2015 Mercedes C Class enters production in Tuscaloosa, US

2015 Mercedes Benz C Class slated to go on sale in the the US and Canada this fall has entered production at the company’s Tuscaloosa, Alabama, facility. This is the same plant where Mercedes M, R and GL Class SUVs are being produced and is third location globally where the C Class is being manufactured.

2015 mer c class usThe 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class sedan is the first model to be produced simultaneously in four continents – Bremen, German; South Africa; Tuscaloosa in North America and Beijing, China in Asia. With the Bremen plant as the lead plant, 500 employees from the other plants and 100 from Tuscaloosa have received training in Germany where production operations of the new C Class is concerned.

Mercedes C Class has already been regaled for its outstanding design and state of the art technologies. The new C Class receives an intelligent light weight design contributing to 100 kgs lighter weight. The new C Class in the US will be offered with two engine options in the form of a 2.0 liter four cylinder turbocharged engine producing 241 hp power and 310 Nm torque and a 3.0 liter V6 twin turbo engine producing 329 hp power and 479 Nm torque.

Safety features on board the upcoming C Class abound to include features such as Attention Assist, Collision Assist, Adaptive Brake Assist, Distronic Plus with steering assist and Stop/Go function.

The new C Class is expected to be launched in India late this year, or early next year.

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