Mercedes Benz India has launched “Night Edition” of its compacts, the A-Class and B-Class, available in both petrol and diesel options.
|Night Edition||Price, ex-Delhi|
|A 180 (Petrol)||Rs 27.31 lakh|
|A 200 d||Rs 28.32 lakh|
|B 180 (Petrol)||Rs 29.34 lakh|
|B 200 d||Rs 30.35 lakh|
The Night Editions get selected design elements in black, including the exterior mirrors, the high-sheen 17-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels, the high-gloss beltline trim strips and the high-gloss trim in the front bumper and rear bumper. Both A-Class and B-Class get diamond radiator grille with louvre in high-gloss black and chrome insert, “Night Edition” Badge, black mirror housing, and black hub cabs.
Interiors are packed with 8-inch Media Display with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, ARTICO man-made leather and fabric sport seats, and leather wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel with 12 buttons.
Both A-Class and B-Class get an option of 2.2 litre (2143 cc) 4 cylinder diesel, and 1.6 litre (1595 cc) 4 cylinder petrol engines. A 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission (7G-DCT) is standard. The Night Editions are limited to 100 units.
Roland Folger, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “We are glad to remain the most preferred luxury car brand in India and we begin this year in style, by launching two products in the segment we have pioneered, ‘compact luxury’. The trendy and fashionable A-Class and B-Class ‘Night Edition’ are a synthesis of youthful design that emulates modern luxury without compromising on performance. We believe our New Generation Cars play a key role in attracting dynamic, affluent and young Indians to the brand and this success story will be further amplified by the launch of the ‘Night Edition’ variants.
Folger further added, “As the most progressive models in the compact luxury segment, the A-Class and B-Class have been instrumental in making brand Mercedes-Benz more youthful. Both these cars truly embody the changing preference of the youth in today’s social milieu, which increasingly prefer compact luxury. With the new A-Class and B-Class ‘Night Edition’; we have just raised the bar even higher for this popular segment. We are confident that these stunning compact luxury vehicles will remain the first choice for those customers, who desire sporty design, topnotch interior coupled with class leading performance, world-class infotainment system and uncompromised safety features.”