VANCOUVER – Suzuki Motor Corp. launches the third-generation '06 Grand Vitara with an old engine, but new powertrains are in the works as it seeks to grow and reposition the brand in the U.S. The 2.7L DOHC V-6 in the new 5-passenger Grand Vitara cross/utility vehicle is borrowed from the Suzuki XL-7 midsize SUV. (See related story: Grand Vitara Reinvented as Aggressive CUV) '06 Suzuki Grand Vitara But the 10-year-old engine has been modified for the Grand Vitara, says Koji Yamada, ...
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