2018 Suzuki Swift – The new Suzuki Swift Sport debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and the company unveiled some of the essential specs buried under the skin of its new rival Ford Fiesta ST.
The revised looks of the new Swift that began earlier this year have been reported to Sport too, including the redesigned nose of the car. However, the overall shape and design are more angular and aggressive and the features of the elements painted glossy black to give it an overall sporty character. The carbon fiber embossing was added on the grille. front lip spoiler, side skirts and rear diffuser and the car is now sitting in thin spoke alloy wheels and has two exhaust tips. The exclusive color of Champion Yellow paint, now available, was borrowed from Suzuki Works race cars.
It is also larger than its predecessors with a longer wheelbase of 20 mm and a wider tread of 40 mm at the front and rear of the car. Suzuki also lowered the body by 15mm and widened it by 40mm, which should allow more room inside the cabin. Inside the car, there are semi-bucket seats, a D-shaped steering wheel and contrasting color materials used throughout the dashboard and seats. In the center of the dashboard is the Smartphone Linkage Display audio display unit with a 7-inch touch screen and 3D-map SD card. This system is also compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink which allows increase the number of smartphones connectivity A range of driver assistance safety systems have also been installed on the car, including: advanced forward detection, dual sensor brake mount, lane departure warning and other key technologies.
In its third generation, the all-new 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport will be powered by the 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbo petrol BoosterJet tuned to produce 138 hp at 5500 rpm and 230 Nm of available torque between 2500 and 3500 rpm. Suzuki improved the output torque by 10 Nm compared to the outgoing version while the power figures remained similar. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission that will deliver energy to the front wheels. The disclosed leaflet reveals that the new 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport will be available in a total of six configurations.