Plush hatchbacks had their own way to crave luster in the eyes of an onlooker, which now the Mercedes-Benz A-Class in India received black paint shade to do that job more lusciously.
Earlier, launched A-Class in colours namely white, red and grey, now, the addition of black had toiled the list slightly towards boys as well. The black colored A-Class is only for diesel buyers.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class is available in two trims: A180 CDI Style (diesel) and A180 Sport Petrol.
The diesel hatchback of Merc is powered by a 2.1 litre four cylinder engine of 108.7PS power and 250Nm of torque, while the petrol trim uses a 1.6-litre four cylinder unit of 22.36PS and 200Nm of torque. Both of them mated with a seven-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox. Petrol unit is claimed to do the 0-100kmph sprint in 9.2 seconds, whereas the diesel manages the cruise that distance on speedo in 10.6 seconds.
There are no changes made in the price, as it is available for Rs 26,48,696 (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
Mercedes-Benz A-Class was the first in the segment for India, which opened the way for BMW 1-Series in the country.