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Suzuki Australia is gearing up for a big 2024 with Jimny five-door, new Swift and Fronx SUV on the horizon

Swift, Fronx and Jimny five-door will spearhead Suzuki Australia's busy 2024.

Suzuki Australia is preparing a product offensive for 2024, which is expected to be led by the updated Swift hatchback that will be previewed at the 2023 Japan Mobility Show.

Shown in concept form, details are still thin on the ground for the popular light car, but styling reveals an evolution of the current third-generation model.

Notably however, the new Swift looks to ditch the hidden rear door handles for a more traditional pull mechanism, while the overall aesthetic is looking sleeker and more modern.

Suzuki is also touting a high level of advanced safety features for the new model, including forward collision warning, driver monitoring and automatic highbeams.

And while powertrain details are still being kept under wraps, the brand states that it will feature a "high-efficiency engine [that] strikes a balance between driving performance and fuel efficiency".

It is expected that this new-generation Swift will feature hybrid powertrains across the board, and could be Suzuki Australia's first electrified model to take on the Toyota Yaris Hybrid.

Suzuki Australia is also gearing up for the launch of the Jimny five-door,

Also on show at the Tokyo even will be the eVX global electric car that was revealed earlier this year in January.

As a global model, Suzuki Australia could also have its hand up for this model as its first EV, which would compete against other all-electric small SUVs like the Kia Niro, MG ZS and Hyundai Kona.

The Fronx is now expected to arrive in 2024 as a replacement for the discontinued Baleno hatchback.

Outside of these two models on show in Japan, Suzuki Australia is also gearing up for the launch of the Jimny five-door, which is expected to be as popular as the sold-out three-door version.

The Indian-market Fronx light SUV was also confirmed for Australia back in January, and is now expected to arrive in 2024 as a replacement for the discontinued Baleno hatchback.

Suzuki Australia is preparing a product offensive for 2024, which is expected to be led by the updated Swift hatchback.

Sharing the same Heartect platform as the Baleno, the overseas Fronx is powered by either a 66kW/1130Nm 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine or a 74kW/148Nm 1.0-litre turbo-petrol three-cylinder engine with mild-hybrid technology.

Australian specifications and pricing are still to be confirmed.

The overseas Fronx is powered by either a 66kW/1130Nm 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine or a 74kW/148Nm 1.0-litre turbo-petrol three-cylinder engine with mild-hybrid technology.

If all comes to plan, 2024 will be one of the busiest for Suzuki Australia in recent memory, with the only new model activity over the last 18 months being the refreshed S-Cross.

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