Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Suzuki | posted October 02, 2015 18:54
Suzuki showcases the Ignis and Ignis Trail concepts for next month's auto show
Suzuki is set to make a strong statement at this year's Tokyo Motor Show as the company recently showcased another concept car ahead of the auto show. Called the Ignis concept, the compact car according to Suzuki will be able to switch between city life and the great outdoors.
Aesthetically, the car somehow resembles the earlier iM-4 concept that was shown at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The Ignis however has an increased ride height compared to the iM-4. Up front, it has circular headlight flanked by U-shaped daytime running lights, a shapely bumper with integrated foglights and a distinct grill design.
The side features flared wheel arches, black alloy wheels and a sleek rear window profile. The rear on the other hand has a body-integrated bumper, vertical taillights that come with a tailgate garnish and an oblong-shaped back window.
Aboard the concept car, hues of orange, gray and beige cover the cabin of the Ignis. Equipment-wise, it has a multifunction steering wheel, a tablet-inspired touchscreen infotainment system and what appears to be a climate control system.
Exact powertrain specifications were not listed however though the cabin image does show it has an automatic or CVT gearbox.
Aside from the standard Ignis concept, Suzuki will also be showing the off-road inspired Ignis Trail concept. Finished in white, it has red stripes with matching body accents on the grill and foglights, roof rails, a black-colored roof and red-on-black alloy wheels.
The cabin largely carries over but the seats are finished in white and black.
Like the earlier Ignis concept, details about the Ignis Trail's engine and transmission were not specified as well.