Suzuki has taken its new Celerio city car off sale in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand following a brake failure in a test at Millbrook.
The condition was experienced during an emergency brake test at 80mph and was conducted several times at Millbrook Proving Ground. This test forms a part of the full test procedure carried out by What Car? and Autocar magazines
Suzuki carried out an immediate investigation into the cause of this condition.
As a direct result of this investigation and with immediate effect, Suzuki is recalling its UK Celerio models that went on official sale to the public on February 1. This safety recall relates to retraction of the brake pedal and affects Right Hand Drive vehicles for UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It does not affect left hand drive vehicles or other right hand drive markets.
Suzuki is directly contacting its customers via its dealer network and will be providing a loan vehicle to them until full safety checks have been completed.