Mercedes to launch R-Class in India

Mercedes-Benz India will launch yet another model the R-Class in India. Mercedes R-Class is a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) first launched in 2006. The R-Class which has just received a facelift will be launched in India just around Diwali reports Autocar India.

The Mercedes-Benz R-class will come in only one variant – the Long Wheel Base R350 4MATIC which has a 3,498cc V6 petrol engine. The R-Class features bi-xenon headlamps, steel spring suspension in front and AIRmatic (Adaptive Intelligent Ride control) system featuring self-leveling air suspension in the rear to aid comfort and improve driving dynamics.

The all-wheel-drive automatic develops 272bhp at 6000rpm and 350 Nm of torque at 2400rpm. The new R-class is expected to cost around 60 lakhs.

Source: Autocar India