Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced the launch of the S-CNG variant of its iconic sporty hatchback Swift. Powered by the advanced 1.2L K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine, the new Swift S-CNG delivers a peak power of 57kW (77.49PS) @6000rpm and max Torque of [email protected] The new Swift S-CNG offers incredible fuel efficiency of 30.90 Km/kg#, making it India’s most powerful CNG hatchback and the most fuel-efficient CNG Premium hatchback*.
Maruti Suzuki S-CNG range of vehicles are conceptualized, designed and developed at the company’s world-class Research & Development facility after rigorous testing and are factory-fitted to deliver unmatched safety1, performance, durability and high fuel efficiency. With over 26 lakh cumulative sales since its launch, the Swift with its unmatched driving experience, global styling, outstanding performance and a cult fan following has successfully created a league of its own.
Introducing the Swift S-CNG, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “Brand Swift needs no introduction and the iconic sporty hatchback is now available with proven & tested company-fitted Maruti Suzuki S-CNG technology. After enthralling over 26 lakh Swift lovers with its performance, styling and road presence, Swift is now available with S-CNG to delight customers with its incredible fuel efficiency of 30.90 Km/kg#. This will be the 9th model in our portfolio with CNG offering, strengthening our commitment to a cleaner and greener environment. Swift has carved a niche for itself in the hearts and minds of the customers, it has continuously evolved and has maintained its persona as the most successful hatchback in the Indian market. The Swift S-CNG is the right proposition for customers, looking for a peppy yet economical city drive.”
Maruti Suzuki S-CNG technology has transformed the Indian CNG car landscape. The Swift S-CNG vehicle’s powertrain and suspension have been specially tuned to offer better engine durability, greater mileage and superior safety. Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles go through a rigorous development cycle and stringent manufacturing checks to ensure complete peace of mind for the customers.
The S-CNG vehicles come with dual interdependent Electronic Control Units (ECU) and an intelligent injection system to provide an air-fuel ratio that ensures superior performance with better savings. The S-CNG vehicles’ safety has further been enhanced with stainless steel pipes and joints to avoid corrosion and any kind of leakage in the entire CNG structure, integrated wire harnesses are used to eliminate short-circuiting and a microswitch ensures that the vehicle is off and does not start during CNG fuel filling process.
The company offers the widest range of 9 S-CNG powered vehicles matching the varied needs of Indian customers. These include Alto, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Ertiga, Eeco, Super Carry, Tour-S and Swift. Maruti Suzuki has sold over 1 million eco-friendly S-CNG vehicles so far.