Mercedes-Benz commences local production of S-Class

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By Sarkaritel June 6, 2014 11:51

Mercedes-Benz commences local production of S-Class


06benz_s_classPune, June 6  German luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India Thursday commenced the local production of its luxury sedan S-Class 350 CDI from its manufacturing facility in Chakan, Pune.

“Mercedes-Benz India for the first time is commencing the body manufacturing for the new S-Class and this is an important step towards local value addition for the new S-Class,” said Eberhard Kern, managing director and chief executive, Mercedes-Benz India.

According to the company, the decision to commence the local production of the new S-Class 350 CDI will boost its efforts to cater to growing demand for the luxury sedan and will offer a diesel engine in the new S-Class.”

The new luxury sedan features a three-litre V6 engine mated to a 7G-Tronic Plus seven speed automatic transmission and is priced at Rs.1.07 crore (ex-showroom Pune).

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel June 6, 2014 11:51