Benz India has launched their Edition E to celebrate 20 years of the E-Class in
India. The E-Class was one of the first luxury cars to be manufactured in the
country and has had the longest manufacturing run for any luxury vehicle in
India. The E 200 ‘Edition E’ has been priced at Rs. 48.60 lakh while the E 250
CDI ‘Edition E’ has been launched for Rs. 50.76 lakh and the E 350 CDI ‘Edition
E’ for Rs. 60.61 lakh (All prices are ex-showroom Pune).
company began manufacturing the E-Class in the year 1995 ever since then more
than 32,000 units of the vehicle have been sold. The ‘Edition E’ has a sporty
design, comfort and luxury with many safety features. The vehicle was launched
by Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Piyush
Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India at the company’s
Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “It is a
moment of immense pride for us that the E-Class which is the highest selling
luxury sedan in India, completes 20 glorious years of production in India. The
E-Class which was the first luxury sedan to be produced by Mercedes-Benz for
the Indian market, also kick started our journey in India. 20 years of E-Class
in India, also reiterates the influence of brand Mercedes-Benz on customers and
its contribution towards the evolution of luxury motoring in India. We are
commemorating this stupendous production accomplishment with the launch of a
special ‘Edition E’. The launch of the ‘Edition E’ strongly underlines our
strategy of periodically refreshing our existing best-selling products,
enabling to win customer confidence and offer them value driven products.”
E 200 version of the E-Class comes with a 1991cc mill which produces 184hp at
5500rpm and 300Nm of torque from 1200-4000rpm. The E 250 CDI comes with a
2143cc engine which makes 204hp at 4200rpm and 500Nm of torque from
1600-1800rpm while the E 350 CDI comes with a 2987cc engine which is capable of
producing 265hp at 3800rpm and 620Nm of torque from 1600-2400rpm. While the E
200 can go from 01-100kmph in 7.9 seconds the E 250 CDI and E 350 CDI can do
the same in 7.5 and 6.6 seconds respectively.
the safety front the vehicle comes with adaptive airbags and NECK-PRO head
restraints system. The vehicle also features adaptive brake lights, intelligent
light system, SD card navigation, MB Apps, Sporty brake pedals, THERMOTRONIC
Automatic Air Conditioning, Memory seats with 3 settings, Active Park Assist
with camera, High resolution color media display (20.3 cm), ‘Edition E’ badge, Illuminated
Star, Black hub caps, New look fibre-topic tail lights and an Electronic
Panoramic sunroof (with PRE-SAFE closing function).
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