Baleno RS marks the launch of new Boosterjet technology in India.
RS stands for Road Sport.
India’s automobile market leader Maruti Suzuki marked its entry into a high-performance segment with the Baleno RS.
The Baleno RS is powered by a new 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 comes with a distinct exterior styling and sporty body kit which gives the car a sporty appeal as compared to the standard car. The car features a unique front grille, bold front bumper, underbody spoilers married with black sports alloys and the signature RS emblem on the rear. Interiors are all black.
Interior features offered are Leather wrapped steering wheel with steering mounted audio and voice controls, SmartPlay Infotainment System with Apple car play, Bluetooth, Bluetooth and Navigation system.
The sporty Baleno is launched in a single variant Alpha.
In terms of safety the car features dual airbags, seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters and ISOFIX child-seat restrain anchorages. Disc brakes in all wheels, coupled with ABS and EBD are standard. The car also complies with all safety norms including pedestrian safety, side and frontal offset impact, ahead of regulation timelines.
Driver seat belt reminder buzzer with lamp & rear parking sensors with camera are among the other safety features in Baleno RS.
The new Boosterjet Engine is all-aluminum, three-cylinder, 1.0 L. Boosterjet technology is a powerful combination of two technologies: Direct Injection System and a Turbo charger.
|Length||3,995 mm||Range of Colours||· Fire Red
· Pearl Arctic White
· Premium Urban Blue
· Premium Silver
· Granite Grey
· Ray Blue
· Autumn Orange
|Max Torque||150Nm@1700 – 4500rpm|
|Engine Capacity||998 cc|
|Boot Space||339 litres (VDA Method)|
|Wheel Base||2,520 mm|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm (Unladen)|