No power and torque figures have been shared yet for this concept, but it will retain its front-wheel drive as we expect it to continue to be built on Suzuki’s lightweight Heartect platform. It looks production-ready, right down to the standard rear door handles, which replace the current model’s hidden C-pillar-mounted items. Ultimately, we also expect a Swift Sport hot hatch to be available.
The current most powerful model is the Swift Sport, which uses a 1.4-liter four-cylinder, producing 138 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. These figures are not that spectacular, especially compared to the 228 hp of the current Mini JCW Hardtop. But the Swift Sport weighs just 2,138 pounds, making it an absolute lightweight alongside the roughly 2,900-pound curb weight of the not-so-Mini JCW.
So, what do you think ? Is this new Swift a Mini Hardtop from Want, or have the Japanese designed something funky in its own right?
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