Suzuki Authentics Concept and GW250S make world premiere: Shanghai 2013
Suzuki at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show, showed their new cars, Alto, Swift, SX4, Kizashi, Jimny, Grand Vitara, along with Hayabusa, and Boulevard M109R motorcycles. But, the star of the show, were the two world premieres, Suzuki Authentics Concept and GW250S.
Suzuki had teased photos of their upcoming Authentics Concept, late last month. Now having taken the wraps off their new car, at the Shanghai Motor Show 2013, it may be seen that this C Segment concept model is expected to be quite a hit in Chinese markets. Images here are credit to AutoHome.
Sitting on a long wheelbase and low overall height, the vehicle sports a strong character line giving an appearance of wind cutting due to its curved surface. Suzuki Authentics Concept has been designed by Suzuki along with Chonqing Changan Suzuki of China. This vehicle, in the C segment sedan class is expected to be a crowd puller when it makes its way into Chinese markets in 2014.
The vehicle sports some styling cues from the S Cross concept which was showcased at the Paris Motor Show in 2012. It is large and spacious offering increased legroom in the rear cabin area as this is particularly in demand in Chinese markets. Its engines will be borrowed from the new Suzuki SX4 which was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year.
Speaking about the new GW250S, Suzuki says, that this is an additional spec of the already available motorcycle GW250. The engine remains same, while this new motorcycle gets a sportier images thanks to half-fairing.