German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz on Thursday launched its new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) 'V-Class Elite' in the Indian market. The company launched it as part of its product expansion in the premium automobile segment. The company's MD and CEO Martin Schwank said that the car is an upgraded version of the first launched 'V-Class Expression' and 'V-Class Exclusive' in India.
Its price (ex-showroom) has been kept at Rs 1.10 crore. He said that this six-seat car conforms to the BS-6 standard. It is also equipped with features like climate control, 15 speakers, aerial windows. The car also gets a central console with a refrigerator compartment, panoramic sliding roof (optional) and easy pack tailgate. In this MPV, the company has given 17-inch alloy wheels, as well as the option of 18-inch alloy wheels.
The V-Class Elite is available with Steel Blue, Selenite Gray, Graphite Gray, Dark Obsidian Black Metallic, Cavansite Blue Metallic, Rock Crystal White Metallic and Brilliant Silver Metallic Color Options. Mercedes has also offered safety features like six airbags, extension assist, 360-degree camera with active parking assist. The V-Class has a 1950 cc engine, which gives 120 kW power at 6300 rpm and 380 Nm of torque at 4500 rpm. This car accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in just 11 seconds.
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan also has this MPV. He bought this MPV the same year. The ex-showroom price of the V-Class Expression Long wheelbase is Rs 68.40 lakh and the top-end V-Class Exclusive Extra-long wheelbase is priced at Rs 81.90 lakh. Its long wheelbase version gets 6 seats, while the extra-long version can seat 7 people.
Rajasthan Tourism App - Welcomes to the land of Sun, Sand and adventures