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Subsequent-gen Suzuki S-Cross: 5 issues to be careful for | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Revealed On Nov 20, 2021 09:30:00 AM

The upcoming S-Cross appears to be a grounds-up new car.

The worldwide debut of the next-gen Suzuki S-Cross is true across the nook, slated for November 25. Quite a few spy photographs have already surfaced on the web giving us a transparent take a look at the upcoming SUV. The brand new S-Cross will boast a very new design inside out, together with up to date underpinnings. So listed here are 5 key issues that you have to be understanding concerning the upcoming Suzuki S-Cross. 

1. A lot larger and extra SUV-ish than its predecessor

Despite the fact that the precise dimensions of the brand new S-Cross haven’t been revealed but, only a look on the spy footage is sufficient to counsel that the brand new S-Cross will likely be significantly bigger than its predecessor. It seems wider, taller and extra upright than the outgoing S-Cross, and whereas the latter was extra like a crossover, the brand new S-Cross is definitely extra SUV-ish with a boxier silhouette. In typical SUV trend, it will get black physique cladding on all sides and over the wheel arches. It additionally will get silver skid plates on the bumpers. 

 

2. Fully refreshed exterior design

The design of the next-gen S-Cross is a full departure from the outgoing mannequin. It will get a very new entrance finish with a a lot bigger grille with honeycomb-like sample. The grille is flanked by modern and classy headlamps on both facet with tri-beam LED components, joined by a thick chrome strip working via the grille with the Suzuki emblem within the centre. The entrance bumper includes a utterly new design for the fog lamps and its surrounds, and is effectively sculpted as effectively. The general frontal styling of the S-Cross resembles the XL6 in some elements and provides it a household look. 

In profile, the brand new S-Cross will get beefier cladding and rides on trendy new twin 5-spoke alloy wheels. The window line gently slopes upwards and even will get a chrome garnish. On the rear, the S-Cross will get new wraparound taillights which are linked by a black strip, an built-in roof spoiler and an upright boot. 

 

3. New interiors, extra tech and ADAS anticipated

Up to now, the spy photographs have solely previewed the outside design of the next-gen S-Cross, and we’re but to get a glimpse of the inside. That mentioned, similar to the outside, the inside of the brand new S-Cross is anticipated to be utterly revised with a brand new design, new supplies and extra options. Among the up to date options might embody a bigger infotainment display screen, wi-fi telephone connectivity and linked automobile tech. 

The spy photographs additionally reveal that the brand new S-Cross will include ADAS sensors on its bumpers, which implies it might get options like adaptive cruise management, computerized emergency braking, blind spot detection, lane hold help and extra. Actually, the outgoing S-Cross was already supplied with a couple of ADAS options, corresponding to AEB and adaptive cruise management in European markets. 

4. Platform and powertrain choices 

Technical particulars of the new-gen S-Cross are nonetheless scarce. Nonetheless, unconfirmed studies counsel that it’ll proceed with an up to date model of the World C platform, the identical one which underpins the current-gen mannequin.

As for its engine choices, globally, the brand new S-Cross will probably proceed to be powered by the 1.4-litre turbocharged BoosterJet petrol with 48V mild-hybrid know-how. In some European markets, the S-Cross is even supplied with Suzuki’s AllGrip Choose 4-wheel Drive system. In markets like India, the S-Cross is obtainable with a 1.5-litre petrol engine with 12V mild-hybrid know-how and that, too, is anticipated to be carried ahead unchanged. 

 

5. Will it come to India?

Following its international debut on November 25, the brand new Suzuki S-Cross will first go on sale within the European markets. As of now, there’s no official phrase on if and when the next-gen S-Cross might be slated for our shores. Nonetheless, given the truth that the present S-Cross in India has utterly been swallowed by its extra up to date and premium rivals, the Suzuki S-Cross might be on playing cards for India for a 2022-’23 launch.

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