Suzuki launches all new Vitara

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT X 2Suzuki Australia All New Vitara, goes on sale today across Australia.

“This Vitara re-invents the compact SUV segment with a blend  of SUV lifestyle and urban convenience, which has never been offered before.  This new concept of a car has so much more style and value than any competitor  in its class.  Unsurprisingly, we already  have a strong order bank and unprecedented consumer interest” said Andrew  Moore, General Manager of Automobiles.

The All New Vitara will come in two grades – RT-S and RT-X.  All Vitara models come standard with  Satellite Navigation, Reversing Camera, LED Daytime Running lights, 17 inch  alloy wheels, Privacy glass and more, establishing a high value specification  base.

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT X 2

The RT-S will  have a manufacturer’s recommended retail price from $21,990 for the manual transmission and $23,990 for the 6 speed automatic, incorporating F1 inspired sport  paddle shift.  The top of the range RT-X will be available with a 6 speed  automatic with RRP of $31,990.  As the flagship of the range, the RT-X also  adds a panoramic sunroof, suede/leather interior and Suzuki ALLGRIP 4WD system, among other  upgrades.

To add even more value at launch, Suzuki has implemented an impressive  drive-away price for the RT-S models.   The manual will start from just $22,990  drive away, with the auto available from just $24,990 drive away, no more to pay.

“With the Vitara RT-S high spec level and Drive Away value,  it will go high on the shopping list for anybody considering a new compact  passenger vehicle or compact SUV” said Moore.

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT X 2

The Vitara’s SUV lifestyle is created through a distinctive,  modern design that sports an athletic SUV look, along with customary SUV  passenger room and large 375 litres of cargo space.  However, for amazing city convenience,  Vitara’s finely tuned suspension provides car-like ride and handling, with outstanding  fuel economy from just 5.8L/100klms.

“Vitara has better fuel economy than Australia’s two best-selling  small hatches and loads more style and space, so I am confident we will have a  significant number of customers cross-over from the small car segment” said  Moore.

Vitara has inherited Suzuki’s rich 4×4 heritage, along  with Suzuki’s enhanced ALLGRIP 4WD system.   “Unlike other small SUVs, Vitara has the 4×4 credentials and ground  clearance, so you can take it on far more adventurous tracks”

2016 Suzuki Vitara RT X 2

The All  New Vitara ingeniously adds more style through its range of personalized  accessories.  Customers can mix and match  two-tone body colours to interchangeable interior accessory panels, to create  their own unique look.  Exterior  accessories like black grills and black alloy wheels add even more attitude and  have proven to be very popular in Suzuki’s pre-launch “Design and Win a Vitara  competition”.

“With  Dealer fit personalization accessories, customers can tailor their Vitara to  their own unique personality, something totally new and exciting at this end of  the market” states Moore.

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Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then.

Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures.

He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.

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