The CLS becomes the carmaker’s first coupe to flaunt the “sensual purity” design idiom !
Mercedes Benz CLS, the world’s first four-door coupe, gets a new life in the nation as India’s largest luxury car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz launches its third generation here. The dynamic and elegant four door coupe charmingly incorporates Mercedes Benz’s novel design philosophy of “sensual purity”. The car comes with MULTIBEAM LED headlamps, thus opening up a whole new dimension of lighting technology. A wide, vibrant range of colors to choose from including Graphite Grey, Ruby Black and Designo Selenite Grey Magno sums up the exteriors of the new CLS.
The sense-soothing interiors have been enhanced with a high resolution 12.3 inch media display screen, attached to a digital cockpit with three selectable display styles and new generation telematics that includes the Audio 20 with NTG 5.5.
An impressive Burmester surround sound system comprising 13 high-performance speakers provides for an out-of-the-world acoustic experience inside the car. The 64 color ambient lighting ensures the perfect mood for your journeys as well.
So what is under the hood? Well it’s an all new BS-VI compliant 2.0 L, four cylinder diesel mill that churns out as much as 180 kW and 500 Nm, thus making the CLS sprint to 100km/h in a mere 6.4 seconds. The top speed of the car is known to be 250 km/h
Launching the car, Mr. Michael Jopp – Vice President, Sales & Marketing Mercedes- Benz India told the media, “With the growing penchant for dream cars, we are glad to launch the most elegant and dynamic third generation CLS. Known for many firsts, the new CLS we have launched today also pioneers the new design idiom of Mercedes-Benz, which is recognisable by its clear contours and reduced lines. Like its predecessors, the third CLS generation emanates self-assured sportiness in an exemplary style. The stylish new CLS 300 d blends flawlessly into the current Mercedes-Benz coupé family with abundant design features. We are confident that the third generation CLS will offer superior luxury and comfort to our customers and will continue to delight them. Mercedes-Benz India will keep striving to push the boundaries in the luxury car segment by driving innovation not only n our versatile line-up, but also in our customer service offerings and the overall vehicle ownership.
He further added, “With the launch of the new CLS 300 d, Mercedes-Benz continues its offensive with its 12th product launched in 2018. We have an exciting line-up for 2019 as well and our product innovations will continue in the coming months. We are glad that our customer centric strategy for India is on the right track and is witnessing a positive sentiment.”
Prices for the new CLS start at INR 84.70 Lakhs ex-showroom, all India. So how good a deal do you think that is ?