GIIAS 2015: All-New Suzuki iK-2 Concept Captured In The Metal

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The five-seater hatchback from Suzuki is expected to make its production form debut at the coming Frankfurt Motor Show in September, as the Suzuki Baleno, but is here in Indonesia to once again to remind us all of things to come.

What is it? Well, it isn’t expected at this time to be a replacement model for the Suzuki Swift, but more so a C-segment offering from the Japanese carmaker. In our previous report of the Suzuki iK-2’s first appearance, we pointed out that getting rid of the ‘Swift’ nameplate in favour of ‘Baleno’ wouldn’t be very likely, given the Swift’s strong reputation.

An all-new modular platform from Suzuki is expected to underpin the production model, and the Baleno will also be one to benefit from Suzuki’s latest BOOSTERJET 1.0-litre direct-injection turbocharged petrol engine.



Chris Aaron

Chris finds equal pleasures in reviewing fast cars as much as the everyday workhorses. He maintains a passion for European makes, Formula 1, playing the electric guitar and spending endless hours on the PlayStation; first-person shooters and the Gran Turismo franchise remain favourites. He also finds it strange to have written this in the third person.

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