Suzuki Motor Corporation has started the production of its new Swift model in Hungary. It has been announced that the company finished a full model change with the Swift. The company’s Hungarian subsidiary, Magyar Suzuki, started producing the new Swift on 10 June, 2010. A great event was held to mark this occasion and it was attended by many eminent personalities. The older version of the car is available in the Indian auto market too whom people known as Maruti Swift. The new version of Swift is likely to come to India too.
The all new Maruti Suzuki Swift is the latest world strategic model from Suzuki and the model flaunts features like styling, driving performance, impact safety, quality and improved fuel consumption. The lower emissions are also there in this model. A higher strength steel has been used in this model which makes the total car body lighter yet stiffer than before. The underbody design has gone through improvement.
The new Maruti Swift has got a 1.2-litre petrol engine which is equipped with Dual VVT (Variable intake and exhaust valve timing) and produces 94PS at 6,000rpm. The improved torque is developed to 118Nm at 4,800rpm. The model is also available in D13A 1.3-litre diesel engine.
The company is planning to launch the Magyar Suzuki-produced new Swift in Hungary in coming autumn. In the coming time, The company is planning to launch this new model in Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, and other European countries. The new Maruti Swift has got larger wheels and lower profile tyres. This provides better handling and safety. The interior of the car has got a more dynamic feel now. Black is the keytone colour this time and there are accents of silver. The model has also grown a bit in length.