Today is the day when Mercedes-Benz would launch its updated CLA-Class sedan in India. Team Autoportal is at the launch venue, which happens to be the Hyatt Regency, Delhi. The company is pitting the CLA-Class against the lethal Audi A3, which is the current talk of the town. Stay tuned to this page and keep refreshing it as we bring you all the live updates right from the launch place.
11:55 AM - The launch event is about to start in half an hour
12:20 PM: Meanwhile, the second launch event of today is over. Tata Bolt has been launched at Rs. 4.44 Lakhs (Petrol) and Rs. 5.49 Lakhs (Diesel) - Ex. Showroom, Delhi.
12:35 PM: The launch event of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class has begun in style
12:40 PM: The company has stated that it would 15 fresh products in India in 2015, which starts with the CLA-Class today.
12:45 PM: Mr. Eberhard Kern, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India is speaking on the CLA-Class launch
12:48 PM: Mr. Kern says that CLA Class already has over 100,000 customers world-wide
12:52 PM: Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is out in red hot flesh!
12:58 PM: Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class comes with a 7G- Dual Clutch Transmission with paddle shifters on steering wheel, Rain sensing panoramic sunroof, Sattelite Navigation, Harmon Kardon music system with 12 speakers, Reverse camera, Ambient lighting and 6 airbags.
01:00 PM: Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class has been launched at Rs 31.50 lakh (Ex. Showroom, Dellhi)
01:01 PM: It comes with three variants and two engines
01:03 PM: Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class variant-wise (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) pricing:
CLA 200 CDI Style - Rs. 31.5 Lakhs
CLA 200 Sport - Rs. 35 Lakhs
200 CDI Sport - Rs. 35.9 Lakhs
01:05 PM: 6-Airbags come as standard safety feature across the entire range of CLA Class
01:10 PM: Finally, the launch event is over as the CLA-Class is launched. Check out our complete launch report with full engines specifications and features. Thank you for being with us. Cheers!