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Friday, September 09, 2011

By Pranjal Gera

New Mercedes Benz CLS 350 launched in India at Rs 67.67 lakh

Mercedes Benz India, a subsidiary of the Germany based leading luxury car maker, launched the all new CLS 350 model in the Indian market on Thursday. The car carries a price tag of Rs 67.67 lakh (ex- showroom Mumbai). The company has said that it will add two more models in its India portfolio very soon.

In a statement given to reporters on Thursday, Mr. Debashis Mitra, Mercedes-Benz India Director (Sales and Marketing) said that the new age CLS 350 sports coupe is a perfect expression for the young aggressive India. He added that the company plans to launch two more vehicles in the Indian auto market in the upcoming festive season in October. He, however, not revealed the further details of these upcoming car launches.

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The car is powered by a 3.5 litre V6 petrol engine that is coupled with a new age 7G-Tronic gearbox. The 3498cc engine is capable of delivering a peak power of 306bhp at 6500 rpm. It is the first car that is blessed with full LED headlamps. The major attractions of the car include Mercedes' voice operated control system (COMMAND APS with LINGUATRONIC), and automatic climate control (THERMOTRONIC).

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In January to August 2011 period, Mercedes Benz India managed to sell a total of 4,890 units of its cars in the Indian market as compared to 3,495 units sold in the same period last year, accounting for a sales surge of 40 percent.

The company is currently at the second spot in the Indian market following BMW at the top position. Mercedes Benz plans to regain the crown of top car maker in the country from BMW by year 2015, with the help of a series of new car launches (10 new car models) by that time.

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Monday, September 12, 2011

German auto major Mercedes Benz launched the all new CLS 350,priced at Rs.67.67 lakh in Mumbai showroom.The company will launch two more models soon.The new CLS 350 is powered by a 3.5 litre V6 petrol engine and is a sports coupe.which is the perfect expression for the young aggressive india. The new Mercedes Benz CLS-Class combines scintillating,design with exclusivity and sportiness.The new Mercedes Benz comes with the newly developed technology.The world is fist four -door coupe has yest again redefined luxury.

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