Mercedes Benz launched the all new R-Class Multi Purpose vehicle named as R350 CDI 4MATIC in India. It is powered by a 3.0 liter V6 2987cc turbo diesel engine. The maximum power output is 265bhp at a peak torque of 620 Nm. The top speed is 235kph. The maximum mileage of this MPV is 11.25kpl. The engine is mated to provide 7G-TRONIC 4WD transmission. It has got 4 doors.
Mercedes Benz R 350 CDI is an all wheel drive vehicle. It has got bi-xenon headlamps. It can sprint from zero to a speed of 100kph in just 7.6 seconds. It has got LED daytime running lights.AC vents are available even to the third row seats. The storage capacity is 634 liters. The seats when folded can provide an even large storage area of 2,385 liters. The 18-inch alloy wheel has got 10 spokes. The steering wheels can be adjusted electrically.
The front and the rear portion have got different suspension technologies. The rear part has got self levelling air suspension while the front portion has got steel spring suspension. These suspension features provide excellent comfort to the passengers. The maximum seating capacity is seven. The fully advanced interior is the main highlight of this MPV. Three zone automatic climate controls is another major feature. Universal media interface technology is also incorporated.
Mercedes Benz R 350 CDI has got electric sunroof. The telescopic steering wheels are fully covered by leather. The audio system has got an excellent 6-disc CD/DVD player. The passengers in the back rows can enjoy videos using the 8-inch LCD screen. Direct steer system technology is also used in it. All these features might help Mercedes Benz R 350 CDI to be a major frontrunner in the Indian auto world market. It will have a price tag of Rs.58.9 lakhs in India (ex-showroom Delhi). The entire car unit is imported from outside.
Author: Linto Mathew