Mercedes-Benz will be the first German premium automotive manufacturer to bring Apple’s “CarPlay” infotainment system based on the iPhone into cars. How the system operates in vehicles is being demonstrated by Mercedes-Benz in a new C-Class at the Geneva Motor Show. As soon as Google brings its own in-car infotainment system to market, Mercedes-Benz customers will also be able to enjoy the world of Android in their cars.
At the Mercedes Benz India plant in Pune today, the car-maker rolled off their 50,000th car. This was in the form of all new Grand Edition C Class. Price of this car starts from Rs 36.81 lakh for C 200 GE petrol and Rs 39.16 lakh C 200 CDI diesel.
To debut at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show from January 18 – 25, 2014, official images and information of the 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class (W205) have already been revealed. Now, before the public debut, the first images of new C-Class have surfaced, thanks to a variant which has been spotted in the open.
Michael Schumacher recently visited the Mercedes Technology Center in Sindelfingen to test the all-new Mercedes-Benz C Class sedan. The record breaking Formula 1 world champion driver later revealed his insights on the next gen C Class, one of the best selling Mercedes car of all time.
10+ million Mercedes-Benz C-Class cars sold globally, Baby Benz local manufacturing in India since 2001
Mercedes Benz has announced that 10+ million units of the C Class have been sold to day. This compact line was introduced in 1982 starting with the Mercedes Benz 190 and this is the fourth generation C Class that has proved its popularity and can be stated to be the most successful models for the brand.
Mercedes Benz has announced the C-Class in Saloon, Estate and Coupe for the new Edition C. Each of these will be built using best quality material and come in with a luxurious exterior and highly comfortable interiors. A new model C 220 CDI 4MATIC has also been announced.
Mercedes Benz C Class and M Class five stars in US NCAP ratings. Both these vehicles are top scorers in European Euro NCAP ratings and in tests undertaken by American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.