Suzuki Ignis side view

Facelift variants of the due to challenge design perceptions

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross and Ignis (2017) - picture 1 of 2
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2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile or Paris Motor Show will be happening next month. Since automakers' ad campaigns are just starting, we have only scarce information about the vehicles debuting there. Among the first to tease premieres in Paris is Suzuki. Well, it is rather a facelift variant of a good old fellow than a debut, but still some might mind it exciting.

Suzuki is about to preview the new version of the Ignis. This is the compact crossover, which during the years has offered stylish appearance and perfect utility. Besides the disputable new appearance of the model, Suzuki actually said that it is bringing some attributes back to life with this facelift.

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What the company is naming "minimal exterior design" might not appeal to everyone (me including), but it surely gives a fresh take on the iconic design. Other details released so far say that the new Ignis will sport the latest environmental technology from Suzuki. The latter will feature a rigid and lightweight platform, and the SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) allowing extra assistance through the electric motor and providing efficient battery recharge. The goal is obvious: to reach great fuel efficiency without sacrificing exceptional performance.

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross front view

The visitors of the Paris Motor Show will also see the SX4 S-Cross facelift, which will appear with a revamped front exterior design and further refined interior. New here are the 1.0-litre and 1.4-litre Boosterjet direct-injection turbo engines, which that replace the existing 1.6 petrol unit. The 1.6 DDiS will be still available.

The new Suzuki Ignis is destined to cross the European roads and it will be available on the market, starting January 2017.  The auto event in Paris begins on 29th September.

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross and Ignis (2017) - picture 1 of 2
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross and Ignis (2017) - picture 2 of 2

Source: Suzuki