Wednesday, April 12, 2017
MIAS 2017: Mercedes-Benz Shows Off Versatile Line-Up
Mercedes-Benz Philippines gave the three-pointed star sparkle at the recent Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) with 7 different models that prove that Mercedes-Benz can, indeed, suit different lifestyles.
Headlining the line-up is the AMG GT S. Commemorating Mercedes-AMG’s 50th anniversary, the AMG GT S sports car is high-performance car handcrafted by racers. With eye-catching proportions, this special car is an AMG masterpiece powered by a 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V8 engine built using Mercedes-AMG’s “driving performance” principle. This is paired to the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission with a rear limited slip differential for power and surefooted handling. Furthermore, Intelligent Drive enables it to fuse comfort and safety making the overall experience all the more superior.
The other 6 Mercedes-Benz cars showed in MIAS 2017 have their own outstanding qualities that make them ideal for various situations and preferences.
The all-new E-Class boasts of impressive driving dynamics that go hand-in-hand with its stellar specifications. Powered by a choice between a 2.0-liter gasoline or diesel 4-cylinder engine geared to a 9-speed automatic transmission, this masterpiece of intelligence is quiet, fuel efficient, and extremely capable. Meanwhile, the sporty C 180 is a head-turning compact luxury sedan whose 4-cylinder engine and new 9-speed automatic enables shorter acceleration times and quicker intermediate sprints while consuming less fuel.
Next to the traditional Mercedes-Benz sedans are the next-generation cars headlined by the A-Class. Considered as Mercedes-Benz Philippines’s most important model, the A 200 displayed strikes the balance between performance and safety; luxurious yet adventurous. The slightly bigger B-Class MPV meanwhile oozes with posh and stance while setting benchmarks in terms of comfort, efficiency, and space utilization.
For those wanting some that goes off the beaten path, the Mercedes-Benz GLC features 4MATIC all-wheel that gives confidence on any type of road or weather condition. The GLC 250 also features the same 9-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic found in the E-Class and C-Class guaranteeing quick, smooth shifts.
Finally, the V-Class is a blend of exceptional style, comfort, and executive space. Suiting a wide range of requirements, the V-Class is offered with a choice of three high-torque 4-cylinder diesel engines all mated to a 7-speed 7G-TRONIC PLUS transmission. They offer supreme riding comfort that will impress even the most discerning of owners.