Suzuki Swift Sport launched in Colombia with 1.6L petrol engine

04/05/2016 - 16:44 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Available only in the 5-door spec.

The Suzuki Swift Sport has gone on sale on the Colombian market for a price of 76,990,000 Colombian Pesos (INR 17.14 lakhs).

Suzuki Swift Sport profile at the 2014 Colombo Motor Show Sri Lanka
The Suzuki Swift Sport is powered by a 1.6-liter petrol engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

The performance-oriented Swift is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder 16-valve VVT engine capable of 134 hp at 6,900 rpm and 160 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm, paired to a 6-speed manual transmission. This enables the hatchback to sprint from 0-100 km/h in 8.7 seconds and gives it a top-speed of 193 km/h.

The Swift Sport is available in Colombia in the 5-door trim only. It rides on 195/45 17-inch alloy wheels and is shod with disc brakes at the front and rear. Additional safety features include ABS, EBD, tyre pressure monitoring system, ESP and 6 airbags.

Suzuki Swift Sport dashboard at Auto Expo 2014
Although showcased at the Auto Expo 2014, the Swift Sport never made it to Indian showrooms.

An integrated Bluetooth music system with steering-mounted controls, HID headlights with headlight washers, automatic headlights, electrically-adjustable and folding wing mirrors, automatic climate control and keyless entry system with an engine starter button are among the other features to be found on the hatchback.

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However, it should be noted that Suzuki is gearing up to introduce the next generation Swift, with reports claiming an unveil towards the end of this year. Early images of the next-gen Swift Sport have emerged on the internet, suggesting an evolutionary styling for the performance hatch.

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