If there is a segment crowded at all, is that of the mini-SUV: the 2018 Suzuki Ignis fits right into this category. Has size from superminis grew (3.7 meters long and nearly 1.66 large) and is offered 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 could be in the works. This model could utilize a more powerful variation of the 1.0-litre ‘Boosterjet’ engine discovered in the Baleno for modest however alert performance preferably suited to nipping through tight city streets.
2018 Suzuki Ignis Sport Styling
The original Suzuki Ignis Sport– produced from 2003-2005– featured a revamped bumper, door creases, flared arches, a hatch-mounted spoiler and stylish alloy wheels. Our best guess for exactly what the new version might appear like is notified by the current Alto Turbo RS– a city car not offered in the UK. This indicates the Ignis Sport could feature similar stylish styling traits such as colour contrasting exterior trim pieces, revamped bumpers with a bigger grille, sporty side skirts, aggressive lines down the body panels, stylish alloy wheels and a roofing system installed spoiler.
To permit sportier handling, the car should also sit lower and provide a firmer trip thanks to revamped suspension setup. Bigger alloy wheels will also reduce the deformation of the side of the tyre through corners even more honing the car’s reactions. These adjustments will considerably improve grip and dexterity over the basic model however could also trigger a somewhat harmful effect on the flight quality. That stated, so many contemporary hot hatches compromise themselves in pursuit of using 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 basic car’s style, albeit adding little touches such as red trim around air vents, stitching on the guiding wheel and seats, and paddles mounted on the back of the steering wheel in automatic models. The car’s infotainment system could also be upgraded for the sporty model, possibly adding readouts for torque and horsepower output in addition to the usual series of sat-nav guidelines, 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 offer appropriate power for the light-weight Ignis, giving it sprightly efficiency while returning respectable fuel economy figures thanks to the Ignis’ lightweight design. Gearboxes will probably can be found in the form of either a standard six-speed manual an automated handbook. Unless Suzuki can develop automobile software that makes gearchanges smooth and predictable, this car ‘box is best prevented. We presume that, unlike the basic model, the Ignis Sport will only be used with front-wheel drive in place of the standard car’s optional four-wheel drive.
2018 Suzuki Ignis Sport Price and Release Date
There’s no news yet on when the Suzuki Ignis Sport will be launched or teased. Suzuki could amaze us at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show with the Ignis Sport, launching it alongside the brand-new Suzuki Swift. Top-spec models currently cost ₤ 13,999 so the Sport could cost around ₤ 15,000-₤ 16,000 when it’s launched.