The worldâ€™s renowned luxury car manufacturers, Mercedes Benz, have now launched the diesel version of its most popular E- class Sedan , the E350 CDI, for the first time in its major markets all over India.
Priced at Rs. 48.08 lakhs, this improvised version is equipped with the latest Blue EFFICIENCY technology for extra efficiency in reducing the consumption of fuel. Powered by a 2,987 cc 6-cylinder, 170 KW (231 HP),7G-TRONIC 7 speed transmission, Acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6.8 s,Top Speed : 250 mph offers maximum safety, ultimate comfort and Â makes driving a pleasure.
This diesel variant has a three litre OM642 V6 diesel engine with 540 Nm of torque at 1600 to 2400 rpm.
At the launch of the new model, the CEO and Managing Director of the company AulburÂ said, â€œWith BlueEFFICIENCY, the brand offers a complete package of fuel efficient qualities combined with the characteristic brand features – safety, comfort and refined driving pleasure. The result is the New E-Class with all round safety, outstanding comfort and fuel savings of up-to 13 per cent”.
The global economic crisis which had hit the markets earlier this year had affected the sales. But now Aulbur is confident that the growth in economy has changed the stance of the people, which will be reflected in the sale of cars.
The petrol variant of this car which was launched some time back was a great success, with 130 cars being sold out in just 45 days.