows and locks, as well as details on the wood dash and steering wheel. Automatic transmission and / or four-wheel drive optional Were. The metal body was the same as in the Suzuki Cervo Mode, but the front assembly was entirely different and chromed bumpers, mirrors and the doorhandles added to classic look. In May 1997 a 3-door version joined the lineup. Production ended in October 1998, when Suzuki Cervo mode sister model was discontinued. Also Launched in India as the “Zen Classic” was not well received, becoming a massive failure in the Indian market.