Mercedes-Benz A-Class made it’s India debut less than a month ago, and before you could wink, the company confirmed they had 400 confirmed bookings. What that reiterates is demand has been characteristically high. Brought to India as a CBU, the luxury hatchback has been allotted for India in limited numbers, so as to ensure planned global deliveries in a timely manner. The 400 triumphantly booked ensures that others who are keen about buying the car, would have to deal with a much longer delivery period.
E250 CDI is available at a starting price of Rs 44.80 lakhs, and 100 units of the limited edition E 250 CDI are avialble at a price of Rs 49.99 lakhs. Being a successful vehicle in the company’s lineup, over 11 million units have been sold globally while in India as well, E Class has been quite a crowd puller with over 23,000 luxury sedans sold.
E 200 CGI sports Intelligent Assist System, which features Eco Start/Stop resulting in better fuel economy, while its Intelligent Lighting technology offers better light distribution and Attention Assist ensure driver’s alertness and attention while at the wheel.
The updated E Class sees over 2000 new and improved components over its outgoing version. Subtle changes are seen in the form of an aggressively styled front bumper and split headlamp design which now comes in with LED daytime running lights. The rear end sports LED tail lights in fiber optic integration, which were not seen on its earlier model. Interiors have also been refined and see extensive use of Nappa leather in its upholstery. There is a panoramic sunroof and multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles while safety features abound in the new E Class. These include a total of 8 airbags, Brake Assist, Active Bonnet mechanism, Acceleration skid control and Electronic Stability Program.