Suzuki eWX concept global debut at Tokyo

Suzuki eWX concept seems to target Japanese Kei car owners looking to transition to an EV.

By Akbar Merchant, Autocar India calendar 10 Oct 2023 Views icon3844 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Suzuki will bring a slew of concepts at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show 2023. We've already brought you details about the eVX EV SUV coming to the event along with the all-new Swift that will see a world premiere. Suzuki will also bring a tiny eWX EV concept at the show that previews a future city EV hatchback.

Suzuki eWX previews future city EV
Going by its 3.4-metre length, the eWX concept seems to be aimed at existing Kei car buyers in Japan who would like to switch to an EV. The vehicle still has a lot of concept-like styling cues all around. The overall styling, however, looks a bit WagonR-ish but as far as dimensions go, the concept is even smaller than the S-Presso sold in our market. 

The dual-tone exterior theme runs across the body and there are subtle fluorescent trims on all sides to add to the concept’s appeal. The front is slab-sided with C-shaped headlamps and a closed-off grille, and the wheel covers also get a funky look with subtle fluorescent highlights. The upright rear again features C-shaped tail-lamps and a slab-sided tailgate to complete the boxy look.

Suzuki has not shared any powertrain details as yet, but it will be safe to expect a single-motor setup. The brand has claimed that this concept can deliver a 230km range.

Will Suzuki eWX come to India?
Not anytime soon. Maruti is readying a Creta-sized SUV, which will essentially be the production version of the eVX concept. Read more on that here.

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