New Delhi : India’s top carmaker Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch new 1.2 litre DUALJET, DUAL VVT BS VI engine with next generation Smart Hybrid technology in its premium hatchback Baleno. The new BS VI compliant Baleno (Petrol) with Smart Hybrid will soon be available at NEXA showrooms across the country. The Smart Hybrid technology with Li-ion battery will be offered in two variants of Baleno : Zeta & Delta 1.2 litre DUALJET DUAL VVT with ex-showroom prices Rs.7.86 lakh and Rs. 7.25 lakh respectively.
The technological advancement leads to improved fuel efficiency while reducing vehicular emissions. Existing 1.2L VVT petrol engine variants will also be BS VI compliant and available in all variants including CVT. Baleno is India’s first premium hatchback to be offered with Smart Hybrid technology. The Lithium-ion battery is compact & designed for long service life. The updated powertrain with Smart Hybrid technology will continue to excite discerning Baleno customers.
“We recently upgraded Baleno with latest design and technology. At Maruti Suzuki, we strive to bring newer, better and environment friendly technologies to our products. Baleno Smart Hybrid with BS VI stands testament to the same. We are confident that the premium hatchback Baleno will present a complete package in line with aspirations of evolving customers” Mr. R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India, said.