IAB Report – Mercedes B Class facelift teaser next week, reveal at Paris Motor Show


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Optional LED headlights will be seen on the Sports Tourer.

Mercedes-Benz will reveal the refreshed B Class at the 2014 Paris Motor Show that opens on September 2, and the first teaser image of the car will be released on September 12.

Mercedes B Class 1 million sales
New bumpers and tweaked light clusters would be seen on the outside.

Cosmetic changes will focus on the headlights and taillights of the ‘Sports Tourer’. Reports say that new LED headlights and a headlamp cleaning system will find their way to the car, as will slightly redesigned bumpers.

Inside, the B Class would get an updated navigation system and a few other feature enhancements, details of which remain sketchy now. Mechanically, engineers could retune the existing engine lineup for increased economy and reduced emissions, not to mention a four wheel drive variant with Mercedes’s 4MATIC system could also be included.

Centre console of the Mercedes B 180 CDI
The B Class facelift will get an updated navigation system.

The B Class for India is imported via the CBU route and is available with two engine options. The petrol variant uses a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine while the diesel variant gets a 2.2-liter engine. Both engines are paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Also read: Mercedes India launches Edition 1 on A and B Class

Given that the B Class is a CBU, the refreshed model’s local launch should take place sometime early next year after European deliveries start.

Competitors: BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, VW Golf Sportsvan

Expected Price: INR 28 – 30 lakhs, ex-Showroom

Launch date: 2015 in India

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