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Mercedes unveils GLC, S-Class Cabriolet

Roland S Folger, MD and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India with the newly launched new GLC during the Auto Expo 2016 at Greater Noida on Wednesday. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Roland S Folger, MD and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India with the newly launched new GLC during the Auto Expo 2016 at Greater Noida on Wednesday. Photo: R.V. Moorthy  

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German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz today unveiled sports utility vehicle GLC and S-Class Cabriolet, at the 13th Delhi Auto Expo here.

It also showcased its premium luxury Maybach S 60 Guard.

“The GLC and the S-Class Cabriolet are the two most successful products and we will be introducing this year,” Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Roland Folger, said.

With these introductions, Mercedes-Benz will strengthen the two segments, SUV and Dream Car, which witnessed the highest growth last year.

“While, the GLC launch will boost our SUV offering further, the S-Class Cabriolet’s addition will bring a new dimension to the top-end luxury Cabriolets in India,” he added.

The German carmaker had posted a record sales of 13,502 units in India in 2015 compared with 10,201 units in 2014, a significant jump of 32 per cent, Mercedes-Benz India said in a statement.

By registering sales of 13,502 units in the January-December 2015 period, the company also achieved its highest sales volume in a single calendar year in India since its inception, it added.

The new GLC offers the dynamic select handling control system with five-driving progammes as standard. In addition to the Eco, Comfort, Sport Plus and Individual Settings, which are familar from other models, the new car is also equipped with the off-road engineering package.

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