When Suzuki launched the all-new Vitara a while back the general consensus was that it was an excellent small SUV with a slightly average engine.

And now there is a Vitara with an all-new turbo engine that nicely takes care of all those complaints, and then some.

The Turbo effectively replaces the LTD in the Vitara line-up, with the naturally aspirated 1.6-litre model eventually being phased out. As such, the Turbo comes in a single high-spec version that gets the same levels of equipment as the LTD, apart from that model’s panoramic sunroof, which has been dropped from the Turbo.

Read the full article by New Zealand Company Vehicle here - and watch the video above.