The current design of the Swift has been around for a very long time now. The first generation reached the Indian shores in 2005 and carried on for a long time. Maruti launched the second generation of the car in 2011 and since then, it has not received any significant update. The Swift is a global car and to keep the car fresh in the market, the company launches special editions. The latest being the Swift Deca in India. Here are the details about the Swift Deca and 15 other special edition models from around the world and India.
We are not sure why Maruti calls this by Deca. This is the newest Swift special edition in the market and the design has been inspired by the legendary football players who played with number “10” on their jerseys. The Swift Deca carries loud decals and racing stripes on the body. There is also a big number 10 pasted on the car front two doors of the car.
On the inside, the car gets Sony touch-sensitive infotainment system with 6-inch speakers from the same brand. The seat covers have been changed and steering wheel gets a cover to add to the sporty theme. The Swift Deca also gets rear parking camera with sensors. Carbon fiber inserts on the console, ambient light, and floor mats are some of the other additions that the car gets.
The Swift Windsong was one of the few good looking special editions that were launched in India. The car was specially launched for music lovers and came with special decals on the exterior. The special edition car was only available in white color and came with ‘Windsong’ decals on the outside with special badges on the sides.
The changes included illuminated sill plates, new customized upholstery that matched the exterior decals of the car. The special model received Sony touchscreen music system with CD, DVD player, Bluetooth, and USB. It also had a rear camera with parking sensors.
The RS was the most revolutionary limited edition launched in the Indian market till date. The car received a three-piece body kit in form of front and rear bumper lip and roof spoiler. It carried special motorsport inspired black and blue body graphics.
The car also received black wheel covers, blue themed ORVMs, illuminated door sill plates, leather upholstery in black and blue, music system with CD, DVD, USB and AUX, and RS themed floor mats.
One million edition
The special edition was launched to celebrate 1 million Swifts on the road. The car with beautiful body graphics that Maruti called Goldsmith on the exterior. It was only available in black color with gold colored body graphics. On the inside, the car received integrated audio system with USB and speakers, leather seats, cushions, and floor mats.
The car was launched just before the festive season of 2015 to garner the festive rush. The car was available only with the base trims with both diesel and petrol models. On the outside, there were no any special changes but the interiors carried a lot of new things.
The seats were premium with memory foam, SP branded cushions, steering wheel cover, 60:40 split seats, all four power windows and music system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity. It also received parking sensor, central locking, and keyless entry.
The Swift Glory was one flamboyant looking special edition of the car. It came in white colored body with contrasting red racing stripes. The C-Pillar was painted black to give a floating roof effect. The car featured a tagline that said “For The Player”, for those who keep the ball rolling.”
It came with front and rear bumper lip, and a spoiler that was painted in red matching the decal. The interiors came with the rear-view camera, dual-tone rear and black upholstery, steering wheel and gear cover, and new floor mats.
SZ-L special edition
This is an international special edition launched in the UK. The car is available in the two-door format in the international markets and this edition was based on the same model. The car received new gloss finish 16-inch alloy wheels.
The changes were limited to visual upgrades and the car also received rear upper spoiler and SZ-L badging. Inside, the car got navigation, cruise control, sporty steering wheel, and silver stitching on seats.
SZ-L special edition 1
In the international markets, the special editions do not really get a name. This was another special edition in the UK market. The car receives contrasting roof color making the Swift look similar to the Mini Cooper, a compliment that Swift has been receiving from day 1 of its launch. It also gets rear spoiler and door mirrors painted in the contrasting color.