Maruti Suzuki India, India’s leading passenger vehicle manufacturer, has started online booking for Baleno RS, the first of high-performance cars to be offered through NEXA. Baleno RS will be launched on March 3, 2017. RS pioneers a line-up of high-performance cars, designed to deliver an unmatched driving experience. The Baleno RS is the first of such cars. Built for those who look for more performance in their everyday drive, it combines the powerful 1.0L Boosterjet Direct Injection Turbo Engine topped with an edgy sports styling, dynamic handling and braking. Baleno RS, which will be launched in a single variant, is equipped with Smart-Play Infotainment system and complies with future safety norms including pedestrian safety, side impact and frontal offset impact.
Maruti Suzuki has reported a jump of 27.1% in total sales at 144,396 units in January 2017. This includes 133,934 units in domestic market and 10,462 units of exports. It had sold a total of 113,606 units in January 2016. On the other hand, the company has also reported 32.61% rise in its production to 153,541 units in January 2017 as compared to 115,783 units in January 2016.