Suzuki Ciaz ‘Aero’ with body kit (India-bound) debuts at Bangkok Show – IAB report

26/03/2015 - 22:43 | ,  ,   | Dhiyanesh Ravichandran

Gets additional exterior styling kits and interior features.

Suzuki Motor Thailand displayed the Suzuki Ciaz 'Aero' version, next to the Ciaz 1.25-liter Ecocar, at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show. This derivative version is akin to the sportier variant that Maruti Suzuki is reported to be working on, dubbed the Ciaz RS/Ciaz Sports.

Suzuki Ciaz Aero front at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The Thai Ciaz Aero gets an exterior styling kit as well as a few interior features. For sporty aesthetic appeal, the Aero kit includes skirts for both sides and bumpers with diffuser-like element at rear, and a large rear spoiler.

Suzuki Ciaz Aero infotainment at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The interior upgrades leave it with leather seat upholstery, touch-screen LCD infotainment unit that has Bluetooth, USB, AUX-in and CD/MP3, and GPS navigation. The system also boasts smartphone connectivity via MirrorLink app.

Suzuki Ciaz Aero at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

The mechanical specifications of the sedan remain unaltered. The Thai-spec Ciaz including the Aero version gets a 1.25-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine (K12B) making 91 hp (as reported by Thai media). A CVT automatic transmission is standard, with both engine and gearbox borrowed from the Thai-spec Swift hatchback.

Suzuki Ciaz Aero rear three quarter at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

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As for the Maruti Ciaz, a dull gray/matte finish alloys in place of the existing 16-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels may find a place in the Sporty. Earlier this year, Maruti launched the top-spec Ciaz Z+ trim with a touch screen infotainment system, a feature also expected on the Ciaz Sports/RS.

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