• Edition C of Mercedes Benz C-class launched at a starting price of Rs.42.45 lakh
• Three models of C-class Avantgarde receive the new trim
• Edition C rivals BMW 3-series, Audi A4 and Volvo S60
Auto companies have been launching special editions to spruce up the festive season sales in India. The latest to join the bandwagon is
Mercedes Benz India by introducing the Edition C of their popular C-class series in the country. The C-class Edition C is available in both engine options across three top end trims – C200 Avantgarde Edition C (Petrol) priced at Rs.42.54 lakh, C220d Avantgarde Edition C (Diesel) priced at Rs.43.54 lakh and C250d Avantgarde Edition C (Diesel) priced at Rs.46.87 lakh (All ex-showroom prices).
These variants get impressive updates on its exterior as well as interior to uplift itself to expectations of Edition C. LED headlamps with integrated DLRs upfront, 17-inch twin spoke alloy wheels in glossy black, all black front twin louvres, mirror housings, beltline and side skirts, front and rear spoilers too in black, Mercedes Benz logo projectors on the ORVMs and the Edition C badge upfront etc are few major updates.
Interiors host features such as open pore black ash wood trim finish on the dashboard, 17.7 inch High resolution multimedia display, stainless steel sport pedals with rubber studs, electrically adjustable front seats with Cobra look and memory function, front door sill panels with Mercedes Benz logo and so on.
Safety features include seven airbags, Active Parking Assist, Adaptive Brake with Hill start Assist, Attention Assist and many more.
All New Edition C of C-class openly challenges the BMW 3-series, Audi A4 and Volvo S60.
Indian Automobile Industry under SIAM proposes to the government to have only two GST rates for passenger vehicles instead of multiple ones. The SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) recently highlighted this request amongst few suggestions they were planning to present in the upcoming Union Budget 2018-19.
Volvo launched their premium SUV, XC60 in a new avatar at a price of Rs.55.90 lakh. The second generation model appears in only one variant named Inscription and is based on the company’s in-house developed SPA platform.
• Maruti Suzuki Ignis to be launched on 13th January 2017
• Addressed as a premium urban crossover, Ignis comes with a lot of unique features for the Indian specific model
• Available in both Petrol and Diesel trims and expected to be priced around Rs.5-7 lakh approximately
Hindustan Motors has signed an agreement with Peugeot, selling Ambassador Brand and certain related rights at a sum of Rs.80 crore. It also said that the proceeds of the sale will be used to clear all pending dues of employees and lenders.
Maruti Suzuki has launched the New Swift 2017 in Japan and it is just months away to the Indian launch. It is expected to reach India in the second half of 2017 and there has been some real buzz about it for quite some time now.
The unique and most loved car since 2005 has chosen a new avatar for the 2017 launch and is being awaited by the enthusiasts all over.
Honda WR-V (Winsome Runabout Vehicle), the sub compact crossover was unveiled at the 2016 Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. Now, Honda is about to launch the same here in the country on March 16th, 2017. As WR-V rolls here, India will earn the name for being the first country to produce and launch it in the world. Previously named as the Jazz Twist, this crossover is based on the company’s best seller Honda Jazz but is slightly longer and taller than the latter.