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The 2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport was revealed just as the 2010 New York Auto Show is about to open its doors for the press.

The 2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport will be offered with the GTS and SLS trim levels and sales in US are scheduled to start in August. 

Available with a number of styling elements that make it look a bit more aggressive, the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport features a new fascia with a chromed grille and lower grille, side sills extensions, a small boot lid spoiler, custom 18 inclh alloys, and a 10 mm lowered ride height.

At the interior the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport gets a sport steering wheel wrapped in perforated leather, new stitching for the leather seats, and various other upgrades.

The 2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport price will get announced as the sale date approaches.

Suzuki press release :

NEW YORK (March 30, 2010) - American Suzuki Motor Corp. (ASMC) arrivesin Manhattan - a city known for and populated by its many imports - forthe global introduction of its 2011 Kizashi Sport at this year's NewYork International Auto Show. Offered exclusively on Kizashi GTS andSLS trim levels, Suzuki's new 'Sport' variant of its sleek andsophisticated sport sedan is scheduled to go on sale in the UnitedStates this August. Pricing for the all-new 2011 Kizashi Sport will beannounced closer to the vehicle's arrival in dealer showrooms.



"We've been thrilled with an enthusiastic reaction to the 2010 Kizashi,and we look forward to offering sport sedan buyers the newest iterationof our stylish sport sedan later this year," said Koichi Suzuki,executive vice president American Suzuki Automotive Operations. "TheKizashi Sport provides us with an opportunity to build on the sportsedan's short-term accomplishments and further engage drivingenthusiasts looking for an affordable alternative to luxury performancevehicles."

Based on the recently introduced 2010 Kizashi (pronounced"Kee-Zah-Shee"), already acclaimed for its near-luxury content andEuro-tuned platform, the 2011 Kizashi Sport moves the excitement meterupward with a host of external mods. These include a more muscularfront fascia (with chrome accents) and lower grille, body side sillextensions, lower body side molding with chrome accents, a trunkmounted spoiler, custom light weight 18-inch alloy wheels and a 10mmlower ride height for a combination of better aerodynamics and a lowercenter of gravity for enhanced grip and sharper handling.

Inside, the new Kizashi gets a distinctive designed sport steeringwheel with perforated leather grip and contrasting stitching on theleather seats, shifter boot and emergency brake boot (when equippedwith black leather interior). Interior upgrades speak to the Kizashi'ssporting intent, with form-fitting sport seats and driver-centriccockpit.
2010 Kizashi

The 2010 Kizashi is available in four trim levels, ranging from thewell-equipped entry-level Kizashi S priced between $18,999 for FWD and$21,899 for AWD, to the luxuriously appointed SLS model ranging from$24,499 for FWD M/T to $26,899 for AWD Continuously VariableTransmission (CVT). Prices do not include the $735 destination andhandling charge.
2010 SX4 SportBack

In addition, Suzuki will showcase America's most affordable "HotHatch", the all-new 2010 Suzuki SX4 SportBack. Sharing its baseconfiguration with the all-wheel-drive SX4 Crossover, the SX4 SportBackoffers an all-new 2.0-liter engine delivering 150 horsepower with itsstandard six-speed manual transmission. For those with a preference foraction with less interaction, a performance-tuned CVT (with paddleshifters) is optional. Suzuki's new hot hatch also features an aeropackage, larger rear, fog lamps, spoiler, lower ride package (whencompared to the SX4 Crossover) with KYB performance shocks, keylessstart, stability control, all-new instrument cluster and aclass-exclusive standard navigation system.
2010 Suzuki Auto Product Line

Suzuki Auto's versatile line of vehicles includes the spiritedfour-door SX4 Sport, all-wheel-drive five-door SX4 Crossover, refinedGrand Vitara compact SUV, award-winning Equator pickup truck andall-new 2010 Kizashi and SX4 SportBack. Every vehicle in the lineprovides Suzuki's standout virtues of durability, leading-edge styleand high-end features at very competitive prices. All 2010 Suzukiautomobiles are backed by America's #1 Warranty: a100,000-mile/seven-year, fully transferable, zero-deductible powertrainlimited warranty.
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