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.
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 just 3.70 metres in length, the IGNIS Mini Crossover easily qualifed, it was shortlisted in January and became a finalist with two other new cars in March.
World Car of The Year Juror, Director and 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, Suzuki builds some of the finest small cars on the market - thus the IGNIS and Baleno being voted into our Top Five in the world, with IGNIS going on to be a Top three finalist, only narrowly missing out on being crowned World Urban Car winner. This astonishing success is all the more remarkable in view of its extremely low price tag. Here’s a great little crossover vehicle proving the point that a world class car can be very affordable”
The 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 3,200 since January.
Available from £10,249, IGNIS is powered by a 90PS 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol engine and can be specified with ALLGRIP four wheel drive. It also offers optional SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) technology on the SZ5 model that lowers CO2 emissions to 97g/km.
IGNIS qualifies for Suzuki’s latest campaign whereby new models registered until the end of June 2017 will receive the equivalent discount of three years Vehicle Excise Duty of £420 off the price of the car at point of sale. There are also numerous low rate PCP finance options available including a £162 per month offer for the SZ3 model with just £162 initial deposit required. This is a 49 month agreement with an optional final payment of £3,982 to keep the car.
IGNIS MAKES IT TO THE FINAL THREE: URBAN CAR - 2017 WOR...
Posted on: 15th Mar 2017
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 deadli...
DAMON'S DESERVED SUCCESS
Posted on: 8th Mar 2017
The 10th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2017) - which celebrates Apprenticeships across all industries and all levels - runs from 6th to 10th March and this year the theme is 'ladder of opportunity.' This then would seem the perfect time to announce that Damon Powsey, an Apprentice working at WJ King's Vauxhall Dartford branch, wa...
SUZUKI AT THE 87TH GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW - UN...
Posted on: 8th Mar 2017
Following on from its launch in the Japanese domestic market late last year, Suzuki Motor Corporation now unveils the new European Swift at the Geneva Motor Show as its all-new global supermini. It carries forward the Swift DNA while adopting completely new styling and a performance-enhancing extremely light body with advanced safety technologies. ...
IGNIS - WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR 2017 FINALIST
Posted on: 8th Feb 2017
Suzuki is well known as the 'Small Car Experts' and is pleased to announce that the recently launched IGNIS has made it as a finalist 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 en...
IGNIS: SUZUKI'S ALL-NEW GLOBAL COMPACT CROSSOVER
Posted on: 14th Dec 2016
Suzuki Motor Corporation unveiled the new IGNIS for Europe at the 2016 Paris Motor Show as its new global compact crossover and it clearly demonstrates convenience and comfort in a stylish new exterior. It exudes Suzuki DNA from every pore, while at the same time introducing an entirely new design with unique character.
BALENO VOTED AS IRISH 'SMALL CAR OF THE YEAR'
Posted on: 2nd Nov 2016
Suzuki is very well known as the 'Small Car Experts' and is pleased to announce that it has just won the Small Car category at the 2017 Irish Car of The Year ceremony. This year celebrated the 40th anniversary of the awards and was supported again by its long established sponsor, Continental Tyres.
WJ King support for The Fleet
Posted on: 28th Oct 2016
WJ King announce the renewal of its successful partnership with Ebbsfleet United FC of the Vanarama National League (South).
TWO 2017 WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR NOMINEES FROM SUZUKI
Posted on: 20th Oct 2016
Suzuki is well known as the 'Small Car Experts and is pleased to announce that it has two eligible nominations in the new 'Urban Car' category of the 2017 World Car of The Year. To qualify, vehicles must be less than four metres long, suitable in design for everyday use in an urban environment and also be on sale in two Continents by...
THE MAJOR FACELIFT S-CROSS - REVITALISING SUZUKI'S...
Posted on: 28th Sep 2016
The S-Cross first went on sale in October 2013 as Suzuki's first 'C' segment crossover model and now, three years later, the major facelifted model is introduced with more distinctive and upright front end styling offering a stronger and bolder road presence. Ground clearance is now slightly higher at 180mm versus 165mm and new desi...
SUZUKI AT THE 2016 PARIS MOTOR SHOW - IGNIS COMPACT CRO...
Posted on: 25th Aug 2016
The new Ignis, Suzuki's new compact crossover offering stylishness and utility, will make its European premiere next month at the 2016 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. Suzuki's styling design heritage nurtured in a long history of compact car manufacturing has been passed down and some attributes are brought to life in the Ignis. The m...
BALENO - SUZUKI'S ALL NEW HATCHBACK FOR A NEW ERA
Posted on: 19th May 2016
Suzuki is well known globally for its expertise in small cars and the new Baleno hatchback is its latest example. Since launching its first car in 1955, the Suzulight, Suzuki has produced a vast range of significant models each tailored to the needs of its time.
