At the 2017 Geneva MotorShow, Suzuki unveiled their fourth-generation Swift. The new all-new Swift comes with the company’s latest “HEARTECT” platform which is already utilized on existing Suzuki Baleno and Ignis. The new platform signifies an overhaul on the products overall underbody structure and component layout giving it a more rigid frame and smooth forming curves which enhances its safety features.
With itsHEARTECT platform , the new Swift is at least 10mm shorter than the outgoing model and with a 25 mm longer wheelbase for more roomy interior. It is also 15mm lower and 40mm wider making the all-new Swift to have a lower stance and a wider profile. Additional benefit from the new platform is that its 840 kg lighter which translates to a more fuel-efficient ride and added advantage on running, stopping and overall vehicle handling.
The all-new Suzuki Swift will be available in two configurations: The base and standard variant comes with a 1.2L, four-cylinder engine withfive percent more fuel efficiency than the current model. There’s also a Turbocharged variant with 1.0L three-cylinder engine that is expected to boost a throttled torgue similar to a naturally aspirated 1.7 or 1.8 engines.
Here in the Philippines, Suzuki is yet to launch the all-new Suzuki Swift but European customers will get this new vehicle in as early as next month.