Maruti will launch its Baleno RS 1.0 petrol on the 3rd of March and here is an image of the production spec version. The car was first shown at the 2016 Auto Expo in concept form. The Baleno RS will come with a 1.0 litre 3-cylinder, BoosterJet motor which develops 102 bhp and 150Nm which is slightly less than the spec on sale in overseas. It will have disc brakes all round and as we have said earlier no automatic variant will be offered instead only a 5-speed manual would be standard.
As the image shows the Baleno RS will have some slight styling changes to differentiate it as the flagship of the Baleno range with different bumper, grille and alloys plus some trim changes inside. The Baleno RS will only be available in top-spec Alpha trim and expect a price hike of Rs 1 lakh from the top-spec 1.2 petrol Alpha which means a price of Rs 8.4 lakh ex-showroom.
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