Suzuki announced to the presence of new faces Suzuki Escudo (Grand Vitara) in 2013. American Suzuki Public Relations staff has also informs and said that the official announcement will be delivered later this month.
They also confirmed that it will retain the Grand Vitara spare tire in the stern, plus an additional pair on the left mirror hood. Then, the face is more sporty, as well as the layout of the rim and a slightly lowered the spare tire will dominate the facelift of this SUV.
The new design seems indeed to confirm the impression that he is a crossover than an SUV, although there are allegations that Suzuki will not remove the transfer case and the use of typical low gear ratio 4×4 SUV.
Grand Escudo Japanese market sold in North America and Chile as the Suzuki XL-7. In Australia and Europe it is marketed as Grand Vitara XL-7.
Especially for the Japanese market, the Grand Vitara “Facelift” will have a special edition X-Adventure that includes a sunroof, stability control, 18-inch rims, as well as air-seat interior that looks black suede with contrasting red stitching, and leather wrap steering wheel and gear lever.