Mercedes-Benz brings highly anticipated A-Class Limo to India at Rs 39.90 lakh

MUMBAI: German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz on Thursday launched the highly anticipated A-class limousine in India at an introductory price of Rs 39.90 lakh (ex-showroom). Petrol and diesel variants were launched. The A-Class sedan had its debut at the Auto Expo in Greater Noida last year. Furthermore, the automaker has rolled out the locally produced AMG A35 4MATIC priced at Rs 56.24 lakh (ex-showroom India).

“We are pleased to introduce the highly anticipated A-Class Limo to the Indian market. The A-Class Limo imbibes everything that is at the heart of a Mercedes-Benz product. We are confident that the A-Class Limo will set a new benchmark in the segment and attract many new customers,” said Martin Schwenk, Managing Director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India.

The A-Class also comes with a hassle-free ownership experience thanks to the industry’s first eight-year engine and transmission warranty, Schwenk said.

“We are also excited to roll out the first-ever ‘AMG 35 Series’ for the Indian market with the AMG A 35 4MATIC. This is also the second AMG model we manufacture locally from our production plant, underscoring our increasing focus on the AMG brand in India and our long-term commitment to our AMG customers,” he said.

“We want the AMG brand to play an even bigger role in our overall product offering in India. With no less than seven new AMGs planned this year, we are well positioned to maintain our firm leadership in the automotive segment of performance in India,” he said. added.

All prices for the Class A limousine are preliminary and will be revised upwards by Rs 1 lakh from July 1, the company said.

The all-new A-Class Limousine is the longest and tallest in its segment. Extremely sporty and equipped with a high level of functionality and the latest technological enhancements, the new model strengthens the Mercedes-Benz Limousine offer, he said.

The A-Class received an overwhelming response from customers even before its launch, with April and May deliveries already sold out, the company said.

Over the years, the AMG brand has become synonymous with automotive performance in India and remains very ambitious. The decision to locally produce the second AMG in India underscores Mercedes-Benz’s clear roadmap for the Indian market and the company’s long-term strategic commitment to Indian customers, he added.

AMG A35 4MATIC is the 12th model locally manufactured by Mercedes-Benz India. This is the second AMG to roll out the assembly lines from the Pune plant.

The AMG portfolio in India now includes the 35, 43, 53, 63 and GT series of high performance vehicles in different body shapes.

Mercedes-Benz India now produces 12 CKD models of all body shapes at its Chakan plant. It offers great flexibility of the production facility with sedans, SUVs and AMG NGCs (next-generation chassis) to be manufactured in a single plant, according to Mercedes-Benz.