Suzuki Twin 2003-2005, MMA #016 2023.
The Suzuki Twin was a 2-door coupe, microcar Kei car designed and marketed specifically to women in Japan. Available as petrol car and electrical hybrid it was the first hybrid Kei car in Japan and sold as a 4-speed automatic or 5 Speed manual. The Twin had a 658cc in-line three-cylinder engine capable of 4.54 L/100 km in the petrol variant and 2.93 L/100 km in the hybrid. Powered by a Suzuki K6A engine with DOHC 3 cylinder 4 valves per cylinder. The hybrid had a simple configuration comprising linked 12v motorcycle lead-acid batteries, and a 5kW (7bhp), 8cm-deep motor fitted between the engine and automatic gearbox. The lead-acid batteries being environmentally responsible as a highly recycled commodity.
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