All-new Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport to be unveiled in India at 2018 Auto Expo
The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport, which marked its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show will reportedly arrive in India at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi. Maruti Suzuki will reportedly bring in the regular Swift petrol and diesel models which would followed by the Sport and the hybrid.
Maruti Suzuki will first launch the regular petrol and diesel variants of the Swift in India, and it will be followed by the Sport, and later the hybrid version of the hatchback will be launched. The Swift Sport will make its India debut at the 2018 Auto Expo in February and will be launched in a few months from then. The third-generation Swift Sport features a lower, wider stance, more aggressive styling, and a torque-to-weight ratio that propels the Swift Sport into genuine hot hatch territory. The Kerb weight is down by an 80kg to only 970kg while the maximum torque is up by 70Nm to 230Nm.
The new Swift Sport rests on the “HEARTECT” platform, a new-gen Suzuki platform that brings improved essential vehicle performance over high rigidity and light weight. The hothatch features an exclusive bumper and front grille, and aerodynamic front-lip spoiler, side skirts, rear diffuser and roof-end spoiler. The 17-inch polished alloy wheels and dual exhausts complete the picture. On the inside, accent panels, colour-contrasted gauges and precision dials are designed to provide visual impact, while semi-bucket seats and high-quality textures keep the driver firmly in control of the fun. India has been waiting for the Swift Sport for a long time, and it looks like Maruti has finally heard the customers plead. The Swift Sport will be the most affordable sporty hatchback in India as compared to its rivals such as Volkswagen Polo GT and Fiat Abarth Punto. Later, Maruti will also launch the hybrid variant of the hatchback which will boast an impressive fuel economy.
The interior of the Swift Sport is alike to the regular model but gets red accents crossways the dashboard to suit the cars aggressive character. The center console will feature a touchscreen infotainment system. The layout will be parallel to the Indian models such as S-Cross AND Baleno. We’re yet to hear an official confirmation from Maruti Suzuki. We’d keep you posted with all the latest updates as and when they’re available. Meanwhile, let us know your views about the Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport’s possible arrival in the Indian market through the comments section below.