Video – Suzuki A:Wind Concept, is it a step up from the A-Star?

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013 - 12:35pm IST

Suzuki has released a video of its A:Wind concept debuted at the 30th Thailand International Motor Expo.

The video, put up on Youtube, releases Suzuki’s intentions clearly. The company wants to project the A:Wind as a “New standard in compact quality.” It is understood that the A:Wind concept will become the next generation Suzuki A-Star in India and the Suzuki Alto/Celerio for international markets.

[Can’t see the video above? Head to Youtube]

The Concept looks a lot more aggressive at the front compared the current A-Star. It is also front-wheel driven, powered by a 996cc engine, while the Indian A-Star runs on a 994cc engine. The A:Wind concept uses a CVT gearbox.

The concept has a length of 3,600 mm, a full 100 mm longer than the current generation A-Star. While the car’s width remains the same, the concept’s around 50 mm taller compared to the A-Star.

Suzuki A:Wind Concept rear bench at Thailand International Motor Show

The company claims that the A:Wind offers extended space between the front and rear seats. Despite this and its short length, the A:Wind also offers considerable luggage space at the rear.

The concept showcased at the Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok with 16-inch tyres. This is unlikely to continue when the car goes into production in Maruti Suzuki’s plants in India. The current A-Star comes with 155/80 13-inch tyres for better ride quality and fuel efficiency.

The A:Wind goes into production in Thailand in 2014.

Suzuki A:Wind Concept Image Gallery

Next would you like to read more about the or more about Maruti Suzuki?

One thought on “Video – Suzuki A:Wind Concept, is it a step up from the A-Star?

  1. sid says:

    this is 100% production ready

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About the Author
Karthik
Karthik H

A bit of a car freak and a bike nut, and a fan of trucks and technology too. Expect sharp stories that focus on those four fronts. As always, stay tuned to IndianAutosBlog.com for quick and unassuming updates from across the world.