Gravesend's Ellie Crewe wins £11,500 Special...
Posted on: 19th Apr 2016
Ellie Crewe, from Gravesend in Kent, has collected the keys to a brand new '16 plate, Bright Red Special Edition Suzuki Swift SZ-L. She was presented with the five-door model worth £11,499 at the Welling-based WJ King Suzuki dealership, after winning it during the live screening of the Suzuki sponsored-Ant and Dec's Saturday Night T...
SWIFTLY OVERTAKING FIVE MILLION SALES
Posted on: 14th Apr 2016
Suzuki is pleased to announce that global sales of Swift have now passed the five million mark, just eighteen months after the celebration of four million units. First launched in the UK in May 2005, more than 118,000 Swifts have been sold and it is the most popular model in the range, accounting for 36 per cent of the UK sales mix.
SUZUKI AT THE 2016 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
Posted on: 1st Mar 2016
The full production version of the all new Baleno will be on display at the Geneva Motor Show from March 1st and will be launched in the UK in June of this year.
SWIFT SZ-L: SPECIAL EDITION MODEL
Posted on: 3rd Feb 2016
Following further strong success of the Swift model in 2015 with a 21 per cent increase in sales year on year, Suzuki has now added further customer appeal with the launch of the Special Edition SZ-L model, available as either three or five door with manual transmission.
VITARA AWARDED A BEST BUY AT THE WHAT CAR? AWARDS
Posted on: 27th Jan 2016
Suzuki celebrated good news at the 2016 What Car? Magazine awards for the second time last night as the Vitara has also been awarded a 'Best Buy at less than £15,000' accolade along with the Swift Sport model. In the Small SUV class and priced at £13,999, the Vitara 1.6-litre SZ4 was comprehensively judged by the editorial te...
ITV AND SUZUKI MAKE A DATE ON SATURDAY NIGHTS
Posted on: 13th Jan 2016
ITV recently announced a unique two-year deal with Suzuki GB PLC titled - Suzuki and ITV's Saturday Night Takeaway Partnership - which includes numerous themed commercials featuring Ant and Dec, sponsorship of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, licensing rights and multiplatform activation.
NEW VITARA S ADDED TO RANGE
Posted on: 9th Dec 2015
Just eight months after the successful UK launch of the new Vitara, Suzuki is introducing the S model in January 2016 which provides a more sporting and dynamic character to the Vitara line up. Vitara has already proved to be a very popular model in the range with over 5,000 units sold to date.
SUZUKI TAKES ANOTHER BITE OF THE GREEN APPLE
Posted on: 24th Nov 2015
The Celerio Dualjet has won a Silver award at the annual Green Apple Environmental Awards held at the House of Commons this week. The awards are organised by The Green Organisation and judged by the Midland Group of Motoring Writers.
Suzuki celebrates a Swift bite at the Green Apple Award...
Posted on: 12th Nov 2014
The Suzuki Swift has won a Silver award at The Green Apple Awards held annually at the House of Commons this week. The awards are organised by The Green Organisation and judged by the Midland Group of Motoring Writers.
Chairman of the Midland Group, Ian Donaldson comments: This is the fourth year we have saluted the greenest cars you can buy a...
Specification upgrades for 2015 Model Jimny
Posted on: 6th Nov 2014
New exterior and interior updates for Suzuki's compact SUV - on sale now. TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System), GSI (Gear Shift Indicator) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) now included as standard equipment.
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Suzuki SX4 S-Cross range update
Posted on: 15th Oct 2014
Suzuki has refined the SX4 S-Cross range after 12 months on sale; removing the SZ4 model, and adding 1.6 SZ-T CVT and 1.6 SZ-T ALLGRIP models to the range.
All S-Cross models come with a high level of equipment as standard including seven airbags, ESP and Tyre Pressure Monitoring as well as Daytime Running Lights (DRL), alloy wheels, cruise...
Swiftly passing four million sales
Posted on: 9th Sep 2014
Suzuki is pleased to announce that global sales of Swift have now passed the four million mark - eighteen months after the celebration of three million units.
To be Continued....part four!
Posted on: 4th Aug 2014
Supporting The Darts
Posted on: 4th Aug 2014
Suzuki GB PLC an official title partner to the MK Dons
Posted on: 8th May 2014
Suzuki GB PLC becomes an official title partner to the MK Dons football club.
Suzuki at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show
Posted on: 26th Mar 2014
Suzuki Motor Corporation is unveiling the new European-specification CELERIO.
Triple crown for Swift Sport - 'Best Buy Hot Hatch
Posted on: 16th Jan 2014
Triple crown for Swift Sport - 'Best Buy Hot Hatch' at the 2014 What Car? Awards