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Suzuki planning more hybrids for launch early 2020

LONDON, England - Suzuki Britain is to add three 48-volt self-charging hybrid derivatives to its range in early 2020 along with a K14D Boosterjet petrol engine. The automaker says its new Hybrid Powertrain is in line with plans to further reduce CO2 emissions across its entire model range. The changes will involve Swift Sport, Vitara,… Continue reading Suzuki planning more hybrids for launch early 2020

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Suzuki scores on sales – but looking to set more records

  ​One of two best sales months by Suzuki SA Average more than 1000 units a month ...and two more models are on the way JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Suzuki SA has made May 2019  one of its best sales months yet. André Venter, divisional sales and marketing boss at Suzuki SA, reported  “...we sold… Continue reading Suzuki scores on sales – but looking to set more records

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Suzuki upgrades GLX Baleno / Ignis entertainment units

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Two popular Suzuki models, Baleno hatchback and Ignis urban SUV, are now available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The touch-screen audio system in each model has the latest Smartphone Linkage Display Audio system which allows integration of either source and will be available as standard equipment on the GLX specification level,… Continue reading Suzuki upgrades GLX Baleno / Ignis entertainment units

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Suzuki to show new Katana, classics, at London bike show

Ancient and modern: Best of Suzies for London show Return of the Katana - a new take on the 1980's Scooters and trail bikes on the stand, too LONDON, England - Suzuki’s 2019 Katana will top the upcoming London Motorcycle Show (Feb 15-17 2019 - the new bikes to be shown alongside the original 1981 machine.… Continue reading Suzuki to show new Katana, classics, at London bike show

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Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

LONDON, England - Suzuki 's big little guy, the 2019 Jimny, has made it to the semi-finals of three categories in the 2019 World Car awards. It's sister, the Suzuki Ignis,, had successes for the Ignis in 2017 and the Swift in 2018 in the World Urban Car category. The Jimny has so far made… Continue reading Suzuki Jimny in running for World Car title finals

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Suzuki soars in wide UK customer satisfaction survey

Suzuki makes best-yet 15th from 2018 44th 45 000 customers surveyed across Britain 'Barometer of sentiment across the UK' LONDON, England - Suzuki Britain has been ranked as the best car brand in the Institute of Customer Service’s UK Customer Satisfaction Index for January 2019. A national measure of sentiment across the country, asked 45… Continue reading Suzuki soars in wide UK customer satisfaction survey

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Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

TOKYO, Japan - Spaniard Marc Marquez made 2018 a hat-trick season here on Sunday by winning the MotoGP championship with another top-podium from the Japanese MotoGP race. It couldn't have been closer, with title rival Andrea Dovizioso falling on the penultimate lap while trying to squeeze past the about-to-be champion. Reuters reports Honda's Hamilton, now… Continue reading Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

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Suzuki GXS R1000 models recalled for gearbox fault

LONDON, England - Suzuki UK has confirmed a recall for more than 600 of its GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R motorcycles to correct a potential fault with upshifts from first to second gear The recall will replace the ECU of affected machines. The Corner is awaiting comment from Suzuki SA to find out if the recall affects… Continue reading Suzuki GXS R1000 models recalled for gearbox fault

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Suzuki restoration: 30 years on and Schwantz racer reborn

Three decades on - Schwantz's Suzi racer rebuilt Show thousands watch rebuild expert at work Does the old look as good as the new? LONDON, England - Suzuki’s restoration of racer Kevin Schwantz’s 1989 RGV500, on the brand's stand during the 2017 Motorcycle Live (November 18-26) in Birmingham, central England, has been voted best manufacturer feature of… Continue reading Suzuki restoration: 30 years on and Schwantz racer reborn

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Suzuki is South Africans’ favourite brand. Yet again!

Double score for Suzuki from cars.co.za COTY Vitara is Compact Family Car of the Year Suzuki Ignis wins Budget Car category JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Japanese compact-car specialist Suzuki is, at least according to the cars.co.za consumer awards, South Africa’s Brand of the Year. It’s also been listed as the first brand in the (fairly recent)… Continue reading Suzuki is South Africans’ favourite brand. Yet again!