One of the most wanted cars in India Swift, in its Sports avatar has been one of the much acclaimed cars in the foreign market. The Australian wing of Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched the all new Swift Sports and changes are not superficial
The most prominent changes are with the engine. The super sprightly 1.6 liter engine is more on power and torque by 8Kw and 12Nm respectively. The new variant now produces 160Nm of torque and 136PS of power.
Apart from this the noticeable changes include:
- All new body kit
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Revised front grille
- Bi-xenon projector headlamps
- Black-colored A and B pillars
- Wider dual exhaust tips
- New composite rear diffuser
- New sportily bolstered front seats
- Sporty steering wheel with genuine leather wrapping
- Start/stop button
- Sporty alloy pedals
- Sporty looking gear shifter
- Keyless entry
- Bluetooth with phone connectivity and audio streaming facility
- 6 speaker music system with USB connectivity support
- Climate control
This new Swift comes with better fuel economy as well. Suzuki would also be offering 2 gearbox options – 6 speed manual and a 7 speed CVT. Along with other changes, new Swift is also 30kgs lighter to enable this car to propel to the ton kmph mark from stand still in (claimed) 8.1 seconds which is faster by the earlier iteration by 0.3 seconds.
Suzuki has also worked on the braking of the car. Broader material is used on the rear brake pads and the new front brake pads also cover a larger disc area to increase the stopping power. The steering tune and low profile tyres have been designed to enhance the cars cornering ability of the car. Additional safety features also include 7 air bags, ESP and ABS with EBD.
The Australian car market would get to see the New Swift Sport in 6 new colors – Ablaze Red, Premium Silver, Boost Blue, Champion Yellow, Snow White and Super Black.
Suzuki Australia has set a price tag of $23,900 for the manual transmission variant and $25,900 for the CVT.
Wouldn’t you want to own this, if available in India?
Source of information : CarAdvice.com.au