Mercedes-Benz launches the first ever ‘Made in India’ BS 6 long wheel base E-Class
Underlines its BS 6 competence in diesel and petrol
India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz redefined the luxury executive sedan segment with the launch of the first ever BS 6 long wheelbase E-Class luxury business sedan. The new E-Class in its 10th generation, is a comprehensive luxury business sedan that intelligently blends driving performance with unmatched luxury and comfort, boasting of the ‘most spacious’ rear cabin in the segment. The new BS 6 LWB E-Class was launched by Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.
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 commented, “The new E-Class with its rich history spanning over two 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.”
He 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 Rs 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.”