[YesAuto News] At the just-opened 77th Geneva International Motor Show, Suzuki released the European version of its global strategic model Tianyu SX4 “SX4 Sedan”, which is the first appearance in Europe after Tianyu SX4 made its global debut in China . The sedan SX4 Sedan and the hatchback SX4 are crossover models developed by Suzuki based on the same concept and platform.
The European version of the “SX4 Sedan” exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show this time basically maintains the same appearance as the Tianyu SX4, but with some different designs in the front air intake grille. In terms of power configuration, the SX4 Sedan is equipped with the same 1.6-liter VVT gasoline engine as the domestic Tianyu SX4. In response to the special needs of the European automobile market, the SX4 Sedan provides an in-line four-cylinder gasoline engine with a displacement of 2.0 liters. Equipped with VVT variable valve system, providing a maximum power output of approximately 105 kilowatts.
Suzuki also exhibited its fourth global strategic multifunctional commercial vehicle “MPVSplash” at this Geneva International Motor Show. The concept car is the “Project Splash” that was announced at the Paris Motor Show in September 2006. The models announced at the Geneva Motor Show this time will be closer to production cars.
In addition, the hatchback SX4, which will be made in Changan Suzuki, has recently emerged from the 28 candidate models with Audi TT, Mercedes-Benz SL and other models, and was shortlisted for the final 10 finalists of the third “2007 World Cars”. The award is selected once a year, and the results of this selection will be announced on April 5th on the Media Day of the New York Auto Show.