Mercedes-Benz India has launched the CLA 200 and CLA 200 d Urban Sport in the country. The Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Urban Sport is available with a petrol engine and is priced at Rs 35.99 lakh. On the other hand, the CLA 200 d Urban Sport comes with a diesel engine and is offered at a price point of Rs 36.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Power on the CLA 200 Urban Sport is derived from a 2.0-litre, four cylinder unit good for maximum power of 184 bhp against peak torque of 300 Nm. The diesel powered CLA 200 d Urban Sport uses a 2.2-litre oil burner that belts out 136 bhp along with 300 Nm torque. Both the engines come paired with a 7-speed automatic gearbox. While the petrol unit attains 0 to 100 km/h sprint within 7.1 seconds with 240 km/h of top speed, the diesel powered CLA 200 d Urban Sport propels to 100 km/h from rest in just 9 seconds and offers a top-speed of 220 km/h.
Speaking on the launch, Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The CLA remains a key product in our New Generation Cars portfolio and has created a benchmark for sporty design and performance. The new CLA Urban Sport offers enhanced luxury and comfort and add a sporty appeal that is hard to miss. It is essentially an illustration of dynamic design that seamlessly embodies an intelligent combination of functionality and agility in a modern coupé design. The CLA has been instrumental in conveying Mercedes-Benz’s new design language of sensual purity and has made a place of its own in the hearts and minds of many young patrons and enthusiasts, who tend to arrive in style.”
Mr. Folger added, “The CLA makes for an attractive value proposition for our discerning customers who not only enjoy the driving dynamics but also expect a hassle free ownership experience from Mercedes-Benz. The specially designed service and finance packages make buying and owning the CLA a delightful experience. It remains a key product in our New Generation Cars portfolio and underlines the compact sedan’s unmatched popularity, especially among the younger generation. We are confident that the CLA Urban Sport will continue its successful run for the New Generation Car portfolio and will maintain its high conquest rate.”
As for the feature list, there is a THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control with 2 climate zones with individual climate comfort for driver and front passenger. Temperature, airflow and air distribution are controlled automatically. The rear centre vents at the back ensure improved climate comfort for the occupants. Additionally, both the models get “Sport” floor mats, “Sport” illuminated door sills, “Sport” badge, a rear spoiler carbon style and a new Cosmos exterior colour.