Swift steals Mini's thunder

Fans of the Mini should also take a look at the new Suzuki Swift ± the A-pillars and the windscreen being particularly reminiscent of the other small car.

19th March, 2005

It has immediate eye-appeal and is the best-looking Suzuki to date.

Built on an all-new platform, the Swift showed plenty of ability when driven on a mix of motorway and country roads. Although its torsion beam rear axle is inherently less effective than an independent set-up, the car has competent dynamics and is well up to the class standard.

The Swift has decent room to carry four people, and the 1.5 litre petrol engine tested...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say