Mercedes Benz rolled out BS-VI compliance engine for E-class and the car now comes with loaded features and in two new trims.
German carmaker Mercedes-Benz has launched the BS-VI compliance engine of the E class and the car is available in both petrol and diesel engines. The luxury car manufacturer first introduced Mercedes S-class in January 2018 siting the first automaker to follow the BS-VI emission norms.
Mercedes E class is available in two new trims, Expression and Exclusive and hosts loads of new features. To start with, it comes with an intuitive rear touchpad, 12.3-inch digital cockpit, Burmester high-end surround system and a rear wireless charger. The top-end Exclusive variant also gets equipped with a rear touchscreen which controls media, climate etc.
Mercedes MD & CEO for India, Martin Schwenk expressed his thoughts on launching the BS-VI compliance engine for Mercedes E class, ” The new E-Class with its rich history spanning over 2 decades and more than 41,000 units on Indian roads, is one of the main pillars of our product offensive. The Long Wheelbase E-Class is the most adored business sedan that has carved a niche of its own in a rather prestigious segment.
He further explained his brand motto for this year, ‘Best Never Rest’, we are glad to augment this ‘Masterpiece of Intelligence’ even further by offering two brand new BS 6 engines along with a list of feature-rich enhancements for our discerning customers.”
The 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol motor is compliance to BS-VI and produces 197bhp of power with 320Nm of torque. 0-100 Km/h comes in about 8 seconds.
The 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel motor is tuned to churn out 194bhp with 400Nm of torque. It is mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission and gets paddle shifters for manual shifting of the automatic.
The prices of the luxury sedan starts at Rs 57.50 lakh for the base variant, Expression, and goes up to Rs 62.50 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Exclusive trim.