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Mercedes unveils GLC, S-Class Cabriolet at Auto Expo

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016,16:30 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Greater Noida | German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz today unveiled sports utility vehicle GLC and S-Class Cabriolet, at the 13th Delhi Auto Expo here. It also showcased its premium luxury Maybach S 60 Guard.

The GLC and the S-Class Cabriolet are the two most successful products… and we will be introducing this year, said Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Roland Folger said. With these introductions, Mercedes-Benz will strengthen the two segments, SUV and Dream Car, which witnessed the highest growth last year.

While, the GLC launch will boost our SUV offering further, the S-Class Cabriolet’s addition will bring a new dimension to the top-end luxury Cabriolets in India, he added. The company said it is driven by the philosophy of ‘winning’ in 2016, with a spate of 12 new products and 10 new dealerships.

The German carmaker had posted a record sales of 13,502 units in India in 2015 compared with 10,201 units in 2014, a significant jump of 32 per cent, Mercedes-Benz India said in a statement.

By registering sales of 13,502 units in the January- December 2015 period, the company also achieved its highest sales volume in a single calendar year in India since its inception, it added.

The new GLC offers the dynamic select handling control system with five-driving progammes as standard. In addition to the Eco, Comfort, Sport Plus and Individual Settings, which are familar from other models, the new car is also equipped with the off-road engineering package.