Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'Suzuki'

Suzuki Files For Bankruptcy, Will No Longer Sell Cars in the US

American Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced that it is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will wind down and discontinue new car sales in the U.S.

Suzuki Teases New S-Cross Concept Ahead of Paris Debut

The 2012 Paris Motor Show kicks off next month and Suzuki has just released two teaser photos of its new S-Cross concept that will debut at the show.

Frankfurt 11' Preview: Suzuki Swift Sport Unveiled

Suzuki has unveiled a preview of the second generation Suzuki Swift Sport, which is set to have its world debut in Frankfurt next month. The original Swift Sport hot-hatch was released in 2006. The second generation has a more...

Geneva 11' Preview: Suzuki to Show off Swift S-Concept

Suzuki has released a teaser photo of the Swift S-Concept that will debut in Geneva next month. The Swift S-Concept is based on the Swift, but features a "more sporty and exciting" design theme. Suzuki hasn't released any other...

New York 10': Suzuki Cancels Plans for V6 and Hybrid Kizashi, But Introduces Kizashi Sport

Suzuki has canceled plans for V6 and hybrid variants of its new Kizashi midsize sedan. The V6 was reportedly expected to be borrowed from GM, but since GM has since sold the shares it had in Suzuki, those plans...

Volkswagen and Suzuki Announce Partnership

Volkswagen and Suzuki have announced a new partnership which sees VW buying 19.9% of Suzuki. Suzuki will then take half the money it receives from VW and return the favor by buying VW shares. Although the new partnership involves...

2010 Suzuki Kizashi to Start Under $19K

Suzuki's much talked about new midsize sedan, the 2010 Kizashi is going to start at $18,999. Even though the Kizashi S starts just under $19k, it still comes standard with power windows and locks, push-button start, dual-zone climate control...

VW to Buy Stake in Suzuki by the End of the Year

VW is expected to buy a stake in Suzuki by the end of 2009 according to the German industry publication Automobilwoche report. The publication quoted an unnamed Suzuki executive, "For Suzuki and VW this connection would be a win-win...

Suzuki Announces Free Gas For Summer on the SX4 Sedan and Crossover

Following on the heels of Hyundai's gas promotion, Suzuki has announced its own promotion that will run for three months on the 2009 SX4 sedan and crossover models. The program that runs from July 1st - Aug 31st provides...

Suzuki XL7 Production Halted

It looks like Suzuki has stopped production of its only US-produced model, the XL7. Due to slow sales and the credit crisis, Suzuki has decided to halt production of the US-only crossover. The XL7 was produced at General Motors'...

Rumors are False... Suzuki Kizashi is Not Dead

Earlier this week reports surfaced that Suzuki had killed the Kizashi midsize sedan that was supposed to be released later this year. Now Suzuki has answered those reports by stating that they are false. “The production version will debut...

Suzuki Reportedly Kills Plans for the Kizashi Sedan

I guess we're going to have to get used to hearing that automakers are ditching certain new vehicle programs. Suzuki has reportedly shelved plans for the Kizashi sedan. Suzuki unveiled the Kizashi 3 Concept earlier this year and the...

GM to Sell Stake in Suzuki for $230 Million

In an effort to stay afloat while congress decides on a bailout plan for The Big 3, GM has decided to sell its entire stake in Suzuki Motor Corp. for 22.37 billion yen ($230 million). Suzuki is going to...

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