Going by the recent market trend, the demand for the performance cars has hiked in the recent times and so this has forced the manufacturers to concentrate on the performance segment. We have seen the entry of many performance based hatchbacks like Abarth Punto and Polo GT TSI, and the upcoming Polo GTI, MSI is the proof how Indian car market is looking up for these performance cars.
India’s biggest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki is all set to take the India car market by storm. One of the most famous cars of the Indian market, Swift will be coming in an all new avatar by 2017. The new Swift hatchback is all set to make its official Indian debut by mid next year.
The car will be called as Swift Sport the same will make its official world debut by the end of 2017.
It will be more powerful than the Baleno RS which is powered by a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine delivering 110bhp and 175Nm of torque.
It will draw its power from K14C-DITC 1.4-litre Boosterjet 4-cylinder engine which is also seen in the global Suzuki Vitara SUV. This engine delivers a blistering 138.07bhp of maximum power along with 220Nm of torque. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox.
The price tag for India?
The car is expected to fall in the price range of Rs 8 lakh to 10 lakh.
Source – AutoCarIndia