The Suzuki Swift is a subcompact car produced by Suzuki in Japan since 2000. Prior to this, had used the nameplate “Swift” Suzuki Cultus in many export markets. The Suzuki Swift began in 1985 as marketing and manufacturing rebadge of the Suzuki Cultus a supermini (or subcompact) manufactured and marketed worldwide from one generation to three of the four body to activate the three-door hatchback, sedan four-door five -Puerta hatchback and two-door convertible and using the engine of the Suzuki family G.
The Suzuki Swift was released to the Japanese domestic market (JDM) as the Cultus and elsewhere as the Suzuki Swift, Suzuki curve, Suzuki Jazz, Chevrolet Swift, Chevrolet Sprint and Metro Sprint, Geo and Metro Chevrolet, Pontiac Firefly, Maruti 1000, Holden Irina and Subaru Justy. The versions of the second generation Cultus were also produced until 2007 in India and the car is still in production today Pakistan and China. For more information versions of the beginning of the Swift.
Suzuki Swift First Generation (2000-2004)
The Suzuki Swift first generation was introduced in 2000 as the Suzuki Cultus. Besides Japan, “Suzuki COMPLIANCE” name was used. Both bodies hatchback of three and five doors were offered, although the three-door offered as part of the system in Japan. The Suzuki Swift was powered new generation of Suzuki inline-four gasoline engines, the family of M. Engine displacement 1.3 and 1.5 liters were offered, both with five-speed manual transmission or optional four-speed automatic. The car was available with front- or all-wheel drive. Vehicles equipped with 1.3-liter engine were designated HT51S with version 1.5 liters HT81S assigned.
The body variant shorter three-door was the basis for the Suzuki Swift Sport in Japan, or COMPLIANCE Sports in export markets. Introduced in 2003, offered Bumper, and is equipped with a later version published by a 1.5-liter. The Sport ceased production in 2005, and Swift models remaining until 2006 the Japanese market.
Suzuki Swift Second Generation (2004-2010)
The second generation Suzuki Swift debuted at the Paris Motor Show in September 2004. The design of the Suzuki Swift Swift in concept cars auto shows Concept Concept S and S2, the years prior to its release. This generation of the Swift marked a significant change and previous models based on Cultus, and the vehicle under a subcompact Suzuki as “low cost alternative” and more of a “sports” subcompact. Design and driving characteristics Swift focused on the European market and its refined chassis through road tests in Europe.
The second generation Suzuki Swift received four stars out of five risk assessment Euro NCAP rating. He also received the Semperit Irish Car of the Year 2006 in Ireland. Since its global launch in 2005, which was to begin with a marketing campaign crowned by footballer Cristiano Ronaldo many European countries, the Suzuki Swift has recorded above forecast sales in the market. In Japan, sales figures have been double the forecast and many European markets the great success of the model.
The Suzuki Swift was available with petrol engines with 1.3 and 1.5 liters, with a capacity of 92 metric horsepower (68 kW; 91 hp) and 102 metric horsepower (75 kW; 101 hp) respectively. It is done in Hungary, India, Japan, Pakistan and Chang’an Automobile Group in China. In China and Japan, only five-door body is found, and the option of all-wheel drive for gasoline engines with 1.3 and 1.5 liters. A 1.2-liter engine equipped with an automatic transmission (CVT) continuously variable transmission offered in front-wheel drive only. In Europe, Suzuki Swift was launched hatchback hatchback forms and 1.3- petrol engines 1.5 liter and 1.3-liter engine Addis supplied by Fiat. The 1.3 petrol is available with an automated manual transmission or four wheels. Both the petrol model 1.3 liter and 1.5 liter is available with four-wheel drive, and keep the chassis numbers, ZD11S and ZD21S.
Suzuki Swift Third Generation (2010-present)
The third generation Suzuki Swift is being produced at Suzuki’s plant in Hungary since then supplied through Europe. New car its wheelbase extended by 50 percent during the last second generation and has many updates to excel. Although the new car looks different from the former, its design is a great evolution of style second generation with the emergence of more and more rounded. Post-September 2010 swifts equipped with heavily revised version of the K12 engine found in Suzuki Wagon R + d. In many countries, the generation Suzuki Swift 3 uses a gasoline engine 1.4-liter VVT (K14B) that produces 95 horsepower. As of September 2010 in the UK Suzuki launched the third generation Swift on British roads.
That include a generation of a gasoline engine of 1.2 liter VVT 92 BHP development is expected. In some countries, the generation Suzuki Swift 3 uses a gasoline engine 1.4-liter VVT (K14B) that produces 95 horsepower. In Thailand, the Suzuki Swift is built in your area and part of the Thai government’s eco-car. The car is sold with a CVT automatic transmission GA, GL and L variants; GA and GL versions are also offered with a five-speed transmission with manual without ABS.
For Malaysia Market was launched on 12 July 2013. As for the previous generation a four-door sedan was developed for India by Maruti in 2012. This is shorter as the previous generation; now 3.99 m (157 inches) falls below the threshold of significant taxes to four meters long. In 2009 Peter Scott won the Suzuki Swift Cup, quick junior cup and British Rally Championship classes R1.
Suzuki Swift Awards
The Suzuki Swift has won more than 60 awards, including a car of the year awards. Some list of awards are given below: 1.Most fun driving a car in Japan Car of the Year 2006 awards Japan car 2.RJC 2006 and 2011 cars in India in 2012. In 2011 a car small top gear BBC year India. Goldstar Award for Wheels magazine in Australia. Best buy hatchback hot magazine WhatCar UK for the Swift Sport. Best model cars in the city by the magazine Argus France. 2011 small car in the year by the magazine IAM coach newzealand insurance. Suzuki Swift, best Small Car ‘by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2010.