Mercedes-Benz India has launched the C-Class Sport and the E-Class Sport editions with the AMG style package. The Sports editions of the C-Class and the E-Class are priced at Rs 29.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and Rs 39.9 lakh respectively. Both the sedans are powered by the 220CDI four-cylinder diesel engine developing 170bhp and 400Nm of torque; mated to 7G TRONIC automatic transmission.
The C220 CDI Sports edition gets loads of additional features inside, along with the AMG body kit. The interiors get Artico upholstery with Black piano lacquer trim, electric seats, THERMATIC automatic climate control, an Audio 20 with single CD player with USB, Aux in and Bluetooth connectivity. The C 220 CDI also features a Mirror Package.
The AMG styling kit of C220 CDI includes front and rear bumper aprons and side skirts, 17-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels, black painted roof with a SPORT badge, halogen lamp and is available in Polar White colour.
The basic body kit remains the same on the E220 CDi as well, but the alloy-wheels are bigger – five-spoke 18-inch rims. The E-Class Sport also gets LED Day time lights and Direct Control Suspension; it is also available in the Polar White colour.
The features on the E220 are similar to that of the C220; however it gets burr walnut wood trim. Both cars have host of safety features including PRE – SAFE, NECK Pro, Attention Assist, tire pressure loss warning system, 6 Airbags, Antilock Braking System, Brake Assist, and Electronic Stability Programme with Acceleration Skid Control (ASR).
Peter Honegg, managing director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The degree of customization offered by Mercedes-Benz is unmatched by any other player in the segment. The launch of C-Class and E-Class Sport Edition is yet another step and a testimony to our quest to deliver products that offer distinctiveness, individualization and sportiness – characteristics that define Mercedes-Benz customers of present day."
Debashis Mitra, director of sales & marketing, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “The Sport Edition of the C-Class and the E-Class sedans are highly exclusive products with AMG exterior styling, and host of other sporty features for which a Mercedes-Benz is renowned for. These launches are part of our product offensive in providing newer products and newer variants of existing products to our discerning customers. The launch timing of these cars coincides with the Indian Grand Prix fever which is soon going to grip the nation, especially after the tremendous success of last years race."