The Mercedes-Benz A-Class limousine goes on sale in India on March 25, 2021 and will be offered in three versions, including an AMG version made in India.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine to be the brand’s most affordable luxury sedan on sale
Mercedes-Benz India is ready to re-enter the segment of compact luxury sedans with the Class A limousine and the automaker has confirmed the launch date of the same. The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine will be launched in India on March 25, 2021 and the offering will be available in three variants – A 200, A 200d and the A 35 AMG made in India. Yes, the Class A sedan will be the second AMG model to be assembled locally in the country and that should lead to aggressive pricing.
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The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine replaces the CLA in the brand’s range. The brand new offering was originally slated to launch in the second half of 2020, but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The compact luxury sedan borrows its design cues from the next-gen A-Class sedan, but gets the classic three-box design. The cabin is loaded at the front and receives the double screens with the MBUX system. Also expect to see the Mercedes Me Connect system along with features like air conditioning, voice control, park assist, active brake assist, and more.
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The Mercedes-Benz A-class limousine with Indian specifications will be offered in three variations. The petrol A 200 will draw power from the turbocharged 1.4-liter mill with 161 hp and 250 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version will use the 2.0-liter four-cylinder oil burner with 147 hp and 320 Nm of peak torque. The gasoline engine is paired with a 7-speed DCT, while the diesel receives an 8-speed DCT. The top-of-the-range Mercedes-AMG A 35 will derive its power from the more powerful 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine, which develops 302 hp and 400 Nm of peak torque. The performance sedan can sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.8 seconds and will have a top speed of 225 km / h.
The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class limousine will likely cost less than 40 lakh (ex-showroom), and it will be the brand’s most affordable luxury sedan on sale in the country. The new Class A Limousine will compete with the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé in the segment.
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