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Mercedes Benz C Class makes a steaming entry at 2014 NAIAS Detroit

2015 Mercedes Benz C Class makes a steaming entry at 2014 NAIAS Detroit (1)

At the 2014 NAIAS, Detroit, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the all-new 2015 C Class. Longer, wider, more powerful and fuel efficient, the new C Class comes in at a starting price of €33,558 ($46,200), in Germany.

2015 Mercedes Benz C Class will be available with three engine options in the form of a 2.2 liter four cylinder diesel engine offering 170 HP power and 400 Nm torque, 1.6 liter four cylinder petrol with 156 HP power and 250 Nm torque and a 2.0 liter four cylinder petrol offering 184 HP and 300 Nm torque.

2015 Mercedes Benz C Class makes a steaming entry at 2014 NAIAS Detroit (1)Mercedes has also announced that four new factories in US, Germany, China and South Africa will be building the new C Class which will enable the company to develop models specially as per requirements of local markets.

Apart from the standard C Class, Mercedes Benz has confirmed that a long wheelbase C Class will be making its way to China in the coming year. This stretched version of C Class is exclusively being developed keeping Chinese market demands in mind and will have added rear leg room.

This long wheelbase version is for specific demands of Chinese clients and will be built in China itself which is one of the biggest markets for Mercedes. Though no specifications of this long wheelbase model have been revealed, the standard model is 95 mm longer and 40 mm wider than its predecessor, while it has 2840 mm long wheelbase which is 80 mm longer than the outgoing model. For more information, scroll through the press release below.

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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