Mercedes-Benz India has expanded its C-class line up in India with the launch of a limited edition. Christened as Edition C, it is available in three variants- ‘C 200 Avantgarde which is priced at Rs. 42.54 lakhs, ‘C 220 d Avantgarde’ at Rs. 43.54 lakhs and ‘C 250 d Avantgarde Edition C’ at Rs. 46.87 lakhs. To differentiate it from the standard model, C edition comes with boasts a host of exterior and interior revisions.
In addition, Mercedes has added a new colour option to C-Class called Designo Hyacinth Red which is exclusive for the Indian market. The exterior changes include black front lip spoiler, front twin louvres, ORVMs and side skirts. The car also sports 10-spoke gloss black alloy wheels, LED logo projector for front doors that project Mercedes-Benz logo.
On the inside, you will find stainless steel pedals with rubber studs, open pore black ash wood trim, Garmin Map Pilot SD card navigation system to name a few.
The C-edition comes with no mechanical changes which mean it is powered by one petrol and two diesel engine options. The C200 petrol is powered by a 1991cc 4-cylinder engine that makes [email protected] rpm and 300 Nm of torque @ 1200-4000 rpm. The C220d takes its juice from a 2143cc diesel engine that makes 168 [email protected] rpm and high torque of 400 Nm @1400-2800 rpm. The C220d also utilizes the same 2143cc engine which is good for [email protected] and 500Nm of torque between 1600-1800rpm. All engines are linked to a 9-speed automatic gearbox.
Commenting on this, Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “In today’s dynamic market, constant upgrade of our products is essential for effective lifecycle management, and it remains key to our product strategy. At Mercedes-Benz, it remains our endeavour to always keep the customers excited and offer them a fresh product portfolio. Be it latest introductions from our global portfolio, mid-life facelifts or upgrades of existing models, our regular product interventions keep our portfolio new and customers intrigued. The C-Class had been a spectacular success story in the Indian market and has sold over 27,500 units since its debut in India. We are confident that the ‘Edition C’ will retain its top billing and discerning customers will find a lot of value in the product”.