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Range-topping Vitara goes Turbo in South Africa

BoosterJet gives Vitara new life 103kW from a 1.4-litre family SUV Sporty paddles on steering-wheel JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki has boosted its Vitara SUV range with a range-topping Vitara Turbo with a choice of manual or auto transmission. At the heart of the new model is a 1.4-litre BoosterJet engine, which lands at the… Continue reading Range-topping Vitara goes Turbo in South Africa

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2019 Vitara: Little Suzy staying big on extras – at same price

New design with diode rear-light clusters  Upgraded interior with soft-touch surfaces Colour info display – top audio on two models  JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Suzuki is celebrating three decades of its Vitara models’ success by refreshing its offering with extra comfort features. Nearly 1800 have been sold since launch in South Africa in 2015 thanks, the… Continue reading 2019 Vitara: Little Suzy staying big on extras – at same price

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Customers asked, so Suzuki Vitara SUV goes auto

• Auto model extends Suzuki Vitara offering • Six-speed box for GL+ version • Customer, dealer plea answered Suzuki SA has added a six-speed auto gearbox to the GL version of its Vitara range, launched in 2014 and based on the two-wheel drive model. The gearbox had only been available only with the top-spec GLX. The gearbox, the automaker… Continue reading Customers asked, so Suzuki Vitara SUV goes auto

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Suzuki’s baby bundu-basher: All-new Vitara 4×4

‘All-new interpretation’ of Suzuki Vitara ethos Streamlined shape, contemporary design Light construction, efficient, superior economy AllGrip 4×4, go-anywhere talent Five-star EuroNCAP safety rating, seven crash bags People chuckled about 30 years ago when Suzuki, then the master of minicars, brought out its SJ and Jimny 4×4’s and set them up against much bigger and more… Continue reading Suzuki’s baby bundu-basher: All-new Vitara 4×4

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Suzuki Swift SA’s best-selling car in April ’22

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki Auto SA in April 2022 set another sales record with 3696 new vehicles delivered to South African customers and a five more to regional customers. It was the fourth consecutive month of sales records for the brand. Naamsa – the industry business council – also reported the Suzuki Swift as… Continue reading Suzuki Swift SA’s best-selling car in April ’22

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2022 – Suzuki reaches new heights in February

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Suzuki recorded another strong month with record new vehicle sales in South Africa during February 2022 (December was 2102.) Naamsa, the SA auto industry’s business council, reported on March 3 2022 that the Japanese brand’s moving of 3240 new vehicles was its best yet – significantly more than the brand’s… Continue reading 2022 – Suzuki reaches new heights in February

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Suzuki soaring: Record sales of cars, bikes, and boat-power

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki Auto SA sold 2102 new vehicles in December 2021 to, the company says, scored a passenger vehicle market share of 8.18% with deliveries of 27 583 new units. ”It’s our best year yet,” the company’s brand marketing manager Brandon Carpenter told The Corner. ”We also reported five dealer sales records and… Continue reading Suzuki soaring: Record sales of cars, bikes, and boat-power

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Suzuki SA breaks another sales record with fun-to-drive cars

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki Auto SA has just completed its best dealer and overall sales month on record. Naamsa, the automotive business council, reported last week that Suzuki sold 2397 vehicles through March 2021 which broke the previous best by nearly 12% and improved on its March 2020 sales performance by 92%. More importantly,… Continue reading Suzuki SA breaks another sales record with fun-to-drive cars

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‘Hey, my Brezza!’ New ‘best-seller’ compact coming from Suzuki

Vitara Brezza, ‘a global best-seller’ Touch-screen infotainment, aircon, standard Manual and auto options available JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – India’s most popular compact SUV – the Suzuki Brezza – is the fastest compact SUV to reach 500 000 sales in that country. Now it’s on the South African market. Suzuki SA describes the model as ”dynamic… Continue reading ‘Hey, my Brezza!’ New ‘best-seller’ compact coming from Suzuki

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Ignision! Suzuki’s baby SUV to light up SA compacts

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – One of this South Africa’s favourite compact city SUV’s has a new look and more features for 2020. It’s the Suzuki Ignis and, boy, is it cute. The range has yet to be launched in South Africa. André Venter, divisional manager for sales and marketing at Suzuki Auto SA, reminded… Continue reading Ignision! Suzuki’s baby SUV to light up SA compacts