Suzuki has recently launched the brand new avatar of its premium SUV the Vitara and this one will be labelled as Vitara S. The Vitara S was showcased in the Paris Motor show and as per official the one introduced to the Indian car market will be more or less similar to the one showcased at the Paris Motor Show.
The revamped version has got a complete makeover for it exterior and the interior. on the exterior the SUV has got new trims, including 17-inch alloys wheels, a redesigned grille, rear view mirrors with chrome finish casing, LED headlamps surrounded by red lining and DRLs, rear spoiler and black side mouldings. On the interior the console gets a red detailing on the air conditioning vents, the leather upholstery including the steering is also stitched with red. The instrument console is fitted with a 7-inch touch screen that serves as entertainment system, satellite navigation and reverse parking display. It also gets aluminium pedals as standard.
Apart from the cosmetic upgrades the Vitara S also gets the latest BoosterJet engine which is capable of producing high torque even at low displacement. The 1.4 litre direct injection, turbo charged engine can produce a torque of 220 Nm @ 140 PS. Due to the small displacement turbocharged engine the SUV is fuel efficient and delivers a fun driving experience.
The SUV will be available with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. With the manual ‘box, Suzuki is claiming to have clocked a 0-100kmph time of 10.2 seconds and a top speed of 200kmph. The SUV will also get Suzuki’s Allgrip four-wheel drive system as standard fitment.
So far it is not confimed if the Vitara S will be launched in India. If Suzuki does see a potential, Vitara S will be positioned against the likes of other urban SUVs including the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and the upcoming Honda BR-V.
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Source: NDTV Auto