VANCOUVER – Suzuki Motor Corp. launches the third-generation Grand Vitara this month, a front-engine, 4-wheel-drive cross/utility vehicle of unibody construction with a built-in ladder frame to perpetuate its niche as a nimble offering both on and off road. The 5-passenger ’06 Grand Vitara hails from a new platform that consists of 3- and 5-door versions, with a global sales forecast of 200,000 units annually, says Hirotaka Ono, SMC board member-overseas marketing. ’06 Suzuki Grand ...

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