Suzuki reveals surf-inspired Makai concept
14 November 2007

Suzuki's Makai concept is the latest in a series of lifestyle specific concepts, and this SX4-based creation has the surfing community for inspiration. Targa roof, custom-fitted surf board rack, sunset orange paint and 19-inch alloys all add to the image. The interior is enhanced with beach-party themed, high output sound system, momo steering wheel and unique interior lighting.You even get ventilated, suspended seats and in-built sat-nav, so you don't get lost on the way to the beach and if you do you won't get sweaty shorts; a key concern for any surfer.Known as the LIVE series, other Suzuki lifestyle concepts that preceded the Makai include the Flix for film enthusiasts, Zuk for motorbike fans, and SXBox for gaming addicts.Not forgetting our favourite, the Suzuki BaseCamp – an SUV designed for camping and outdoor pursuits. Sadly not equipped with the US Army or direct line to the White House.

Our Verdict

Suzuki SX4

The Suzuki SX4 tries to combine multiple segments and is actually much better on the road than it might appear on paper

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