Suzuki has formally taken the wraps off its all-new fourth-reproduction Suzuki Swift in Japan now.
Available in six trims levels in its anesthetic market – the RSt, Hybrid RS, RS, Hybrid ML, XL and XG, Suzuki’s new hatching will also be offered with two motor – the 75kW/150Nm K10C 1.0-litre Boosterjet turbocharged ternary-cylinder and 67kW/118Nm K12C 1.2-liter twin-injector Dualjet surely aspirated four-cylinder.
The K10C is matchless offered on the RSt and is married with a six-quickness automatic transmission driving the presence wheels. The RS, XL and XG models are all powered by the fewer powerful K12C matched with either a cardinal-speed manual or CVT and a choice of two-or all-trundle drive.
For the first time, a twosome of hybrid variants are on offer – the Loan-blend RS and Hybrid ML – both using the K12C grinder combined with a 2.3kW/50Nm DC synchronal electric motor that operation as the car’s integrated starter generator (ISG). The ISG is hooklike up to a dedicated lithium-ion battery package that assist the engine during quickening, idling stops, as well as generated verve while decelerating. The hybrid alternative are paired exclusively with a CVT and are useable as two- and all-wheel drive.
Suzuki’s recent hatchback sits on the carmaker’s new ‘Heartect’ stage that is said to improve rigidness while weighing 30kg to 160kg fewer than before, tipping the flake between 840kg and 970kg.
The Fast measures 3,840mm long, 1,695mm across-the-board, 1,500mm tall and has a 2,450mm wheelbase. That erect it 10mm longer, 10mm lower and a 20mm stretchiness in it wheelbase, with width outstanding unchanged. All-wheel drive replica are 15mm taller than the rest of the scope. The car continues to sit on McPherson struts up advance and torsion beams at the back and into the possession of disc brakes all round.
Esthetically, the small hatch sports a new face fascia with new LED headlights, curvier shroud metal and a range of 15- and 16-in wheels, depending on variant. The car’s C-upright are partly blacked out and hide the ass door handles. ‘RS’ modification also get sportier bumpers, facing grille, side skirts and cap spoiler.
Inside, the cabin now looks at see more upmarket then beforehand, thanks to the new flat-bottom control wheel, instrument cluster, mood control switchgear and touchscreen docudrama system.
Equipment highlights count automatic air-conditioning, satellite sailing, Apple CarPlay and Android Machine, reverse camera, keyless course and paddle shifters.
Hybrid working model add multi-function colour blaze (monochrome on others) and a light bar that present the current state and efficiency of the composite system.
Importantly, the new Swift is ready with the latest in safety and utility assistance features, including clear emergency braking, lane going warning and adaptive cruise discipline.
The 2017 Suzuki Swift is anticipated to hit local shores in the middle of consequent year.