Over The River And Through The Woods: Top Ten Christmas Sleds

Globally, Christmas weather is everything from tropical rainforest or frozen snow-piled wasteland. Although everyone wants to get over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house, these are the ten best vehicles for the job with presents in tow. » 12/24/09 12:15pm 12/24/09 12:15pm

Suzuki Offers SX4 Buyers Free Summer Gas

Suzuki is offering a summer of free gas for anyone who purchases a new Suzuki SX4, thus outdoing Hyundai and their $1.49 gas. The catch? It's based on how much they assume you'll drive. » 7/01/09 3:00pm 7/01/09 3:00pm

LA Auto Show: Suzuki SX4 Makai Concept

Though it may never see the light of production, this SX4 hatchback-based convertible would be an excellent beach car (though maybe not as nice as an old Brat). The Suzuki SX4 Makai Concept is all about fun, and fun means no roof, smaller windshield and a roll bar. Also surfboards. You can't have fun without… » 11/16/07 12:45pm 11/16/07 12:45pm

New York Auto Show: Suzuki SX4 Slingshots Into Sedan


The folks that brought us the GSXR, and a motorcycle that came to be known as the water buffalo have added a sporting sedan to the SX4 fleet. Suzuki plans to build more motorcycle into every one of their their cars, and is offering yet another version of the plucky SX4 for folks who enjoy driving the snot out of… » 4/05/07 7:00pm 4/05/07 7:00pm

Super-Duper Hoonage Potential; Suzuki To Take On WRX & EVO

Talk about information that makes us happy. Here's the gist; Suzuki is going to have an entry in the 2008 WRC. Due to the rule that exists in the form of homologation, Japan's suddenly upstart automaker has to let us run what they brung. Details are both sketchy and speculative at the moment, but here's what we think… » 1/16/07 3:12pm 1/16/07 3:12pm

American Suzuki is 23% More Better in 2006

We see a lot of press releases around here saying Company X's sales are up or down 3% this past year. But rarely do we read about double digit jumps. And even when we do, they are not this high. ASMC (American Suzuki Motors Corporation) just announced that they sold 23% more rides in 2006 than they did in 2005. In… » 1/11/07 2:04pm 1/11/07 2:04pm

LA Auto Show Preview: Suzuki Xbox Concept

If you thought the Indigo Ferret was an obscure brand of mescaline going around Taos, stick around; you'll probably be right at some point. But today, at the LA Auto Show, the Ferret in question is pro gamer Patrick Wyrick, who helped Suzuki create the SXbox concept it plans to unveil. Based on the new SX4 compact… » 11/29/06 9:18am 11/29/06 9:18am

Sweep the Leg! Suzuki Planning a WRC Car for 2008 Season

To most rally watchers, Suzuki building a car for the World Rally Championship is like Mr. Miyagi and Daniel-san throwing down with the US National Karate Team. Nonetheless, the company is planning an all-wheel-drive rally car based on the SX4 compact hatch. It'll have a de rigeur 2.0-liter turbocharged mill,… » 9/06/06 11:11am 9/06/06 11:11am

Spy Photos: 2008 Suzuki SX4 Sedan


The spy photogs paid by the Road that is not straight snapped some great pictures of what's purported to be the sedan version of the hatchback Suzuki SX4 that'll be hitting stores across the US in just under a month's time. The sedan version appears to share with the five-door the same random quarter window next to… » 8/26/06 3:28pm 8/26/06 3:28pm

New Suzuki Models to Show up in New York

Suzuki, undaunted by GM's selloff of its ownership stake in the company, is continuing in its plan for world domination with a couple of introductions at the New York auto show next month. We hear you snickering, and Suzuki does too, but it doesn't care. The company is planning to debut its new XL7 SUV as well as its… » 3/29/06 10:40am 3/29/06 10:40am

Road Testing Suzuki's SX4 Mini Ute

In its new SX4 small crossover, Suzuki may have a car that will finally put it over the threshold as a producer to contend with. Otherwise, it'll have another econobox to jeopardize the brand equity it's largely gleaned from teenaged motorcycle buffs learning to draw that iconic S on their three-ring binders. AutoWeek » 11/30/05 11:47am 11/30/05 11:47am