Mercedes’ CLA Coupé, CLA Shooting Brake and GLA will now be available with EQ Power plug-in hybrid powertrains. The CLA 250 e Coupé and CLA 250 e Shooting Brake are due to go on sale in April, while the GLA 250 e will go on sale in May. First deliveries are expected early in the summer and UK pricing and specification is still to be confirmed.
Mercedes-Benz has launched a new online showroom, making it easier for customers to find their desired car. The website shows a live stock locator, which can be narrowed down by location, and has the capability to run a finance quote which includes the retailer’s best offer on a specific car. Standalone options have been packaged together into well-equipped model lines, which means customers can compare different cars, retailers and offers to ensure they are getting the best deal.
Mercedes-Benz Vans presented the Concept EQV as a study at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. Now the series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV is celebrating its debut.
The GLB is available to order now with prices starting from £34,200 for the GLB 200 Sport with seven seats, rising to £45,950 for the GLB 220 d 4MATIC AMG Line Premium Plus with seven seats.
The new Mercedes-Benz GLB is manufactured at the Aguascalientes (Mexico) plant and, for the Chinese market, in Beijing. The GLB will be coming to German sales partners at the end of this year.
The new Mercedes-Benz GLC is available to order, with prices starting from £39,420 for the GLC 220 d 4MATIC Sport SUV and £44,045 for the GLC 220 d 4MATIC AMG Line Coupé.
The new Mercedes-Benz EQC 4MATIC is now available to order, with prices starting at £65,640 for the EQC 400 4MATIC Sport. The EQC is the first fully-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz’s new EQ brand. It is powered by an 80 kWh lithium-ion battery which has a range of 259 miles (WLTP) and an output of 402 bhp and 564 ft lb of torque. It can travel from 0 to 62 mph in 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 111 mph.
With the Concept GLB at Auto Shanghai , Mercedes-Benz shows what SUV ideas on the company’s compact car platform might also be realised alongside the GLA. The concept car has space for up to seven occupants thanks to its long wheelbase (2829 millimetres).
From June production, Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has enhanced the Sprinter by adding stop/start as standard. Steve Bridge, Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd, said: “Our mighty Sprinter is already WLTP compliant, and has been since it launched in the UK in 2018, so we can offer continuous supply without interruption. We have taken the opportunity that WLTP emissions testing gives us to further benefit customers by adding in the fuel-efficient Stop/Start technology across the Sprinter range.
Further to the launch of the Vito PURE, PROGRESSIVE and PREMIUM lines earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has announced new engines that are now Euro 6c compliant (previously Euro 6b), alongside the introduction of Mercedes PRO connect and an adjusted look to the instrument cluster.