Maruti Suzuki Swift DLX limited edition launch
Maruti Suzuki Swift DLX limited edition launch. Pictured: Maruti Suzuki Swift DLX.gaadiwaadi

Maruti Suzuki, India's country's largest car-maker, has launched a new limited edition of its popular hatchback the Swift in India. GaadiWaadi reports that the new edition dubbed Swift DLX has been priced at Rs. 4.54 lakh.

Available in the entry-level variant of the Swift — the Lxi and the Ldi — the new Swift DLX is said to be open for bookings. The DLX edition of the Swift comes with features such as Sony FM music system with Bluetooth, USB and front door speakers, all four power windows, fog lamps and blacked out B-pillar. The Swift DLX also gets safety features such as engine immobilizer, smart warning indicators and child safety lock.

Mechanically, the Swift DLX remains unchanged and continues to be powered by the 1.2-litre K-Series petrol and the 1.3-liter DDiS diesel mills. While the former can churn out 83bhp of peak power and 115Nm of peak torque, the latter can generate 74bhp of power and 190Nm of peak torque.

According to the report, the petrol Swift DLX has been priced at Rs. 4.54 lakh, while the diesel version comes with a price tag of Rs. 5.95 lakh.

Meanwhile, Suzuki is expected to debut the next generation Swift in October this year for the international market and is expected to bring it to the Indian market in 2017. The next generation Swift will be made at the new Maruti Suzuki facility in Gujarat. The new Swift is expected to be slightly longer, lower and wider than the current model.