Suzuki is a public company of Japanese origin that specializes in vehicle manufacturing. This multinational corporation was founded by Michio Suzuki in year 1909 and has it’s headquarter base at Hamamatsu in Japan.
Suzuki as a brand deals in manufacturing various automobile, marine engines, four-wheel drives, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and wheelchairs. During its early years the company manufactured weaving looms for silk industry. First thirty-years of brand Suzuki were focused on production and further development of these machines.
Later Michio Suzuki decided to diversify from looms as he became aware of rising demands towards cars. In year 1937, Suzuki started with his new project and within a span of just two years he had prototype compact cars. These motor vehicles included four-cylinder engine that generated horsepower of 13 and had aluminium gearbox.
After World-War, Japan needed personal transportation that was affordable and dependable. By year 1954, it was manufacturing nearly 6,000 motorcycles every month. In year 1955, its first successful automobile Suzuki Suzulight was launched. Its vital features included steering of pinion and rack, four-wheel independent-suspension and front-wheel drive. Its extended product line-up included truck production in year 1961. This grew to include Fronte and Fronte 800.
70s saw debut of Jimny, sport-utility vehicle with later products like Alto and LJ80. Early 2000 saw brand Suzuki working on its vehicles by improving features and specifications of their models and evolving them.
Suzuki brand became interested in concept automobiles. In year 2001, it launched GSX-R/4 fitted with inline-4 engine and 175 horsepower. At Tokyo Motor Show in year 2007, brand Suzuki launched its new concept car Pixy+SSC. Pixy is personal transport with single seat and enclosed three-wheels. Suzuki Concept X launched at North American International Auto Show in year 2005 and was mainly for younger generation. It later evolved in a second-generation new vehicle named XL7.
Suzuki Aerio Sedan was in market from year 2002 till year 2007 and had all-wheel drive and spacious cabin. This compact vehicle was introduced as a sedan and a hatchback-wagon with four-doors. Other vital features of this versatile vehicle included folding-rear seats, cargo capacity of 64 cubic-feet, inline-4 cylinder with 2.0 litre engine and 2.3 litre displacement. Suzuki Equator was in production from years 2009 till 2012 and was a highly-regarded pick-up with V6 engine.
G 70 debuted at Tokyo Motor Show in year 2011 as Regina but was later renamed. It is a next generation concept car. This lighter and smaller vehicle has a turbo-gasoline engine with variable transmission and 3.1 litre/kilolitre fuel mileage.
Q-Concept was introduced at Tokyo Motor Show in year 2011. It is a bubble car with both passenger and driver traversing in tandem and was mainly for short journey. In year 2015 at Geneva Motor Show, iK-2 concept was unveiled by brand Suzuki. It is a hatchback that will have a global market. Another vehicle launched by the company during this motor show was iM-4 concept. This 4*4 SUV will start producing its units from year 2016.
Suzuki as an automaker brand emphasizes on affordability and worth. In terms of production it was one of the biggest brands with world-wide network. It has always crafted vehicles that are reliable and qualitative.