Maruti Suzuki launched Baleno RS car in India yesterday evening. Maruti Suzuki’s Baleno RS is the most powerful hatchback of the company and also gets new 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine.
Baleno RS will come with many new features. Maruti Suzuki’s popular hatchback Baleno RS is now available for booking on NEXA website. Well, after launch, it already observes waiting period of around 1.5 months.
Recently launched Baleno RS will compete with Volkswagen Polo GT TSI, Fiat Punto Abarth, and Ford Figo 1.5 in India.
Baleno RS Exterior:
The all new Baleno RS comes with 1.0-litre BoosterJet engine. It uses Suzuki’s new liquid flow design philosophy. Baleno Rs gets V-shaped grille and sweptback headlamps in the front. Side profile of Baleno RS is quite simple but rear-end looks bold. Rear side of Baleno RS gets LED tail lamps and some splashing of chrome.
1.0-litre turbocharged engine could get bigger alloy wheels.
Baleno RS Interior:
One of popular Hatchback of India, Baleno RS’s cabin and layout remain same like Baleno. However, there will be slight changes in instrumentations and some new upholstery to give a sporty look. Baleno Rs gets the boot of size 339litres.
In the top-end model of Baleno gets many features like a touch-screen music system with navigation, rear parking camera and sensors, climate control and engine start-stop button.
Baleno RS Engine and Performance:
Currently, Baleno Petrol variant gets 1.2-litre K-series VVT engine which develops 83 bhp and 115 Nm of Torque. It gives fuel efficiency of 21.4 Kmpl. Well, Maruti is also offering it with a choice of 5-speed manual or CVT automatic gearbox.
Baleno RS Price in India:
Rs 8.69 ex-showroom
While Baleno 1-litre Boosterjet produces 110 bhp and 170 Nm of Torque. Company will start selling of Baleno RS at all of the 200 Nexa outlets in India across 121 cities.
Hyundai’s Elite i20 is the most popular Hatchback in India while Baleno is slight behind it with 10000 units a month approx.
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