Mercedes-Benz India has silently launched a petroleum model of the just lately launched 2018 C-Class facelift. Priced at Rs. 43.46 lakh (ex-showroom, India) the brand new Mercedes-Benz C-Class petrol – the C200 – solely is available in one trim, Progressive, and shares its options checklist with its diesel counterpart, the C220d. Whereas the corporate hasn’t formally introduced the launch of the automotive, Mercedes-Benz sellers have confirmed that the automotive is on sale and deliveries will begin someday in early January 2019. The largest change, nonetheless, is that the brand new facelifted C-Class petrol is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine.
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The brand new 1.5-litre engine powering the Mercedes-Benz C200 is a four-cylinder unit that produces 181 bhp at 5,800-6,100 rpm and develops 280 Nm of peak torque at three,000-Four,000 rpm. The spotlight right here is that the C200 comes paired with what Mercedes calls the ‘EQ Increase’ – a mild-hybrid system that comes with a 48-volt electrical motor which affords an extra 16 bhp and 160 Nm of torque. Transmission duties, nonetheless, will proceed to be taken care of by the tried and examined 9G Tronic computerized unit.
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Visually, and by way of options, as talked about earlier than, the brand new C200 is an identical to the C220d. This implies the automotive will include the identical chrome-twin-slat grille LED Excessive-Efficiency headlamps, built-in LED daytime operating lamps, panoramic sliding sunroof, twin-5-spoke alloy wheels, and LED taillamps, amongst others. The cabin too comes with the identical Avantgarde inside bundle with an all-black therapy and a 64 color ambient mild bundle as effectively.
It should additionally include the all-new 10.25-inch media show display screen and new technology telematics. The system additionally will get the NGT 5.5 smartphone integration system that permits you to join your gadget through Bluetooth to make use of telephony and music features. The show itself comes with the upper decision of 1920 x 720 pixels for superior picture high quality with a pin-sharp show of all infotainment content material.
The diesel fashions – C220d and C300d – stay unchanged. Whereas the previous is obtainable in two variant choices, a base mannequin Prime and the Progressive trim, priced at Rs. 40 lakh and Rs. 44.25 lakh respectively, the top-end C300d come within the range-topping AMG Line variant, which is priced at Rs. 48.50 lakh, (all costs ex-showroom Pan India).