Vi­tara cel­e­brates its 30th an­niver­sary

South Western Times - - Wheels -

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.

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