New Swift features a lighter and stiffer frame, a wider track and two new power plants - a 1.2 liter petrol and a 1.3 liter diesel.

Suzuki has unveiled the first official photos of its upcoming, next-generation Swift model.

The new Swift features a more lightweight and stiffened frame compared to it predecessor and comes with a widened track and larger wheels for improved performance and handling. Compared to the previous generation, the car is longer by 9cm with a 5cm increase in wheelbase 

The outgoing 1.3 liter petrol engine is replaced by a new 1.2 liter power plant which increases power to 94 PS (69 kW) and 118 Nm of torque. Fuel consumption on the unit is 5 liters/100 km and CO2 emissions are 116 g/km.

A new Euro 5-compliant 1.3 liter diesel will also be made available in 2011 with a CO2 bona fide of 109 g/km and a consumption rating of 4.2 liters/ 100 km. The Swift sporting improved numbers all around.

The third-generation Swift will be built at Suzuki's production plant in Esztergom, Hungary.

The model goes on sale in the U.K. this fall and will be rolled out in markets around Europe at about the same time.

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