Country's favorite luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has announced the launch of the new MY 16 E-Class in India. The new trim comes as a part of company's continuing the strategy of providing customers with an enriched portfolio and value driven products. Dubbed as the new ‘Intelligent Superpower’, the new E-Class now features additional equipment to make it more appealing and derive more value for the customers.
The E-Class continues to retains the dual distinction of being the highest selling luxury sedan in India and also the highest selling product in Mercedes-Benz India’s portfolio in India, with over 30,000 units on Indian roads. Speaking more on the occasion, Mr. Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, said, “The E-Class remains our highest selling luxury sedan in India and with the introduction of the refreshed MY 16 E-Class, we offer our discerning customers additional value in form of enhanced equipment. We are confident; with the MY 16 E- Class we will continue to consolidate our lead in the segment. Introducing the latest products and technologies and periodically refreshing the existing ones is vital to winning customer confidence. At Mercedes-Benz, our key focus is aligned to offer our customers feature rich, top-end product that embodies modern luxury to its core.”
Speaking more on enhanced equipments featuring in the new MY 16 E-Class, the vehicle gets the innovative New Telematics with Navi ready function that combines entertainment, infotainment and communication. This Audio 20 Telematics is equipped with Internet capability, pre installation for navigation, radio, Bluetooth and CD player. The latest Telematics version also introduces the high resolution colour media display (20.3 cm). The lucrative feature in the luxury sedan are - USB ports and a SD card slot in the centre console , Navigation pre installation for GARMIN MAP PILOT navigation , Integrated Media Interface port for iPod or iPhone, Bluetooth interface with hands-free function and audio streaming for playing music files and is also capable of Transferring addresses from mobile phone to the head unit.
The new MY 16 E-Class also gets Garmin MAP PILOT navigation that enables user-friendly navigation, precise map data and excellent route guidance, the Garmin MAP PILOT brings all the familiar benefits of a Garmin navigation system to the New Telematics version of E-Class . The navigation software and map data is now reportedly set on a new SD memory card. Some of the key elements of the GARMIN Maps are - 7,068 cities mapped at a street level and residential house level data for 80 cities , Over 10.63 million POIs. 3D terrain-, building- and landmark view , 2.1 million kms of road length , Photo-realistic junction view and lane assist , 579 thousand towns and villages , and also 360°rotation function . The luxury sedan also gets a reverse camera that facilitates comfortable reverse parking and maneuvering. The dynamic guide lines assist the driver with driving maneuvers and adds to the convenience while parking.
The E 200 is priced at 48.50 lakhs, the E 250 CDI is priced at 50.70 lakhs and the E 350CDI is priced at 59.90 lakhs (prices ex-showroom Delhi) and available for sales in dealerships across the country.