Suzuki has announced that a hit hot hatch based on its Swift supermini will be revived at next month’s Frankfurt Motorshow.
The second generation Swift Sport, the company said, is not only sportier and sleeker than the outgoing car, but also stiffer, which should mean better handling, and safer.
A spokesperson for the company said of the new car: “Higher power and lower fuel consumption are delivered by the 1.6-litre M16A engine, which Suzuki developed exclusively for the Swift Sport. The engine is mated to a specially developed six-speed manual transmission, resulting in performance that is both exciting and environmentally responsible.”
The new Swift Sport offers superior cornering stability and brisker, more responsive handling thanks to struts with internal rebound springs and an exclusive rear-suspension design. Earlier this year the outgoing Swift Sport, originally launched in 2006, was impreesive with its eager handling and practicality, and a full test will appear in the next issue of GR8Life magazine.
The new Swift Sport is expected to arrive in showrooms across the north west next year.
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