Suzuki iK-2 Concept (Maruti YRA precursor) – Auto Shanghai Live

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Suzuki had the iK-2 on display at the 2015 Shanghai International Auto Show. The concept hatchback, which is a forerunner to the Maruti YRA, was first showcased in Geneva last month. It is a car that is expected to prove itself as an economical and practical option for the Chinese domestic market.

Suzuki iK-2 Concept bumper and grille at Auto Shanghai 2015

The Suzuki iK-2 also marks the debut of an all-new 1-liter engine that would be seen in other Suzuki cars in the near future. Suzuki calls it BOOSTERJET, which is essentially a new direct-injection turbocharged petrol engine that delivers a good balance of performance and fuel economy, with additional help coming from the ISG (Integrated Starter Generator).

Suzuki iK-2 Concept three quarter front at Auto Shanghai 2015

Suzuki has engineered the new powerplant to be a high performance, lightweight and efficient, and the car itself is based on a new platform.

Suzuki iK-2 Concept side at Auto Shanghai 2015

The Suzuki iK-2 has a peculiar front-end with the redesigned Suzuki grille, confident stance, bolstered wheel arches and an overall mature look. It seems like an almost production-ready concept that that measures approximately 4 meters in length with a substantial luggage space.

Suzuki iK-2 Concept rear three quarter at Auto Shanghai 2015

Suzuki hasn’t shown the interior design of the car yet, however we expect it to be a modern, tech-laden and user-friendly cabin with enough room for a small family, when it arrives in showrooms next year.

Suzuki iK-2 Concept rear profile at Auto Shanghai 2015

Suzuki iK-2 Concept – Specifications

  • Overall length: 4,023 mm
  • Overall width: 1,920 mm
  • Overall height: 1,450 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2,520 mm
  • Tyre size: 225/45R18
  • Engine: 1.0L BOOSTERJET engine
  • Platform: New-generation platform

Suzuki iK-2 Concept at Auto Shanghai 2015 – Image Gallery

Suzuki iK-2 – Press Release

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