German carmaker Mercedes Benz India has launched the updated C Class in India.The new C-Class range comprises–the C 220 d Progressive, the C 220 d Prime, the most powerful C 300 d AMG Line. New C 220 d Prime is priced at Rs. 40.00 lakhs, C 220 d Progressive is Rs. 44.25 Lakhs, C 300 d AMG line is Rs. 48.50 Lakhs (ex-showroom, India) and 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’. The new C-Class is loaded with a variety of technologies and features that enhance driving pleasure, and offer unmatched luxury. We are confident that these enhancements will add a dash of athleticism and uniqueness to one of the most popular models in Mercedes-Benz’s rich product portfolio.”
Technical Specs of the new 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||6.9 s|
|Top Speed||250 km/h||240 km/h|
2018 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. Stay tuned to Exhibit Magazine for a detailed review of the same!