Suzuki will release a new hybrid in the new “Swift Sport” in 2020. Released in Europe in March 2020. It is also planned to be installed in “S-Cross” and “Escudo”.
The hybrid (mild hybrid) installed in the new “Swift Sport” achieves a maximum 20% reduction in CO2 emissions, an increase in torque, and a 15% improvement in fuel efficiency in the WLTP combined cycle. Improved version, new K14D Boosterjet engine 1.4L Inline 4-cylinder direct injection turbo. The newly developed powertrain is very light in design and weighs less than 15kg. It consists of a 48 volt lithium-ion battery, a starter generator (ISG), and a 48V-12V converter.
ISG supports gasoline engines with belt-driven, low-down additional torque and offers 2,000 rpm to 173 lb-ft (235 Nm). The battery and converter unit are placed under the front seat to improve weight distribution. The 48V self-charging hybrid system runs on EV only at city speeds of less than 10 mph (16 km / h), further improving fuel consumption.