The little car that punches above its weight… and price!
This is the second generation Suzuki Ignis introduced in 2017. It’s most recent update saw a facelift with a revised bumper and brighter grille and most importantly, a mild hybrid power unit. The Ignis slots between the Alto and Swift in the Suzuki range, but borrows a little SUV DNA from siblings Jimny and Vitara. As such, it has 180mm of ground clearance despite its tiny size, and of course is available with automatic all-wheel drive.Continue reading “Suzuki Ignis Review”
Does hybridisation improve an already-great family SUV?
The immensely likeable and usable Suzuki Vitara is now a hybrid. However those that know, know that the Vitara is normally a surprisingly enjoyable drive, with good steering, decent dynamics and useful around town performance – plus it comes with an excellent manual gearbox. So should the alarm bells be ringing?Continue reading “Suzuki Vitara Hybrid Review”
Sport lives up to the Swift name, hybrid makes it thrifty and yet…
You either love the little Suzuki Swift, or it’s not on your radar. It’s one of those cars that once you have tried it, driven it, lived with it a while, you’ll swear by it. The fourth generation Suzuki Swift has been around since 2017 and maintained the sheer charm, usability and fun drive that keeps the Swift’s loyal following intact and growing.Continue reading “2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid”
BCG Bulletin: News roundup and opinion on the latest from the car industry.
29092020 #BCGBulletin – That grille on the BMW M3 and M4 is the least of your concerns, plus how the post-opulent Ghost is anything but, new EVs from VW & Honda, sporty versions of the Peugeot 508 and Ford Puma.
To mark Pakistan’s 73rd Independence Day – I pick the nation’s most important cars
In honour of Pakistan’s 73rd Independence day, I thought I’d pick the 10 most important cars for Pakistan’s motorists and car enthusiasts – to do this I enlisted the help of a few friends – so shout-out and thanks to Mohsin Ikram, Muhammad Arsalan Bela, Shahzad Majid, Shamy Khuhro, Reza Adil, Ali Adil, Farrukh Ahmed, Shaheer Hakki, and Danish Ali – yep the famous YouTube comedian, he’s a car guy too!Continue reading “Pakistan Independence Day & its Greatest Cars!”
Latest Brown Car Guy Update 12032020 #BCGDaily
My features ‘7 Best Suzukis Ever made’ was recently posted on DriveTribe – link below – here are my greatest memories of Suzukis since I started out in motoring journalist. Includes Alto, Swift, Vitara and Jimny.
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Here’s my full written review of the Suzuki Jimny
I have been waiting two years to do a full review on the new Suzuki Jimny. It’s had people lining up around the block to get one since its launch in 2018, thanks to the adorable, yet too-cool-for-cute looks that make it appear tough yet tonka toy-like. It’s akin to a mini Mercedes G-Wagen and in fact you can get body kits that convert it to look like one – they love those in the Middle East.