Brand officially part of the 1 000+ unit club

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After a decade in South Africa and with the success of models such as the Jimny, Ignis and Swift, Suzuki is now officially part of the 1 000-unit club and a Top 10 brand to boot. Following the release of the official sales figures for December 2018 and a final calculation of the full-year sales for last year, the National Association for Automobile Manufacturers’ statistics confirmed that Suzuki sold 12 123 units in the last calendar year and grew by well over 30% in a year that the general market declined…

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The all-new Suzuki Jimny now available in South Africa

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Replacing its predecessor after a successful 20-year life cycle and with an international Good Design Award already perched on the mantelpiece, the all-new Suzuki Jimny is finally available in Mzansi. The 2018 Suzuki Jimny arrives here with the choice of two specification levels (GA and GLX), two transmission options (five speed manual and four speed automatic) and a host of made-for-adventure accessories. What is not optional, is the in-built off-road capability with ALLGRIP PRO mechanical shifting 4×2, 4×4 and 4×4 low range transfer case and the rigid ladder frame chassis.…

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First all-new Suzuki Jimny 4×4 in two decades

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The new Jimny fills the very big shoes of its predecessors, which were responsible for creating a new market segment for compact, affordable, capable and – most importantly – fun, off roaders. In fact, this ladder-framed, low-range vehicle made Suzuki so iconic and loved that this is only the fourth all-new model since the LJ10 was launched in 1970. Styling – a homage to its forebears The new Suzuki Jimny made waves when it was officially unveiled in Japan in June this year for its bold, angular styling, which includes…

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Sales record for SA’s Auto Brand of the Year 2018!

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It seems like there is only one way for Suzuki Auto South Africa – up! According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Suzuki set a new record in July when it reported 1 237 new vehicle sales. This is a significant improvement on its last sales record, set in February 2018, when it sold 1 179 Suzuki cars and SUVs. The detailed Naamsa sales statistics show that Suzuki has broken its own sales record four times since it breached the magical 1 000-unit a month…

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Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT

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As it stands, Suzuki GSX-S750 won’t be the only performance motorcycle to be launched by the Japanese brand in South Africa this year. According to our sources, Suzuki will launch the V-Strom 650 XT in our market by July. The new V-Strom 650 XT will be the most affordable performance motorcycle offering from Suzuki in SA (ex-showroom). It will be the third motorcycle from the bike maker, after the Hayabusa and the recently launched GSX-S750, to be locally assembled. Internationally, the V-Strom adventure tourer is offered in two variants –…

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