- Jan 29, 2007
Tokyo Auto Salon: Suzuki Swift X Concept
The hood, splitter, fender flares and spoiler are all made of carbon fiber and if you can get beyond the podium-required underbody neon, Lambo doors and tri-tone hues, you'll be able to appreciate the 18-inch OZ wheels that frame four-piston Brembos. When AutoExpress asked one of the Suzuki reps what was under the hood, they only said, "Something rally-inspired." We'll just take their word for it.
In addition to a revised dash, on the inside, you'll find that the flimsy stock thrones have been replaced with racing buckets, complete with competition harnesses. Naturally, a show car can't leave the shop without some form of excessive ICE, so Suzuki found ten holes to fill with speakers inside the diminutive hatch.
Up until now, we've been wondering why Suzuki wasn't capitalizing on its participation (and domination) in the JWRC. The Swift X Concept remedies that problem easily.
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[Sources: AutoExpress, Nihon Car & Bike]
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