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Maruti Swift 2018 to launch at India Auto Expo next month: Look at images, design and more

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The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) will launch the all-new version of its popular hatchback Swift at the upcoming Auto Expo 2018 (scheduled to be held from February 9 to 14 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida).

The bookings for the new Swift, based on Suzuki’s 5th generation HEARTECT platform, have been opened. The model will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options. While the petrol variant will have a 1.2 litre engine, the diesel option is powered by a 1.3 litre engine, the company said.

The new version is wider and has longer wheel base with more cabin space, headroom and luggage space than the current generation car. The company said the all-new Swift is 40 mm wider with 20 mm longer wheel base.

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 India Images (Facebook)

 

The luggage space has been increased by 58 litres, around 28 percent more than the second generation Swift and around 24 mm more headroom, it added.

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 India Images (Facebook)

 

Upfront the new-gen Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 flaunts all-new look with the new single-frame grille, unlike the current model. It features a hexagonal grille with chrome inserts, similar to what we have seen in new Dzire. Also, it will have same projector headlamps with LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, ORVMs indicator and fog lamps.

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 India Images (Facebook)

 

MSI Senior Executive Director (Marketing and Sales) R S Kalsi said: “The all-new Swift with its distinctive design, advanced technology, uplifting performance and enduring driver experience will bring disruption in the premium hatchback segment.”

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In its newest avatar, the Swift undergoes a bold transformation to meet the aspiration of young and ever changing customer, he added.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 India Images (Facebook)

 

“We are delighted to open bookings for the all-new Swift and look forward to a grand launch at the Auto Expo 2018,” Kalsi said.

The Swift is among the most successful models of Maruti Suzuki and it continues to feature among the top five best selling cars in India for over a decade. Since its launch in May 2005, the Swift has sold 17.8 lakh units.

(Written with inputs from PTI)