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2021 Suzuki Swift in Australia from September

Suzuki Australia has confirmed its 2021 Swift hatchback will arrive in local showrooms in September – and the Swift Sport will be here in June. While pricing for the GL and GLX Swift will be announced later in the year, Suzuki has confirmed the Sport variant will start from $26,990 plus on-road costs. This represents a price increase of $1500 for the sportier version...

New Suzuki Swift breaks cover ahead of its arrival in a few months

The facelifted Suzuki Swift hatch has appeared online months before it is due to arrive in Australian showrooms. The images of the updated Suzuki Swift show subtle styling changes to the nose and tail. In addition to a flash of chrome in the grille and a different bend in the rear bumper, the 2021 Suzuki Swift is expected to get minor technology updates such as blind-zone warning, rear cross-traffic alert and a digital speed display in the instrument cluster...

Around the tracks: An amphibious Suzuki Jimny, Paul Walker's BMW E30 M3 and a 300km/h joy ride

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Suzuki owners caught behaving badly in two different viral videos

Suzuki cars have been the subject two separate viral videos this month, with a Suzuki Jimny caught using a pedestrian bridge to make a U-turn in China, while a Suzuki Swift in Poland was captured flying through the air in a mind-blowing roundabout accident...

Around the tracks: A tiny-wheeled Hummer, a Cybertruck camper and a Rolls-Royce design competition

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Series II coming in May

The Suzuki Swift Sport pocket rocket will be getting a round of updates in May. The Series II model gets blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert safety systems, plus heated side mirrors. Outside there's a new hero orange/black two-tone paint option, and inside a digital speedo will be added. There are no mechanical changes, meaning the 103kW/230Nm 1...

A five-door Suzuki Jimny is in development - report

A five-door version of the Suzuki Jimny appears to be in development, with a larger take on the tiny off-roader reportedly on the cards for the model's launch in India in 2021. According to a report from Autocar India, the Jimny will make its debut in that market not as the three-door version we're familiar with in Australia, but as an upsized five-door iteration...

Beat the bowser: five of the most economical new cars under $20,000

The price of petrol might be hitting 20-year lows but as night follows day the cost will go up. As many motorists look to save money amid the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve compiled a list of five of the most economical new cars under $20,000...

Suzuki Jimny offered as ute by New Zealand dealer

A New Zealand Suzuki dealer is offering customers a ute version of its already-cutesie Jimny, as reported by Driven. For willing customers, the Whanganui dealer will chop the rear end to fit an enclosed flat-deck tray, revised tail lights and interior trim pieces to suit. The best part? The conversion is certified...

New automatic cars priced under $20,000 in Australia

There's an old saying that you should spend three months' salary on an engagement ring. According to consumer advice site finder.com.au, a similar rule applies when buying new cars. Ideally, it suggests, you shouldn't spend more than 15 per cent of your annual income on the purchase price of a car...

2020 Suzuki Swift Sport gets 48V mild hybrid in Europe

The Suzuki Swift Sport hot (ish) hatch has picked up an electrified petrol engine in Europe that cuts fuel use and CO2 emissions by six per cent, helping its maker meet Euro 6 requirements. It also appears to offer less power and more weight than before, countered in part by an additional slab of low-down torque through electric assistance that promises to make it as responsive in most situations, and smoother from idle...