Mercedes-Benz India recently launched a Sport Edition of its C-Class and the E-Class executive sedans. The Sport Edition of the C-Class 220 CDI and the E-Class 220 CDI Sport Edition was launched by Mr. Peter Honegg, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Mr. Debashis Mitra, Director, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India.
Mr. Peter Honegg, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India: “The degree of customization offered by Mercedes-Benz is unmatched by any other player in the segment. The launch of C-Class and E-Class Sport Edition is yet another step and a testimony to our quest to deliver products that offer distinctiveness, individualization and sportiness – characteristics that define Mercedes-Benz customers of present day.”
Mr. Debashis Mitra, Director, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India commented: “The Sport Edition of the C-Class and the E-Class sedans are highly exclusive products with AMG exterior styling, and host of other sporty features for which a Mercedes-Benz is renowned for. These launches are part of our product offensive in providing newer products and newer variants of existing products to our discerning customers. The launch timing of these cars coincides with the Indian Grand Prix fever which is soon going to grip the nation, especially after the tremendous success of last years race.”
The C-Class Sport Edition
The C-Class Sport Edition features AMG Body styling with front & rear bumper aprons and side skirts. The 17-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels and the black painted roof with a SPORT badge add on to the sporty appeal of the C-Class Sport Edition. The C-Class Sport Edition comes with halogen lamp and fog lamps and is available in Polar White body color.
The C 220 CDI Sport Edition’s interiors get Artico upholstery with a Black piano lacquer trim. The entertainment system of the C-Class Sport Edition comes equipped with an Audio 20 with single CD player, with USB, Aux in and Bluetooth connectivity. The C-Class Sport Edition also gets mirror package. The C-Class Sport Edition comes equipped with safety features like PRE–SAFE, NECK Pro, Tire pressure loss warning system. The car’s safety equipment comprises 6 Airbags, an Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Stability Program (ESP®), an Acceleration Skid Control (ASR) and Brake Assist. The C-Class Sport Edition has a 7G TRONIC automatic transmission and its 4 cylinder 2143 cc engine has a rated output of 170 hp @ 3000-4200 rpm and a rated torque of 400 nm @ 1400-2800 rpm. The C-Class Sport Edition also uses fuel saving technology like ECO START STOP. It also has advanced features like Agility control suspension and Cruise control.
E-Class Sport Edition
The E-Class Sport Edition’s aggressive looks owes to its AMG Body Styling that comprises the front and rear bumper aprons and sports side skirts. The new 18 inches 5 spoke light alloy wheels with the black painted roof and a SPORT badge makes the exterior of the E-Class Sport Edition more dynamic. The E-Class Sport Edition has halogen lamps, sports the stylish LED Day time driving light and comes with Direct Control Suspension resulting in a smoother ride quality. The E-Class Sport Edition will be available in Polar White.
The interior of the E-Class Sport Edition comes with artico upholstery and burr walnut wood trim. The mirror package and THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control adds on to the convenience of the passengers while the entertainment package comprises the Audio 20 with single CD player, with USB, Aux in and Bluetooth Connectivity. The E-Class Sport Edition is laden with a host of safety features including a PRE – SAFE, NECK Pro, Attention Assist and tire pressure loss warning system. The car has 6 Airbags with advanced safety features like Antilock Braking System, Brake Assist, and Electronic Stability Programme with Acceleration Skid Control (ASR).
The E-Class Sport Edition is equipped with a 7G TRONIC automatic transmission and its 4 cylinder 2143 cc engine has a rated output of 170hp@3000-4200 rpm and a rated torque of 400 nm @ 1400-2800 rpm. The E-Class Sport Edition also uses fuel saving technology like ECO START STOP and the presence of Advanced Parking Guidance adds to the ease of parking the vehicle with convenience.
The C-Class Sport Edition is priced at Rs. 29.9 Lakhs while the E-Class Sport Edition is priced at Rs. 39.9 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi.)