Mumbai – Mercedes-Benz India today widened the portfolio of its popular E-Class model series with the introduction of two new engines: the E 250 V6 and the E 250 CDI (BE).
''We have continued the aggressive price position of the New E-Class with the debutante models: the E 250 V6 - priced at Rs 41.13 lakh while the E 250CDI (BE) costs Rs39.87 lakh (both ex-showroom Mumbai)," said Dr Wilfried Aulbur, managing director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India.
"Our endeavour is to offer the best value for money to our discerning E-Class customers,'' Aulbur added.
The New E-Class has had a success run in India sincce its introduction in September 2009. In the last quarter itself, over 450 units of E 350 and E 350 CDI have been sold.
The New E-Class has been hailed as the best premium luxury automobile of the year in India at the NDTV-CAR Awards 2010, CNBC-Overdrive Awards 2010, ET - ZigWheels awards and the UTVi - Autocar Awards 2010. The E-Class also won the 'Green Steering Award' at AutoBild Awards 2010.
E 250 V6: Powered by the 6-cylinder 2497cc engine, the E 250 V6 delivers an output of 204 hp with 245Nm of torque with top speed regulated at 250 kmph. It is equipped with the 7G-TRONIC transmission and the new-design 17-inch alloys further add to the aggressive looks of the E 250 V6