Maruti Suzuki Swift, the undisputed leader in Indian hatchback segment has received a special edition variant called Maruti Suzuki Swift RS. This special edition Suzuki Swift RS has been launched to celebrate the 1 Million mark of the Swift brand in Indian market. At this moment, Swift has already crossed 9.6 lakh mark and the 1 million mark is expected to be surpassed in few months.
So what is new in Maruti Suzuki Swift RS? The special edition Swift RS can be easily identified by it’s front and rear bumper kits and roof spoiler. The paint job gets a very prominent body graphics kit. The black wheel covers complement black and blue body graphics. The rear view mirrors have been painted in blue shade. Overall the exteriors of Swift RS looks too flashy compared to the original Maruti Suzuki Swift. In the interiors, the special edition Swift comes with illuminated Swift logo in four door sills. Other features in the interiors include a black and blue themed upholstery and a slightly upgraded music system. The music system comes with a CD player, Aux-in and USB interfaces.
“The Swift RS is in continuation of Maruti Suzuki’s celebrations planned around the Swift model as it moves towards the “1 million” cumulative sales mark. The Swift not only pioneered the premium compact segment in the country, it continues to remain the top selling car in the segment. The Swift has cumulatively sold over 9.6 lakh units since its launch in May 2005. We are confident that the limited edition Swift RS will be ideal for customers who look to further enhance the sporty character and style of the Swift. All this comes with a much higher value worth than the price the customer pays for the Swift RS package.” said Manohar Bhat, vice president, marketing, Maruti Suzuki India.
The Swift RS special edition is available in mid level variants VXi and VDi trims. These additional goodies come at an additional price of Rs.24,500. At this moment there is no official work about no of units of Maruti Suzuki Swift RS available for booking is not known. Anyways let us wait and see, how many Swift RS can spotted in Indian roads.