Tokyo Exhibition Reveals Suzuki's Promising Future
The horizon looks promising, especially for Suzuki enthusiasts, as Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) unveils its ambitious vision at the Japan Mobility Show in Tokyo. This inaugural event serves as a global gathering ground, bringing together over 475 organisations worldwide. Among them are start-ups and collaborative efforts exploring the frontiers of personal mobility, robotics, and even flying cars.
Suzuki made a grand entrance at the show by unveiling the first concept model of the upcoming Suzuki Swift. This Swift Concept represents a captivating blend of design continuity with fresh, innovative features. It boasts a range of high-efficiency engines that deliver impressive power and promise improved fuel efficiency compared to the current models.
What sets the Swift Concept apart is its advanced technological arsenal. From the dual-sensor brake support to the adaptive high-beam light system and the cutting-edge driver-monitoring design, it's clear that Suzuki is committed to delivering vehicles that are not only lightweight and compact but also incredibly safe, setting new benchmarks in dynamic and passive safety.
Sharing the spotlight with the Swift Concept are other impressive models like the eVX Concept and a line-up of all-new electric vehicles, including the Spacia, eWX, and eEVERY Concept. The eVX Concept has garnered attention since its debut at the Auto Expo 2023 in India. In Tokyo, it's now showcased with a complete interior and comprehensive technical details about its electronically controlled 4x4 system, enhancing its reputation as a true-blue overlanding vehicle.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has set ambitious goals to introduce at least six battery electric vehicle (BEV) ranges by 2030 in Japan and India and an additional five BEVs in Europe within the same timeframe.
However, Suzuki's vision extends beyond electric cars, SUVs, and commercial vehicles. The company unveiled a new generation of electric motorcycles and outboard motors at the Japan Mobility Show. This exciting line-up includes the all-electric e-Burgman scooter and a futuristic hydrogen-powered concept model from the same scooter family.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced its plans to launch its first fully electric motorcycles and outboard motors in the upcoming financial year. Furthermore, they are developing eight different BEV motorcycles by 2030 and six electric outboard motor ranges. The company is also exploring using carbon-neutral fuels for its internal combustion models.
The Japan Mobility Show is slated to run until November 5th, offering an extended opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in Suzuki's innovative showcases. Suzuki Auto South Africa has promised to provide more updates on the new Swift, eVX Concept, and a range of other captivating concept and production models as the event unfolds.