2017 Suzuki Swift launched in Italy

04/04/2017 - 10:43 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Deliveries to commence mid-April.

Just weeks after the car's European premiere at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Suzuki launched the 2017 Suzuki Swift in Italy last month. The fourth generation model will reach the dealerships in mid-April.

2017 Suzuki Swift SHVS (2017 Maruti Swift) front Geneva Live
The 2017 Suzuki Swift is offered in six different configurations at launch.

Italy gets the 2017 Suzuki Swift in four trim levels: Easy, Cool, Top and S. In all, there are six different configurations available to choose from. Key features include full LED headlights with automatic adjustment, LED daytime running lights, ORVMs with power adjustment and heating functions, 16-inch two-tone alloy wheels, heated front seats, automatic climate control, 7-inch infotainment system with navigation, reversing camera and engine start-stop system.

The 2017 Suzuki Swift measures 3,840 mm in length, 1,735 mm in width and 1,480 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,450 mm and a ground clearance of 120 mm. Two engines are available: K12C 1.2-litre DUALJET four-cylinder petrol and K10C 1.0-litre BOOSTERJET three-cylinder petrol. The 1.2-litre unit produces 66 kW (90 CV/90 hp) and 120 Nm of torque, while the 1.0-litre unit develops 82 kW (112 CV/112 hp) and 170 Nm of torque. Mild-hybrid variants of these engine models are also available, which have an electric motor generating 1.9 kW (2.55 hp) and 50 Nm of torque.

2017 Suzuki Swift SHVS (2017 Maruti Swift) rear quarter Geneva Live
The K12C 1.2-litre DUALJET four-cylinder and K10C 1.0-litre BOOSTERJET three-cylinder petrol engines are available in SHVS mild-hybrid variants as well.

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The 1.2 Dualjet, 1.2 Hybrid and 1.0 Boosterjet Hybrid models get a 5-speed manual transmission as standard, while the 1.0-litre BOOSTERJET model has a 6-speed automatic transmission. Only the 1.2 Hybrid model has an option for the ALLGRIP AUTO four-wheel drive system.

The all-new Suzuki Swift is priced from €10,950 (INR 7,58,897.2) in Italy. Indian launch of the new generation Maruti Swift will reportedly happen in early 2018, with the all-new Maruti Dzire heading out into the market in May.

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