29 Dec '14, 6am
Suzuki Alto Turbo RS concept for Tokyo Auto Salon
You just saw the eighth-gen Suzuki Alto ; a hotter sister is nigh. The Suzuki Alto Turbo RS concept you see above is on the Tokyo Auto Salon guest list, obviously previewing a turbocharged version of the JDM Alto that could be in showrooms by March. It’s not uncommon for the Japs to sport up their offerings for the Tokyo Auto Salon – as such, the concept’s ‘RS’ moniker makes us wonder if Suzuki has in mind just a regular turbocharged Alto, or that plus a sportier RS version to top the range. Or will there just be a Turbo RS? We see chrome-surrounded projector headlamps bridged by a double bar, three horizontal grille louvres instead of the normal Alto’s four vertical ones, plus a more aggressive-looking front bumper containing fog lamps, a blacked-out lower intake and a red front lip. Equally red are the mirror caps and 17-inch alloys. The turbo should boost the regular Al...