The Suzuki Ignis is a subcompact car that was produced by Suzuki between 2000 and 2008, instead of the Suzuki Cultus. The Cultus retailed under various names around the world, especially as the Suzuki Swift. While Swift Cultus-based exemplified by the Suzuki Ignis Europe and Australasia, Japanese models actually badged Suzuki Swift thus debuting the “Swift” The name of the market.
As a project venture between General Motors (GM) and Suzuki, Suzuki Ignis, since 2001 and formed the basis for the Chevrolet Cruz. Cruz sold throughout Japan as a Chevrolet, and Australia-market versions badged Holden Cruz. Since 2003, Suzuki of Europe adopted a version of Cruz as long Suzuki Ignis representing a facelift of the original Ignis. The same year, Subaru adopted the car as the Subaru G3X Justy, and exclusive in Europe.
Suzuki Ignis HT51S, HT81S (2000–2006)
Suzuki Ignis originally manufactured as a hatchback three and five-door, powered by a new generation of Suzuki inline-four gasoline engines, the family of M. This family featured DOHC, four valves cylinder and variable valve timing for each. Engines were offered in two displacements: 1.3 liters (M13A) and 1.5 liters (M15A), with results of 65 kilowatts (88 PS; 87 hp) (JIS) and 81 kilowatts (110 PS; 109 hp) (JIS), respectively. Suzuki shares HT51S model code to the 1.3-liter model, with versions of the 1.5-liter allocated HT81S code. With the exception Ignis Sport, Suzuki did not offer three-door model in Japan. Similarly, 1.5-liter engine was available of the list Suzuki IgnisSport export markets, with the 1.3-liter version of the offered being detuned to 61 kilowatts (83 PS; 82 hp). the standard transmission was a five-speed manual, with a transmission four-speed automatic optional. Both front- and all-wheel drive layouts were tendered, although the combination of the four-wheel drive and automatic transmission combination was only in Japan as it was incompatible with European rules out. A minor facelift came in 2003, featuring wheel trims, a revised grille Enter and clear headlamp-mounted turn signal lenses, see the amber versions fitted to the original. The production ended in 2006.
Suzuki Ignis Sport
Suzuki introduced Suzuki Ignis Sport in 2003, a version-based service-oriented three-door body style. Badged the “Swift Sport” in Japan, the model used the same 1.5-liter engine as the standard car, but the power of up to 85 kilowatts (116 PS; 114 hp). The engine was slightly detuned for European market, to 80 kilowatts (110 PS; 110 hp). The featured a number of modifications, including the body kit, lowered and firmer suspension, close ratio gear box and the exhaust is tuned. The Sport has a bar on the roof is removed which were standard on the common Ignis. Recaro sport seats are included in the room, white instrument dials with light blue and carbon effect panels to increase its appeal glance. Suzuki Ignis Sport can accelerate from 0-100 km / h (0-62 mph) in 8.9 seconds and a top speed of 185 km / h (115 mph). The Sport ceased production in 2005. It was available only in a limited selection of colors: red, blue, silver, black and yellow. Various optional extras, including a metallic pedals, the driving lights in bumper, front mesh grille.
Suzuki Ignis HR51S, HR81S (2001-2008)
Revealed as the Chevrolet YGM1 concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1999, the Chevrolet Cruz from Suzuki Ignis. The development of the Cruz took the first five-door hatchback Suzuki sport utility vehicle (SUV). Despite the size Chevrolet, YGM1, such as the production car, was the work of GM’s arm in Australia, Holden. The YGM1 design team were given just 12 weeks of pregnancy, the concept, styled by Peter Hughes was then under the direction of the Holden’s designer, Michael Simcoe. Improved interior was done under the direction of Jenny Morgan Douralis, the color of Holden’s chief trim designer. And styling, Holden and killed most of the engineering work and were responsible for devising the “Cruz” nameplate
GM revealed the production Cruz on October 22, 2001 through November 1 date sales performance in Japan. It is noteworthy that Cruz marked the return of GM’s production of Japanese for the first time since 1939, with production plant in Suzuki in grilling, Shizuoka. In terms of design, the production version of the slightly different YGM1: the fenders flared toned down, and in lieu of a 17-inch alloy wheels idea, 15-inch wheels were installed. High-mounted wrap-around tail lights are shown at the rear, and two circular brake lights set into the bumper as it is carried over from the concept.
Powertrains are identical to those fitted to the Suzuki, and 1.3 and 1.5-liter inline-four engines are offered and coupled to five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. The models M13A-equipped given HR51S the model code, and a custom version of the M15A HR81S. The liter of 1.3 was rated at 65 kilowatts (88 PS; 87 hp) and 118 Newton meters (87 lbf · ft), while the 1.5-liter delivered 81 kilowatts (110 PS; 109 hp) and 143 Newton meters (105 lbf · ft) . Both front- (Transfer) and all-wheel drive (awd) property that was done, the all-wheel setup electronically controlled. The system uses an electromagnetic controlling device that receives a signal from the anti-lock braking system. Both 1.3 and 1.5 models could be specified with or Transfer or awd.