Mercedes-Benz launches two new E-Class variants starting at Rs 56.15 lakh
Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday announced the launch of the first ever right hand drive (RHD) long wheelbase (LWB) version of the new E-Class luxury business sedan. From its launch, this business sedan will be ‘Made in India, for India’. The E 200 is priced at Rs 56.15 lakh and E 350 d is priced at Rs 69.47 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai).
With over 13 million units sold globally, the E-Class sedan and Estate are the best-selling vehicles for Mercedes-Benz. The new LWB E-Class was launched by Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.
Roland Folger, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The new E-Class with its rich history spanning over 2 decades with around 34,000 units on Indian roads, remains a very important product in our portfolio, playing a vital role in the product strategy of Mercedes-Benz India. Majority of our E-Class customers in India are chauffeur driven, and hence it was a natural decision for us to introduce the long wheelbase new E-Class in India and create a new benchmark in the luxury executive segment. India becomes the only country in the world to offer the right hand drive long wheelbase version of the new E-Class, and it took almost 48 months to develop this masterpiece from scratch. As a part of offering the ‘Best Customer Experience’ to our customers, we are glad to introduce to them their favourite luxury business sedan, which will be made in India, for India, from the day of its launch.”
Folger further added, “The new long wheelbase E-Class is truly a ‘Masterpiece of Intelligence’ with its various path breaking innovations. The new E-Class is delightful to drive and fulfills the desire for individuals seeking driving performance, while ensuring it presents the most luxurious rear cabin experience, comprising unparalleled luxury appointments, for those preferring to be chauffeur driven. What makes the new E-Class an even more intriguing value proposition for the customer, is the highly competitive service packages that start at just Rs 64,700 and sets an industry benchmark for lowest cost of ownership in the segment. We are very confident that the new long wheelbase E-Class will continue the success story of the business sedan in India.”
The new E 350d 2,987cc V6 engine which displaces a power of 258HP and torque of 620Nm. The E 200 comes with a 1991cc In-line/4 engine which displaces a power of 184HP and torque of 300Nm.