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Mercedes Benz India Launches The New C-Class

India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today further strengthened its product offering with the introduction of the new C-Class, one of its most popular executive saloons, now in its fifth generation

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The new C-Class range comprises–the C 220 d Progressive, the C 220 d Prime, the most powerful C 300 d AMG Line. The new C-Class comes equipped with a new and powerful BS VI engine: the four-cylinder OM 654 diesel power train in the C 220 d and the C 300 d AMG Line. The new C-Class was launched by Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India, the C 220 d will be available across all the Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the country and the C 300 d will be available in Q4, 2018.

Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India said, “Introduction of fascinating products and their continuous honing has been key to our success and with the launch of the new C-Class, Mercedes-Benz yet again set a very high benchmark in the luxury sedan segment. This model update is the biggest in the history of the C-Class. In total, we have changed some 6,500 components, more than half the number of components in an average C-Class sedan. The C-Class we launched today is the sportiest and most dynamic of all time and it perfectly underlines its positioning of ‘Never Stop Improving’.

He further added, “Selling over 30,500 units since its inception in India, the C-Class has been one of the best-selling luxury sedans for the Indian market and remains a key contributor to our continued success in the market.


Technical specifications of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class


Performance Data

C 300d AMG Line

C 220d Progressive & Prime

Cylinder arrangement/number

4/in line

4/in line

Displacement

1950 cc

1950 cc

Power

180 kW (245 hp) at 4200 rpm

143 kW (194 hp) at 3800 rpm

Peak Torque

500 Nm at 1600 – 2400 rpm

400 Nm at 1600 – 2800 rpm

Acceleration (0-100 km/h)

5.9 s

7.9 s

Top Speed

250 km/h

232 km/h

Transmission

9GTRONIC

9GTRONIC






Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift

Key Highlights

C 300d AMG Line

  • All new EU6 engine with higher power and torque
  • AMG Line exterior with 18-inch rim design
  • AMG Line interior with new generation flat-bottom steering wheel
  • Multibeam LED headlamps
  • All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display
  • Smartphone integration package
  • Ambient lighting with 64 colours
  • Anthracite open-pore oak wood trim elements

C 220d Progressive

  • All new EU6 engine (C 220d) with higher power and torque
  • New alloy wheel design
  • New generation steering wheel
  • All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display
  • Smartphone integration package
  • Ambient lighting with 64 colours
  • Brown open-pore walnut wood trim

C 220 d Prime

  • All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display























The interiors of the C-Class have been significantly enhanced with a new 10.25 inch media display screen and new generation telematics, NGT 5.5 smartphone integration adding better appearance and connectivity in line. The AMG Line interior in the C 300d exudes a more visible and tangible sense of sportiness in this variant, while the expressive body styling of AMG lends the exterior of the C-Class a sporty, exclusive touch. The AMG Line interior in this variant will be available in Saddle Brown and Black upholstery options. The new C-Class range is priced as follows – 

Variant

Price ex-showroom all India 

C 220d Prime

40.00 Lakhs

C 220 d Progressive 

44.25 Lakhs

C 300 d AMG Line 

48.50 Lakhs



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