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#TokyoMotorShowLive: Suzuki Swift RS Showcased

Suzuki has showcased Swift RS at the Tokyo Motor Show, and yes it is more than the cosmetic Swift RS that Maruti released here as a limited edition. The RS displayed in Japan carries a lot of changes both on the outside and inside and also under the hood. More importantly, the car is expected to make its way to India.

Suzuki Swift RS rear

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Draped in red, it encapsulate a new grille, a new headlamp cluster with blacked-out casting, projector headlamps, DRLs around the foglamp cluster, all around side skirtings, rear spoiler, a new tail lamp cluster setup and different set of alloy wheels.

Suzuki Swift RS

Step inside and you will see minor changes that include an infotainment system with navigation, a new storage space is also visible on the central deck of the dashboard. There is a lot of part sharing on the inside like the steering wheel, but the instrument cluster is drastically changed over the current one. It now gets a large dial in the center for speedometer, while the rev counter is just a little strip on the left of the dial, it is more digital with lot of info like battery charge level-as it gets regenerative braking.

Suzuki Swift RS

Under the hood, the car won’t see a massive bump in power, but one could expect more mileage, courtesy to the dualjet system and regenerative braking coupled to the same 1.2 litre petrol with a higher compression ratio. The car is rated at a decent 91 PS@6000rpm of power and gets a 3Nm of torque rise that make up for 118 Nm @4400rpm.

Suzuki Swift RS

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Source : CarDekho