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‘Made in India’ Suzuki Baleno launched in Japan 

Within months of the launch of Maruti Suzuki Baleno here, parent company Suzuki has launched a ‘Made in India’ version of the model in Japan today. Baleno will be exported more than 100 countries, according to the company.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno, first exhibited at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, 2015, was launched in India on 26th October, 2015.

Within months of the launch of Maruti Suzuki Baleno here, parent company Suzuki has launched a ‘Made in India’ version of the model in Japan today. Baleno will be exported more than 100 countries, according to the company.

Baleno, first exhibited at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, 2015, was launched in India on 26th October, 2015. Baleno is manufactured only in India at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar facility in Haryana.  Since its launch, Maruti Suzuki has sold over 38,000 units of Baleno cars in the domestic market.

On the occasion of launch in Tokyo today, Sujan Chinoy, Ambassador of India to Japan said, “Maruti Suzuki exports to over 125 countries including those in Europe, which is proof of their quality. The model being launched today, the Baleno is a state-of-the-art car developed and manufactured in India through Suzuki’s excellence. I am confident that the Baleno will prove to be a huge success in Japan. I wish the launch complete success.”

Kenichi Ayukawa, MD & CEO, said, “A landmark moment like this is a true testimony to the success of Indian Government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. This is a proud moment for all of us. This reaffirms Maruti Suzuki’s manufacturing potential and growing importance of Maruti Suzuki India Limited in Suzuki Motor Corporation’s global business strategies. I am confident our Baleno would be well accepted by Japanese customers as well.”

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