Suzuki has prepared the C-segment Authentics concept for the Shanghai Motor Show, a preview of a sedan that would slot into the fattest chunk of the market among China's car buyers. Suzuki hasn't given away much, saying only that it is "Sporty x Elegant" and that it's long and low and has a "rich and fine curved surface." says this is the trunked version of the SX4 crossover, and if that's the case then it would represent a new approach to the SX4 in the region, offering markedly different styling instead of being, literally, an SX4 with a trunk. We'll know more when the Shanghai show opens in a couple of weeks, for now there's a press release with a tad more info on Suzuki's plans just below.
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Suzuki announces exhibits for the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition

29 March 2013 -- Suzuki's C-segment sedan concept model AUTHENTICS will make its world debut at the 15th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, which will be held from 20 – 29 April, 2013.

The press day will take place on 20 April 2013 (Public days are from 21 to 29 April, 2013)

Concept model AUTHENTICS
AUTHENTICS is a concept model presented to enter the C-segment sedan class, which has the largest volume in the Chinese automobile market.

The model expresses "Sporty x Elegant" with its long wheelbase and an unconstrained form with its overall height kept low, as well as its strong character line which gives a wind-cutting image along with a rich and fine curved surface.

New motorcycle GW250S
Suzuki will make world premiere of the new GW250S, an additional spec of the on-road motorcycle GW250, which is being produced by Suzuki's joint venture in China, Changzhou Haojue Suzuki Motorcycle Co., LTD., and distributed not only in China but also in Japan, Europe, etc. By equipping a half-fairing, it gives a sportier image while increasing wind protection such as when riding on highways.

Other models to be presented at the exhibition are:

Reference exhibit of the SX4 (exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show)
Alto, Swift, SX4, Kizashi, Jimny, Grand Vitara

Hayabusa, Boulevard M109R

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