New Mercedes-Benz CLS launched at Rs 84.70 lakh

Michael Jopp

Mercedes-Benz has launched the 3rd generation CLS in India, priced at Rs 84.70 lakh ex-showroom, Pan India. The car made its global debut almost a year ago.

The highlight of the new model is the “Sensual Purity” design language which makes it appear more coupe-ish than ever before. Equipment list includes Multibeam LED headlamps, electric sliding sunroof and 18-inch alloy wheels on the exterior. The new CLS is available in a wide range of exterior paint work including Graphite Grey, Ruby Black and Designo Selenite Grey Magno.


On the inside, you’ll find 12.3-inch media display screen along with a digital cockpit with three selectable display styles – Classic, Sporty and Progressive – along with a new generation telematics (NTG 5.5). Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is supported as well. Also included are 13-speaker Burmester sound system and 64 color ambient lighting.

The new CLS in India is offered with a 1,950 cc in-line 4-cylinder turbo diesel OM654 engine, tuned to produce 180 kW (241 bhp) at 4,200 rpm and 500 Nm of torque at 1,600 – 2,400 rpm. A 9G-Tronic automatic sends power to the rear wheels. The car can sprint from 0-100 km/h in 6.4 seconds and onto a top speed of 250 km/h.

Read more about the 3rd generation Mercedes-Benz CLS and check out more pictures here.

“With the launch of the new CLS 300d, 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,” said Michael Jopp – Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes- Benz India.

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