Suzuki had revealed last month that Baleno aka Maruti YRA would have its world premiere at the 2015 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show on September 15. And, now, ahead of the global debut, the company has released a couple more images of the all-new Baleno hatchback. Suzuki Baleno has been described by the company as 'elegant and powerful design, a spacious cabin and luggage space plus a host of new technologies.'
The new technologies include a rigid, lightweight new generation platform, highly responsive 1.0L direct-injection turbo BOOSTERJET engine, and SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) featuring engine assist by an integrated starter generator. Just so you know, Maruti Ciaz - which is launching tomorrow in the country - would be the first company vehicle in India to come with SHVS Hybrid technology and an integrated starter generator. Also, the India-bound version of Baleno, which is codenamed as YRA and has been spied on several occasions, is believed to debut company's newly-developed 1.0L turbocharged Boosterjet engine in India.
As for exterior features, as evident in images, the Suzuki Baleno aka Maruti YRA would flaunt LED daytime running lights with projector headlamps. Suzuki, in an official statement, stated that, "new Baleno will be launched in the UK early next Summer." However, the India launch could occur at the 2016 Indian Auto Expo or even this year in October. As of now, no specific launch date has been revealed by the company officials regarding the YRA. It is being learnt that Maruti would launch the Ertiga facelift & Alto 800 facelift in India, besides YRA premium hatchback and YBA compact SUV.