Mercedes Benz India launched a special GLC ‘Celebration Edition’ to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence at a price tag of Rs 50.86 lakh for the GLC 220d and Rs 51.25 lakh for the GLC 300 (Ex-Showroom) in India. The Mercedes-Benz ‘Celebration Edition’ is an exclusive product and will be available in limited numbers only. With this (Limited Edition), Mercedes-Benz India adds yet another paint option in the GLC series in India – ‘Designo Hyacinth Red’. The ‘Celebration Edition’ was launched by Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, and will be available across all Mercedes-Benz dealerships.
Commenting on the Celebration Edition launch, Roland Folger, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “We are glad to launch the GLC ‘Celebration Edition’ to commemorate India’s 70th Independence day and also celebrate the SUV’s overwhelming success in the Indian market since its debut, a year ago. The GLC underscores our philosophy of introducing world-class products from our global portfolio, for our discerning Indian customers. The sporty exterior and interior accessories offered in the ‘Celebration Edition’ enhances the car’s striking appearance. We are positive that the ‘Celebration Edition’ will delight the customers who desire to make the best of every ground. With the launch of GLC ‘Celebration Edition’, Mercedes-Benz celebrates its long-standing relationship with the Indian customers.”
The Mercedes GLC was launched last year in India and gets both petrol and diesel engine options. The Mercedes GLC 220d variant is powered by a 2143cc four-cylinder diesel engine that develops a maximum of 170bhp and maximum torque of 400 Nm and the GLC 300 variant is powered by a 1991cc four-cylinder petrol engine that develops a maximum of 245bhp and maximum torque of 370 Nm. Both the engines are powered by 9-Speed Automatic Transmission with the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. The GLC will engage in a battle with rivals like BMW X3 and Audi Q5 in India.