Suzuki Splash: Recent Families are to Enter Here

By: Vladimir Melnikoff

The Splash is after Swift, Grand Vitara and SX4 the fourth model within only three years, which is to support the new strategic adjustment of the mark Suzuki with its Design and its handling characteristics. European-wide an annual paragraph is intended by approximately 60,000 Splash.
Up to five persons find place...

With the Splash Suzuki the requirements of recent families wants to become fair. Characteristics are to recent pairs such as roominess, flexibility and economy because of the heart with a modern small car apart from a fresh appearance. Already at the end of of September 2006 gave Suzuki on that Paris autosalon with the study "to Project Splash "a Vorgeschmack on the appearance of the series Splash. With its length of it offers nevertheless place enough for up to five persons or much additional load. In the comparison to the Swift the Splash has a wheel base shorter around 30 millimeters. Automotive Talks Blog

He comes from Hungary

The Splash in Esztergom in Hungary, of the subsidiary Magyar Suzuki corporation Ltd. is built. There at present also the models Swift, SX4 and Ignis run from the volumes. For OPELs Suzuki becomes in Esztergom the Agila of the second generation technically identical to the Splash likewise manufactures. Optically Splash and Agila differ by something other cultivation elements at front (hood, fender, headlight, bumper) and tail (rear flap, tail lamps, bumpers.
Premiere on the IAA

Its premiere the Splash in September on the IAA into Frankfurt/Main to experience, into the trade comes eht it in the spring 2008. To the selection stand then three engines, two Benziner and a Diesel. The Benziner is complete self-developments of Suzuki. A 1.0-Liter-Dreizylinder with 48 KW (65 HP) forms the entrance. Is a 1.2-Liter-Vierzylinder with 63 KW (86 HP) gradates the next achievement, likewise a modern four-valve aggregate. The 1,3-Liter-Common-Rail-Direkteinspritzer with standard soot particle filter carries 55 KW out (75 HP). All three engines are combined with a manual FÃ?nfganggetriebe. For the 86-PS-Benziner also a four-course automatic transmission is available. All engines fulfill the Euro-4-Abgasnorm, and their CO2-Emissionen lies between 120 and 140 g/km for the hand switch versions.
Splash with ESP

The Splash is equipped with ESP, which represents no matter of course with a small car today unfortunately still. Passive security altogether six optional Airbags serve.

The Japanese manufacturer does not see the Splash as a successor of the Wagon R+, which had its origin 1993 in Japan and to Europe came only later. "We cut the Splash... mainly to the needs of the European customers, describe "chief engineer Toshihiro Suzuki.

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