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Maruti Suzuki is expected to showcase the new generation Maruti Suzuki Swift at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi, while the India launch will be followed soon after the expo in March 2018. Apart from the regular petrol and diesel variants, Maruti Suzuki is also planning to launch the Swift Sport and the Swift Hybrid variants in India – CarandBike reports. The report further suggests that the Sport variant will be launched first (end 2018 or early 2019), which will be followed by the launch of the Hybrid variant by end 2019 or early 2020. Also Read: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars to Launch in India in 2017-18

The Suzuki Swift Sport was revealed in July this year while the car made its official public debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The car sports a lowered body and new aggressive front fascia while the Swift Sport is longer by 50 mm as compared to the regular model. The Suzuki Swift Sport is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo-charged BoosterJet petrol engine that is tuned to pump out 138 BHP of maximum power at 5,500 RPM while developing 230 Nm of peak torque between 2,500 to 3,500 RPM. This engine is paired to a 6-speed manual transmission. Read More: New Maruti Swift 2017: Price in India, Launch Date, Images, Interior, Specs, Mileage

On the other hand, the Suzuki Swift Hybrid was launched in Japan in July 2017. Suzuki also offers a mild hybrid version of the Swift in the Japanese market that gets the popular SHVS technology. While the report suggests that India will get some sort of hybrid tech on the India-spec Swift, exact details are unknown yet. The JDM Swift Hybrid is powered by a 1.2-litre four-cylinder K12B petrol engine producing 90 BHP of max power and 118 Nm of peak torque. This engine is paired with a 10 kW Electric Motor Generator, while the hybrid power-train is coupled to a 5-speed AGS (AMT) gearbox with or without paddle shifters. 
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