Mercedes-Benz’s new S-Class has already taken the nomination for one of the world’s best car till date. The three-pointed star logoed carmaker rolled out the C-Class “Grand Edition” to mark the celebration of 50,000th car being produced at the Chakan facility of Pune.
In fact, the Grand Edition is made available in both the fuel trims petrol as well as diesel. The German carmaker hadn’t reported any of the technical changes the vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz currently produces C, E, S, ML and GL class models at the Chakan manufacturing bay. In total, the total capacity of plant to produce vehicles notches up to 10,000 a year.
Changes confronted on the Grand Edition C-Class go with AMG styling kit on front and rear; side sills, 17-inch alloys with AMG hub caps and chrome tailpipes are some of the other changes noticed on the car outside. To mark celebration garnish, a “Grand Edition” badging appears on the wings. On inside, the C-Class is bestowed with a panoramic sunroof with the kit. A new brushed aluminium trim, multi-function colour display with satellite navigation adds up the list apart from those standard equipments.
C 220 CDI (diesel) continues its technical legacy with a 2,143cc turbo-diesel engine of 167bhp, while the C 200 CGI (petrol) retains the 186bhp, 1,796cc four-cylinder motor to itself.
Just being affirmative, C-class 220 CDI is priced at Rs 39.16 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune), and the Merc with Blue Efficiency i.e. C 200 costs for Rs 36.81 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune)