Report – 2015 Mercedes C Class to launch in India on November 25


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The new C Class is larger than the current model, yet lighter.

Mercedes-Benz India will launch the new generation 2015 Mercedes C Class on November 25. The Indian launch follows nearly a year after the car was revealed, and about 11 months after its public debut at the North American International Auto Show.

2015 Mercedes C Class front three quarter at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
The new C Class is based on the MRA platform, and is the first product from it.

Based on an all-new MRA (Mercedes rear wheel drive architecture) platform, the new C Class’s looks are inspired by the flagship S Class. Compared to the outgoing model, the new C Class is nearly 100 kg lighter thanks to a 39 percent use of aluminium in its construction.

The sedan measures 4,686 mm in length, 1,810 mm in width, 1,442 mm in height and 2,840 mm in wheelbase. Compared to the older model, the new C is 95 mm longer, 40 mm wider, 5 mm shorter and 80 mm roomier in wheelbase.

For India, the diesel variant of the new C Class will continue to be powered by the 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine, which on the European model makes 170 hp and 400 Nm of torque.

2015 Mercedes C Class interior at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
India will get the C Class only with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Seen here is a manual variant.

The petrol model could use the 2.0-liter engine which makes 184 hp and 300 Nm of torque. Irrespective of the engine, a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission will be offered on the car.

Also read: Over 100,000 units of the new Mercedes S Class sold worldwide in 12 months

The current C Class is assembled at Mercedes-Benz India’s Pune facility, and this is expected to continue when the new generation model comes in.

Competitors: Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Volvo S60
Expected Price: INR 30-35 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch date: November 25

2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class – Image Gallery

[Source – Autocar India]

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