The Suzuki Swift Sport is expected to hit the European Markets by Spring of 2018. Its first appearance was at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017. The Suzuki Swift Sport’s toughest competitor in India is the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which is also a near resemblance of a hot hatch. Although there isn’t a speck of hint that the Suzuki Sport is going to be released in India anytime sooner.
With a lower and more aggressive stance the Suzuki Swift Sport is definitely a keeper. Its dimensions are 3890 mm, 1735 mm and 1495 mm in length, breadth and height respectively. The ground clearance of the hot hatch is lower than the standard model by 43 mm, measuring only 120 mm. The wheelbase is 2450 mm, which is the same as that of the standard model. The car draws its power from the 1.4 litre, four cylinder, booster jet, turbocharged, petrol engine which gives a power output 138 bhp at 5500 rpm and torque of 230 Nm at 2500 rpm – 3500 rpm. The engine comes along a six speed manual transmission system. The car accelarates from 0-100 kmph in 8.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 210 kmph. The HEARTECT platform based Sports version has a very low kerb weight, measuring only 970 kgs. The power to weight ratio of the car is 144.33 hp/ tonne. The braking of the hot hatch is handled by discs at both the ends, where as the suspension system has a MacPherson strut and torsion beam at the front and rear end respectively. The tyres will be 15 inches.
The interior of the car is mainly black with red inserts and semi bucket seats with stitching and pedals of stainless steel. A dual tone instrument cluster features a red tachometer and dark silver speedometer, a 4.2 inch coloured display and a flat bottom steering wheel. The exterior designing includes a grille, a front bumper ,all with sharp character lines. Dual exhaust pipes are also set at the rear end of the Sport. The front wheel driven hot hatch has 6 airbags for the safety of its users and comes with EURO 5 emission standards. The fuel capacity is 37 litres. The fuel consumption of the car is expected to be 4.8 litres per 100 kms.
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