News: KEEPING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE: SUZUKI’S LATEST SPECIAL EDITION SWIFT

Suzuki GB PLC have released the following to the MotorMartin news desk regarding their latest special edition of the excellent Swift, the Swift Attitude, which is now on sale. The Attitude, Suzuki say, is based on the popular SZ3 model … Continue reading News: KEEPING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE: SUZUKI’S LATEST SPECIAL EDITION SWIFT

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News: MAKING A SWIFT MOVE UP TO THE FINAL THREE

Suzuki is very pleased to announce that the Swift has made it to the top three in the world in the Urban category of the 2018 World Car of The Year. For those that are unsure as to how it all works, to qualify for the initial judging process, vehicles had to be less than four metres long, suitable in design for everyday use in an urban environment and also on sale across two Continents by the deadline of Spring 2018. At 3.84 metres in length, the Swift qualified and was shortlisted as a finalist in January of this year. … Continue reading News: MAKING A SWIFT MOVE UP TO THE FINAL THREE

News: SUZULIGHT – SUZUKI’S VERY FIRST CAR

#MotorMartinClassics has been rather excited by the following information shared by Suzuki recently regarding an important moment in their history. Back in 1954, Suzuki Motor Company Limited was formed and Michio Suzuki designed and developed his first Automobile together with his young engineering team, many of whom were in their twenties. Using Suzuki’s ‘Yaramaika’ spirit, (translated as ‘Let’s do it’) which was deep in the root of the Enshu region where Suzuki originated together with his determination to drive forward, Michio quickly began researching vehicles produced overseas, gaining a wealth of knowledge to build the first Suzuki car, known as … Continue reading News: SUZULIGHT – SUZUKI’S VERY FIRST CAR

Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: FireBrand & Angel

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. The all new Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W is a handsome car resplendent in it’s Mineral grey and Super black paint scheme, polished 16″ alloy wheels, black A & B pillars, rear privacy glass and subtle rear upper spoiler, overall effect being one of modernity and style. The new larger front grille and smart LED headlights give the Suzuki extra presence on the road which, when combined with the extra curves … Continue reading Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: FireBrand & Angel

Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: Action This Day

The all new 2017 Suzuki Swift aims to build upon the excellent reputation garnered by the previously well received incarnation and continue Suzuki’s superb run of form with their city cars. The Swift has been with us since it went into production in 1983, although it was known as Cultus in its home market of Japan and the SA310 in the UK before adopting the Swift nomenclature later that year. In 1986 we were introduced to the GTi variant before the second generation made itself known in 1989, remaining in production until, quite remarkably, the year 2000 before disappearing from … Continue reading Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: Action This Day

News: IGNIS CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE NORTHERN GROUP OF MOTORING WRITERS.

Suzuki have shared with MotorMartin that they are very pleased to announce that the Ignis has won an important award, this time as the 2017 Car of the Year from the Northern Group of Motoring Writers. The region’s 31 pre-eminent motoring journalists placed the car at the top of the poll from a longlist that covered every new model introduced over the last 12 months and Ignis was chosen as the overall winner from a shortlist of four. The award has been held annually since 2005 and this is the second celebration for Suzuki as the group’s Car of The … Continue reading News: IGNIS CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE NORTHERN GROUP OF MOTORING WRITERS.

News: BALENO VOTED AS IRISH ‘SMALL CAR OF THE YEAR’ 2017

I think that it’s fair to say that Suzuki are enjoying somewhat of a resurgence at present with various motoring sites and the mainstream motoring publications reporting very positively on Suzuki’s current range. Up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, Suzuki have proudly shared the following. Suzuki is very well known as the ‘Small Car Experts’ and is pleased to announce to MotorMartin that it has just won the Small Car category at the 2017 Irish Car of The Year ceremony. This year celebrated the 40th anniversary of the awards and was supported again by its long established sponsor, … Continue reading News: BALENO VOTED AS IRISH ‘SMALL CAR OF THE YEAR’ 2017

News: TOP 100 CARS

At the beginning of January this year, MotorMartin was delighted to be able to report on the Mazda MX-5 winning the Roadsters and Spiders category in ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Cars’ https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2016/01/03/news-all-new-mazda-mx-5-wins-best-roadster-and-spider-in-the-sunday-times-top-100-cars/ and now it’s the turn of Suzuki GB PLC to share some very good news for its Vitara model. Suzuki GB PLC have shared with MotorMartin the news that their Vitara has been voted the winner of the compact crossover category in The Sunday Times Top 100 cars of 2016. Launched in the UK just nine months ago, the Vitara was tested by their editorial team against some very strong … Continue reading News: TOP 100 CARS