Mercedes Benz India has started the New Year with the launch of Night Edition of its two entry level hatchbacks A-class and B-class. Limited to 100 units, the A-class night edition starts at Rs. 27.31 lakh while B-Class limited edition costs at Rs. 29.34 lakh (ex-showroom Pune). The Night edition sports cosmetic changes on both models while engines remain similar to standard versions.
Changes to the exterior includes signature front diamond grille with black paint finish, new 17 inch five spoke alloy wheels, dual exhaust pipes with chrome treatment. The black detailing has been added to front and rear bumpers, OVRMs while night edition at tailgate distinguish it from the standard variants.
Inside, the night edition gets an eight inch touchscreen display compatible with Smartphone integration, Apple car play and Android Auto, ARTICO artificial leather, electric seats, fabric sports seats with contrast stitching, new instrument cluster with silver shaded round dials in red needles and chequered flag design. The premium seats come with cushion length adjustment.
As said earlier, there are no change under the hood, both utilizes a 1.6l petrol engine that makes 112bhp of max power and 200Nm while 2.2l litre diesel engine is good for developing max output of 136bhp power and 300Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are linked to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. You also get a choice of three driving modes– Eco- comfort and sport with start stop technology.
Commenting on the introduction of special edition, Roland Folger, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “The trendy and fashionable A-Class and B-Class ‘Night Edition’ are a synthesis of youthful design that emulates modern luxury without compromising on performance. We believe our New Generation Cars play a key role in attracting dynamic, affluent and young Indians to the brand and this success story will be further amplified by the launch of the ‘Night Edition’ variants.”
Here is the price list of the Night edition:-
Mercedes-Benz Night edition A 180 (Petrol) – Rs 27.31 lakh
Mercedes-Benz Night edition A 200d (Diesel) – Rs 28.32 lakh
Mercedes-Benz Night edition B 180 (Petrol) – Rs 29.34 lakh
Mercedes-Benz Night edition B 200d (Diesel) – Rs 30.35 lakh