Look, when small hot hatches first became a thing they were not really about performance necessarily. What their focus on instead was ‘smiles per mile‘ and how well they could be launched down a back road and spun around in a car park. That’s not to say that light weight and a boost in performance didn’t help of course… just that it wasn’t the be all and end all for this form of motoring.
In this case, the Suzuki Swift Sport 2019 car has gained a turbocharger, a couple of doors and even gone on a diet. That being said, do these benefits allow it to mix it up with the top of class Ford Fiesta ST, Peugeot 208 GTI and SEAT Ibiza FR? Watch the video to find out and establish whether the little Suzuki should go to the top of the charts.