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IGNIS MAKES IT TO THE FINAL THREE: URBAN CAR - 2017 WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR

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IGNIS MAKES IT TO THE FINAL THREE: URBAN CAR - 2017 WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR

Suzuki is pleased to announce that the IGNIS has made it to the final three cars in the new Urban Car category of the 2017 World Car of The Year. To qualify for the initial judging process, vehicles had to be less than four metres long, suitable in design for everyday use in an urban environment and also on sale across two Continents by the deadline of Spring 2017. At 3.70 metres in length, the IGNIS Mini Crossover qualifed and was shortlisted earlier this year.

World Car of The Year (UK Vice-Chair) Mike Rutherford comments: "Suzuki has seen off many rival manufacturers from all corners of the globe to become a 2017 World Car finalist. 

As our 70-plus jurors have decided and as I have long suspected, Suzuki builds some of the finest small cars on the market - thus its official position as a finalist from the initial group of eight of which two were Suzuki models, IGNIS and Baleno. IGNIS was voted into the shortlist   of five in January and now its through to the final three. The company may yet go on to lift the World Urban Car trophy at the New York International Motor Show on April 13th."

The new IGNIS was first launched in the Japanese domestic market, unveiled for Europe at the Paris Motor Show last Autumn and went on sale in January 2017. In addition to its stylish exterior design it features excellent visibility, compact dimensions and a spacious cabin with ample luggage space. It continues to be very popular with customers in the UK with sales of more than 1,500 already since January.

IGNIS is powered by a 90PS 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol engine and is available with optional ALLGRIP four wheel drive. It also offers optional SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) technology that lowers CO2 emissions to 97g/km.

The SZ5 model offers the latest in safety technology with stereo cameras monitoring the distance between the vehicle and other objects. This new technology is the basis for three advanced safety functions: Dual Camera Brake Support (DCBS), Lane Departure Warning, and Weaving Alert.

IGNIS - RANKED HIGH IN THE URBAN WORLD

IGNIS - RANKED HIGH IN THE URBAN WORLD

Posted on: 13th Apr 2017

Suzuki is very pleased to announce that the IGNIS is a Runner-Up in the Urban Car category of the 2017 World Car of The Year. The compact crossover was voted highly by the judges at a ceremony at the New York International Motor Show on April 12th.

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW INSIGNIA COUNTRY TOURER

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW INSIGNIA COUNTRY TOURER

Posted on: 5th Apr 2017

The latest addition to the all-new Insignia range, Vauxhall's all-wheel drive Insignia Country Tourer will debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (September 14th to 24th). The Country Tourer is more spacious and considerably lighter than its predecessor, thanks to an all-new architecture, and comes with a wide range of innovative technologies....

SEAT LAUNCHES SPORTY FR ON HIGH-SELLING ATECA

SEAT LAUNCHES SPORTY FR ON HIGH-SELLING ATECA

Posted on: 5th Apr 2017

Fun at the wheel, luxury and refinement, combined with a stylish and sporty character - SEAT has unveiled the Ateca FR. The latest addition to the brand's high-selling SUV range will take to the stage at the Barcelona International Motor Show, AUTOMOBILE BARCELONA, from the 11th to 21st May 2017.

SEAT WILL STRENGTHEN ITS SUV OFFENSIVE WITH A THIRD MODEL

SEAT WILL STRENGTHEN ITS SUV OFFENSIVE WITH A THIRD MOD...

Posted on: 28th Mar 2017

SEAT's model line-up keeps getting bigger. The carmaker will reinforce the product offensive that began with the Ateca with the launch of a third SUV, which will become the flagship model of SEAT. This new SUV will be positioned one segment above the successful Ateca, feature 5 and 7-seater versions, and will reach dealerships in 2018.