Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India has launched the new GLE luxury SUV and the AMG C 43 4MATIC performance sedan, further strengthening Mercedes-Benz’s SUV portfolio and setting new standards for driving performance and exclusivity.
The new luxury SUV will be offered in three powertrains – GLE 300d 4MATIC, GLE 450d 4MATIC, and GLE 450 4MATIC. The product highlights of GLE are an AMG styling in GLE 450 d and GLE 450, latest generation MBUX (NTG7), modern four- and six-cylinder engine with ISG technology, Burmester® surround sound with 13 speakers with output of 590 watts. The new GLE prices (all-India ex-showroom) are INR 96,40,000 for GLE 300D 4MATIC, INR 1,10,00,000 for GLE 450 4MATIC and INR1,15,00,000 for the GLE 450D 4MATIC model:
The AMG C 43 prices start from INR 98,00,000 (all-India ex-showroom). The GLE 450 d gets an engine upgrade from the previous GLE 400 d. This upgrade gives additional power of 27 kW which takes the total output to 270 kW. The torque is also upped to 750 Nm from the previous 700 Nm. The AMG C 43 4MATIC sets new standards for innovative drive solutions as it directly derives its technology from Formula 1 and features the AMG 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, the world’s first series-production unit to feature an electric exhaust gas turbocharger. It offers AMG-specific power distribution of 31 per cent to the front axle and 69 per cent to the rear axle for enhanced driving dynamics and improved traction when accelerating.