Frankfurt Auto Show 2017: Suzuki Swift Sport unveiled

Frankfurt Auto Show 2017: Suzuki Swift Sport unveiled New Maruti Suzuki Swift
author image Nikhil Puthran
Tuesday 12 September 2017, 22:17 PM

Taking the Swift brand to the next level, Suzuki has launched the new Swift Sport at the ongoing 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The company claims that the new model offers fresh style and performance upgrades over the older generation model. Moreover, the new model is also stated to be 80kgs lighter than the previous generation Swift Sport.

Under the hood, the Suzuki Swift Sport gets a 1.4-litre turbocharged BoosterJet engine that generates 138bhp of power and 223Nm of torque. The vehicle comes mated to six-speed manual and automatic transmission options. In terms of dimensions, the 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport measures at 3,890mm in length (about 50 mm longer than the regular current Swift), 1,735mm in width and 1,500mm in height. The car gets a ground clearance of 120mm.

Suzuki Swift Sport rear

In terms of design, the new generation Swift Sport gets a large grille on the front along with a sporty front bumper with redesigned fog lamp enclosures. As for the sides, it gets blacked out side skirts and sporty diamond-cut alloy wheels. Although there are no immediate plans for its India debut, but if launched, it will compete against the likes of Fiat Abarth Punto and the Polo GTi from Volkswagen.

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