Suzuki Fronte

March 8th, 2015 · 0 Comments · Suzuki

The Suzuki Fronte car is launched in March 1962 as the sedan version of the Suzulight Van. The nameplate is used for Suzuki’s Kei car sedans and other commercial-use vehicles until it was replaced by the name of Alto (from used commercial vehicles) in September 1988.

Suzuki Fronte Coupe

In September 1971 came to the sperm, Giugiaro designed Suzuki Fronte Coupe, the precursor to the Suzuki Cervo is a list of well known. Giugiaro concept at first was a revised version of the one-design box he had used “Rowan Elettrica” ​​city car of 1967 Suzuki then modified design, changing the proportions and added decorations. Based on the Stingray “LC10 II” model, the Fronte Coupe only ever offered a water cooled rear-mounted LC10W engine. Although initially only available as a two-Seater, these gradually turning into a four-Seater versions. The first only two versions were available, the GE and luxurious GX (or rent / GXR models equipped with tires straight), both with 37 PS (27 kW) version of the LC10W

Suzuki Fronte LC20

In July 1973 Suzuki Fronteold as it was the location of a Suzuki Fronte LC20. “Oval Shell” Its rounded design was a great departure from its predecessor, the 1970 Datsun Cherry E10. The foundation, however, has never been the same, retaining water cooled engines and suspension from the LC10 with a 20 mm longer wheelbase (2030 mm). Overall measurements, dictated by the regulations Kei-car, sat 2995 × 1295 mm. The air-cooled engines were discontinued, and the code of the engine was changed to LC20. Radiator is mounted up front.

The Perse were very limited, no more pieces in color. A Suzuki Fronte front sour strange-looking cried at the end of the rear ovoid, culminating in an engine cover perforated at least 50 vent openings. On rear fenders two louvered vents allow air engine compartment; the one on the right opens to allow access to the fuel filler. Finally, the frameless opening rear glass measure hatchback.

A first big for Suzuki was the availability of a four-door version, back to competing offerings from Daihatsu, Subaru, and the Honda. During three engines, 2 body styles and several different levels of equipment, the nearly was on offer: two -door GU, GD, GH, GC, GT, GT type II, and four-door FU, FD, FH, FC, FT. In July 1974 37 hp GT engine was downgraded 35 PS, and 31 and 34 PS versions of the unit 32 PS. The low-powered 31 and 32 PS models had single Solex carburetors instead of triple units used by the more powerful models. The LC20 was taken out of production in May 1976, although the basic layout departments will continue to be in use for the SS10 successful (Suzuki Fronte 7-S) series.

Suzuki Fronte Hatch

On April, 1973 LS30 “Fronte Hatch” instead LS20 Suzuki Fronte Van. It used 28 hp two-cylinder-cycle water-cooled 359 cc L50 engine, and it seems Carry and Jimny and was of a front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout. The Draw was available in four levels of equipment, from the “E” very basic which lacked even the heater, with a “B” and “D” range topping “T” version. To be more comfortable LS20 Van replaced, the Hatch had headrests for both front seats and got the same dashboard as’ Sting Ray “Fronte (start with two). Although called” LS30 “, the code Hatch’s chassis remained LS20 as its predecessor.

By December 1974, the car lost “Fronte” edging, but retained the name Fronte in property. And in 1974 (May), the cleaning gases to fit 50? (1975) emissions rules, but the power was down 26 PS. The basic “E” version ended. Cosmetic changes first in the 360 ​​series Hatch was undergoing conversion trunklid accept the license plates (330 × 165 mm) law for January 1, 1975. In export markets, the Suzuki Fronte was also available with a rear side window panel. model year of 1976 lost one of the horses, as emissions gradually tightened laws, and Draw received a new grille, taillights were held in place by screws two rather than three, and C-pillar logo was altered. A more elegant “Custom” model and sent them out for 1976.

New thinking Kei car regulations, in July 1976 Draw extended length of 3190mm, all before the firewall. The Suzuki Fronte front new and great new Bumpers was already odd-looking car even stranger. Now Suzuki Fronte Hatch 55 (or 550), it received a three-cylinder 539 cc LJ50 engine, which was de-smogged L50 engine with cylinder extra victories on: it was known as the T5A / T5B other applications. A new model code SH10, remained virtually unchanged and the difference was only the rear, a new larger bumper, and a change Rag single for the rear gate for availability. Power remained 25 PS as per the end of the 360 ​​hatches, but torque was up. The system was also set for the B, D, and T models, with T found Chromed rather than Bumpers painted. For 1979 renamed Standard, Deluxe, and Super Deluxe. The Draw was succeeded in May 1979 by the SS30 Alto.

Suzuki Fronte 71 GT

Suzuki Fronte 71 GT

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