Suzuki to Debut Swift Plug-in Hybrid at 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

Suzuki is relatively new to the hybrid game, but the Japanese automaker plans on showing a plug-in hybrid version of its compact Swift hatchback at the 2009 Tokyo motor show.

Details are slim at this point, but we do know the Swift plug-in hybrid will pair a small-displacement gasoline engine with an electric motor. Electricity will be stored in lithium-ion batteries mounted underneath the center console. Suzuki has also fitted lightweight mesh seats, aerodynamic wheels,and tires with low-rolling resistance on the concept.

We hope to learn more about the Swift plug-in — along with Suzuki’s other hybrid aspirations — come October 21. Stay with Automobile Magazine for all the latest news from the 2009 Tokyo motor show.

We’ve Temporarily Removed Comments

As part of our ongoing efforts to make better, faster, and easier for you to use, we’ve temporarily removed comments as well as the ability to comment. We’re testing and reviewing options to possibly bring comments back. As always, thanks for reading

Buying Guide
Powered by Motortrend


22 City / 33 Hwy

Safety (IIHS):


Horse Power:

150 @ 6200