‘Best Never Rest’ will be the guiding motto for Mercedes-Benz in 2019

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‘Best Never Rest’ will be the guiding motto for Mercedes-Benz in 2019 : India’s largest luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz today pioneered the ‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle’ (MPV) segment by launching the much awaited V-Class in India.

‘Best Never Rest’ will be the guiding motto for Mercedes-Benz in 2019With the introduction of the V-Class in India, Mercedes-Benz now offers a world-class ‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle’ that combines highest standards of passenger car with functionality of a MPV, which can be adapted to market and customer-specific demands owing to its wide range of equipment options.

The V-Class was launched in the Indian market by Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India in Mumbai, today.

Speaking on his first launch in India, Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “We are excited to kick-start 2019 by introducing an exciting product from our global portfolio, the V-Class. The launch of the V-Class in India firmly underscores our pioneering spirit as we introduce the ‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle’ segment for our discerning Indian customers. The V-Class combines exemplary functionality with luxury appeal, unsurpassed comfort, efficient driving dynamics and uncompromised safety, all of which characterize a Mercedes-Benz. The versatile V-Class is targeted at a wide array of potential customers comprising large families, sports enthusiasts and businesses.”

  • Historic day for Mercedes-Benz in India; pioneers a new segment with the most versatile ‘Luxury Multi- Purpose Vehicle’, the V-Class
  • 2019 will also mark 25 years of operations of the Three Pointed Star in India; year- long customer centric initiatives and innovations will mark the occasio
  • The V-Class will target the multi- purpose vehicle segment which has a potential demand
  • The V-Class will be available in both the 6 and 7 seater long-wheelbase (Exclusive) and extra-long-wheelbase (Expression) variants

Martin Schwenk further added, “In 2019, Mercedes-Benz completes 25 years in India and this milestone will be marked with a wide range of product offensive, starting with the V-Class. The V-Class is the first-of-its kind product in India and with its distinctive qualities, it is going to create a new benchmark for luxury travel in the country. We have some of the most awaited products planned for the Indian market in 2019 that will keep the customers and enthusiasts fascinated.”

‘Best Never Rest’ will be the guiding motto for Mercedes-Benz in 2019

  • Continuing Mercedes-Benz’s BS VI transition efforts, the V 220 d will be available in a 2 litre BS VI compliant diesel engine | 2143 cc| 120 kW|380 Nm| 0-100 in 10.9 s
  • Made in Spain, this luxury multi-purpose vehicle is sold in more than 90 countries
  • 25 Years of Mercedes-Benz in India: 2019 marks the 25th year of Mercedes-Benz in India and will be a significant milestone for the brand in India; as Mercedes-Benz will embark upon exploring new paths to redefine the luxury automotive space in India
  • The Star Ease maintenance packages for the V 220 d starts at Rs.1,48,700 for 2 year/30,000 kms
  • The ex-showroom price of the V-Class Expression starts at INR 68.40 lakhs and the V-Class Exclusive starts at INR 81.90 lakhs (All prices ex-showroom India)

 ‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle’ India spec V-Class:

Two body styles:

  • Long Wheelbase: Wheelbase –  3200 mm | Length – 5140 mm
  • Extra Long Wheelbase: Wheelbase –  3430 mm | Length – 5370 mm

Key features of the Exclusive line (6 seater):

  • 17-inch alloys
  • Table package
  • Rear window opening with parcel shelf and shopping crates
  • Comfort seats in nappa leather – Silk beige, Marron and Black
  • AGILITY CONTROL suspension with selective damping system
  • Multifunction steering wheel in nappa leather
  • Ambient Lighting
  • 360 degree reversing camera with Active Park Assist
  • Electric Sliding Doors
  • High-Performance LED headlamps with Intelligent Light System

Key features of the Expressive Line (7 seater):

  • 16-inch alloys
  • Comfort Suspension
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • 230 mm longer wheelbase and length (more boot space)
  • Attention Assist PRE SAFE®
  • Leather Lugano Black (optional)
  • Matt anthracite wave-look trim (Optional)
  • Sports Pedal (Optional)
  • Leather Steering wheel (Optional)
  • Reversing Camera
  • Dynamic LED headlamps with Intelligent Light System

‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle Convenience features:

  • THERMOTRONIC 2 Zone Automatic AC | Rear AC control units
  • Touchpad with handwriting recognition
  • Grab handles for ease of entry

‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle Engine & Transmission:

  • 120 kW of power | 380 Nm of torque | 0-100 in 10.9 s | 2143 cc diesel engine

‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle’ Safety features:

  • 6 airbags | Attention Assist | Active Parking Assist with 360 degree camera|PRE-SAFE®

Color variants:

  • Obsidian Black Metallic | Cavensite Blue Metallic | Mountain Crystal White Metallic | Brilliant Silver Metallic

‘Luxury Multi-Purpose Vehicle’ V-Class Production site:

The V-Class is produced at the Mercedes-Benz Vitoria plant in the Spanish Basque Country, where it contributes to ensuring that production runs at full capacity. To guarantee that the site was optimally equipped for the production of the new model series as of 2074, Daimler AG invested around 190 million euros in Vitoria. The focus of the investment was squarely on the modernization and reorganization of the body shop, paint shop and assembly line.