New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Suzuki cars here in June

2008-05-02 08:21

The Suzuki Swift

It's a month before Suzuki, the world's 12th largest carmaker, will re-launch its cars in South Africa. In June the Suzuki car brand will return to local shores with the introduction of two models.

In a recent meeting with Suzuki, company bosses told Wheels24 that it is currently setting up 15 dealerships around South Africa. Suzuki also promised that a proper parts and distribution network is being set in place.

The first two models to arrive here will be Suzuki's Yaris competitor, the Swift, and the SX4. The latter is a crossover-like vehicle which will compete against the Nissan Quashqai.

Wheels24 will attend the product launch of these two model derivatives early in June.

Later this year the Jimny, a small 4x4, and the Grand Vitara, a SUV, will join the line-up.

Suzuki Auto South Africa has been jointly established between Suzuki Motor Corporation who owns 85% of the equity in the newly formed company and Suzuki South Africa, the authorised importer and distributor of Suzuki motorcycles and outboard motors.


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