Music touches every heart and Maruti Suzuki knows this fact very well, that is why the carmaker has introduced a new limited edition of its popular hatch Swift in the country. Post the launch of all new Swift in late 2014, Maruti is once again prepared to garner all-round applause and this time from the music lovers across the country. Available in limited numbers, the newest offering from Maruti is christened as ‘Swift Windsong’ and is specifically designed and packed keeping in mind the music buffs in India. The car will be available in both petrol and diesel engine options holding the price tag of Rs. 5,14,973 and Rs. 6,10,246 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) for VXI and VDI trims respectively.
The limited edition Suzuki Swift was unveiled at the Windsong Music Festival held at Lonavala, Maharashtra and initially the carmaker will offer only 100 units of this model. Mechanically, the limited edition Swift gets similar specifications under its hood. Where diesel Swift Windsong is powered by a 1.3-litre DDiS engine churning out 74 bhp and max torque of 190Nm, petrol Swift gets its energy from 1.2-litre K-Series VVT engine that produces 83.2 bhp and peak torque of 115Nm. As far as fuel efficiency is concerned, petrol version is able to offer 20.4 kmpl while diesel Swift can deliver 25.2kmpl mileage. The limited edition Swift Windsong is basically based on the standard Swift, which was introduced in 2014 with delicate changes like restyled bumpers, silver insets around the fog lamps, electric folding mirrors and push button start.
Coming to the exteriors of this limited Swift Windsong, the car gets music theme around it. From the front bonnet to the rear roof, Swift Windsong has been given black strips that makes it different from the regular versions. Apart from this, the vehicle is adorned with music-themed black and yellow graphics running from the front headlamps to rear tail-lamps on both sides of the car. Moreover, existing features of new Swift are also kept in this limited edition that include front fog lamps, full wheel covers and outside rear view mirrors. The car also comes packed with side skirts and matching yellow 15-inch alloy wheels that perfectly justifies the athletic appearance of Windsong edition. Additionally, the new rear spoiler adds to the good looks of the Windsong edition and also completes the aerodynamic package of the Swift hatchback. It also features an incorporated brake light indicator high up on the car.
Inside the car, you will be welcomed by the yellow-black theme all around from seat covers to steering wheel. This indeed gives a sporty, stylish and premium appearance to the car. The all black color with bright yellow accent indeed looks very pretty. Now talking about the important feature for which the car has been designed i.e. Music system. Yes, the car gets new touchscreen infotainment system from Sony replacing the regular 2-Din audio system presented in existing models. This infotainment system comes with Bluetooth & External Mic and USB connectivity, reverse parking sensors. Additionally, to offer more aura inside the car, ambient blue lighting on the front floor, illuminated door sills and ‘Swift Windsong’ badged floor mats along with rear upper roof spoiler have also been offered.
To sum up, following its tradition to satisfy the needs of particular customer group, Maruti has brought a perfect package for music enthusiasts of the country. This will not only appeal music lovers but it will surely be commended by other buyer groups in India. And no doubt, this move of Maruti will only strengthen its charisma among car enthusiasts.