India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki marked its entry into a high-performance segment with the introduction of the Baleno RS in the domestic market.


The new premium hatchback will be available at a price of Rs.8,69,000 ex showroom Delhi. The new Booster jet engine is a powerful combination of two technologies – direct injection system and a turbo charger- which is the first from the Indian subsidiary of Suzuki.


The new Baleno brings 1.0 litre booster jet direct injection turbo charged engine – which delivers 20% more power than a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine , Advanced safety norms , side and frontal offset impact, ahead of regulation timeline etc.

MD of Maruti Suzuki Kenichi Ayukawa said “It marks our entry in another new segment sports high-performance segment, an upcoming new segment. Baleno Road Sport gives me an opportunity to explain our challenging spirit in creating technologies that are relevant for India.”