Motor Corporation has unveiled the all-new S-Cross model for the European
market. The model will eventually make its way into India in 2022. The new
S-Cross makes a strong statement with bold, dynamic SUV styling complemented
with a spacious and versatile interior and 48V mild hybrid technology.
vehicle is being offered in the UK markets in new grades: Motion and Ultra. The
SUV is powered by a 1.4-litre K14D turbocharged petrol engine with Suzuki’s
renowned Boosterjet technology offers a wide spread of available torque of
235Nm available from 2,000rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual
AllGrip ‘Select’ four-wheel drive is available as standard equipment on Ultra
grade. Standard features for the global markets include a dual sensor brake
Support automated braking, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert,
traffic sign recognition and adaptive cruise control included as standard on
level of standard specification fitted to both new S-Cross grades include Apple
CarPlay & Android Auto smartphone link, keyless entry and start, dual-zone
auto air conditioning, heated front seats, front and rear parking sensors.
specification adds 360 view camera, leather upholstery, on-board navigation and
large sliding panoramic sunroof. The hybrid models include 12V, 48V, Higher
Voltage Hybrid and PHEV models. It is expected to be on sale in the UK in
S-Cross is produced at the Magyar Suzuki plant in Hungary which also produces
Vitara models for European markets as well as exports of both vehicles around
equipment for Motion is comprehensive and includes seven airbags, 17-inch
painted alloy wheels, three signature LED projector headlamps for low and high
beam, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, Traffic Sign
Recognition, Blind Spot Monitor, Adaptive Cruise Control with speed limiter,
keyless entry and start, dual zone auto air conditioning, heated front seats
and front and rear parking sensors.
up to Ultra adds 17-inch polished alloy wheels, leather seat upholstery,
integrated on-board navigation, panoramic sliding sunroof and further driver
safety and convenience with the fitment of a 360 view camera.
1.4-litre engine offers strong benefits in performance too with a 0-62mph
acceleration time of 9.5 seconds (2WD models) for both manual and automatic
transmissions and a maximum speed (where permitted) of 118mph.
48V Suzuki system is lightweight and consists of a lithium-ion battery,
Integrated Starter Generator (known as ISG) and 48V-12V (DC/DC) converter to
power components requiring lower voltage including lights, audio and air
conditioning. The ISG acts as both a generator and starter motor, is belt
driven and assists the petrol engine during vehicle take off for a higher level
of torque with 235Nm available from 2,000rpm and up to 3,000rpm.
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