At the Geneva Motor Show 2017 will debut the European version of the compact Suzuki Swift hatchback 4 generations, with its presentation in Japan will be held in January. This model is very popular, so if you change the generation of the manufacturer has decided not to make radical changes in the design of the exterior. Externally, the Suzuki Swift 2017-2018 in the new body was fully recognized, while the compact design has changed quite dramatically. Front car stands wide radiator grille with a part of the horizontal ribs, a new bumper with other sections and other head optics. Audits were also subjected to the rear bumper and lights, and the side of the new Suzuki Swift 2017 stands upturned window sill line near the C-pillars, creating the effect of “floating” roof, and hid them in the door handles. The three-door hatchback version from now on will no longer be. In addition, the machine can be ordered in the RS package, which is at the base of top-end modification. It is composed of a different grille with honeycomb and red stripe, bumper (with integrated rear fog lamp centered), sill, enlarged roof spoiler and silver inserts in the cabin.
As for the interior, the inside Suzuki Swift 2017-2018 received a new front panel, steering wheel with flattened rim and modern instrument panel with 4.2-inch color display between the two wells. Deflectors above the center console steel round, and she deployed five degrees towards the driver. Overall length is 3 hatchback 840 mm (+ 10), the value of the wheelbase – 2 450 (+ 20), width – 1695, height – 1 500 (- 10).
The basis of the new Suzuki Swift 2017 laid Heartect platform (the one built hatchback Baleno) with McPherson struts in front and semi-independent rear suspension. Also in the design of the car has increased the volume of high- and ultra-high steel – are made rack, sills and floor cross members. As a result, the mass of the hatchback has been reduced to 840 kg, which is almost 120 kilograms (-12.5%) less than the weigh predecessor. The stunning result for a car of this size. And even the heaviest hybrid version of the model was lighter ton (970 kg). Some role in this also played a smaller gas tank to 37 liters (from 42 liters). The base engine for the Suzuki Swift 4 is an upgraded 1.2-liter aspirated (compression ratio has been increased from 12: 1 to 12.5: 1), which produces 91 hp and 118 Nm. The hybrid version with the same unit complement of 3.1-horsepower (50 Nm) electric motor that assists in moving and heavy acceleration. During the last food replies lithium-ion battery (recharged by the energy generated during braking), but its capacity is only enough for 30 seconds of the electric motor. Both options are available in a pair with a 5-speed manual and a CVT, and the hatchback with continuously variable transmission can be ordered with all-wheel drive. On top of range located Suzuki Swift RS, equipped with a 1.0-liter turbocharged unit BoosterJet to return to 102 hp and 150 Nm. The drive then only the front, but the transmission – automatic dedicated six. The dynamic characteristics of this version are not specified.
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The price of the new Suzuki Swift 2017 in Japan, ranging between 11 400 and 15 700 dollars. Deliveries of the model is open to question, but if it happens, not before 2018 For an extra charge the car can be equipped with support multimedia Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as navigation, sky cameras, climate control, and complex security systems. Last provides for a laser sensor in the grille and a camera behind the windshield that provide job adaptive cruise control with automatic braking function tracking markings and automatically switch on the dipped beam.