German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new 2015 C-Class Estate which is scheduled to go on sale in 2014 and is manufactured in Bremen, Germany. The new C-Class Estate is a perfect combination of striking, dynamic design and advanced technological features.
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate is 96mm longer and 40mm wider than its predecessor, while the wheelbase has been increased by 80mm which in return offers an improved legroom space for rear passengers. The vehicle has a good luggage carrying capacity of 490-litres which can be further increased to 1510-litres by folding rear seats. The rear seats now have a 40 : 20 : 40 split instead of the 60 : 40 split in the predecessor. This opens up a wide range of possibilities to use the interior as five-seater, four-seater, three-seater or two-seater.
The vehicle comes with an option of two fronts- with the sports grille or- reserved solely for the EXCLUSIVE Line- the luxury grille with the Mercedes star on the bonnet. All the head-unit functions in the Estate can be operated using finger gestures. The 65 x 45 mm control surface of the touchpad is built into the handrest on the central control panel. A head-up display is also new feature in the C-Class Estate.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate gets powerful and efficient petrol and diesel engines with Eco Start/Stop function which is compliant with Euro VI emissions standards. The oil burners of the new C-Class are powered by the four-cylinder or the new small four cylinder engine, which as BlueTEC models are all equipped with SCR technology. They cover an output range from 115bhp to 204bhp.
Mercedes-Benz also gets diesel engine combined with a hybrid module. The C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID with 4-cylinder diesel engine and compact electric motor generates a power output of 204 + 27 bhp. Three BlueDIRECT 4-cylinder petrol engines and one BlueDIRECT six-cylinder petrol engine power outputs ranging from 156 to 333 bhp will also be on offer for the new C-Class.