The long anticipated and eagerly awaited launch of the new Swift model by Maruti Suzuki in India is delayed due to the two week strike by its workers at the Manesar plant that crippled operations considerably. The waiting list on the existing models has grown as has the waiting period. Maruti is now prioritising the clearing of existing bookings on existing models before it ventures to launch the new Swift. Not that it matters. The old Swift still sells like hot cakes.