Maruti Suzuki forays into high performance segment with Baleno RS

26 days ago | 03-03-2017 | IBNS



New Delhi, Mar 3 : India's automobile market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited marked its entry into a high-performance segment with the Baleno RS here on Friday.

The Baleno RS brings to India Suzukis latest innovation - 1.0 litre Boosterjet Direct Injection Turbo Charged engine - which delivers 20% more power and 30% more torque than a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine.

The Baleno RS delivers effortless driving performance both in city conditions as well as highways.

Presenting the Baleno RS, Managing Director CEO, Maruti Suzuki, Kenichi Ayukawa said: With the path-breaking 1.0 litre Boosterjet Maruti Suzuki marks its entry in the high performance segment. The 1.0 litre Boosterjet Direct Injection Turbo Charged engine delivers outstanding power, which is 20% more, than a conventional 1.2 litre petrol engine. At the same time, torque is over a wide range of RPM and is 30% higher than a conventional 1.2 litre petrol engine. Baleno RS is for the performance enthusiasts who seek more power, throttle response and excitement in their day-to-day driving.

Baleno RS introductory price is Rs 8.69 lakh Ex-Showroom Delhi.