Merc Benz Launches E220d Variant In India At Rs 57.14 Lakh:- The E220d variant of the luxury sedan, was launched by Mercedes-Benz India for a price of Rs 57.14 lakh in ex showroom, Pune.
This model, E220d is the third variant to the recently launched E-Class LWB in India. Replacing the outgoing E250d variant in India, this new variant E220d is placed between E200 and E350d trim in India.
However, the waiting period for the top spec E350d has gone up to 6-8 weeks.
Mercedes-Benz till date has received close to 120 bookings for the E220d. In February, the E200 and E350d was launched by the Mercedes-Benz for Rs 56.15 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) and Rs 69.47 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) respectively.
This E- Class is the most advanced E-Class ever to be made and for the first time launched in its extended wheel base version. Taking Prime Minister Modi’s initiative “Made-in India” forward, it is the first LWB car to be manufactured in India.
The new E-Class LWB E220d variant will come with a 1995cc, four cylinder, diesel engine that produces peak power of 191 bhp and peak torque of 400Nm, mated to Mercedes 9-speed 9G-tronic automatic gearbox.
A coupe-esque roof is coupled with an elongated bonnet, flowing into a broad-shouldered tail end for the E-Class LWB. The extended vehicle body is characterized by short overhangs, a long wheelbase, large wheels and taut, flanks displaying stylish and dynamic interpretation of the feature line. A lightweight appearance is shown by the sporty contour with high, well-balanced belt line and the lower side windows.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB comes with a wheelbase of 3079 mm and is 5063 mm in length, 1860 mm in width and 1494 mm in height.
The buttons on the steering wheel comes with Touch-sensitive control for the E-Class LWB, which makes their first appearance in a car. Like a smart phone interface, the Touch Controls respond precisely to horizontal and vertical swiping movements, allowing the driver to control the entire infotainment system without having to take their hands off the steering wheel.
The E-Class LWB competes against Audi A6, Jaguar XF, Volvo S90 and upcoming BMW 5 Series in India.