If there is a segment crowded at all, is that of the mini-SUV: the 2018 Suzuki Ignis fits right into this classification. Has size from superminis grew (3.7 meters long and nearly 1.66 broad) and is readily available in both front-wheel drive is 4 x 4. Even with a hybrid engine. A hot hatch version of Suzuki’s compact Ignis off-road-inspired city car might be in the works. This model could use a more effective version of the 1.0-litre ‘Boosterjet’ engine discovered in the Baleno for modest but vivacious efficiency ideally fit to nipping through tight city streets.
2018 Suzuki Ignis Sport Styling
The original Suzuki Ignis Sport– produced from 2003-2005– featured an upgraded bumper, door creases, flared arches, a hatch-mounted spoiler and sporty alloy wheels. Our finest guess for exactly what the new version might appear like is notified by the present Alto Turbo RS– a city car not available in the UK. This indicates the Ignis Sport could feature similar stylish styling traits such as colour contrasting exterior trim pieces, upgraded bumpers with a larger grille, stylish side skirts, aggressive lines down the body panels, sporty alloy wheels and a roofing system mounted spoiler.
To enable sportier handling, the car should also sit lower and provide a firmer flight thanks to revamped suspension setup. Larger alloy wheels will likewise minimize the contortion of the side of the tyre through corners further sharpening the car’s responses. These adjustments will considerably enhance grip and agility over the basic model but might also cause a somewhat harmful effect on the ride quality. That stated, a lot of modern hot hatches compromise themselves in pursuit of providing a balance of convenience and sportiness so a more old-school technique could be a welcome relief to the sector.
2018 Suzuki Ignis Sport Interior
The interior should not deviate much from the standard car’s design, albeit adding small touches such as red trim around air vents, sewing on the guiding wheel and seats, and paddles mounted on the rear of the guiding wheel in automatic models. The car’s infotainment system could likewise be updated for the sporty model, perhaps adding readouts for torque and horsepower output along with the usual series of sat-nav instructions, radio controls and Bluetooth mobile phone user interface.
2018 Suzuki Ignis Sport Engines
Suzuki will probably fit the 1.0-litre turbo engine from the Baleno that produces a healthy 110hp. This will supply appropriate power for the lightweight Ignis, offering it sprightly efficiency while returning respectable fuel economy figures thanks to the Ignis’ lightweight design. Gearboxes will most likely come in the kind of either a standard six-speed handbook an automated handbook. Unless Suzuki can establish automobile software that makes gearchanges smooth and foreseeable, this auto ‘box is finest prevented. We think that, unlike the standard model, the Ignis Sport will just be provided with front-wheel drive in location of the basic car’s optional 4×4.
2018 Suzuki Ignis Sport Price and Release Date
There’s no news yet on when the Suzuki Ignis Sport will be released or teased. Suzuki could shock us at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show with the Ignis Sport, releasing it alongside the new Suzuki Swift. Top-spec models currently cost ₤ 13,999 so the Sport could cost around ₤ 15,000-₤ 16,000 when it’s launched.