Maruti Baleno RS launch confirmed for February 2017


The biggest car maker of the Indian four wheeler market, Maruti Suzuki debuted the performance oriented version of the famous Baleno hatchback at the Autoexpo 2016. As reported by Autocar India, the company will be launching the same by February 2017. Below is all the information that you need to know about the car.


Maruti Baleno RS engine and specification

The car will be launched with 1.0-litre, three-cylinder Boosterjet turbo-petrol engine that will be producing a maximum of 111bhp of power. The engine currently powers the Baleno in the international markets. The car will either be offered with feature a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic unit as in the international markets. The Baleno RS will also have disc brakes on all four wheels.

Maruti Baleno RS expected price

The car is expected to be priced around Rs 9 lakh and at this price point, it will compete against its German and Italian rivals including the Polo GT and the Fiat Punto Evo Abarth, which are the main Maruti Baleno RS competitors.


Maruti Baleno RS Mileage

The car is expected to have  a mileage of 12km/ltr to 14km/ltr.

Maruti Baleno RS features

In terms of the feature list, the car will share similar features as seen in its smaller version. Features on Baleno RS will include Bi-xenon automatic headlamps with LED DRLs, Rain-sensing wipers, Electric adjust and folding wing mirrors, Dual airbags and ABS, SmartPlay infotainment system with navigation.

Stay tuned for more updates like this.

Also read: 2017 Maruti Swift clear image out


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