Suzuki Swift Sport debuts at Frankfurt

Suzuki Swift Sport debuts at Frankfurt

The Suzuki Swift Sport will make its market launch in Europe only later in 2018 and will be powered by the 1.4L boosterjet petrol engine that sheds a power of 140 hp and 230 Nm of torque. Suzuki made the switch from a naturally aspirated 1.6-liter four-cylinder to a turbocharged 1.4-liter unit in the new Swift Sport. While Suzuki doesn't provide performance specs just yet, it says the new Swift Sport is a genuine hot hatch now. The lower and wider stance gives the Swift Sport the vehicle a sporty appeal, more over Suzuki claims that the aggressive styling, and a torque -to-weight ratio that propels the Swift Sport into genuine hot hatch territory. The body of the Swift Sport in its new avatar has been lowered 15mm and widened 40mm. Power is sent to the front wheels via six-speed manual transmission.

While we know that the new Swift will debut at the Auto Expo 2018, Maruti has not confirmed whether the hot hatch version will come to India. The rear suspension features a thicker torsion beam and revised dampers to give it better high-speed stability.

There's also a specially-designed trailing arm for the SSS that minimises deformation during cornering.

Exterior updates include a new front bumper with wider air intakes and a rear bumper with twin exhaust pipes within a blacked-out diffuser, as well as black A-pillars and larger 17-inch alloy wheels. If yellow isn't for your cup of tea, consider the six other colours - Burning Red Pearl Metallic, Speedy Blue Metallic, Pure White Pearl, Premium Silver Metallic, Mineral Grey Metallic or Super Black Pear (Captain Jack will be pleased). The aggression in design is also carried inside with a red-stitched steering wheel finished in leather, semi-bucket sporty seats with embossed "Sport" badging, stainless steel pedals and red highlights on dashboard, instrument cluster and door panels.

The new model is set to go on sale later this year. For infotainment purposes, there's a Smartphone Linkage Display Audio Display unit with a seven-inch touchscreen. Despite being lighter and more powerful than its predecessor, the new SSS comes with an impressive suite of safety systems.



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