Look at the new photos and specs for both the five-door and the three-door version of the all-new 2011 Suzuki Swift. (spy video was shared 2 weeks ago). The 2011 Swift is based on a new and longer platform, the car’s exterior styling is a subtle evolution of the outgoing model’s design.
In cabin, the new Swift gets restrained metallic accents and a similar styling for the center console that houses new switchgear and LCD displays for the audio system and A/C.
Suzuki will offer the European version of the 2011 Swift with a choice of two engines, a new 1.2-liter petrol that makes 94HP, and a revised 1.3-liter turbo diesel with 75HP.
Both engines are offered with a five-speed manual gearbox, while the petrol unit is also available with an optional four-speed automatic transmission.
According to specs, with the 1.2L petrol engine and a manual gearbox, the new Swift accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 12.3 seconds [Auto: 13.5 sec] and achieves a top speed of 165 km/h (103 mph). It returns a combined fuel consumption of 5.0 lt/100km, equal to 47.0mpg US [Auto: 5.5 lt/100km].
The diesel Swift completes the 0-100 km/h sprint in 12.7 seconds and goes on to a top speed of 165 km/h (103 mph), while returning 4.2 lt/100km, equal to 56.0mpg US.