The German car manufacturer now aims to serve the fleet market and luxury hotel chains.
Mercedes-Benz is planning to bring in V-Class luxury van in the Indian market, claims a report. The German car manufacturer now aims to serve the fleet market and luxury hotel chains. Just so you know, the government has eased import norms and allowed the carmakers to import 2,500 vehicles without homologation or any certification from local authorities on annual basis. Check Out – Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe 4Matic+ Prices & Details
This move certainly has encouraged premium carmakers bring in their specialized vehicles in CKD (Completely Knocked Down) or SKD (Semi Knocked Down) form in the country. If the Mercedes-Benz V-Class will make its way to India, it will be brought via CBU (Completely Built Up) route from Vitoria, Spain.
Globally, the Mercedes V Class is made available with four engine options (three diesel and a petrol motor). The V200d variant of the van makes use of a 2.0L diesel unit that’s good for 134.1bhp (136PS) and 330Nm of torque. The V220d trim derives its power from a 2.0L diesel motor producing 160.7bhp (163PS) and 380Nm of torque, the V250d variant is powered by 2.0L diesel engine pushing out 187.4bhp (190PS) with 440Nm. Read – World’s Best Car Gets Better – 2018 Mercedes S-Class
The V260 petrol model, on the other hand, is propelled by a 2.0L motor that develops a peak power of 208.1bhp (211PS) against a peak torque of 350Nm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed 7G-TRONIC PLUS. The Mercedes V Class comes with both front-wheel-drive (FWD) and all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. Read – 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Prices & Details
Dimensionally, the Mercedes V-Class is available with three length options – compact, long and extra long – measuring 4,895mm, 5,140mm and 5,370mm respectively. The standard version of the van offers four individual seats in the rear compartment along with optional one or two rows of three-seater benches. In India, the carmaker might import the 8-seater model of the vehicle.
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