Suzuki Concept Baleno RS

2016 Delhi Motor Show: Suzuki unveils Baleno RS with 1.0 turbo engine

Suzuki’s India subsidiary Maruti Suzuki unveiled the Concept Baleno RS at the 2016 Delhi Motor Show (Auto Expo) in India on February 3.

The Concept Baleno RS is a sportier version of the new Baleno compact that was released in India in October, 2015. This new concept model, with its “RS” naming, is a high performance grade.

The Baleno for India has a 1.2L gasoline engine and a 1.3L diesel engine. The Baleno RS has a 1.0 Booster Jet engine.

The 1.0 Booster Jet is a newly developed 1.0L direct injection gasoline turbo engine. The specs haven’t been released but the European version gets 110hp and 17.3kgm maximum torque.

Specially designed aero parts for the interior and exterior give it a sporty look. At a press conference for the motor show, Maruti Suzuki said, “We’re planning to unveil the market version of the Baleno RS in India during the holidays.”

(Translated by Greg Scott)