It looks like the next AMT model from Maruti's stable Swift Dzire AMT is all set to hit the market soon, as the fresh batch spy shots doing the rounds on the internet show the new avatar of the model at the dealership yard.
It is probably one of the worst kept secrets that the country's largest car maker Maruti, which added a new chapter in the Indian automotive industry with the first AMT model Celerio, is getting ready to expand its AMT portfolio in the coming months. Maruti's popular models like Swift Dzire sedan and Swift hatchback are expected to get AMT boxes soon.
Now in what is believed to be good news about the launch of the Dzire AMT, the models have started reaching the dealerships of the company ahead of the possible launch in coming days. The folks at GaadiWaadi have shared the images of the AGS (Auto Gear Shift) Dzire models with test drive stickers, which have been taken at a deanship yard. The images also confirm that the Dzire top-of-the-line diesel (ZDi) model will get the AMT box.
Under the hood, Dzire AMT is likely to get the same tried-and-tested 1,248cc DDiS diesel engine, which generates 75ps of power @4,000rpm and 190Nm @2,000rpm peak torque. In terms of style and design, the new Swift Dzire AMT will remain the same as the current model, except for the rear AGS badging.
As or pricing , from what we know, the Swift Dzire AMT is likely to get a price tag that is Rs 35,000- Rs 40,000 more than the current model. We also hear that with the launch of the AMT model of Swift Dzire, Maruti is also likely to introduce safety features such as ABS and (Anti-lock Braking System) and airbags as standard across all trims.