Mercedes S-Class to come in new engine options

Mercedes Benz India will launch the S-Class with new engine options. It seems like Mercedes India now wants a larger pie of the Premium Luxury car market. Mercedes-Benz India will launch an entry level 300L with a 2996cc V6 producing 228bhp will come with a lighter price tag of Rs. 70 lakhs.

Mercedes will also launch the new the S350 CGI which gets Merc’s latest direct-injection V6 302hp and S500 CGI which churns out a 429bhp.

This will help the company to compete with rivals like Audi, BMW and Mercedes. The S-class sold 1,131 units in 2010. With new engine options the company plans to increase its sales.