Suzuki’s new mid-size crossover Grand Vitara has been introduced. It was built using a deep modernization from the Vitara LY sample 2015. The new car combines technology from Suzuki, Toyota and has two hybrid powertrains.
Developers have designed a new Grand Vitara design to make it as modern and attractive as possible. The new Toyota Hyryder is integrated into the hood, doors and roof. Additionally, the headlights were created from scratch.
It measures 4345 x 1795x 1645 mm overall and has a wheelbase measuring 2600 mm. The car is 170mm longer than the Vitara’s predecessor and its wheelbase has increased by 100mm.
A “mild” hybrid will be available (with either front- or all-wheel-drive) and a parallel hybrid (front-wheel-drive). The 1.5-liter Suzuki K15C gasoline motor will be paired with a 48-volt starter alternator in the first case. The power output will be 103 horsepower. At 137 Nm of torque. You can choose between a six-speed manual or a five speed mechanical transmission.
Toyota’s 1.5-litre, 95-horsepower petrol engine is combined with an electric motor of 79 horsepower for a total output 114 hp. The transmission is an electromechanical electronic eCVT variator and the range of a lithium-ion batteries (in electric mode), is 25 km.
Maruti Suzuki in India will produce new products. The car will then be shipped to Indian dealers and other developing nations.