Suzuki Kizashi surpassed the 200 mph barrier at the Bonneville Salt Flats
The attempt of Suzuki Kizashi Bonneville Special to set a new land speed record at the Salt Flats. The car completed an average run at 203.720 mph (327.856 km/h). This was enough to surpass the previous record of 202.301 mph (325.572 km/h) in the Blown Gas Coupe (F-BGC) category.
2010 Suzuki Kizashi Bonneville Special was built by Richard Holdener and Tom Habrzyk of Advanced Product Engineering. They installed a Turbonetics turbocharger, an intercooler, a new intake manifold, revised headers, forged pistons and rods to the 2.4 liter four-cylinder petrol engine in Kizashi. The overall output of the car is 500bhp (373kW).
2010 Suzuki Kizashi Bonneville Special:
- Wheelbase: 106.3 inches
- Overall Length: 183.1 inches
- Overall Width: 71.7 inches
- Engine: 2.4 liter, turbocharged four-cylinder, 16-valve
- DOHC engine
- Turbo Boost: 16 psi (Turbonetics)
- Horsepower: 513 wheel hp @ 7,700 rpm
- Torque: 515 lb.-ft. @ 5,500 rpm
- Transmission: 6-speed manual
- Brakes: Front ventilated disc brakes/Rear disc brakes(and parachute)
- Tires: 15x7-inch Goodyear Front Runner(R)