The old Suzuki Swift Sport was a bit of a cult car. It wasn’t the fastest hot hatch around and it certainly wasn’t the most luxurious, but its free-revving naturally aspirated engine and playful handling earnt it kudos with those in the know.
Inevitably, the new model has had to turn to turbocharging to satisfy ever-tightening fuel economy and emissions targets. It’s also seen a step up in price that puts this 138bhp ‘warm hatch’ somewhat closer to the full-fat opposition, where power outputs are now exceeding 200bhp. So has it still got what it takes to challenge the big boys?
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