After launching the S500L early this month, Mercedes-Benz India has launched two new variants of its flagship S-class, the S 350L and S 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY. The two variants along with its big brother S500L complete the new 2010 S-class’ Indian line-up.
The S 350L sports a V6 3.5-litre petrol engine that produces around 272bhp, while churning out 35.20kgm of max torque at 4500rpm. Equipped with Merc’s 7G-TRONIC (7 Speed Automatic Transmission) box, the car can attain a limited top speed of 250kph.
The S 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY comes with a 3-litre V6 diesel engine with a power output of 210bhp, while producing 50kgm of max torque between 1600-1800rpm. The diesel variant too sports the same 7G-TRONIC gearbox and reaches a top speed of 250kph.
The new S-Class offers features like Advance Parking Guidance with ultrasonic sensors, Multicolour Ambient Lighting, LED Light Package, Climatised seats, Massage function for rear seats, ATTENTION ASSIST along with the exclusive SPLITVIEW technology and Wireless Headphones( for Rear Passengers.
According to Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes India
"The all-new S-Class is the perfect embodiment of the brand's core attributes of safety, comfort, quality and innovation. Its uncompromising standards have made it the preferred choice of the world's most powerful and influential people. Continuing the legacy, the all-new S-Class not only displays outstanding driving dynamics, but is a fitting testament of our technological expertise. Globally the S-Class is the overwhelming market leader in its segment; in India as well, the S-Class is the clear leader with over 53% share of the market. The new S 350 L & S350 CDI L will carry forward the S-Class leadership in this segment."
The new S-class petrol is priced at Rs 95.62lakh, dearer by Rs 2lakh over the old model, while the S-class diesel now retails at Rs 93.30 lakh, which is up by Rs 5.57lakh (prices on-road, Mumbai).
The Ex-Showroom Prices for Delhi are - Rs80 Lakhs (Petrol) & 80.50 Lakhs (Diesel)