India-made Suzuki Baleno Boosterjet to be showcased at Geneva show – IAB Report


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Europe to be second major export market for Maruti-Suzuki Baleno.

The India-made Suzuki Baleno will be showcased at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, which starts on March 1. The Euro-spec Suzuki Baleno made its global debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

2016 Suzuki Baleno right front three quarter at IAA 2015
The Baleno will be exported to over 100 markets worldwide during its lifecycle.

France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark and Spain are the European markets that will get the Baleno this year. In Italy, Suzuki launched a limited edition Baleno Web S (online pre-order only) which is priced from 15,900 Euros (INR 11.55 lakhs). The Baleno will launch in the U.K. in April 2016.

The Euro-spec Suzuki Baleno’s engine lineup comprises of an India-made 1.0-liter Boosterjet engine which develops 110 hp and 170 Nm, along with a 1.2-liter Dualjet engine with SHVS technology. Power is transferred via a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic.

2016 Suzuki Baleno rear three quarter left at IAA 2015
The Euro-spec Suzuki Baleno’s engine lineup comprises of an India-made 1.0-liter Boosterjet engine.

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The Baleno will be exported to over 100 markets worldwide during its lifecycle. With India being the production hub for the Baleno as well as home to the compact Maruti Vitara Brezza, MSIL will play a significant role in the growth of the Japanese manufacturer in markets across the globe.

Later in the calendar year, the Baleno RS with the Boosterjet engine will launch in India, Maruti confirmed at the Auto Expo 2016.

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