Suzuki has been launched the new automatic variant of the Suzuki Vitara SUV in the South African market at ZAR 313,900. The new automatic option is introduced based on the 2WD GL+ variant while the previous automatic option is exclusively offered on the high-end variant of GLX.
The South Africa specific Vitara SUV is to be powered by the 1.6-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine, which is rated at 120hp of maximum power and the torque of 156Nm. The Suzuki Vitara is available with the torque converter of 6-speed automatic gearbox to deliver the power to the front wheels. Additionally, the 5-speed manual transmission is offered in both ALLGRIP AWD and 2WD variants.
The Vitara GL+ is available with the high range of features, including Bluetooth connectivity, USB, halogen projector headlamps, cruise control, keyless entry, single zone automatic AC, 4-speaker audio system, fabric seat upholstery, 16-inch alloy wheels, as well.
As per the reports, the Vitara is to be launched in 2018, but till the date there is no confirmation from Maruti Suzuki. Apart from this, Maruti Suzuki has introduced the new compact SUV in India under the same brand name and the largest carmaker has confirmed to launch the petrol versions of Vitara Brezza in the Indian market.