The Suzuki Sx4 is a compact car developed jointly by Japanese automaker Suzuki and Italian automaker Fiat. In some European markets this sx4 is sold as the Fiat Carens, and other Asian markets as Maruti Suzuki Sx4. It was designed by Italdesign Giugiaro studio Giorgetto Giugiaro and has been produced since 2006. Though originally only in Europe, the sx4 sold most of Suzuki’s international markets. Is available in hatchback and, in some markets, the sedan body. Especially in the version of the hatchback, sx4 occupies a special niche market Mini SUV crossovers. Depending on the market, available with petrol engines in the range 1.5-2.0 liter, and Fiat’s 1.3-2.0 liter range diesel engine. The hatchback is available with four-wheel drive. The Suzuki Sx4 running in the 2007 and 2008 seasons of the World Rally Championship, the Suzuki World Rally Team, but the company withdrew from the race.
Suzuki Sx4 First Generation (2006-present)
The Suzuki sx4 continues the tradition of small SUVs, such as the SJ, the Jimny, and Recuerdos. It was introduced in Japan on December 1, 2005, and of the world at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show. Designed by Italdesign studio Giorgetto Giugiaro, the sx4 (an abbreviation of “Sports X-over 4 all seasons’) replaces the Suzuki Aerio.” CA / 4 “designation previously used (1981-83) by American Motors (AMC) for a glance liftback model in all-wheel drive AMC Eagle passengers and their vehicles.
Though originally only in the European market, the sx4 sold most of Suzuki’s international markets. Fall within Japanese regulations concerning vehicle external dimensions and engine displacement for a car classified as a compact. It is manufactured at the Magyar Suzuki plant in Esztergom, Hungary; Manesar, India; and Sagara, Japan. An expected 60,000 units were produced 2/3 to be purchased Suzuki and 1/3 by Fiat, badged as the Carens. sx4 crossover has been sold in Indonesia since 2007. Earlier models were directly imported from Japan (Completely Built-up / CBU), however locally-assembled versions through the year to meet the higher-than-expected demand the market. Ke equipped with some new features, including 4-wheel disc brakes and the Multi Information Display locally-assembled versions.
The sx4 2010 model includes changes to the grille, the taillights, instrument cluster, climate controls and door trim, and the cargo hold, remove the fold-up rear seats in favor of an ‘arena seating’ raised rear seat layout. Non-ships of all-wheel drive models add new rear skid plate. A new model SportBack offers a lowered sport-tuned suspension, body kit, rear spoiler, and remove the roof rack.
Suzuki Sx4 Second Generation (2013-present)
The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Concept idea by Japanese automotive manufacturer Suzuki. Futuristic study of a crossover-C part. It was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September.Suzuki showed S-Cross compact crossover concept in 2012 at the Paris Motor Show. At that time, Suzuki announced that the S-Cross can be a new model, not a place sx4, whose production was scheduled to continue. In July 2012, the first ‘spy shots “of a secluded small crossover Suzuki badges were leaked from a testing ground in Spain. The car was suggested to be the second generation sx4. From what it seems, it relates the evolution of the old model, and the size of some way larger, according to the style of the Suzuki Kizashi. This new model is expected to be only Suzuki, as Fiat is in place Carens with the new 500X.
The Suzuki Sx4 S-Cross design, based on the idea of S-Cross, was unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Compared to its predecessor grew round, to 4,300 mm (169.3 in) in length, 1,765 mm (69.5 in) in diameter and 1,575-1,580 mm (62.0-62.2 in) in length. The wheelbase measures 2,600 mm (102.4 in), 100 mm (3.9 in) above the model. These dimensions provided more interior space separator, 430 liters (15 cu ft) compared to 270 liters (9.5 cu ft) liters. The second generation, known as the sx4 S-Cross, was released in 2013. Sx4 S-Cross built in the Magyar Suzuki plant in Hungary. Was presented at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. At the same mark an older model Suzuki Sx4, is not a fan of this directly; S-Cross is a bigger car, and the production Sx4 old continued in parallel.
European model was set to go on sale in autumn 2013 Early models include a choice of 1.6-liter petrol engine or a 1.6-liter diesel engine, manual transmission, or CVT. The Suzuki Sx4 S-Cross will not be available in the US or Canada from Suzuki withdrawn from the market, but it is offered in Brazil and Mexico. It is set to launch in India in 2015 and has been spied testing.
Suzuki Sx4 Motorsport
At the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, Suzuki announced plans to enter the Fia World Rally Championship, with factory backed Suzuki World Rally Team in the World Rally Car in 2007, using the WRC sx4 and awd and the J20 engine that produces 320 hp (239 kW; 324 PS) and 590 N · m (440 lb · ft) of torque. However due to WRC calendar changes Suzuki officially debuted in 2008, using the 2007 season as the further development of the Suzuki Sx4. The Suzuki Sx4 running two 2007 WRC events each test: the Rally de France in October 2007 (finishing 31 overall) and the Rally GB in November 2007. In the first event in 2008, the Rally Monte Carlo, Suzuki driver Per-Gunnar Andersson finished 8th. Nobuhiro Tajima’s Suzuki Sx4 during his record breaking 9:51 run in 2011Race car called the’Suzuki Sx4 Hill Climb Special was used at the 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. It was specially adapted Suzuki Sx4 with a twin turbocharged 3.1 L V6 engine producing 910 hp (679 kW; 923 PS) and 890 N · m (660 lb · ft) of torque. Driver Nobuhiro Tajima set a track record 9: 51.278.