Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: | posted May 06, 2014 17:30
Powered by the K-series engine found in the Swift Dzire sedan
Earlier this year, we published news regarding the release of a 1.2-liter variant for the Suzuki Swift hatchback. Last month, Suzuki Philippines further teased the new model by releasing a photo on their website.
AutoIndustriya.com dug a little further and it appears the new Swift 1.2L will be arriving this month from India according to a very reliable source, with sales to commence in June. Other sources have stated that the model could be available come July.
The new variant of the Suzuki Swift will come with a 1.2-liter, 4-cylinder K-series engine with Variable Valve Timing. It is capable of producing 87 PS with 114 Nm of torque. It can be mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission.
The automatic variant costs PhP 648,000, while the manual is PhP 608,000, according to our sources.