Suzuki Swift: Is it a misnomer?

Suzuki Swift: Is it a misnomer?

Manufacturers optimistically call their cars all kinds of names to trick us into believing they’re better than they are, and it was a question asked of me by a colleague about the Swift Sport. Murcielago is probably the most apt name from any manufacturer: a fighting bull, powerful and muscular to go with theĀ  Lamborghini’s extreme horsepower. Buy a Murcielago amd you would ordinarily be able to use about 19% of its capability. The rest would be wasted except for short burst of overtaking, or if you managed a track day. With the Swift, you can have joyous fun on any open road, and even in the city.

The Swift is not exactly ‘swift’ compared to a Lamborghini, but its sheer nippiness makes it feel that way.

Manufacturers optimistically call their cars all kinds of names to trick us into believing they’re better than they are, and it was a question asked of me by a colleague about the Swift Sport. Murcielago is probably the most apt name from any manufacturer: a fighting bull, powerful and muscular to go with theĀ  Lamborghini’s extreme horsepower. Buy a Murcielago amd you would ordinarily be able to use about 19% of its capability. The rest would be wasted except for short burst of overtaking, or if you managed a track day. With the Swift, you can have joyous fun on any open road, and even in the city.

The Swift is not exactly ‘swift’ compared to a Lamborghini, but its sheer nippiness makes it feel that way.

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