Mercedes Benz ML Class to be launched in April

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Popular German car maker Mercedes Benz will soon introducing the 2012 ML Class in India.  The 2012 Mercedes Benz ML350CDI will come via Completely Built Unit (CBU) route and Mercedes Benz should start assembling the SUV in India sometime after the car is launched. This also means that there is a fair possibilty of us getting a budget version of the car with a 2.2 liter four cylinder diesel engine. However, the ML Class will debut in India with a 3 liter V6 diesel engine. There are also a few chances of us getting a 5.5 Liter twin turbo petrol motor from AMG with this car. This V8 engine produces 518 Bhp and a peak pulling power of Earth moving 700 Nm. Ticking a few check boxes on the options list will see the power output being pumped up to 560 Bhp and the torque getting seeing the 760 Nm mark. A 7G speedtronic automatic transmission will be seen mated to the AMG version of this SUV. The ML AMG will have a wider bumper, wider air intakes, a rear diffuser, larger alloy wheels, quad chrome tipped exhausts and distinctive AMG badging over the plain jane ML 250CDI. Engine capacity and fuel options:  3 liter V6 dieselTransmission: 6-speed manual / 6-speed automaticExpected launch date: 15th April 2012Expected price: From Rs 38 lakha
Popular German car maker Mercedes Benz will soon introducing the 2012 ML Class in India.  The 2012 Mercedes Benz ML350CDI will come via Completely Built Unit (CBU) route and Mercedes Benz should start assembling the SUV in India sometime after the car is launched. This also means that there is a fair possibilty of us getting a budget version of the car with a 2.2 liter four cylinder diesel engine. However, the ML Class will debut in India with a 3 liter V6 diesel engine. There are also a few chances of us getting a 5.5 Liter twin turbo petrol motor from AMG with this car. This V8 engine produces 518 Bhp and a peak pulling power of Earth moving 700 Nm. Ticking a few check boxes on the options list will see the power output being pumped up to 560 Bhp and the torque getting seeing the 760 Nm mark. A 7G speedtronic automatic transmission will be seen mated to the AMG version of this SUV. The ML AMG will have a wider bumper, wider air intakes, a rear diffuser, larger alloy wheels, quad chrome tipped exhausts and distinctive AMG badging over the plain jane ML 250CDI.
Engine capacity and fuel options:  3 liter V6 diesel
Transmission: 6-speed manual / 6-speed automatic
Expected launch date: 15th April 2012
Expected price: From Rs 38 lakh

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