Mercedes-Benz India Unveils The All New GLE Luxury SUV And AMG C43 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz India launches 2024 GLE and AMG
Mercedes-Benz India Unveils The All New GLE Luxury SUV And AMG C43 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz India, the epitome of luxury and innovation, proudly presents two groundbreaking additions to its illustrious fleet. The all-new GLE luxury SUV and the cutting-edge AMG C 43 4MATIC performance sedan. While the GLE fortifies the SUV portfolio, the AMG C 43 4MATIC redefines driving performance and exclusivity by harnessing technology derived directly from Formula 1. Further, adhering to the prestigious ‘One Man One Engine’ philosophy.

Gleaming Powertrains: Mercedes-Benz India GLE 300d 4MATIC, GLE 450d 4MATIC, and GLE 450 4MATIC

Key Product Highlights of GLE:
AMG Styling:

The GLE 450d and GLE 450 boast captivating AMG styling. Basically, bringing them visually in line with the iconic models from Mercedes-AMG.

Latest Generation MBUX (NTG7):

The second generation of MBUX infotainment system ensures a digital and intelligent vehicle interior, offering seamless control over numerous functions.

Engine Upgrade for GLE 450d:

A significant power boost of 27 kW elevates the total output to 270 kW, coupled with increased torque from 700 Nm to an impressive 750 Nm.

Innovations in the AMG C 43 4MATIC:

Formula 1™ Technology:

This sedan directly inherits technology from Formula 1, featuring the world’s first series-production unit with an electric exhaust gas turbocharger in the AMG 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine.

AMG Performance 4MATIC:

The unique power distribution of 31% to the front axle and 69% to the rear axle enhances driving dynamics and traction during acceleration.

Top Product Highlights:

The AMG C 43 4MATIC boasts distinctive sporty exterior design, AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G transmission, rear axle steering, AMG RIDE CONTROL suspension with Adaptive Damping System, DIGITAL LIGHT, and Burmester® 3D surround sound.

Mercedes-Benz India Service Packages and Pricing:

  • Service Package for GLE: Starts at ₹85,000 for 2 years.
  • Service Package for AMG C 43: Starts at ₹1.5 lakhs for 3 years.

Mercedes-Benz India Pricing (All-India Ex-Showroom):

  • GLE 300D 4MATIC: ₹96,40,000
  • GLE 450 4MATIC: ₹1,10,00,000
  • GLE 450D 4MATIC: ₹1,15,00,000
  • AMG C 43 Prices: Starting from₹98,00,000

Unveiling the GLE Luxury SUV: A Symphony of Upgrades

The new GLE range introduces a plethora of enhancements, refining both interior and exterior elements. With a choice of three powertrain options – GLE 300 d 4MATIC, GLE 450 d 4MATIC, and GLE 450 4MATIC – the GLE promises a seamless driving experience. Immediate availability awaits GLE 300 d 4MATIC and GLE 450 4MATIC, while GLE 450 d deliveries commence in January 2024.

Top Highlights:

AMG Body Styling:

The powerful AMG styling in GLE 450 d and GLE 450 visually aligns the vehicle with the esteemed models from Mercedes-AMG.

Exterior Design:

GLE’s all-new design language combines power, elegance, and sportiness, exemplifying the “Sensual Clarity” design idiom.

Powerful Powertrain with ISG Technology:

The modern four and six-cylinder engines, assisted by Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) technology and 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission, elevate the Mercedes-Benz driving experience.

Latest Generation of MBUX (NTG7):

The GLE stays up-to-date with the second generation of the MBUX infotainment system, offering brilliant display views and intelligent control over various functions.

AIRMATIC Suspension:

Equipped with AIRMATIC suspension, the GLE 450d and 450 feature an adaptive damping system that automatically adjusts to driving conditions, speed, and load, ensuring a perfect balance of stability and comfort.

Burmester® Surround Sound:

With 13 speakers and a system output of 590 watts, the legendary Burmester® sound envelops the cabin, delivering a first-class surround sound experience.

AMG C 43 4MATIC: An Epitome of Driving Innovation

Engine Technology Derived from Formula 1™:

At the heart of the new Mercedes-AMG C 43 4MATIC lies the AMG 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, turbocharged with an electric exhaust gas turbocharger. This technology, inspired by Formula 1™, guarantees a dynamic and responsive driving experience. Further, achieving a rated output of 300 kW (408 hp) at 6750 rpm.

Innovative Technology and Dynamics:

Electric Exhaust Gas Turbocharger:

Powered by the 48-volt onboard electrical system, the electric exhaust gas turbocharger operates at speeds of up to 175,000 rpm. Further, ensuring high air flow for improved response and dynamic driving.

Rear-Axle Steering:

The AMG C 43 4MATIC introduces rear-axle steering, enhancing agility and maneuverability at lower speeds and stability at higher speeds.

AMG RIDE CONTROL Suspension:

The steel-spring suspension with Adaptive Damping System offers sporty driving dynamics. While maintaining long-distance comfort, with three different damping maps – “Comfort,” “Sport,” and “Sport+.”

Technical Specifications:

Variant GLE 300 d 4MATIC GLE 450 d 4MATIC GLE 450 4MATIC
Fuel Diesel Diesel Petrol
Total Displacement 1,993 cc 2,989 cc 2,999 cc
Number of Cylinders 4 6 6
Rated Output 198 kW [269 hp] 270 kW [367 hp] 280 kW [381 hp]
Rated Torque 550 Nm 750 Nm 500 Nm
Transmission 9G-TRONIC auto 9G-TRONIC auto 9G-TRONIC auto
Acceleration (0-100kmph) 6.9 s 5.6 s 5.6 s
Top Speed (kmph) 230 250 250
Exterior Professional Line AMG Line AMG Line

In Conclusion: A Symphony of Innovation and Luxury

The launch of the new GLE luxury SUV and AMG C 43 4MATIC performance sedan marks a significant chapter in Mercedes-Benz’s legacy of excellence. Moreover, these vehicles, born from cutting-edge technology and an unwavering commitment to perfection, usher in a new era of driving experience, where innovation meets luxury on every stretch of the road. Mercedes-Benz India once again demonstrates its prowess in crafting vehicles that transcend boundaries and redefine automotive excellence.

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