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Suzuki Swift EV, Regina and Q-concept revealed ahead of Tokyo debut

Suzuki has previewed a few concepts it plans to unveil at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show later this month: the Suzuki Regina concept, the Suzuki Q-concept and the Suzuki Swift EV Hybrid concept. The Suzuki Swift EV Hybrid concept hints at a potential future production car - an electric Suzuki Swift...

2011 Suzuki Swift GA automatic on sale in Australia

Suzuki Australia has added the option of an automatic transmission to the entry-level Suzuki Swift GA. As is the case throughout the Swift range, the four-speed auto comes at a $1700 premium over the five-speed manual. This means the new Suzuki Swift GA automatic will be priced from $17,690 before on-road costs, compared with $15,990 for the manual...

2012 Suzuki Swift Sport unveiled before 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

Suzuki has pulled the wraps off the new 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport which will be officially unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. The new Swift Sport showcases a slightly more aggressive front end design and a more powerful engine compared with the outgoing model...

2012 Suzuki Swift Sport 100kW & Paddles

The new Suzuki Swift Sport is expected to go on sale in Australia by early next year. With the previous-generation Swift Sport gathering a cult following around the world (thanks in part to its performance in junior world rally championship) the second-generation Swift has been begging for a sportier version since its launch in February...

2011 Suzuki Swift 1.3 DDiS diesel

Suzuki has announced a new diesel variant of its most popular small car, the Suzuki Swift DDiS. The new model will be introduced into European markets from June 1 this year. The DDiS features an all-new 1.3-litre turbo-diesel four cylinder engine producing 55kW of power. It may not sound like much but the car will rival many other light diesel hatchbacks available in Europe...

2011 Suzuki Swift X-ITE accessories released in Germany

Suzuki Germany has just released a number of optional sports accessories for the 2011 Suzuki Swift. Branded as 'X-ITE', the accessories allow buyers to customise their Swifts for a more personalised and individual touch. Accessories available spread from a range of exterior and interior enhancements...

Suzuki Swift S-Concept to debut at Geneva Motor Show

Suzuki has released a computer generated teaser image of the Suzuki Swift S-Concept ahead of its official unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1. The Swift S-Concept is expected to preview the upcoming Suzuki Swift Sport, a vehicle that Suzuki has so far refused to talk about, despite the launch of the 2011 Suzuki Swift range in Australia earlier this week...

2011 Suzuki Swift, Kizashi five-star ANCAP safety rating

The 2011 Suzuki Swift and the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi have both earned five-star safety ratings from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) in the latest round of crash testing. The all-new Swift, launched in Australia this week, earns the rating thanks to its standard seven airbags (dual front, side, curtain and driver’s knee), electronic stability control (ESC), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), anti-lock brakes (ABS) and intelligent seatbelt reminders for the front seats...

2011 Suzuki Swift 4x4 launched in Germany

Suzuki has just launched an all-wheel drive version of the popular 2011 Suzuki Swift in Germany, called the Suzuki Swift 4x4. The Suzuki Swift 4x4 is only available in 1.2-litre petrol guise which is matched to a five-speed manual gearbox. Offering 70kW of power, the little Swift still manages to achieve excellent fuel economy figures, even with the extra load of pushing all four wheels instead of just the front runners...

2011 Suzuki Swift engine and dynamics details

As revealed in our Japanese test drive of the 2011 Suzuki Swift, the new model will feature an all-new smaller and considerably more efficient petrol engine. The new engine is a 1.4-litre petrol, replacing the outgoing model’s 1.5-litre unit. Power and torque are down 4kW and 3Nm respectively in the new model, and maximum outputs now stand at 70kW and 130Nm...

Suzuki Swift at 2010 AIMS

The new Suzuki Swift has been unveiled at the Australian International Motor Show. Although it doesn't looks drastically different from the existing model, the new car features more technology, and is more efficient, larger and safer. The Suzuki Swift has been the company's best-selling car for a while now, and why wouldn't it be? There's plenty of features, cute but tough looks as well as offering great driver interaction and chassis dynamics...