Mercedes-Benz launches the first ever ‘Made in India’ BS 6 Long Wheel Base E-Class; underlines its BS 6 competence in diesel and petrol
Mercedes-Benz launches the first ever ‘Made in India’ BS 6 Long Wheel Base E-Class; underlines its BS 6 competence in diesel and petrol

The new LWB BS 6 E-Class is now available in E 200 & E 220 d in two new variants: Expression and Exclusive

  • More than 41,000 E-Class’ on Indian roads since 1995, making it India’s highest selling luxury executive sedan
  • Long Wheelbase E-Class remains the most popular luxury sedan for Mercedes-Benz India
  • Mercedes-Benz’s first India specific car: India is the only country to have launched the RHD version of the ‘long wheelbase’ new E-Class
  • Astounding Performance: The E 220 d  features the BS 6 OM 654 1950 cc, in-line 4 diesel engine that churns out 143 kW (194 hp) and 400 Nm of torque, 0 -100 km/h in 7.3 secs
  • The E 200 features the BS 6 M 264 engine 1991 cc,  145 kW (197 hp) 320 Nm of torque, 0 -100 in 8 secs     
  • Unmatched  Cost of Ownership starting at just INR 67,800
  • The New BS 6 E 200 and E 220 d are priced as following:
         

E 200 Expression

INR 57,50,000

E 200 Exclusive

INR 61,50,000

E 220 d Expression

INR 58,50,000

E 220 d Exclusive

INR 62,50,000

 
 
Mumbai: India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today, redefined the luxury executive sedan segment with the launch of the first ever BS 6 Long Wheelbase E-Class luxury business sedan. The new E-Class in its 10 th generation, is a comprehensive luxury business sedan that intelligently blends driving performance with unmatched luxury and comfort, boasting of the ‘most spacious’ rear cabin in the segment. The new BS 6 LWB E-Class was launched by Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.
 
The New Long wheelbase E-Class not only features two state-of-the-art BS 6 compliant petrol and diesel engines but also hosts new interior appointments and feature additions. These include an intuitive rear touchpad, Burmester high-end surround sound system, widescreen digital cockpit (12.3 inch) and a rear wireless charger.
 
Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “The new E-Class with its rich history spanning over 2 decades and more than 41,000 units on Indian roads, is one of the main pillars of our product offensive. The Long Wheelbase E-Class is the most adored business sedan that has carved a niche of its own in a rather prestigious segment. As per our brand motto for this year, ‘Best Never Rest’, we are glad to augment this ‘Masterpiece of Intelligence’ even further by offering two brand new BS 6 engines along with a list of feature rich enhancements for our discerning customers.”
 
Martin Schwenk, further elaborated, “Mercedes-Benz India rolled-out India’s first ‘Made in India, for India’ BS 6 vehicle in January 2018. Since then, we have been steadily transitioning our portfolio into BS 6 and the introduction of the BS 6 Long Wheelbase E-Class reiterates our commitment towards the new emission norms from April 2020. The New BS 6 E-Class will fulfill the desire for individuals seeking driving performance, while ensuring it presents the most luxurious rear cabin experience, comprising unparalleled luxury appointments, for those preferring to be chauffeur driven. The new BS 6  Long Wheelbase E-Class offers a very intriguing value proposition for the customer with a competitive total cost of ownership that starts at just INR 67,800! We are very confident that the new long wheelbase BS 6 E-Class will continue its success story and remain a growth driver for Mercedes-Benz in India.” 
 
Key Product highlights:
 
 
 

Luxurious Interior (all variants)

Luxurious Interior (all variants)

  • The luxurious interior was so far offered only with the top end E 350d, now this will feature across all variants on the E-Class
  • The interior has vertical stitching pattern on the seats and more plush interiors
  • The floor carpet color and the upper dashboard in ARTICO contrast with the upholstery color to give the most luxurious feel in the interiors
  • Additionally, high quality velour floor mats add to the luxury quotient on the E-Class

 

 

Widescreen Cockpit (with Exclusive variant only)

Widescreen Cockpit

Widescreen Cockpit (with Exclusive variant only)

  • Futuristic-looking display with 12.3-inch screen for the instrument display enhances the driving experience
  • With 3 display styles you can adjust how information is depicted in the instrument display
  • In "Classic" style, the display of the information is oriented towards that of an analogue instrument cluster, with the addition of the fascinating possibilities available with digital displays
  • With the "Sport" style, the displays feature yellow highlights and a sporty design
  • The "Progressive" setting captures the imagination with a futuristic style which enables the potential of the digital display to be

Burmester® surround sound system (with Exclusive variant only)

Burmester® surround sound system (with Exclusive variant only)

  •  Experience more performance and exclusivity with the legendary Burmester sound. The high-performance speakers develop first-class surround sound
  • You can specifically optimise this for the front and rear seats to intensify the listening experience
  •   Burmester® surround sound system comes with 13 speakers and a total system output of 590 watts
  • Sophisticated noise compensation (VNC) adjusts music and sound dynamically to your driving conditions so as to provide you with the best possible level of music enjoyment at all times
  • Characteristically designed covers in metal

Rear Wireless Charging (with Exclusive variant only)

Rear Wireless Charging

Rear Wireless Charging (with Exclusive variant only)

  • Wireless charging for mobile phones in the rear provides convenience to our customers
  • Charge compatible mobile phones conveniently and without cables, even in the rear: the stowage compartment between the seats is also an inductive charging area
  • All mobile devices, which use the Qi standard are supported

Rear Touchscreen (with Exclusive variant only)

Rear Touchscreen

Rear Touchscreen (with Exclusive variant only)

  •  Rear touchscreen to control media, climate and vehicle functionalities
  •  This gives the convenience to the rear passengers to control vehicle functions

Benchmarking safety and assistance systems

  •  ESP® Curve Dynamic Assist
  •  Full LED Headlamp
  •  PRE-SAFE®
  •  Parking Pilot with Active Parking Assist PARKTRONIC and reversing camera
  •   Adaptive brake lights
  •  Dual front airbags, Front side airbags, Curtain airbags, knee bag for driver (7 overall)

Technical specifications:

 

E 200 (M264)

E 220 d (OM654)

No. of cylinders/arrangement

 

4/in-line

4/in-line

Total displacement in cc

 

1991

1950

Rated output in kW (hp) / rpm  

 

145 (197)/5.800-6.100

143 (194) / 3800

Rated torque in Nm / rpm

 

300/1.600-4.000

400 / 1600-2800

Transmission

 

9G-TRONIC

9G-TRONIC

Acceleration from0-100 kmph in secs

 

8.0

7.3

Top speed in km/h

 

236

240

 

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