Maruti Suzuki is now offering a CVT on the top-spec Baleno Alpha variant. The new variant is priced at Rs. 8.34 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Maruti Baleno is powered by a 1,197cc, 4-cylinder, petrol engine which produces 83 BHP @ 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm of torque @ 4,000 rpm. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard, while the Delta, Zeta and now, Alpha variants get a CVT as an option. The automatic transmission is only available on petrol variants of the Baleno. Until now, only the Delta and Zeta variants of the Baleno had this option.