Saturday, October 04, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Paris Motor Show: Suzuki showcases Grand Vitara
Japanese car maker Suzuki has showcased the new avatar of Grand Vitara during the ongoing Paris Motor Show 2014. The new Vitara is based on iV-4 concept which was showcased during the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013, but with minute changes and new looks. As compared to Grant Vitara the new Vitara looks more aggressive and dynamic with front fascia resembling to Range Rover Evoque followed by wraparound headlights, chrome radiator grille, LED daytime running lamps on the front bumper.
The 2015 Suzuki Vitara would be offered in both petrol and diesel engines and would be empowered with M16, 1.6 litre petrol engine and D16 AA 1.6 litre diesel engine both producing the power of 118 bhp followed by 156 Nm and 320 Nm torque respectivelty. The petrol engine would be mated with five speed manual gearbox while the diesel engine will boost six speed manual gearbox. The petrol version is also expected to be offered with six speed automatic transmission system. The front wheel drive has been offered in both the variants, however all wheel drive would be also available at an option for buyers. The car maker has provide sufficient space for buyers to personalize their vehicle according to their requirement on both the exteriors and interiors front. Apart from all the trims would be offered with seven airbags, adaptive cruise control, panoramic sunroof and few more to notice.