Sunday, 24 February 2013

Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport

One of Asia's leading car makers, Suzuki Motor Corporation, has been conventional in approach by rolling out fuel efficient cars in various segments. In the quest to rebuild its brand, Suzuki Motors Corporation of Japan has recently unveiled fourth generation Swift at the 64th International Motor Show (IAA), held in Frankfurt. The new generation Suzuki Swift Sport has been acknowledged for its smooth driving experience, along with impressive turning and stopping.

Suzuki Swift, which had received warm reception in almost 40 countries, is one the verge of becoming an icon in the automobile industry. The recently showcased Suzuki Swift Sport has been designed on the same platform as its predecessor. The re-engineered Swift Sport has better handling, driving performance and environmental compatibility in comparison to its predecessor.

Suzuki Swift Sport is a refined sport hatchback, which is defined as evolution of the Swift family by the top Suzuki officials. This edition of Swift exhibits aggressive appeal with elegant exteriors, top-notch stability arrangements and sporty cabin with premium finish. In the foreign markets, it will compete with cars like Volkswagen Polo GTI and Ford Fiesta ST.

Engine & Specifications of the Suzuki Swift Sport

The latest edition of Suzuki Swift Sport is loaded with a 1.6 L, four-cylinder VVT petrol engine that delivers 134 bhp power, 160 Nm torque and 1,586 cc displacement. The advanced engine combines with multi-point injection, variable intake system, optimisation of the intake VVT and increased valve lift for an excellent on-road performance. Moreover, Swift Sports is complemented by six-speed manual transmission that allows sporty driving along with fuel efficiency. Along with smooth transmission and great fuel economy, Suzuki Swift Sports has minimal level of CO2 emissions (147 g/km, 18 g/km less than its previous edition).

Performance of the Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki Sport Swift is assimilated with load bearing chassis for achieving high level of performance. Equipped with greater toe, camber rigidity in the torsion beam, greater lateral rigidity in the torsion-beam bushings and larger rear wheel bearings, Suzuki Swift Sport ensures better control for the driver. Furthermore, it has increased spring constants for front and rear coil springs to contribute towards stability. Moreover, a triple-cone synchronizer for first and second gears is present in the vehicle for ensuring lower shift effort.

Exterior, Interior & Safety Features of Suzuki Swift Sport

New generation Swift Sports stretches 3,890 mm in length and has a width of 1,695 mm. The revived exterior design illustrates its sporty ambitions. Front grille flanked along with gracious fog-lamp bezels provides an eye-catching character to the front end. Aero components have introduced in the Swift family for the first time in this car; these components include control airflow, suppress lift and low visual centre of gravity. Furthermore, high definition discharge headlamps with metallic-grey coating and rear combination lamps with cylindrical design are some of the noteworthy exteriors. Interiors of the new Suzuki Swift Sport have been redesigned, bringing in the sporty finish along with new age styling.

In comparison to previous editions of Swift, safety issues are well-addressed in the sports edition. Evolving in terms of safety, Suzuki Swift Sport features high-end safety technologies that amassed laurels during European New Car Assessment Programme. Suzuki’s Total Effective Control Technology for passive safety ensures absorption and dispersion impact by external forces. Usage of high-tensile steel has further increased safety of the body ensures better performance in case of accidents and collisions.

Additionally, seven airbags have been placed in the front, side, curtain, and knee areas for safety. For active safety, Swift Sport is loaded with Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic braking-force distribution (EBD).

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