New-generation Super Carry LCV makes world début in SA First LCV to be introduced by Suzuki Auto SA impressive 750 kg payload ensures exceptional utility Benefits from Suzuki’s established quality and durability.
The Suzuki Super Carry compact bakkie made its world debut in South Africa in 2016, and was the first market worldwide outside of India to introduce this pickup. The latest version of the Super Carry also became the first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) to be introduced by Suzuki Auto South Africa.
The ultra-compact bakkie, with its cab-over design and large load deck, has since became a popular choice for small business owners and entrepreneurs seeking a lightweight, user-friendly workhorse with exceptional load carrying capacity linked to low running costs.
At the same time, the Super Carry bene-fits from Suzuki Auto SA’s established dealer network, its enviable service reputation, and the renowned reliability of the marque’s vehicles.
Now in its 11th generation, the Super Carry was first launched in Japan back in 1961 under the Suzulight banner. Since then, it has become a popular and legendary small utility vehicle, not only in Japan, but also in a long list of export markets.
The latest Super Carry boasts an impressive payload of 750kg, together with a class-best load bay width of 1,49m, while a 175mm ground clearance allows the compact bakkie to go across challenging terrain. A turning circle of just 8,6m ensures exceptional agility and manoeuvrability, even in tight spaces.
Powering the new Super Carry is Suzuki’s tried and tested GB12 four-cylinder petrol engine. The multipoint fuel-injected unit has a maximum power output of 54kW at 6 000 rpm, combined with a
maximum range of 101Nm torque at 3 000 rpm. The gearbox is a five-speed manual powering the rear wheels.
The combination of low weight and an economical drivetrain makes the Super Carry the most fuel-efficient vehicle in its class, while also keeping running costs low, a factor that will be of particular importance to small enterprises.
The suspension combines the ride comfort of an independent front suspension featuring MacPherson struts and coil springs, with the robustness and load carrying capacity of a rigid axle and leaf springs at the rear.
The cab-over design allow for compact dimensions and a surprisingly spacious two-seater cabin. The Super Carry is just 3,8m long and 1,56m wide, yet features a load deck measuring a generous 2,18m x 1,49m. The raised seating position allows for superior visibility, adding to the vehicle’s overall ease of use.
The new Suzuki Super Carry is produced in India for the SA market and is on sale through Suzuki’s national dealer network. The Suzuki Super Carry includes a three-year or 100 000km warranty.
For more information on the Suzuki Super Carry, contact BB Suzuki Tzaneen at 015 307 3749 or visit the BB Suzuki Tzaneen dealership at Skirving Street.