We have caught the new 2015 Mercedes C-class!
So, we have caught the prototype of the new Mercedes C-class, which is planned to be presented at the motor show in Detroit the upcoming year. Now we are happy to share gotten details with you.
This prototype is built on the previous model remaining most proportions of that. Besides, the carmaker decided to add some lines and shapes of the Mercedes S-class.
The renewed vehicle will get a luxury and technically equipped interior including touch surface and head-up display.
The future C-class is based on the MRA platform that is also used in cars of E and S classes. This platform has a rear-wheel drive as standard. The MRA platform is made of aluminum and high-strength steels, which make a vehicle to be harder and safer. Besides, owing to this platform the car became lighter by 220 pounds.
The carmaker may brag of some equipment of this prototype like a new air suspension, an advanced active braking system and monitoring systems surrounded the car.
Now we tell you about powertrains, which will be used in the new C-class. The basic version will be equipped with a 1.8-liter V6 turbocharged engine. Probably, the carmaker will remain a V6 for a diesel model.
Besides, the auto manufacturer will be ready to offer a C-class hybrid that will get a powertrain consists of a four-cylinder gasoline engine and the electric motor.
There also will be the AMG model equipped with a 4.0-liter V8 twin turbocharged engine, which can produce the output of 450 horsepower.
There is every likelihood that the new C-class will have eight and nine-speed gearboxes.
According to some information, the C-class will be launched at the Tuscaloosa plant. A convertible that supplement current coupe and wagon models will add the renewed C-class.
The novelty is a model of 2015 and planned to come on sale next autumn.
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