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The buzzy Suzuki Swift Sport will leave a huge smile on your dial

Suzuki logo21 Feb 2012

By MIKE COSTELLO

THE humble current-generation Suzuki Swift has been a favourite of ours at GoAuto since it first appeared here in February last year.

While not the most technologically advanced or sharp light-car on the market – those titles belong to the Volkswagen Polo and Ford Fiesta – the competent and charming little Suzuki holds its own through sheer force of personality.

Now the brand has released the Sport – a follow up to the well-regarded previous-generation model – and the question is, has it managed to add enough extra spark and energy to make a serious dent in Australia’s highly popular hot-hatch market?

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Model release date: 1 February 2012 to 1 June 2017

Previous model

Swift Sport

Released: September 2006
Ended: January 2012
Family Tree: Swift

SUZUKI Australia released the first-generation Swift Sport back in 2006, adding a bigger splash of sportiness to its already highly competent light-car. Peak power from the buzzy 1.6-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine was 92kW – 17kW higher than the garden-variety variants - matched exclusively to a quick-shifting five-speed manual gearbox. The Sport warm-hatch was further differentiated from its more humble stablemates by a sporting body kit, additional equipment and aggressive cabin accoutrements like a stainless steel gear knob and pedals.

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