Fast Lane: Suzuki Swift lands in Singapore

The third-generation Suzuki Swift.
The third-generation Suzuki Swift.PHOTO: SUZUKI
The 2019 Vitara.
The 2019 Vitara.PHOTO: SUZUKI
Mercedes-Benz will bring in its Aclass Saloon next year.
Mercedes-Benz will bring in its Aclass Saloon next year.PHOTO: MERCEDES-BENZ
Skoda will unveil its Karoq Scout.
Skoda will unveil its Karoq Scout.PHOTO: SKODA
The RAV4 crossover.
The RAV4 crossover.PHOTO: TOYOTA
Audi PB18 e-tron.
Audi PB18 e-tron.PHOTO: AUDI

The third-generation Suzuki Swift (above) has landed and was unveiled at authorised agent Champion Motors' new home in Chang Charn Road last Friday. Priced from $83,900, the 1-litre turbo has 109bhp and 160Nm of torque on tap. It hits 100kmh in 10 seconds and a top speed of 190kmh.

With a roomy interior and generously equipped, the car is expected to make its presence felt on the road. The next major launch for Suzuki will be the iconic Jimny sub-compact sport utility vehicle, which shares the Swift's engine and is expected to be priced similarly. The model was launched in Japan last month and has garnered more than 15,000 bookings.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 04, 2018, with the headline 'Fast Lane'. Subscribe