Mercedes unveils 2015 C-Class Estate, not destined for US
Photos of the fourth generation Mercedes Benz C Class Estate have been revealed. Mercedes Benz has announced that the new Estate will be launched by September in Europe. It will be manufactured at the company plant in Bremen, Germany which has been producing the C Class since 1996.
C Class Estate was initially launched in 2007 and since then, the company has sold over 400,000 units. The new 2015 C Class Estate, once launched in Europe, will be regaled for its ample interior space and all round practicality. It will be seen in a combination of aluminium and steel in its construction resulting in weight saving, while Mercedes Benz claims that the new Estate will be 20% more fuel efficient than its predecessors.
Engine options on offer the new C Class Estate include a range of petrol and diesel engines, along with hybrid option. For diesel engine, you have power output range from 115 PS to 2014 PS, and for petrol you have range from 156 PS to 333 PS. Diesel hybrid of C Class Estate is the C 300 BlueTec Hybrid, while the petrol hybrid is named C 350 BlueTec Hybrid.
Dimensions stand at 4,702 mm in length, and 1,810 mm wide, which is 96 mm longer and 40 mm wider than the previous C Class estate. Wheelbase too has been increased to 2,840 mm, which is 80 mm longer. Boot space too is increased to 490 liters and to 1,510 liters when rear seats are folded. Previous estate had 485 liters and 1,505 liters of space respectively.
To be seen on board the new C Class Estate will be Easy Pack power liftgate and Hands Free Access system allowing users to open and close liftgate without touching it. Also seen will be Mercedes Connect Me service enabling direct connection to vehicle from anywhere at any time. Other conveniences from Mercedes Benz could include adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, pre crash assistance and touch pad for COMAND infotainment system.