Mercedes Launching New M-Class on May 15

As we had informed you earlier that the new M-Class would be coming in May, it’s the 15th of the month that the car would be launched officially. The luxury 5-seater SUV promises to possess better drive and comfort.

 Important Points:

  • ML 350 CDI to be launched first
  • More engines to come later
  • The 3.0L 350 CDI produces 34 BHP more from its current 224 BHP to 258 BHP. Torque is 11.2 KGM more from 52 KGM to a humongous 63.2 KGM produced by the new iterant.
  • Transmission: 7 speed 7G-Tronic auto box
  • Current crop of cars to be priced around Rs 69 lakh as they would be completely imported
  • Later cars would be assembled in India with localizing allowing for better sticker prices.
  • Diesel engines would be assembled by Force Motors in later cars
  • Great looking exteriors and equally good looking interiors (See Gallery)
  • Only 5 seater option
  • Dimensionally, new M class is 23mm longer, 15mm wider and 20mm lower.
  • External changes include pronounced wheel arches, eye-like headlamps, reworked bumpers etc
  • Alterations done to chassis and suspension to lend better handling and dynamics
  • Standard features include start-stop functionality, permanent 4 wheel drive. Optional six-stage on/off-road package
You can check out new M-Class gallery here. This includes interior and exterior pictures.
Saad Khan
Editor MotorBash

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