Upcoming New-generation Maruti Swift India Launch Next Year
India-bound new Maruti Swift 2018 was recently revealed at the 87th Geneva Motor Show, revealing concrete details about the next generation model. Earlier expected to launch during festive season this year, the new-gen Swift is now likely for a grand launch at the 2018 Auto Expo, early next year. The hatchback has witnessed unprecedented demand right from its introduction in 2005. Upcoming New-generation Maruti Swift India Launch Next Year.
With over a decade in the country, Swift continues its successful run and is set to undergo comprehensive cosmetic change. The transition in looks is attributed to new styling and design elements on the outside like the new large hexagonal grille, re-shaped headlamp cluster and tweaked bumper. With these changes, Swift gets a completely new face, giving it a new look.
Changes made to the new Swift are in line with the global model, revealed in Japan last year in July. Although, it is believed that both the models may distinct in terms of equipment. Maruti has worked meticulously on the interior styling, in a bid to make it more upmarket. Apart from improved material and styling changes, the hatchback will also receive new connectivity features including a new touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay on the top-spec variant and several others.
Underneath, it is expected to retain the 1.2-litre K-Series petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS engine from the current model. These engines will however be tuned to produce increased power and better fuel efficiency. The Baleno based platform will help curb weight aiding performance and mileage. In addition to the current units, Swift is likely to receive a new oil burner built indigenously by Maruti. The carline is also expected to get SHVS and Boosterjet variants that are currently offered on select Maruti cars.