Mercedes-Benz India sales rises 1.4% to 15,538 units in 2018

Mercedes-Benz India sales rises 1.4% to 15,538 units in 2018

We also hear it will come with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission (manual transmission will also be available) plus 4Matic all-wheel-drive system. For those who want a fashion-forward compact four-door, the new CLA finally seems to have hit the mark. The rest of the engine range is likely to mirror the A-class, with 133hp and 163hp, 1.3-litre petrols, a 190hp version of the 2.0 petrol, a 116hp, 1.5-litre and 150hp and 190hp, 2.0-litre diesels.

The new CLA is longer and wider, but the roof is lower.

Mercedes-Benz will offer an option for the adaptive suspension system, allowing drivers the choice between comfort or a more uncompromising sporty setting. We are excited that we introduced new products and technologies in the market including India's first BS VI auto two years ahead of the regulation, and also created new benchmark in the areas of customer service and retail experience, as underlined by the top ranking for Mercedes-Benz in the latest J.D. Power CSI & SSI studies. Mercedes-Benz claims that the CLA continues to have the same drag coefficient of 0.23 as before. The sloping coupé roofline is emphasised by frameless doors.


The car's larger dimensions have resulted in a more spacious interior, with 17mm of extra headroom. It sits lower to the ground by 2 mm, however, it has sacrificed 10 litres of boot capacity, although improvements have been made to the width of the load opening space, meaning you should be able to better utilise the space that the CLA has to offer. The dashboard features a centrally mounted touchscreen and no cowl, with a "trench" splitting out the lower section. In US market versions initially, the "Hey Mercedes" voice assistant can apparently handle more complex queries, even something like "Which child-friendly Asian restaurants are nearby which are neither Chinese nor Japanese?", as well as complex questions about sport, share prices and so on. Other functions can be activated with gestures contextually, like extending a hand toward the rearview mirror in the dark to activate reading lights. Benz says the sleek sedan boasts the "very latest" driving assistance systems (adopted from the S-Class), including the ability to drive semi-autonomously in certain situations. Active Lane Change Assist is available too, while enhanced Active Brake Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist are fitted as standard.

While the previous-gen CLA is now on sale in India (priced between Rs 34.38-36.99 lakh, ex-showroom, pan-India), this secxond-gen model is unlikely to launch in our market. Expected to launch in India some time later.

Related News:



Most liked

Billionaire Oracle founder Larry Ellison reveals $1bn stake in Tesla
Even with his stake, Ellison is far from the firm's largest shareholder. Shares of the company slid 2 per cent to US$328.40 at 11:34 a.m.in NY .

Meghan Markle's father Thomas defends her over rumoured feud with Kate
Thomas Markle is threatening to only get louder if the royals continue to ignore him. 'And I think what was meant as well intended brotherly advice just riled Harry .

Gold gains on dollar weakness, dovish Fed; palladium sets new record
The effect was apparent in the Australian dollar, which is often used as a liquid proxy for emerging markets and China risk. Japan's Nikkei shot up 3.1 percent, helped in part by a pullback in the yen, while South Korea added 1.5 percent.

A's expect Murray to enter NFL Draft
Bleacher Report's Matt Miller said talk of Murray staying with football has been "heating up". The Chronicle story says Murray is expected to declare for the NFL Draft on Sunday.

Federer to launch Australian Open defence against Istomin
He has only one quarter-final appearance, losing to Dominic Thiem at the 2018 French Open, to show from his 14 majors to date . Williams is also playing in her first Australian Open since winning it in 2017.

Relay satellite Queqiao key role in moon's far side
For all those uninitiated and confused, the far side of the Moon is that portion which is rarely studied by the researchers. James Head said that LPR aboard Chang'e-3 will supply photographs of subsurface lava flow units and lunar soil layers.

Mike McCarthy will only pursue Jets' head coaching position
The team hired the former Miami Dolphins coach as their new head coach Wednesday night, WFAN's Brian Costello confirmed. The Cincinnati Bengals and the Dolphins remain the only teams yet to name their head coach for the 2019 season.

First partial solar eclipse of 2019 witnessed today
The next partial lunar eclipse to be visible from central Oklahoma will be July 5, 2020, early in the morning hours, Brake said. The total lunar eclipse includes a super Moon where a full moon appears 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than usual.

Hasan Salihamidzic: Bayern Munich really want to sign Callum Hudson-Odoi
He can develop here but he can develop in Germany as well - and don't forget Bayern Munich are also a big club. Despite starting Chelsea's last two cup matches, Hudson-Odoi has struggled for regular game-time.

LIFE IN SPACE?: Unknown radio signals from distant galaxy found
FRB's were first detected accidentally in 2007, when a burst signal was spotted in radio astronomy data collected in 2001. This sudden influx of tantalizing clues has made astrophysicists nearly giddy.

Jeff Bezos tweeted that he and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing
The couple launched the Day One Fund in September to help homeless families and create schools in low-income communities. While not directly related to the operation of Amazon , a divorce for its founder could impact the company's future.

First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health
Marion County Public Health Department is requesting that hospitals in Marion County begin temporary restrictions for visitors. Across Ontario, influenza has been hitting young children, but the picture is a little different in the Quinte area.

Clemson Rolls Tide To Win Natl Title
Clemson is the first team in the AP poll era, dating back to 1936, to finish with a 15-0 record. "To me, it means a lot". To Houston Texans All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins , the next wave of National Football League stars are Tigers.

AMD Launches Next Radeon VII GPU, the World's First 7nm GPU
This boost in performance is aided by the card's 1TB of memory bandwidth, which comes with no increase in power consumption. Users will be able to download these drivers directly from AMD's website.

Huawei unveils new 7nm chipset for servers
Huawei is looking to continue to grow its technological empire through consumer electronics and cloud computing . The Kunpeng 920 chip is based on the ARM system used increasingly in smartphones and distributed computing .