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Old 13th February 2008, 01:08   #1
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Default CL-Class....is it out???

hey guys..was just cheking out the Merc website and found that they have included the CL-Class in its list of cars too..

has it been oficially launched??

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Old 13th February 2008, 01:13   #2
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I don't think it has been launched in India.It maybe available as a special import.
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All Merc cars are officially available in India the moment their RHD versions get launched abroad (exceptions being the A-Class & the SLR). Reason being that other than the C,E,S they import everything as a CBU anyway & would be more than happy to get you a CL or an SL or a CLK etc.
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i think it is. had been invited for the hyd's launch few months back. as far as i recall the model on display was delivered to a newspaper baron from hyd.
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All Merc cars are officially available in India the moment their RHD versions get launched abroad (exceptions being the A-Class & the SLR). Reason being that other than the C,E,S they import everything as a CBU anyway & would be more than happy to get you a CL or an SL or a CLK etc.
What about the homologation requirements?
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@iraghava - Just for curiosity sake - Why can't the SLK be imported?
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@iraghava - Just for curiosity sake - Why can't the SLK be imported?
What made you ask that question?
anyways in india they sell slk 240 and slk 350 as cbu imports.
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i remember merc had displayed the cl along with the s320 cdi some months ago , the cl is priced at 1 cr (cl 500 ) , the GL super suv could also come price would be more than Q7 at 80 lakhs
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What made you ask that question?
anyways in india they sell slk 240 and slk 350 as cbu imports.
SLK 200 has been homologated. Any car costing over $40000 and 3 litre CC and above does not need to be homologated. Thank Mr Bachchan, Ambani and a lot of rich influeential people etc for this.
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SLK 200 has been homologated. Any car costing over $40000 and 3 litre CC and above does not need to be homologated. Thank Mr Bachchan, Ambani and a lot of rich influeential people etc for this.
that means you can import any car above the 40 lakh price , thats why lambo opened its dealership in india along with porsche , bentley, earlier this was not possible
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i have seen a cl 500 in chandigarh about 2 months back was white and was driven by a young man very sedately and what a car absolutely loved it
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All Merc cars are officially available in India the moment their RHD versions get launched abroad (exceptions being the A-Class & the SLR). Reason being that other than the C,E,S they import everything as a CBU anyway & would be more than happy to get you a CL or an SL or a CLK etc.
the new S is CBU too. The CL is aviable but haven't seen any around. My fav coupe of the mb stable.
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Oops, I meant why can't the SLR be imported via official channels?
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the new S is CBU too. The CL is aviable but haven't seen any around. My fav coupe of the mb stable.
S350L and S320L are locally assembled. All other models are direct imports

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Oops, I meant why can't the SLR be imported via official channels?
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i havent seen a single one on the road too...wonder how many have been sold in mumbai..
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