Maruti Swift Plug-in Hybrid Concept


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A hybrid car in a automakers portfolio goes a long way in showing their love for planet earth and when everyone is at it, why should Suzuki stay behind. So they did the next best thing by picking up the current generation Suzuki Swift and strapping on a hybird motor and showcased it at the on going Tokyo Motor Show. The Suzuki Swift plug-in hybrid concept features a similar drive system as the Chevy Volt with a small displacement petrol engine running in-sync with an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack. The concept car is meant to be driven only on electric juice.

The electric motor is powered by a household socket charged battery which is more than adequate for short distances. Once the battery runs out, the engine powers a generator to charge the battery. Suzuki has given the Swift Plug-in Hybrid new set of headlights along with new wheels and a set of lightweight front seats but that don’t impress us much. The next generation Swift needs to come soon to take the competition head on.

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not a bad idea but it'll take ages for these cars to be practical, i mean by the time they come to a common man's price
 
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This is the way to move for Suzuki!

But its also time to change the looks of Swift.

Suzuki can develop a Next Gen Swift & then they can try those concepts there, because these concepts will take atleast 5 years to come into existence & by the time Swift would have been almost dying segment of Suzuki. who knows ?
 
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or maybe this is the new swift!
we saying it was not much different than the existing one and this fits the bill!
 
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Ahh.This is something that resembles my "still to start" project.[:D]

But guys what about the cost ? Remember the civic hybrid ? Though its tech was a little different it costed a bom.Hope the suzuki people price this car rightly when ever it comes.
 

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nice concept to see from maruti, though it wouldtake time to get this practical and affordable, which is what maruti, tata and mahindra are working together for, and also would be good to see this future technology with affordable pricing.
 
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Ahh.This is something that resembles my "still to start" project.

But guys what about the cost ? Remember the civic hybrid ? Though its tech was a little different it costed a bom.Hope the suzuki people price this car rightly when ever it comes.
Don't worry, Its not going to launch in India any soon and whenever it comes, Our country will be mature enough to accept such models.



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