Unnatural Automotive Twins

You ever meet two people, and it's like, "oh hey you two look just alike, let's hope you're not adopted and secretly siblings because that would be weird LOL," and then you carry on with your day? Yeah, sometimes cars are like that too. » 8/18/13 5:06pm 8/18/13 5:06pm

Suzuki Gets Good News... After They Quit The U.S. Market

Seriously, how's this for a cruel twist of fate? Suzuki got two accolades in a week, both of which should've been good news on the sales front. Problem is, American Suzuki filed for bankruptcy last month and is ending auto sales in the US. Great timing, guys. » 12/23/12 11:00am 12/23/12 11:00am

American Suzuki Files For Bankruptcy, Will Stop Selling Cars In The U.S.

Suzuki won't be selling cars in the US anymore; their US distributor just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Oh, you're not surprised? Neither are we. » 11/05/12 8:00pm 11/05/12 8:00pm

Suzuki to take Kizashi "to the next level"

Suzuki says it plans two global reveals for next month's New York Auto Show. One will supposedly be a redesign of the Kizashi that will take the econobox "to the next level." What the hell does that mean? » 3/25/11 12:15pm 3/25/11 12:15pm

Forgotten auto company runs old Super Bowl ad for unpronounceable car

While most automakers are rolling out brand new Super Bowl ads, Suzuki's relying on one they've already used for ads purchased in 14 markets where, they hope, people realize Suzuki sells cars so they buy the capable but awkwardly named Kizashi » 2/04/11 4:00pm 2/04/11 4:00pm

Suzuki Kizashi Starts Under $19K, Tops Out At $27K

The Suzuki Kizashi is competitive with the other mid-size sedans in terms of performance, but no one is going to buy one unless it's competitive on price. At $18,999 for a well-equipped base model it could be a Sonata-killer. » 11/05/09 9:00am 11/05/09 9:00am

Driving The Suzuki Kizashi V6 Test Mule

Alongside the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi we tested at Virginia International Raceway was a V6-powered "chassis verification prototype" test mule, providing more power and an aggressive body-kit. Is this the car Suzuki should have built instead? » 10/16/09 11:00am 10/16/09 11:00am

2010 Suzuki Kizashi: First Drive

Mid-size sedans are the toasters of the automotive world — appliances automakers make for cow-like consumers to buy. The 2010 Suzuki Kizashi is the newest toaster on the market, trying to be both better and cheaper than the rest. » 10/16/09 12:01am 10/16/09 12:01am

Save The Kizashis?

Reader Aaron sends in this picture of what we're guessing is one of the first unintentionally crashed versions of the untested and unreleased Suzuki Kizashi. The full story from Aaron below the jump. » 9/03/09 5:15pm 9/03/09 5:15pm

Suzuki Kizashi Leaks One Day Early, Years Too Late

Finally giving the automaker that's better known for its bikes a competitive entry in the anonymous midsize sedan category, pictures of the Suzuki Kizashi have leaked a day before they were supposed to. » 7/29/09 7:00pm 7/29/09 7:00pm

Suzuki Kizashi Not Dead, To Premier At New York Auto Show

The reports of the Suzuki Kizashi’s death are greatly exaggerated. In fact, it’s scheduled for an unveiling, in final production form, at this year’s New York Auto show. » 1/06/09 4:30pm 1/06/09 4:30pm

2010 Suzuki Kizashi Spotted Unclad And Ready For 'Ring Time

We've heard about the new Suzuki Kizashi's engines » 10/29/08 8:30am 10/29/08 8:30am courtesy of an overzealous Aussie importer, and we've seen suitable for a kids' coloring book. Now we get a sneak peek of the new Suzuki courtesy of the spy photogs at KGP. Our reaction is mixed; on one hand, it's a nice-enough looking sedan with some Teutonic…

Suzuki Kizashi Images Leaked; Crayola Exterior Color Scheme Suspected

Grab your crayons, kids: Outlines of the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi » 9/12/08 10:40am 9/12/08 10:40am have been leaked from the sieve-like European Trademark Office. The end result looks like the after engineering dropped it in the dryer and put it on the "Sonata, Malibu, 1-Series Cycle." This is a pretty weak leak, considering we don't know what the…

Suzuki Kizashi Engine Details Leaked By Enthusiastic Aussie Importer

The upcoming 2010 Suzuki Kizashi » 9/04/08 9:20am 9/04/08 9:20am sedan, based on the show car, will be available with at least two Suzuki-developed engines: A 2.4-liter four cylinder for the entry-level Kizashi and a V6 displacing around 3.6 liters for the up-level model. The Kizashi is making its way through the development cycle at the littlest…

Suzuki Kizashi 3 Concept Debuts, Actual Kizashi To Go On Sale In 2010

Today in New York, Suzuki unveiled the third, and seemingly last, Kizashi: the Kizashi 3 Concept. Whereas Kizashi was a low-slung GT and the Kizashi 2 was a hatchback/crossover, the Kizashi 3 is a true sports sedan that's supposed to be close to production. Similar to the other Kisashis, power comes from a… » 3/20/08 12:10pm 3/20/08 12:10pm

Suzuki Kizashi 3 Concept Coming To New York Auto Show

Suzuki seems to be making a concerted effort to establish themselves in the increasingly competitive North American car market. At Chicago they introduced the Suzuki Equator, a Frontier-based entrant into the truck market. At that unveil they hinted at a four-door sports for the NY Auto Show, which is the concept you… » 3/06/08 12:15pm 3/06/08 12:15pm

Suzuki Kizashi Concept Could Debut Soon

Well, Suzuki seems like they're pushing for some school yard respect. Motor Authority is spreading a rumor that the company will be coming at us at either the New York Auto Show or Chicago Auto Show with a revised Suzuki Kizashi. We first saw the original Kizashi at the Frankfurt Auto Show and it was the stuff dreams… » 1/30/08 2:30pm 1/30/08 2:30pm

Tokyo Motor Show: Suzuki Concept Kizashi 2

Suzuki came through with one of the best concepts of the show, the Kizashi 2. It's a new version of the Kizashi concept the company showed in Frankfurt. Under the hood is the suze's highest-displacement engine ever, a 3.6-liter V6. Among the concept cars here, this should win the Should Have a 472 ci Cadillac V8… » 10/24/07 3:00am 10/24/07 3:00am

Frankfurt Auto Show: Suzuki Kizashi Concept Car

As we told you a few weeks ago, Suzuki's got themselves a concept car here at the Frankfurt Auto Show and it's called the Kizashi. We don't know much else about it mostly because we can't seem to find a press release on it, but it looks kinda sweet, don't it? The one thing we do know is that according to … » 9/11/07 9:45am 9/11/07 9:45am

Suzuki to Show "Third Phase" Design Study in Frankfurt

Suzuki says its planning to introduce its "third phase," which we presume means setting itself apart from other carmakers with unique design. It'll happen at the Frankfurt auto show, where the Suz will unveil a concept car called Kizashi. It suggests a new model expected to show up early next decade and reaching a… » 8/10/07 7:07am 8/10/07 7:07am