The country’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki is preparing to launch many new models including the new Baleno and Brezza in the Indian market. The company has launched its famous hatchback Celerio in the Indian market on the previous day. Baleno was launched in 2015. It is currently the best selling premium hatchback in the country. This car was made available by the company 2 years ago i.e. in 2019 with the mid-life facelift update. The company is now preparing to launch the new generation model of Baleno.
The new generation model is set to launch in the Indian market early in the coming year. Talking about the design, the new Maruti Baleno can offer a significant upgrade in terms of styling and features. Key highlights include updated front grille, headlamps, LED DRLs, front and rear bumpers and taillights. The company is going to make the new car more sporty than the current model. Color options are also being offered in the current model Nexa Blue, Metallic Premium Silver, Magma Grey, Pearl Arctic White and Pearl Phoenix Red. It can be said that the new Baleno is getting with few other color options.
The new Baleno may continue to use the same engine options as the current model. The testing mules seen in the recent past have also indicated that a hybrid variant will be offered to the Baleno as well. Although it will be launched later. The existing Baleno is also offering customers the option of petrol and a smart hybrid powertrain. The 1.2-litre petrol engine generates maximum power of 82 hp at 6,000 rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque at 4,200 rpm. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and a CVT.