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2015 Mercedes Benz B Class hatchback officially revealed (Photos and Video)

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2015 Mercedes B ClassOffered in a choice of petrol, diesel and electric drive options, the new B Class facelift is not much different than the outgoing variant. Changes upfront include revised front bumper with new grille and bigger air ducts; DRLs now come housed inside the headlight assembly, revised rear bumper, trapezoidal exhaust pipes, and LED bi-colour tail lights.

On the inside of new B Class, you will find ambient lighting with 12 colour choice, 8 inch free-standing colour display, more individualization options, Keyless-Go comes as an option (this feature allows you to lock, unlock, start, stop the car without using keys).

Safety features on offer the new B Class include Collision Prevention Assist Plus, in addition to Collision Prevention Assist. The update now offers ‘partial braking to reduce the risk of rear-end collisions’. Apart from this, Mercedes Benz has also updated the Attention Assist feature – now operating at an extended speed range of 37 – 124 mph (60 – 200 kmph).

2015 Mercedes B Class (6)Petrol engine options on offer include – B 180 and B 200. Both powered by a 4 cyl 1.6l engine, delivering 122 hp in the former and 156 hp in the latter. Torque output stands at 200 Nm and 250 Nm respectively. Diesel engines on offer include – B 180 CDI, B 180 CDI ECO, B 200 CDI, and B 220 CDI/4MATIC, delivering power in the range od 109 hp to 177 hp, while torque output stands between 260 Nm to 350 Nm.

Electric Drive B Class variant comes with a rated output of 182 hp and 340 Nm torque. It has a top speed of 99 mph (158 kmph), and a 0-100 kmph acceleration time of 7.9 seconds. Price in Germany start at €27,102.2 (Rs 21.28 lakhs). India launch of new B Class is to expected to take place next year.

For detailed info on the new B Class, scan through the official release below.