Vitara celebrates its 30th anniversary
The Suzuki Vitara has this year celebrated its 30th anniversary since the model’s global introduction in 1988.
The small-medium Suzuki SUV crossover has been a huge success, with more than 3.65 million sales in 191 countries and territories around the world.
In light of this, a Vitara 30th Year Anniversary Edition has just arrived in Australia with only 350 units available.
Based on the Vitara RT-S model, the anniversary edition has stylish chrome daytime running light (DRL) surrounds, chrome door guards front and rear, and a polished rear boot lip protector. Inside, there’s added comfort from a centre armrest console between the two front seats.
A special 30th Anniversary Edition emblem lets others know your Vitara is something out of the ordinary. Expect the interior to be fitted with the comfort of a centre armrest console.
Suzuki Australia general manager – Automobile, Michael Pachota said a celebration of the anniversary reinstates for Australian consumers Suzuki’s exceptional value for money in the SUV segment.
“The Vitara has been an excellent competitor within the Australia SUV market for its outstanding reliability, low running costs and sleek design,” Mr Pachota said.
“The introduction of the 30th Year Anniversary Edition will suit those seeking a city SUV with exceptional value for money.”
The Suzuki Vitara RT-S starts at $23,990 driveaway.
In Australia, the Vitara has been awarded Drive’s Best City SUV for three years running with the Vitara RT-S in 2015, followed by the Vitara Turbo in 2016 and 2017.
For more information on the Vitara 30th Year Anniversary Edition, pop into Wallace Motors at 35 Spencer Street, Bunbury or call them on 9721 4949. The first-generation Vitara was lighter than any other off-roader available at the time.
Suzuki Vitara stands out with its use of chrome its DRL surrounds, door guards front, as well as a polished rear boot lip protector.
The taut contours of the Vitara in 1998 (gen-2) conveyed a sense of stability after being inherited from the previous generation.