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Suzuki Alto (CL11)

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Suzuki Alto (CL11V/CL21V/CL22V/CM11V/CM21V/CM22V/CN11S/CN21S/CR22S/CP11S/CP21S/CS22S). 1988–94 (prod. n/a). 3- and 5-door sedan, 3-door sedan with sliding side doors, 4-door sedan with sliding right door, 3-door van. F/F, F/A, 547, 657 cm³ (I3 OHC), 547, 657 cm³ (I3 DOHC). Third-generation Alto had much longer wheelbase—the longest in the class at the time—with 0·5 from Cervo. Range featured a three-door model with sliding doors, the Slide Slim. No Fronte sister car this time. Sporting Works model offered from 1989, with wilder versions, including turbocharged ones; Works R (1992) developed for Japanese rallying. The smaller engine was deleted from the Alto range in 1990, with larger F6A supplanted. Driver’s airbag available, the first in the segment. Slide Slim idea extended to an asymmetric sedan that year, with single sliding door on driver’s side and standard two doors on passengers’. High-roof van with large rear windows for civilian market in 1991, dubbed the Hustle, in the spirit of the 2CV Fourgonette. Mid-term changes 1991 with minor changes. Spawned the Daewoo Tico.

Manufacturing location: Japan

Marque: Suzuki | Model: Suzuki Alto | Predecessor: Suzuki Alto (CA71V) | Successor: Suzuki Alto (HA11)

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