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2019 Suzuki Vitara Turbo AllGrip review

Suzuki was well ahead of the pack when it launched the original Vitara in 1988, being one of the first offerings in the compact-SUV segment. The current-generation model was again one of the first models to compete in the now burgeoning segment, though it quickly gained a host of rivals as the market moved towards the high-riding hatchbacks. Fast-forward to 2019, and the Japanese brand has given its top-selling crossover a mid-life refresh, complete with design changes and an array of active safety ...

2019-06-04T12:36:25+10:00June 4th, 2019|Suzuki|

Suzuki Jimny 2019 Review

The new Suzuki Jimny has only just been released in Australia, but it’s the latest in a long line of compact Suzuki four-wheel drives that can trace their history back to the LJ10 of 1970, and even earlier to when the company acquired Hope Motor Company, producer of a light four-wheel drive called the HopeStar ON360. This fourth-generation Jimny sees the diminutive vehicle, an example of Japan’s ‘kei’ class (or ‘light automobile’), integrate a rugged part-time four-wheel drive driveline, a ...

2019-04-29T16:57:15+10:00April 29th, 2019|Automotive News, General News, Suzuki, Tynan Motors|

Suzuki Vitara – What you need to know

Suzuki’s current Vitara has been with us since 2015 and came in for a cosmetic freshen up and equipment boost late 2018. Available in three variants, Suzuki’s small SUV offers front or all-wheel drive with a choice of two engine and two transmissions. So let us get up close and personal with it to find the one that suits you. Opening the batting is the entry-level Suzuki Vitara model, which you can specify with front-wheel drive and a five-speed manual ...

2019-04-29T11:45:49+10:00April 29th, 2019|Automotive News, Community, General News, Suzuki, Tynan Motors|

Suzuki Jimny and Vitara hit showrooms this Australia Day

Suzuki has confirmed its highly anticipated Jimny and updated Vitara will officially go on sale in January 2019. With over 200 pre-orders before pricing and specification has been confirmed, Suzuki Australia says undecided enthusiasts will be able to test drive the Japanese 4x4 cult car from January 26 2019. The fourth-generation small off-roader continues to ride on a ladder-frame chassis with dual-range transmission and front and rear live axles, while outside harks back to the original model with strong retro ...

2018-12-06T10:20:47+10:00December 6th, 2018|Suzuki|

First Look at the 2019 Suzuki Jimny

Suzuki released the first official images of the all-new Jimny, the latest version of the company’s tiny off-road warrior which will be revealed in full on June 18. The Japanese company didn’t reveal much about what’s hiding under the boxy bodywork, apart from confirming that the new Jimny still rides on a ladder frame chassis and will be offered in two versions in the Japanese domestic market: the smaller ‘Jimny’ and the ‘Jimny Sierra’. Suzuki said that all versions of the Jimny will use ...

2018-06-19T09:30:43+10:00June 19th, 2018|Suzuki|

Pocket-Rocket Suzuki Swift Sport

The latest Swift Sport is a very different little beastie from the pocket-rocket GTIs that helped give the brand a giant-killer reputation. They were raw and ragged, fast but feisty. The new contender packs a turbocharged four-cylinder engine in place of a high-revving atmo unit. But it’s the basics that come with the all-new Swift package - The body is bigger and more refined despite an 80kg weight drop, with massive improvements in overall refinement over the previous-generation car. What’s ...

2018-06-06T13:35:36+10:00June 6th, 2018|Suzuki|

2018 Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo review

  HAVE you ever hopped into a car for the first time and immediately thought, “this feels right”? The fifth-generation Suzuki Swift feels kinda like that. The relationship between seat, pedals, shifter and wheel were spot-on, the seat itself seemed tailored to my dimensions and everything looked and felt like it had been designed, engineered and assembled with care – even if the plastics were rock-hard.  Its lovely 1.0-litre Boosterjet turbo triple makes 82kW and 160Nm which is more than ...

2018-05-15T15:51:48+10:00May 15th, 2018|Suzuki|

Suzuki GLX Turbo v Mazda2 GT

When push comes to shove, who will come out on top?  The range-topping GT variant is the ultimate Mazda2 that brings all these improvements together with a classy interior, and nifty additions such as a head-up display. And in the red corner, the fourth-generation Suzuki Swift - one of the newer kids on the light hatch block. Completely redesigned and re-engineered, compared with the previous model, growing in size, performance, efficiency, safety, and value.  The GLX Turbo is most expensive ...

2018-04-23T10:55:48+10:00April 23rd, 2018|Suzuki|

2018 Suzuki Swift Sport New Car Review

The biggest change for this new model is under the bonnet, where for the first time sits a turbocharged engine to add more power and better dynamic handling to ensure the latest Swift Sport is a capable of taking on some tough competition. What are your choices? With the Swift Sport line up, you get to choose between a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic. The new 1.4 litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine is the heart of the Swift Sport, ...

2018-12-06T16:57:32+10:00March 20th, 2018|Suzuki|

All-New Suzuki Swift Sport

The all-new Suzuki Swift Sport has landed at Tynan Suzuki Kirrawee. The new little hot hatch will come with a a turbocharged petrol engine that replaces the old model’s spirited naturally-aspirated 100kW/160Nm 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine. The turbocharged ‘Boosterjet’ 1.4-litre four-cylinder — which also powers the Vitara SUV — is expected to produce around 105kW. The new Swift Sport is expected to be significantly quicker than the current model due to its 100kg weight drop from the old Sport— even though the ...

2018-01-15T11:02:04+10:00January 15th, 2018|Suzuki|
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