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Mercedes Benz C Class Review: Mercedes C-Class

Mercedes C-Class

By Satish Kalepu; July 14, 2007

Mercedes-Benz is based in Montvale, New Jersey, USA that markets and sells Mercedes-Benz and Maybach in United States. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Chrysler North American Holding Corporation. In India it offers a mix of economy packed with performance. The new Mercedes Benz sports a contemporary look of the `classic` design of the C class. It is powered by the most technologically advanced power plants complimented by hi-tech engines and geared with an array of technical innovations.

It is all geared to offer a level playing field to its competitors in India – Audi and BMW. It is expected to be launched in late 2007. It is the only car that would offer fierce competition to the Audi`s A4 series and BMW 3-series. The new Mercedes is even more stunning than its predecessor. With is sharper and more dynamic look, the new Mercedes C Class 2007 is sure get heads turned on the roads. The big badge on the hood is already an eye-catcher but the new fiery and muscular flared wheel arches and sharper headlamps sport a fresh look to the smart piece of automobile.

Looks does Matter….

 

The C class is mostly associated with the looks of the elderly. The company is all set to change that image. The new Mercedes C class has got a sharper look with wedged corners, distinctive nose and sharply abbreviated tail. There is a 3-point star mounted on the bonnet which carries the tradition of the Mercedes. Opt for the sports version and it has a bigger star that migrates into the radiator grill.

It has a striking three slat radiator grille with fuller wheel arches creating a wider-looking stance. The exteriors also comprise of haematite colored trims strips on the waistline, clear-lens headlamps, clear-lens fog lamps, high-brilliance tail lights, high-brilliance third brake light.

The interiors are smart and comfy with trim part designed with matt look finish. The wooden panel is is olive-ash in color which houses multi-functional display carrying four-dial design instrument cluster with illuminated needle tips. There is also a climate control and advance heating console with chrome ringed control wheels. The glove handle compartment is also chrome highlighted. The new Mercedes C class 2007 model is roomier inside, it is 42 mm wider, 55 mm longer and has a 45 mm longer wheelbase than the outgoing model, lending it more legroom at the rear and increased boot space as well.

Getting Techno…

 

The new Mercedes C Class is powered with most technologically advanced power plants in this segment. C200 KOMPRESSOR, propelled by the 1.8 liter, super-charged engine is a skillful combination of several diverse machineries that include adaptive drive dynamics, inter-cooling, compressor supercharging, four-valve technology, variable-adjustment camshafts and Lanchester balancer. This combination of technology and expertise gives the ultimate driving pleasure clubbed with smoothness and perfect performance. This engine offers the maximum fuel economy as well.

The new model is driven by powerful second generation engine develops a peak torque of 340 Nm between an rpm range of 1800-2300 rpm, thus enhancing bottom-end pulling power. It gives an end result performance that speaks of skillful integration of main characteristics of comfort, reliability torque, power output, fuel consumption and emission characteristics.

The smoothness of performance and fuel economy can also be attributed to leading-edge common-rail direct injection diesel engine. This technologically advanced 4-cylinder engine gives an output of 116 kW equivalents to 158 hp at 5500 rpm. This super-charged power plant builds up a peak torque of 221 Nm between an rpm range of 3500 – 4500 rpm. a

Driving Safely…

 

The new Mercedes C Class 2007 model comes up with real-life safety concept. IT offers manual childproofing for doors and electrical operations for windows. It has belt tensioners with belt force limiters for driver and front passenger and for outer rear seats. Every model comes with a first aid kit for any emergency handling to the passengers. There are front airbags and side bags for driver and front passenger plus window bags for driver, front passenger and rear-seat occupants. There are automatic-locking doors with emergency opening and central locking with interior switch and crash sensor.

There real-life also includes danger warning which lights up a yellow light in the cockpit on reaching the driving dynamics limits. There are sensors on the axles and bodywork monitor the car`s handling characteristics.

The Anti-break system, brake assists are one of the standard fitting in the new Mercedes C class 2007 model. They crucially help in accident prevention. They automatically gear into action in case of emergency that helps to the driver to handle the critical situation with ease.

Any minor bumps up to 15km per hour are absorbed by the crash box and bumpers that distribute the resulting forces over a wide area. The front airbags inflate depending upon the severity of impact. In case of a major impact the second inflation stage of the airbags is triggered to provide optimum safety.

Mercedes means Luxury….

 

Mercedes –Benz provides one of the best engines and passenger configurations to suit any kind of driving prerequisites. Mercedes-Benz C class 2007 points to one of the best and most luxurious models available. A lot of accessories for this model are also available to suit your needs. If you are looking for great performance combined with class, Mercedes-Benz C class 2007 is one of the best options available in the market.

If you are planning to buy yourself luxury in style clubbed with loads of comfort and safety, the new Mercedes-Benz 2007 C-class is the one to go for. Locate your nearest dealer online and give it a spin.

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