Saturday, 11 October 2014

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class to launch in India

 Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India today launched luxury SUV segment GLA-Class, its latest SUV and the global style icon. The New stylish and luxurious GLA-Class was launched by Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India in New Delhi.
Mr. Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said: “With the launch of GLA-Class, we are fulfilling the requirements of our new generation customers who wants to drive an emotionally appealing luxury SUV which features typical qualities of a Mercedes-Benz: innovation, efficiency, safety and excellent value retention. The GLA-Class is an important element of our product strategy globally as well in India, and it will join our existing volume drivers. The GLA-Class combines the key design values of Progression and Tradition, and is the SUV of the future and undoubtedly is the next milestone of our growth strategy.”
Mr. Kern further added, “With its striking features the GLA embodies our progressive thinking and enthralls with its off-road proportions. It is an all-rounder with hallmark Mercedes-Benz SUV genes, comprising many segment firsts that will appeal to our new generation of customers, who wanted a stylish and dynamic luxury SUV having practicality of everyday use, blended in it. Witnessing the unprecedented response to the GLA-Class even before its India market debut, we are very confident that the SUV will redefine the segment and make an important contribution to the product offensive of Mercedes-Benz in India.”
The new GLA-Class reinterprets the luxury SUV segment in a very convincing style and modern four-cylinder engines with turbocharging and direct injection are mated to a 7G-DCT 7 speed dual clutch transmission.
Specification of new luxury SUV segment GLA-Class:
GLA 200
GLA 200 CDI
Arrangement/no. of cylinders
Inline / 4
Inline / 4
Total displacement (cc)
1991
2143
Max. engine output (kW @ rpm)
135 @ 5500
100 @ 3600 - 4400
Max. torque (Nm @ rpm)
300 @ 1200 - 1400
300 @ 1600 - 3000
Approx. top speed (km/h)
225
205
Acceleration 0 – 100 kmph (s)
7.6
9.9
Tyres/wheels
235/50 R 18
235/50 R 18
Transmission
7 G-DCT 7 speed dual clutch transmission
7 G-DCT 7 speed dual clutch transmission
Fuel type
Petrol
Diesel
Length (mm)
4417
4417
Width (mm)
1804
1804
Height (mm)
1494
1494
Wheelbase (mm)
2699
2699
Ground Clearance (mm)
183
183
Kerb weight (kg)
1525
1585
Perm. GVW (kg)
1940
2020
Open luggage compartment capacity behind rear seat (l)
421
421
Open luggage compartment capacity behind driver’s seat (l)
1235
1235
Turning circle diameter (m)
11.84
11.84
Fuel efficiency under standard test conditions (kmpl)
13.7
17.9
Price List of new GLA-Class----

  • GLA-Class 200 CDI Style is priced at Rs. 32.75 Lacs
  • 200 Sport is priced at Rs. 36 Lacs
  • 200 CDI Sport is priced at Rs.36.9 Lacs.
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