Tuesday, June 28, 2011
By Pranjal Gera
Mercedes Benz A-Class hops to India
The automobile fraternity in India is now fixing their eyes on the capacity sector of the coupe. Subsequently it appears that the luxurious cars will be having a vivid potential. Superior products are being initialized to meet the demands of masses by the German Triad of BMW, Mercedes Benz and Audi. Audi and Mercedes Benz had already products in the degree section like A3 and the A-Class respectively. BMW later caught on with the 1-series.
Currently, BMW and Audi have publicized improved versions of their contributions. Mercedes Benz too, regarding the developments, exposed a model at the Shanghai Motor Show this year. This A-class model is a whimper from its previous model in provisos of impression. The A-class model has a vibrant design lingo like its counterpart, the new BMW 1-series.The advancement at the Mercedes Benz is fully rolling on. The subsequent cohort A-class models are by now on the boulevard.
The new A-class is conspicuously akin to the model that was demonstrated formerly. The pulled back design and the precipitously raked windscreen are hold back on. Shortly, a more airy and bigger B-class will be supplemented to the line-up. The roofline of this new model is not as sloppy as the previous one which had a saloon like deportment. The front grille which drew attention will also be plummeted.
Mercedes Benz has stressed on recuperating the interior eminence on the Mercedes Benz A-class. The new model will attribute 4 cylinder petrol as well as diesel engines from the C-class Sedan albeit with a slanting mechanism and will be supported on MFA platform. Previously showcased model had a 204 bhp motor with a dual-clutch transmission. The new version will be having a hot AMG with 320 bhp.
Some of the popular hatchback models in the Indian auto market are Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Figo, Maruti Swift, Hyundai i10, Chevrolet Beat and Volkswagen Polo. Apart from these popular models, cars going to hit the Indian roads this year are Maruti Cervo and New Ford Fiesta.