Suzuki car history

Suzuki car history, Suzuki’s heritage dates back to 1909 like Toyota. Company started by innovating looms. Still today over a hundred years later. Suzuki family member Osamu Suzuki is the CEO.

Osamu Suzuki CEO

In 1952 Suzuki made the decision to diversify and like other companies including BMW and Honda, company quickly advanced to building motorcycles. Then soon followed it with the first mass production Suzuki car. The Suzu lite which contributed to the motorization of Japan in the fifties.

In 1965 company produced their first outboard boat motor since then Suzuki marine engines are the unprecedented six-time winners of the coveted marine manufacturers Innovation Award. 

Starting with the Mount Fuji Hill Climb in 1953 and since Suzuki introduced the GSXR line in 1985 they have become the best-selling sport bikes in America.

Suzuki also competes in the World Rally championships with a specially raised prepared SX4 rally car.

Suzuki holds the world’s record in the Pikes peak Hill Climb and has won at the last five years in a row and a Kizashi just recently set a world land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats and that heritage goes into every vehicle we make. Whether it’s to help you get your kids safely to school or to compete at 210 miles an hour on the MotoGP Grand Prix circuit.

In a country where quality is king Suzuki has been the best-selling car in Japan six out of seven years, outstanding quality and long-lasting dependability of one of the most trusted brands in the world. Company employs more than 45,000 people worldwide. Distributes vehicles in over 120 countries has worldwide automotive sales totaling nearly 3 million vehicles each year. Building long-lasting quality vehicles that people enjoy is something Suzuki has prided itself on since day one.

Suzuki is also at the forefront of producing the next generation of low emission vehicles case in point is the Swift plug-in hybrid. It’s similar to the Chevrolet Volt and will offer exceptional economy and near zero emissions a winning combination. 

Suzuki engineers outstanding quality durability and reliability to every car, truck and SUV we build and we also make certain that all of our vehicles are fun to drive. We are after all Suzuki we wouldn’t build them any other way. 

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