The Japanese carmaker, Suzuki has been tested its next-gen Swift again, but the model was totally covered its exterior with the white and black colored body cover. The rectangular shaped front grille with the horizontal slats is clearly noticeable in the captured images by carwale. The much awaited next-gen Swift will have a great look, like the Indian-made Baleno to target the existing models, Renault Clio and Volkswagen Polo in the UK.
The new Swift is set to be unveiled in December 2016 and launched in the next year, according to the sources. Suzuki is to integrate the 1.0-litre Boosterjet petrol engine, available in the Baleno, in the Swift to increase its performance. In addition, the Swift will get the Suzuki’s hybrid system (SHVS) along with the transmission options of 5-speed manual gearbox and 6-speed auto.
Being an updated model, the 2017 Swift will measure the 3.84m length and 1.74m width. The carmaker announced that the next-gen Suzuki Swift hatchback will return the best mileage, compared to the B-segment hatchbacks. The upcoming Swift model has been completed its dealer presentation in the European market.
Along with the regular model, the carmaker will launch the high-performance model, Swift Sport, in the UK. It will come with the new mechanical specifications, a 1.4-litre Boosterjet engine, front wheel drive layout and 6-speed manual gearbox. In the product line of Maruti Suzuki, the next-gen Swift is one model and going to launch in 2017, but the Swift Sport will take a long time to introduce in the Indian market.
As per the reports, the upcoming Indian-bound Swift will have the lightweight architecture to return the best output than the existed versions. Along with the 1.0-litre Boosterjet, the company will continue the regular engines, 1.3-litre diesel and 1.2-litre K-series petrol, in the Indian market.