History


1991

  • Magyar Suzuki Corporation established with an initial capital of HUF5.5 billion by Suzuki Japan, the Hungarian Government, Itochu and the World Bank.

1992

  • Serial production of the five-door Swift starts in October.

1993

  • Production of four-door Swift sedan launched.

1994

  • Exports of Hungarian Suzuki begins.

1996

  • 100,000th Suzuki produced in Hungary.

2000

  • Mass production of Wagon R+ launched.

2003

  • Mass production of Ignis begins.

2004

  • Manufacturing of diesel Wagon R+ and Ignis starts.
  • Production of Ignis Super 1600 launched in Esztergom.

2005

  • New Swift model unveiled on February 4. The new model is the flagship of Suzuki‘s Way of Life! philosophy.

2006

  • On February 27, the first SX4 family leisure vehicle rolls off the assembly line.
  • One-millionth car produced at Magyar Suzuki Corporation's Esztergom plant in October.

2008

  • Spring starts with Splash rolling off the production line.
  • Magyar Suzuki Corporation founds Puskás-Suzuki U17 football tournament jointly with Ferenc Puskás Football Academy.
  • 1.5 millionth Suzuki manufactured in September.

2010

  • New Swift rolls off the Esztergom assembly line on June 10. This is the third generation of Suzuki’s world strategy model produced in Hungary.

2011

  • The 2 millionth car is produced in Esztergom.
  • In autumn, Swift Sport, the sporty flagship of the Swift series is renewed.

2012

  • The Splash model is refreshed.
  • In October, Magyar Suzuki celebrates 'twenty years of serial production'.
  • The company enters into a strategic partnership with the Hungarian Government.

2013

  • In September, the serial production of Suzuki's new C-segment crossover car, the SX4 S-Cross starts.

2014

  • On 9 July, 2.5 millionth car rolls off the assembly line in Esztergom.

2015

  • New Vitara rolls off the assembly line March 5.