New Delhi: Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes has launched two new speciality cars, E-Class Cabriolet and CLS 250 CDI Coupe, costing Rs 78.50 lakh and Rs 76.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively. These cars will be brought to India as Completely Built Units.
The new E-Class Cabriolet is powered by a V6 turbocharged petrol engine with a maximum torque of 480 Nm between 1600 - 4000 rpm. The car can accelerates from 0 to 100 in 5.3 seconds, and attain a top speed of 250 km/h. It is coupled with a seven speed automatic transmission to keep the ride smooth. The gear box helps increase mileage and has both an 'Economy' and a 'Sport' mode. The car comes with paddle shifts, which may be used when in sports mode.
On the outside, the car comes with a redesigned bumper, radiator grille and headlamps. While on the inside, this car has a clear, functional design with only high end materials used. The front seats are equipped with electric adjustment for height and backrest angle. The rear passengers get electric head restraints, which also act as a roll-over protection system.
The car also sports a 23.5 mm thick three-component fabric soft top, which ensures low noise level. The fabric top can be opened and closed fully automatically in around 20 seconds with the vehicle moving at not more than 40 km per hour.
The CLS-Class Coupe on the other hand has a four-cylinder diesel engine with a maximum torque of 500 Nm between 1600 - 1800 rpm. This car also boasts of a seven speed automatic transmission with an 'Economy' and 'Sport' mode similar to the E-Class.
The CLS boasts a bonnet, diamond radiator grille in black and multi-beam LED lights, with daytime running lamps. The interiors sport a new steering wheel with 3-spoke design and seats in leather and a free-standing 20.3 cm screen atop the central console.
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class key specifications:
- 8-inch COMAND infotainment system and Harman Kardon surround system with 14 speakers
- 7-speed 7G-tronic automatic gearbox
- A parking package that includes 360 degree camera, active parking assistance
- 8 airbags
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
- Brake assist
- Electronic stability program (ESP)
- Hill-start assist
- Attention Assist
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet key specifications:
- Electric soft top that can be operated at speeds up to 40Km/h
- 9 airbags
- Active parking assist
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD),
- Brake assist.