Mercedes has given mid-life facelift to the C-Class Sedan and the 2013 C-Class has been launched in India. The new model was unveiled at the 81st Geneva Auto Show. The New Mercedes C-Class is going to be a legend in its class. It is destined to make a difference in the sedan class. The Mercedes C-Class has the body of a saloon and possesses the same amount of strength and speed for an exhilarating driving experience. The exterior of the car is adorned with very grand and elegantly done radiator grille on the front which is chrome finished. The bumpers and side trims along with the waistline trim and boot lid handle all are the standard exterior styling composites. The interior of the car is very comfortable and driver-oriented. The seats are ergonomically designed and fitted with lumbar supports for maximum amount of ease and comfort for the driver. The dynamic safety systems of the Mercedes C-Class car are built to provide maximum amount of protection and safety to the driver and passengers on the road. ESP, Brake Assist and BAS sensors detect any kind of abnormal steering wheel moments, acceleration changes and spin over or roll over. Hence this provides a stable drive. The automatic tensioning of front seats, automatic repositioning of the front passenger seats, and the automatic closure of the windows and the tilting of sun roof all are the protective measures in case of danger.
Mercedes C-Class Exterior
A new model has been released that bridges the big gap between entry luxury and compact cars performance. The Mercedes-Benz C Class comes in a coupe range that the company itself introduced some time ago. Along with these exciting coupes are new types of the C Class sedans, which have been pimped in and out. The C-Class models come with a dramatic front end, mixing high-pitched angles with elegant curves and advanced components like LED daytime running lights. Inside the vehicle are some features that are not only useful but ergonomically made to match the modern style of Mercedes in different degrees of sport and class, trim line and build design. The new Mercedes C-Class has a more noticeable grille to equal other new Mercedes-Benz models, but the general style has been brought forth with a sleek, curved roofline balancing the smooth side of the sheet metal that is crisp from the front to the back details. Moulded lines in the hood, and particularly along the lateral part, add poignancy and more vitality to the design. The new vehicle lures on its four-door brother’s tip-offs to give a car a revamped Mercedes-Benz look, which is a bit more athletic and racier than the sedan in its extents. There’s more sprint-inspired element in the coupe models while a classy style is the sedan models’ edge. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupes are brushed up with an elegant trim and an extraordinary steering wheel, with sophisticated materials and finest textures at the front-line of both models.
Mercedes C-Class Interior
The Mercedes C-Class is one of the most commodious cars in its sector. The interior shoulder room and the elbow room are 1390 millimetres and 1440 millimetres respectively. At the back, the inner part and domain offers a shoulder room of 1398 millimetres plus an elbow measurement of 1462 millimetres. This model from Mercedes-Benz offers an awesome amount of room for luggage. As a proof, the boot’s load capacity is up to 475 litres as per measurements done by car critics. Mercedes-Benz C-Class gives an allocated backrest which can be easily folded frontward on a 1:2 ratio. The head restraints can move straight on together with the backrests without the need of removing any of the components first. Versatility is what the all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is concerned about. The back seat rest are separated on a 1:3 or 2:3 ratios which can be moved forward. The luggage partition volume can be extended from 485 litres to 690 litres once the vehicle is laden to roof height of up to 1500 litres after the back seat rests are bent forward and the vehicle is full to roof height. All in all, the total usable interior length from the tailgate to the interior passenger’s foot well is 2.82 meters. As the designers of this model included practical details, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class can be loaded effortlessly, handily and without harm. The elective Easy Pack load-locking kit gives the car owners the chance to secure their luggage being carried.
Engine and Gearbox
The 1.8 litre, inline-4 cylinder petrol engine generates maximum power of 186 bhp at 5600 rpm with maximum torque of 285 Nm at 2400 rpm. The diesel engine has displacement of 2.2 litre inline- 4 cylinder, which generates maximum power of 204 bhp at 4200 rpm and maximum torque of 500 Nm of torque at 1600 rpm.
The safety features included in the Mercedes C-Class are anti-lock brakes or ABS brakes that routinely checks when any of the tires has stopped turning under extreme pressure when braking. The system will help the wheel to rotate by modulating the brake pressure so the driver can turn the vehicle while braking especially during emergency situations. The stability control feature mechanically spots it when the vehicle’s control limits have been surpassed and cuts the engine power and uses select brakes to aid or stop the driver from trailing control over the vehicle. The car also has airbags such as front-impact airbags which protects the driver and passengers from possible injuries during a frontal smash. The side impact airbags also at the front seats have been installed to keep the upper part of the body safe during a side impact crash. The overhead airbags are put to protect the occupier’s heads in case of a side crash or a rollover. For added protection, knee airbags have been put in place to help to protect the passengers’ limbs from serious hurt in the event of mishaps. Seat-belt pretensioners have been added to mechanically tighten seatbelts to keep the occupant in the best seating position during a smash. The anti-whiplash head restraints dynamically respond to back collision forces and cradle the occupiers head to prevent any chances of a whiplash injury. Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with a security system that detects unsolicited vehicle invasion. The car is fitted out with an ignition restrict device that will stop the machine from starting unless the person uses the correct manufacturer key of the car.
This vehicle comes in different shades starting from the inside such as Ash Black, Cappuccino Red, Almond Beige, Almond Mocha and Sahara Beige. The outer part of the vehicle can be shaded as Diamond Silver, Diamond Silver Metallic, Diamond White Metallic, Black, Cuprite Brown Metallic, Polar White, Dolomite Brown Metallic, Lunar Blue Metallic, Magnetite Black Metallic, Iridium Silver Metallic, Mars Red, Palladium Silver Metallic, Sapphire Gray Metallic and Steel Gray Metallic.
Generally speaking, the Mercedes C-Class looks great and can be driven easily with super posh style. A good buy just like other Mercedes-Benz cars since it combines quality and style.