All-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Arrives Nigeria
The all-new C-Class is the perfect combination of comfort and performance. It is built with the singular objective of helping people escape the stress of everyday life into a luxurious retreat, into your own comfort zone. Being one of Mercedes-Benz’s best sellers & longest running model series, over 10.5 million Mercedes-Benz C-Class models have been delivered to customers globally since its inception in 1982. This all-new model generation takes things many steps further with even more digitised features as well as stunning and expressive design features.
The all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is now available in Nigeria, courtesy of Weststar Associates Limited, the Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria and its dealerships nationwide – Barbedos Cars Limited, MB Automobile Services Limited, Skymit Motors Limited, Sunny Motors Limited and Tetralog Nigeria Limited.
The modern and luxurious design of the all-new C-Class is most certainly another stand out feature. The all-new C-Class can be described as slimmer, sportier and more stylish, featuring bold exterior accents like the power domes on the bonnet, the radiator grille with the Mercedes-Benz pattern design and flush 17- to 19-inch wheels in modern designs. Another key feature in the exterior design of the new C-Class is the DIGITAL LIGHT which is inherited from the S-Class, it has a light module with three extremely powerful LEDs in each headlamp that pr+-oject resolutions of more than 2.6 million pixels.
The driving experience in the all-new C-Class comes with more power and increased efficiency thanks to powerful new 4-cylinder M 254 petrol engines with outputs at 150kw/204hp – 190kw/258hp and a peak torque of 300nm – 400nm. These 4-cylinder engines come with mild hybrid electrified drivetrains equipped with a 48-volt integrated stater alternator (EQ Boost), the additional output of these electrified drivetrains is capped at 15kw/20hp. On the new C-Class the shifting is carried out smoothly with the 9GTRONIC automatic transmission. Also, the suspension configuration in the new C-Class provides a high level of suspension, ride and noise comfort, agile handling and driving fun, this thanks to a new four-link axle at the front and a multi-link axle at the rear mounted to a subframe.
The all-new C-Class is loaded with a flurry of safety and assistance systems that ensure you’re always out of harm’s way. Owners of the new C-Class can benefit from a range of features from the Mercedes-Benz S-Class which are a part of the Driving Assistance package Plus. Some of these features include the Active Steering Assist with 360° camera, Active Brake Assist, Parking Package with 360° camera and additional safety features with the DIGITAL LIGHT.
Speaking on the reception of the all-new C-Class, Weststar’s CEO, Mr. Mirko Plath, commented, “We have started receiving some big demand for the all-new C-Class in this market as many of our customers are really blown away with the new high-tech features of this vehicle, it’s also very spacious thanks to the new long wheelbase and I can assure Mercedes-Benz lovers that the driving experience is out of the world.”