Maruti Baleno RS

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Maruti Baleno RS

The New Car Maruti Baleno RS, the much-awaited hot hatch from the Indo-Japanese car maker, will launch in the Indian market in March 2017.  The RS offered only on the top-spec Baleno Alpha trim. That means the vehicle will have all the features offered in the top-end Baleno, including Dual Airbags, Smart Play infotainment system, Bi-xenon automatic headlamps with LED daytime running lamps, parking sensors, reverse camera, etc.

Under the bonnet is the new 1.0-litre Boosterjet petrol engine paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The powertrain is good for 102bhp of power and 150Nm of torque. To achieving high power figures and better performance, Maruti also tweaked the suspension setup of the car.

Baleno RS Standing tall at 114mm of ground clearance, the performance of the car will be equipped with the disc brakes on both front and rear axles. It will be exclusively sold through the premium Nexa dealerships across the country. The Baleno RS was first showcased at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015 and had its India debut at Auto Expo previous year.

Maruti Baleno RS Launch Date

The Maruti Baleno RS launched Date in early March 2017.

 

Maruti Baleno RS Price in India

  1. Minimum Rs 8.5 lakh
  2. Maximum Rs 9 lakh

 

Maruti Baleno RS Exterior

Design and styling of the Baleno RS are a lot edgier and sportier than the regular model. Carrying Suzuki new liquid flow design philosophy, this hot hatch features a sporty body kit enhancing its aggressive character. The face is styled quite aggressively with a V-shaped grille, sweptback headlamps, sporty bumper with wider air intakes and fog lamps. The body-decals adorn the side profile, and rear-end will feature LED tail lamps and added chrome elements.

The design elements will make it look different from the regular variant. Along with these updates, the performance model also gets some additional safety features such as tyre pressure monitoring system, radar-based brake support, all four disc brakes, etc.

Maruti Baleno RS Interior

The interior of the hatchback will remain unchanged. The car might come with an improved instrument panel, new upholstery for seats and new steering. There will be generous space to accommodate five adults and sufficient luggage area.

The feature list might include the SmartPlay infotainment system with Bluetooth, AppleCarPlay and Navigation, rear parking camera and sensors, climate control and engine start-stop button. While the hatchback’s regular model weighs 865kgs, the Maruti Baleno RS carries a kerb weight around 950kgs. The performance edition might also come with a new black exterior paint option.

Maruti Baleno RS Specifications

The new Maruti Baleno RS is a newly developed 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder Boosterjet turbocharged petrol engine. This turbo motor churns out a maximum power output of 102bhp at 5,500rpm against the 150Nm of torque between 1,700rpm to 4,500rpm. Power transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed manual gearbox.

[1] ENGINE
1. Engine Type Boosterjet Petrol Engine
2. Description 1.0-litre 112bhp 16V Boosterjet Petrol Engine
3. Displacement(cc) 998
4. No. of Cylinders 4
5. Maximum Power 112bhp
6. Maximum Torque 175Nm
7. Valves Per Cylinder 4
8. Valve Configuration DOHC
9. Fuel Supply System Direct Injection
10. Turbo Charger Yes
11. Super Charger No

 

[2] TRANSMISSION
1. Transmission Type Manual
2. Gearbox 5 Speed
3. Drive Type FWD

 

[3] SUSPENSION SYSTEM
1. Front Suspension MacPherson Strut
2. Rear Suspension Torsion Beam

 

    [4] STEERING
1. Type Power
2. Steering Column Tilt
3. Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion
4. Turning Radius 4.9 meters

 

[5] BRAKE SYSTEM
1. Front Brake Type Disc
2. Rear Brake Type Drum

 

[6] PERFORMANCE
1. Top Speed 150 Kmph
2. Acceleration (0-100 kmph) 13 Seconds

 

[7] FUEL
1. Mileage-City (kmpl) 14.0
2. Mileage-Highway (kmpl) 17.0
3. Fuel Type Petrol
4. Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters) 37
5. Emission Norm Compliance BS IV

 

[8] TYRES
1. Tyre Size 185/65 R15
2. Tyre Type Tubeless, Radial
3. Wheel Size 15 Inch

 

[9] OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
1. Seating Capacity 5
2. No of Doors 5

 

[10] PAYLOAD and TOWING
1. Cargo Volume 339-litres

 

[11] CAR DETAILS
1. Country of Assembly India
2. Country of Manufacture India
3. Warranty Time 2 Years
4. Warranty Distance 40000 Kms

Nikhil Pillai

Nikhil Pillai is the co-founder at Digito Private Limited. He is a digital marketing veteran with a lot of experience and expertise in developing websites too. He is mostly a vivid reader and loves to travel a lot. Bikes and Football are his passions apart from watching movies that come with a twist.

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