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Old 21st March 2008, 13:34   #16
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That is one audacious Suzuki!! The headlamps are Mazda-esque and the rear resembles a sporty Nissan, but what the hell..Suzuki needs an impact car to enter the big car market (family sedan in the US). Here is wishing that the production version remains unchanged!
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Though I wish the nose wasn't so bulbous in the profile view.
That would be due to the new Pedestrian safety regulations. Apparently, most designers have been trying every trick in the book & some not in the book too to avoid the car's having pig noses due to the requirements!
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Old 21st March 2008, 16:40   #18
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Looks like an awesome car! But I guess Maruti will launch a toned-down version for India

DriveInside quotes it at around 10L. Anyone agrees ?
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Thumbs up Suzuki Kizashi 3!

The Suzuki Kizashi concept has evolved into a more launch'able form now with the Kizashi 3 concept.
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Suzuki broadcasts plan to produce global sport sedan based on Concept Kizashi 3 design. “Concept Kizashi 3 illustrates our brand character and personifies our heritage, design strength and engineering prowess. With customers in 192 countries and regions, Suzuki is truly a global brand, and the coming model carries on our mission to build the image of our automotive products in North America and eventually match our bikes’ reputation.”

Concept Kizashi 3 Specifications

Powertrain layout Front engine, four-wheel drive with Advanced i-AWD system
Seating capacity (persons) Five
Tires 255/30ZR21 9.5J
Wheels 21-inch, nine-spoke, aluminum
Engine 3,564cm3 V6, DOHC, 24-valve
Transmission Six-speed automatic (with paddle shifters)
Maximum power 300 hp
Overall length 4,650mm/183.1 in.
Overall width 1,900mm/74.8 in.
Overall height 1,450mm/57.1 in.
Wheelbase 2,800mm/110.2 in.
Minimum ground clearance 120mm
Body color Kizashi Silver
Could this be the Civic-beater to come to India as well?

(pics and notes from Carwalls.com - Car wallpapers - free!)
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Kizashi 3 concept with V6 AWD unveiled - close to production model-suzuki_kizashi3_43_1024x768.jpg

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Old 24th March 2008, 23:05   #20
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thats one good looking car....I hope we can buy it soon here....
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A real hot, stunner it is. Civic beater? Will it be in that price range?
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Damn that looks hot! ill buy one if they sell one... seems more like competition to the 3 Series and A4s.
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Whoops, i never went through those threads... and damn i didnt see the car at the expo either.
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Mamma mia! Thats hot! I hope the designers doesn't detune it's looks any more.
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why does this car look similar to a audi? All the designers have been copying things lately. we already know the rear of the embera, camray, accord are similar. and so is the case with this car.

i am just waiting for the new trends of designs to start!, some how this car looks more aggressively designed than a audi, and i kind of like it!
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Old 25th March 2008, 12:23   #27
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When this baby comes to india its going to be a maruti,so surely you should not expect it to be very costly mostly it is in the civic class but i guess it will have features of cars above its class and yup it looks awesome and surely has the looks to compete with civic and cars above its class
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Old 25th March 2008, 12:26   #28
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Its got about R21 tyres thats bigger than the safari tyres
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They cant possibly launch it with those RVM's.

The concept looks good, the execution will depend largely on target markets.
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looks good but calling it a Civic beater or Audi beater is hype I can't understand why Suzuki Fanboys always go over the top to do the marketing of a concept car.
Its concept car let it arrive in market first.
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