Mercedes-Benz Launches the Made in India BS-6 E-Class LWB at ₹57.50 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz has launched the Made in india BS-6 E-Class Long Wheel Base in India with prices starting at ₹57.50 Lakh. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB BS-6 will be available in Petrol and Diesel variants in Expression and Exclusive trims.

India is the only country to get the Right Hand Drive version of the LWB E-Class. The E200 Expression Petrol is priced at ₹57.50 Lakh while the E200 Exclusive comes in at ₹61.50 Lakh. The Diesel E220d Expression is priced at ₹58.50 Lakh and the E220d Exclusive is priced at ₹62.50 Lakh. The new BS 6 LWB E-Class was launched by Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.

Powering the Diesel E-Class is the BS-6 OM 654 1950 cc, in- line 4 diesel engine that churns out 194 hp and 400 Nm of torque and can do 0 -100 km/h in 7.3 secs. Powering the Petrol version is the BS-6 M 264 engine 1991 cc with 197 hp and 320 Nm of torque which can do 0 -100 in 8 secs.

The New Long wheelbase E-Class not only features two state-of-the-art BS 6 compliant petrol and diesel engines but also hosts new interior appointments and feature additions. These include an intuitive rear touchpad, Burmester high-end surround sound system, widescreen digital cockpit (12.3 inch) and a rear wireless charger.

Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “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. As per our 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.”

Martin Schwenk, further elaborated, “Mercedes-Benz India rolled-out India’s first ‘Made in India, for India’ BS 6 vehicle in January 2018. Since then, we have been steadily transitioning our portfolio into BS 6 and the introduction of the BS 6 Long Wheelbase E-Class reiterates our commitment towards the new emission norms from April 2020. The New BS 6 E-Class will fulfill the desire for individuals seeking driving performance, while ensuring it presents the most luxurious rear cabin experience, comprising unparalleled luxury appointments, for those preferring to be chauffeur driven. The new BS 6 Long Wheelbase E-Class offers a very intriguing value proposition for the customer with a competitive total cost of ownership that starts at just INR 67,800! We are very confident that the new long wheelbase BS 6 E-Class will continue its success story and remain a growth driver for Mercedes-Benz in India.”

The luxurious interior was so far offered only with the top end E 350d, now this will feature across all variants on the E-Class. The interior has vertical stitching pattern on the seats and more plush interiors. The floor carpet color and the upper dashboard in ARTICO contrast with the upholstery color to give the most luxurious feel in the interiors. Additionally, high quality velour floor mats add to the luxury quotient on the E-Class.

The New E-Class also gets the futerestic display with 12.3-inch screen for the instrument display along with a 13 speaker 590 watt Burmester sound system And wireless charging for the rear passengers on the Exclusive variant.

 

Technical specifications:

E 200 (M264)

E 220 d (OM654)

No. of cylinders/arrangement

4/in-line

4/in-line

Total displacement in cc

1991

1950

Rated output in kW (hp) / rpm  

145 (197)/5.800-6.100

143 (194) / 3800

Rated torque in Nm / rpm

300/1.600-4.000

400 / 1600-2800

Transmission

9G-TRONIC

9G-TRONIC

Acceleration from 0-100 kmph in secs

8.0

7.3

Top speed in km/h

236

240

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