Maruti Swift is one of the most loved cars in the Indian market, currently in its third generation is soon going to enter into new generation. The legendary car is set to receive major radical update soon and latest rendering of it emerged online. It has been known for quite some time now that Maruti is working on the new generation swift which has been spied many times on the roads of Europe and India.
A couple of years back Maruti launched the refresh version of the hatchback which had revised chassis, tweaked design and updated interiors which further boosted the volumes. We have already seen quite a few leaked images, now some more images leaked online via dealer conference which was held in Europe.
Reports suggest that new Swift will house new and peppier engines and will be more fun to drive. It will also be lighter by almost 100kg than the current model with main focus being on peppier driving experience. The lighter weight will help hatch to be more performance oriented and will enhance the fuel efficiency.
The overall silhouette will be in line with current gen Swift while it will take design inspiration from Baleno premium hatchback. The car looks aggressive with sharp sweptback projector headlamps cluster with LED DRLs and large hexagonal honeycomb front grille well complimented by large air dams and cute fog lamps adds to the sportiness.
The side has new set of alloy wheels; Chevrolet beat inspired C-pillar door handles and floating roof while rear has bigger tail lamps. The leaked images also showcases that the cabin of next gen Swift is completely new and features new flat bottom multi function steering wheel, Smartplay touchscreen system, retro AC vents, multi-informative instrument cluster with ambient lighting, new upholstery etc.
Expected to be showcased at the upcoming Paris Motor 2016, Maruti Swift will be powered by the 1.0l booster jet turbocharged petrol engine developing 110bhp power and 170Nm of torque. For India, it will get retuned version of 1.2l VVT petrol and a current DDis unit might be replaced by a new 1.5l diesel engine which will more fuel efficient and powerful. The engine will be paired to a manual as well as CVT gearbox.