India-bound Suzuki Ignis – 2015 Tokyo Live

Posted on: Oct 28, 2015 - 7:59am IST

Gets the SHVS mild hybrid technology.

Suzuki has conducted the world premiere of the Suzuki Ignis at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show today. Based on the iM-4 concept which was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this year, the Ignis marks Suzuki’s entry into the compact-crossover segment, the company said in a statement.

Suzuki Ignis front quarters at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Suzuki is yet to reveal the detailed technical specifications of the Ignis, so the recap here is based on what was reported earlier. The Ignis is reported to measure 3,700 x 1,660 x 1,595mm (length x width x height).

Suzuki Ignis dash at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Under the hood, the Ignis is reported to pack a 1.2-liter DualJet petrol engine with the SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) technology, paired to a CVT gearbox. It will come with a standard front wheel drive layout and optional 4WD.

Suzuki Ignis rear quarter at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

According to Suzuki, the Ignis will offer “versatility for daily life and leisure”, with a high view point, sufficient ground clearance and capability to go on snowy roads and rough tracks. Apart from the Ignis, the India-made Baleno is also making an appearance at the Tokyo Motor Show.

Suzuki Ignis rear seats at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Sources have confirmed to Indian Autos Blog that Maruti plans on launching the Ignis in the near future, though a launch in 2016 remains a question mark.

Suzuki Ignis at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show – Image Gallery

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One thought on “India-bound Suzuki Ignis – 2015 Tokyo Live

  1. Sun Sand says:

    Compact & Narrow dimensions are a boom in our spaceless narrow roads, not only do such cars taken less road real estate but are easier to drive, I wish its width was not more than the previous version (1631mm), nevertheless at 1595mm it’s less taller than Wagon R (1670mm) & that makes this one more desirable!
    Honestly the iGnis is over due by a decade!


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