21 Apr 2021: Mercedes-Benz C-Class LWB breaks cover at Shanghai Auto Show
German automaker Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Long Wheel Base (LWB) version of its new C-Class sedan at the Shanghai Auto Show 2021. It is unclear whether it will make its way to India.
The vehicle sports certain cosmetic updates inside-out and is offered with a choice of two petrol engines linked to a 9-speed automatic gearbox.
Here are more details.
Exteriors: The car has a length of 4,882mm
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class LWB has a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a chromed grille, a wide air dam, sleek swept-back headlamps, wraparound taillights, and twin exhaust tips.
It is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, longer rear doors, an L badge on the C pillars, and designer multi-spoke wheels.
The vehicle has an 89mm longer wheelbase than the standard model and is 4,882mm long.
Fact: It is offered with a choice of two mills
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class LWB is offered with a choice of two engines: a 168hp, 1.5-liter petrol mill, and a 201hp, 1.5-liter petrol motor with mild-hybrid technology. Both units are paired to a 9-speed automatic gearbox.
Interiors: The vehicle has a feature-loaded cabin
Mercedes-Benz C-Class LWB has a 5-seater cabin with heated front seats, a sunroof, a wider armrest with built-in cupholders, and USB ports for the second row, a head-up display, and a heated steering wheel.
It packs a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and an 11.9-inch MBUX touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Multiple airbags and driver-assistance systems ensure safety.
Fact: Mercedes-Benz C-Class LWB: Pricing and availability
The pricing and availability details of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class LWB are yet to be revealed. However, it should carry some premium over the standard model which is expected to start at around $43,000 (roughly Rs. 31 lakh).