Suzuki SXForce Concept

Four new vehicles are being showcased by Japanese automaker Suzuki at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. One of the vehicles which the automaker has unveiled at the 2007 Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show is the SXForce LIVE vehicle which according to the automaker has been inspired by sportsbikes.

The SXForce LIVE is the newest addition to the automakers LIVE Series which have become popular among automotive enthusiasts. Suzuki has been known to be one of the largest manufacturers of motorcycles. The company fused their engineering prowess in the manufacturing of four-wheeled and two-wheeled vehicles to come up with the SXForce.

The said vehicle was designed and built by Road Race Motorsports based in Santa Fe Springs in California. The heart of the SXForce is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine which produces as much as 250 horsepower. Said powerplant is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

On the outside, the SXForce LIVE has been given an eye-catching design. Two-wheeled and four-wheeled vehicle lovers would see the combination of sportsbike and sportscar in the SXForce. True to its designation as a vehicle for enthusiasts who live life on the edge, the vehicle is given a carbon fiber body panels. Flash Pearl White and Orange Metallic paint schemes makes the vehicle very visible on the road. These exterior design cues are enhanced by the addition of sportsbike-style side rearview mirrors and dual exhaust.

Gene Brown, the vice president of marketing and press relations at American Suzuki Automotive Operations, had this to say: “Suzuki always looks forward to SEMA because of its upbeat and somewhat irreverent energy. The overall enthusiasm for cars and for life that underlies the entire event meshes perfectly with our brand philosophy and parallels the passion infused into the concepts we have on display this year and the vehicles currently in our showrooms.”

The SXForce has a lot of features which can attract a lot of admirers. Said vehicle has a fully tuned performance suspension system making it stable on any road surface. It also has Formula One-style outlet grills which is not only for looks but helps air flow under the hood of the car. These are just some of the things that make the Suzuki SXForce Live a show-stealer at the SEMA Show.