Thursday, January 22, 2015

#Mercedes-Benz’s CLA-Class now available in India; Prices Start at Rs 31.50 Lakh

#Mercedes-Benz’s  CLA-Class now available in India; Prices Start at Rs 31.50 Lakh
Mercedes-Benz India today launched one of the most anticipated and exciting products from its global portfolio; the stylish, distinctive and sporty luxury sedan, the CLA-Class. The CLA 200 CDI Style is priced at Rs.31.50 lakhs, the CLA 200 Sport is priced at Rs. 35 lakhs and the CLA 200 CDI Sport is priced at Rs. 35.90/- lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class promises to offer the discerning customers a stylish vehicle that makes them stand out from the rest. The CLA-Class was launched by Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India in New Delhi. From today onwards, the car is available for sale across dealerships in India.
The 4-cylinder petrol engine used in the CLA-Class boasts of agile performance, segment leading fuel efficiencies and low emissions. The ECO start/stop function is a standard feature in all engine variants and helps saving fuel in city traffic. The 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with direct injection provides a fuel efficiency of 17.9 km per litre. The engine produces 100kW between 3600-4400 rpm with a maximum torque of 300 Nm between 1600-3000 rpm. The 2 litre petrol engine produces 135 kW at 5500 rpm with a maximum torque of 300 Nm between 1200-4000 rpm. It accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.8 seconds with a top speed of 235 kmph.
 The powerful and high torque motors coupled with the dual clutch transmission combines the comfort of a 7-speed automatic transmission with the driving dynamics of a manual transmission with fast, smooth gear changing without any interruptions in tractive power and results in improved acceleration. The shift characteristics can be pre-set from fuel-saving to sporty via the ‘Economy’, ‘Sport’ and ‘Manual’ transmission modes. The shift paddles on the steering wheel are unique in the segment.