Mercedes Benz India launched New C Class C200 on 25th November 2014 prior to the scheduled arrival. C class is one of the top selling cars from Mercedes but New C class is different from outgoing version as it based on company’s new MRA (Mercedes rear-drive architecture) and borrowed its design from S-Class. New C Class is launched in petrol version as diesel version will arrive in the next year and Mercedes will bring C200 as CBU route and it will take on Audi A4, BMW 3 series and upcoming Jaguar XE sedan.
Mercedes India launches new C class at the price of Rs. 40.90 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) available only in one variant only i.e. C200.
C200 petrol is powered to a 2.0L turbocharged engine which churns out 184bhp [email protected] and maximum torque of 300Nm between 1200-1400rpm based on Mercedes Modular MRA rear wheel drive system and coupled to a 7G tronic plus automatic transmission. New C class can accelerates 0-100 km mark in just 7.3 seconds with the top speed of 235km/hr with fine fuel efficiency of 14.74 KPL.
Space and Dimensions:
This baby S-class looking new C class is now 95mm longer, height is reduced by 5mm and it is 40mm wider than its previous model so the new class now measures at 4686mm length, 1810mm wide and 1442mm tall. Boot space is also increases which now stands at 480 liters and extended wheelbase of 2840mm ensure maximum cabin space for its occupants.
New Merc C class has a feature called ‘Agility Select’ in which driver can select five driving modes- Eco, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual.
Exterior and Interior:
The new GEN C Class is brilliantly designed saloon by Mercedes with large bonnet, twin slate grille and dynamic LED headlights with daytime running lights which gives front fascia a menacing look. Side profile of new C class is based on new design technology with electronically folded OVRM’s, windows with chrome line surrounding and rear will give the resemblance of S-class whether it’s tail lights, rear bumper or boot lid.
New C Class Cabin is fusion of sportiness and elegance with newly designed dashboard with 8.4 inch touchscreen infotainment system with touchpad, bluetooth support, internet feature, GARMIN pilot map navigation system, Audio 20 CD, twin tuner and Mercedes Radio app.
Apart from entertainment ambient lighting beautifies the cabin and one can choose among three color options and five dimming levels according the lighting mood, Multi-utility steering wheel, ARTICO leather upholstery for cobra shaped seats with different color options, Panoramic sunroof, Five round metallic shade air vents looks sporty, two way climate control system, Central console looks elegant with faux wood finish and all those gismos.
New Mercedes C Class is launched is five stylish colors- Polar white, Obsidian Black, iridium Silver, Citrine brown and Cavansite Blue.
Mercedes cars are always known for its eye soothing design technology and superior safety features. New C class comprises of safety features such as reverse parking camera with guiding lines, assist plus controls, 7 airbags, keyless go starting function, attention assist, adaptive brake with hill start assist and brake dying the wet.
Apart from these features C200 also consist adaptive high beam plus, PRE SAFE technology which analyze critical driving situations, 3 point seat belts with tensioners and force limiters, neck PRO head restraints, ASR, electric parking brake etc.
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