Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Mumbai, Mar 11:
Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO of Mercedes-Benz India, launched the all new B-Class in Mumbai today.
The new B-Class, launched in the petrol and the diesel variants – B 180 Sport and B 200 CDI Sport, is available for sale at Mercedes-Benz dealerships across India.
The new B 180 SPORT is priced at Rs. 27.95 lakhs, and the new B 200 CDI SPORT is priced at Rs. 28.95 lakhs (prices ex-showroom Mumbai) and available for sales in dealerships across the country.
“Mercedes-Benz pioneered luxury touring in India with the B-Class and this paved the way for our success in the segment. The new B-Class provides an unmatched value for young families, at the same time accentuating sportiness and driving dynamics which leads to the car’s unmatched popularity in India. Whether manoeuvring through city streets or driving down the highway, the perfectly matched stylish design and comfort features of the new B-Class exude self-assurance and individuality,” said Kern.
Apart from the new B-Class, Mercedes-Benz also introduced the popular A-Class with a new diesel engine which provides more power and superior performance to the customers. The A-Class is now available in A 180 SPORT and A 200 CDI SPORT variants, both of which now feature a panoramic sunroof as standard, offering even more luxury to customers.
The A 180 SPORT is priced at Rs. 25.95 lakhs and A 200 CDI SPORT is priced at Rs. 26.95 lakhs (price ex-showroom Mumbai) and available for sales in dealerships across the country.
The enhanced new A 200 CDI Sport produces an impressive 100 kW (136 hp) of power at 3600-4400 rpm and a torque of 300 Nm at 1600-3000 rpm. The new A-Class ensures an enhanced and comfortable ride quality as it now features an India specific suspension developed specifically for the Indian roads conditions.
“Our A-Class and B-Class compact cars have been a proven success story and have captured the imagination of the young and affluent Indians. The New Generation Cars continue to play a significant role in our product strategy and we are confident of winning new customer groups for the brand,” Kern further added.