KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is sure that there will be a decent take-up rate for its recently lanched Mercedes-Benz C 350 e.
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia sales and marketing VP Mark Raine said since the vehicle was propelled in August, most response has been positive
“Clients have been energized with the scope of models that we’ve been putting forth,” he told correspondents on the sidelines, including that the organization had officially gotten appointments for the new model.
The Mercedes-Benz C 350 e is the most exceptional cross breed innovation that has ever been fitted to the C-Class, being the company’s first model to highlight module crossover innovation. Its four-chamber 2.0-liter petrol motor, in conjunction with a capable electric engine, gives it an aggregate framework yield of 279hp with a framework torque of 600Nm. A development in the C 350 e is the alleged haptic quickening agent pedal, which diminishes fuel utilization and consequently additionally debilitate discharges.
The new C 350 e, is the third locally-assembled hybrid vehicle in Malaysia is priced at RM289,888 (on-the-road, without insurance).
It was launched today during the International Greenwich and Eco Products Exhibition/Conference Malaysia 2016 (IGEM 2016), which is from Oct 5 to 8 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The car was previewed to the media at its Pekan plant in August,
Last year, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia recorded a sale of 10,845 vehicles which made contributed to a 56% year-on-year increase.
Since 2003, the company has invested more than RM800mil to assemble, distribute and market Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles in Malaysia.
The C 350 e will be rivalling the RM248,800 BMW 330e, also a locally assembled plug-in hybrid. The BMW, which also has a 2.0 litre petrol engine, is less powerful with a total engine output of 252hp and 420Nm of torque.