It’s Official: Maruti Baleno RS India Launch on March 3

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS is one of the most awaited cars of India as it would be carrying the first ever turbocharged petrol engine from India’s largest manufacturer of cars. The recent leak of its brochure finally brought all the required details for the car to the customers. The car has been spotted testing many times and now it has been officially confirmed to be launched in India on March 3. Here are the most important specs from the leaked Baleno RS brochure.maruti-suzuki-baleno-rs-p

It’s Official: Maruti Baleno RS India Launch on March 3

The car carries a 1.0 liter, 3-cylinder Boosterjet engine that has been de-tuned for the Indian market. It now produces 100 BHP at 5500 rpm and 150 Nm between 1700-4500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The higher performance demands more safety and all ends are provided with disc brakes for braking enhancement. Maruti Baleno RS will get a different suspension tune for sporty riding.maruti-suzuki_baleno-rs_-auto-expo-1

Baleno RS is said to support just 114 mm of laden ground clearance. It has been listed under two tyre sizes, making the fact clear that it will get separate variants of itself and won’t be offered in just the top spec regular Baleno. The gross vehicle weight is 1360 kg while the car weighs 950 kg with 90 percent fuel and required components. It carries the same dimensions while the alloy wheel design for the RS model is all new.

Know more about Baleno RS here – http://autos.maxabout.com/cars/maruti/baleno/baleno-rs

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