THE British-built Suzuki Swace estate car is being updated with a new model line-up and improved performance.
The car - which is made at the Toyota factory at Burnaston in Derbyshire under an agreement between the two car makers - is now available in Motion and Ultra specifications with the range priced from Â£28,999.
The latest models now has a higher level of performance with 0-62mph time reduced to 9.4 seconds from 11.1 for the previous model first introduced in November 2020.
Power from the 1.8-litre hybrid engine is increased from 122hp to 140hp while fuel economy is rated at 62.7mpg with emissions of 102g/km.
The new Motion model includes emergency driving stop system, LED rear lamps, seven airbags, dual zone automatic air conditioning, eight-inch LCD colour information screen, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, a smart phone link for wireless Apple CarPlay and wired Android Auto device connectivity, rear parking camera, a new digital instrument cluster with three display modes, type C USB port and dynamic radar cruise control.
The new Ultra grade which is priced from £30,799, adds updated Bi-LED projector headlights, safe exit assist, smart door locking, front and rear park distance sensors, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, interior ambient lighting, and centre console tray with wireless charger.
The Swace shares its underpinnings with the Toyota Corolla estate which is also built at Burnaston and the new Suzuki is due for release in late March 2023.