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Mercedes Benz launched the much-awaited new C-Class today, priced between Rs 29.75 and Rs 32.3 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. While the price is marginally less than the outgoing model, the new C-Class takes off, feature wise from where the old one left off and will continue to be the flagship car of the brand.
The new C-Class comes in three variants – 250 CDI, 200 BlueEFFICIENCY and 63 AMG. The 250 CDI comes with a 2.5 litre in-line, with 150 PS of power and 500 NM of torque and is paired with a 5-speed automatic. The 200 BlueEFFICIENCY comes with a 1.8 litre in-line, with 137 PS of power and 285 NM of torque, mated with a 7-speed automatic gearbox. Perhaps the most exciting variant is the 63 AMG that is paired with a 7-speed G-Tronic transmission, producing 336 PS of power and a whopping 600 NM of torque.
The car comes loaded with features including LED daytime running lights, panaromic sun roof. attention assist etc.
During the launch, Debashis Mitra, Mercedes Benz Director (Sales & Marketing) said that the company have three to four more products, including upgrades and new variants that will be launched in the next two months. He also added that the new C-Class would hope to sell between 250-300 units as against 200 units of the older model.