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What we're talking about here is the exciting new 2010 Suzuki Kizashi. ... Let's be honest, the price is right . . . and the looks are good. But, any real evaluation of a car begins with sitting down inside it, and an overall impression is created and expanded upon by the feel of the steering wheel in your hands. And, if the car is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, how the shifter feels in your hand . . .. But we'll get back to the shifter in a moment. What we're talking about here is the exciting new 2010 Suzuki Kizashi. Before getting to the car you can buy right now, you need to know that there were three concept cars that vaguely resemble it
Kizashi means "something great is coming" and is pronounced Key-ZAH-shee. It is Suzuki's all-new sedan, due in North America late in 2009. Suzuki is promoting it as a more-premium, better-driving car than the generic mass-market sedan. Suzuki named the Acura TSX, Alfa Romeo 159 and Volkswagen Passat as development benchmarks and intimated the car was designed with European tastes and needs in mind. If they match the driving characteristics and refinement of those benchmark cars for significantly less cost and deliver the efficiency..
Award Recipient Notification Date: by May 15 2009 Suzuki: AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL “Kizashi 3 looks great. Exterior design cues draw from the successful GSX-R sport bike line, which would lend some sporting credibility to the new sport sedan.” - Automobile Magazine “The Suzuki Kizashi could prove to be a winner for the Japanese company.” - Edmunds InsideLine “Suzuki expects its new flagship will spur a renaissance in the largest car market.” - Car and Driver “How’s it look? Audi-esque” - New York Times
The Center for Transportation Research (CTR) Vehicle Systems team modified a Nissan CK-2 Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for a diesel hybrid powertrain application. Mechanical and electrical modifications were made to the CVT, both internal and external to the transmission. The goal of this experiment was to investigate and demonstrate the potential of CVT for diesel engines hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) in fuel economy and emissions.