2017 Mercedes C-Class (facelift) starts testing

Posted on: Apr 9, 2016 - 2:05pm IST

Should go on sale internationally next year.

The fourth generation Mercedes C-Class (W205) was introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show and went on sale later that year. To keep things fresh, Mercedes-Benz is working on a facelift for the car.

Spy shots published by Autocar reveal that the company has started testing the facelifted 2017 Mercedes C-Class on roads.

2015 Mercedes C Class Diesel launch front three quarter
The 2017 Mercedes C-Class is expected to get new LED headlights, bumpers and wheels (pictured – current C-Class)

The facelifted 2017 Mercedes C-Class features new LED headlamps inspired by those of the 2016 Mercedes E-Class. No other major differences are visible as such. However, more changes, including those inside the car should appear later on as development of the updated model continues.

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No mechanical changes are being reported as of now. In Germany, the current Mercedes C-Class range models, including the AMG variants, are offered with an array of petrol and diesel engines with displacements ranging from 1.6- to 4.0-litre, and 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic transmissions. There’s even a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid model available in the Mercedes C 350 e.

The facelifted Mercedes C-Class model range should go on sale internationally next year.

[Source: Autocar]

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