Suzuki Vitara X-90 (1996): Sport, targa and SUV
What are you looking at? With a slogan so bold and successful both arrived in dealerships in April 1996 one of the most peculiar and strange cars have left the factory Suzuki. If you are not familiar and you think you've never met any of them down the street do not worry. Its production lasted just over a year and most (about 7,205) were exported to the US market.
Its about Suzuki Vitara X-90, something like a todocamino two-seater sports car that aspired to. Ahead of the launch of the second generation Suzuki Vitara, this Japanese commercial venture intended to launch an attractive model designed to enjoy leisure time with the added advantage of the virtues of their off-road SUV.
They opted for a three bodies and body very compact, with just 3.7 meters long. A small rear overhang topped with a spoiler gives access to cargo space, low and insufficient for the X-90 could be considered fairly practical, among other things because there spare wheel complete that sacrificed much of its business volume was staying.
For descapotarlo they chose a solution targa hardtop type T-Section, ie with a fixed bar in the center. Once removed, the roof could stay perfectly in the trunk for a stroll and enjoy the open.
This particular SUV was launched with two alternatives RWD and AWD, and five-speed manual transmission and automatic only four. It was only available one gasoline engine inline four-cylinder, 1.6 liter, 16 valve 95 CV they were more than enough to move their meager 1,100 kilograms.
Definitely the arrival of the second generation Suzuki Vitara, much more practical to be more spacious and cheap, He hastened the death of curious permatura Suzuki Vitara X-90 which even today is still revered by those who still have one in your garage.
Source: Wikipedia | X-90.nl
Photos via: Autoplenum.de
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