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Suzuki has released some new info and pictures of the forthcoming Splash compact headed for Europe. The Splash is the Suzuki version of the vehicle that will also be sold as the new Opel/Vauxhall Agila by General Motors. Built on a shortened Suzuki Swift platform and sporting different front and rear-end treatments than the Agila, the Splash design team focused specifically on the European market's tastes as it worked toward the final product shown here. It will be formally introduced to its target audience in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
European sales begin next Spring, and three engines will be available to customers: a 1.0-liter 64-horsepower 3-cylinder, a 1.2-liter 4-cylinder with 84 horses, and a 73-horsepower 1.3L 4-cylinder diesel. The compact 5-seater will be produced in Hungary alongside its GM-badged mechanical twins. From what Suzuki's shown so far, it's a nice-looking little car, with a simple, straightforward interior design. We're looking forward to seeing it (and its Agila sibling) in person come September.
Press release follows after the jump.
Gallery: Suzuki Splash