The Maruti Swift Facebook fan page has reached for the stars recording 1.28 lakh fans (and counting) in a matter of weeks. This makes the new Swift page the strongest official fan page for an automotive product in India.
Pre-launch orders have crossed 38k and two teaser videos have also been posted to accelerate the hype. Maruti needs to up its capacity and ensure there are no hiccups as delivery delays will frustrate customers.
Moving on, our friends at Gaadi.com have posted images consisting of the new Swift's complete details and variants. We've brought you images of the new Swift in ZXI trim earlier, so view those images if you still haven't.
The Swift petrol is powered by a 1197cc engine producing 87PS/114Nm while the 1248cc diesel engine produces 75PS/190Nm. The petrol engine is fitted with variable valve timing technology and the diesel uses a Fixed Geometry Turbocharger. The top-end variant gets features like 15 inch alloy wheels, Auto AC, Dual Airbags, ABS, EBD and height adjustable driver seat.
The Swift petrol returns 18.6kmpl while the diesel returns 22.9kmpl. The Swift beats the Liva's 18.3kmpl by a whisker.