Suzuki release more SX4 details
- 19th July 2006, 8:30am
Suzuki has released initial technical details of the SX4 World Rally car, which is shorter than all other World Rally Cars, except for the Skoda Fabia WRC.
At 2525mm, the wheelbase is shorter than Fabia and also marginally shorter than the Subaru Impreza. A five-speed gearbox is used, the suspension is MacPherson strut with coil springs all round.
The turbocharged engine has a capacity of 1997cc, in line with other World Rally Cars. However, the bore and stroke remain confidential. The specification is fundamentally similar to its competitors.
The new Suzuki team has been called the 'Suzuki World Rally Team', which, like future rival Subaru, has an acronym of SWRT!
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