2016 Paris Motor Show: Suzuki Unveils India-Bound S-Cross Facelift

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Suzuki has showcased the S-Cross facelift at the 2016 Paris Motor Show stamping its authority as a global car. The S-Cross was launched in India in 2015 through Maruti's Nexa premium outlets and the new 2017 S-Cross is expected to hit the Indian shores early next year.

The S-Cross had a mixed response in India and the facelift seems to be different and thecustomer could be treated to a new visually conscious S-Cross. The facelifted S-Cross features a new prominent grille with multiple vertical slats pushing it further as a premium car.

Gone are the slung look of the front profile, the new S-Cross looks more imposing and bolder and the with the chrome finish, the car looks grand. The headlight looks a lot more established with the LED fitments and is the same with the taillights.

On the interior, most of the feel remains the same except for new fabric and a double sliding panoramic glass sunroof. The new S-Cross will come with features like sat-nav system, a rear parking camera, front and rear parking proximity sensors and dual automatic climate control. The DRLs looks a lot more prominent and the 2017 S-Cross comes with heated door mirrors.

Under the hood is the main change, the European bound S-Cross is powered by the Boost Jet petrol engine, a 1.0-litre turbocharged mill which churns out 111bhp and 170Nm of torque. Also seen is the 1.4-litre Booster Jet engine which produces an impressive 138bhp and 220Nm of torque.

As for the oil burner, the 2017 S-Cross will be powered by the 1.6-litre diesel engine which is seen in the current model which develops 118bhp and 320Nm of torque. There is also the 1.3-litre 89bhp diesel unit which could make it to the Indian shores.

Story first published: Friday, September 30, 2016, 11:52 [IST]
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