Mercedes to launch 'Made in India' S-Class luxury sedan on October 7, will be priced very low

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The German luxury vehicle maker is all set to launch the Made in India model of its popular sedan S-Class on October 7. The biggest highlight of the new S-Class will be its price reduction due to the local assembly.

Mercedes-Benz is all set to launch the fully made S-Class luxury sedan in India on 7 October. The highlight of the new S-Class is that the German auto giant's flagship car in India is likely to be priced much lower than the current model due to local assembly.

Mercedes-Benz had earlier launched the S-Class in India for ₹2.17 Crore (ex-showroom). The launch edition of the Mercedes S-Class was brought to India via the CBU route. All the 150 units were booked soon after the official launch. The Mercedes S-Class ultra-luxury sedan competes with rivals in its segments like the BMW 7-Series and Audi A8.

Specifications of the made-in-India Mercedes S-Class are yet to be shared. The company may reveal these on October 7, however, it is unlikely to see much change. But the biggest change will be in its price, which is likely to come down substantially due to local production.

The Mercedes S-Class 2021 is currently offered in two variants, which include the S 400d and 450 4MATIC variants. It is powered by six-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. The engine is capable of producing power between 330 hp and 367 hp and torque between 500 and 700 Nm. Both the variants of the luxury car come with a top speed of 250 kmph and the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just five seconds.

It comes with a sporty AMG Line exterior and 20-inch alloy wheels. The 2021 S-Class sedan gets a 12.8-inch main infotainment system with an OLED display. It comes with a 12.3-inch 3D driver display in portrait alignment. Dual-screen gives a luxury experience. MBUX also has 320 GB internal storage and 16 GB RAM. This means that the owner of the vehicle can place multiple movies in the car's infotainment system and watch them on the go. MBUX also gets an over-the-air or OTA software update feature.