We like the Baleno and with a few of our Baleno tuning tips we are sure you will have a fantastic car. Better than what Suzuki ever intended!
Available in standard form with power of upto 120bhp (depending on the year), so this goes to show the tuning potential of the Baleno. From this you can increase the power from anywhere between 132bhp to 204bhp depending on how far you want to go. The larger power figure would need major work like a rebore, balancing, porting polishing and an agressive cam. It would also take a fairly hefty dose of forced induction.
The more powerful Baleno Saloons provide a suitable donor engine for the lower powered models in the range. The already BHP endowed range of Balenos reward tuners with a satisfying power gain. Baleno tuning projects should generally start with some improvement to the intake/exhaust of the engine. So get a stainless steel exhaust and good quality induction kit. A good fuel pressure regulator will up the throttle response.
The modification that gives the biggest power gain on your car would be a fast road cam. Turn your attention next to the Balenos engine head. With a good gas flowed ported engine you will see much better mid and peak range power.
The Balenos come in various power levels right up to 120bhp as per the Baleno Saloon If you apply a few tuning mods to this model of Baleno you will see power gains from anywhere between 132bhp to 204bhp. But this sort of power requires some pretty heavy investment and a hell of a lot of engine work. . High on your list of mods for your Baleno should be handling improvements. A drop of 35mm will work well on most cars, any lower and you will hit other problems.
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Drifting Handy tips on tuning a car for the drift circuits.
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Car Styling A photo blog with pictures of inspirational show cars.