Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP India > The Indian Car Scene


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 27th January 2010, 15:29   #1
BHPian
 
Sudan_NFS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: chennai
Posts: 759
Thanked: 13 Times
Default Spied – 2010 Mercedes Benz C250 CGI on Indian soil. EDIT : Maybe not after all

Mercedes Benz will launch the new C 250 CGI in India very shortly. These are the spyshots which according to them were picked up at a Mercedes Benz showroom in Bangalore.
The Mercedes Benz C250 CGI comes with a 1.8-liter Turbocharged Direct Injection gasoline engine that generates 200bhp of max power and 31.6kgm of max torque.
The newest C-Class can reach 100kmph from standstill in 7.2 seconds. We don’t have an idea about the price, but we’ll soon get to know.
Name:  MercBenzC250spypictures1.jpg
Views: 3627
Size:  31.8 KB
Name:  MercBenzC250spypictures3.jpg
Views: 3362
Size:  32.7 KB
Name:  MercBenzC250spypictures4.jpg
Views: 3465
Size:  21.4 KB
Name:  MercBenzC250spypictures.jpg
Views: 3643
Size:  15.8 KB
source:http://burnyourfuel.com/2010/01/19/c...-cclass-india/

Mods: I am posting here since it has been spied in India.If you feel it can be moved to International,please move it.
Sudan_NFS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27th January 2010, 18:29   #2
BANNED
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: mumbai
Posts: 1,578
Thanked: 120 Times
Default

good stuff

any info on pricing?
fx45 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27th January 2010, 18:48   #3
Senior - BHPian
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: -
Posts: 4,716
Thanked: 3,920 Times
Default

Thats not a C 250 CGI, but a normal C 250 avantgarde, launched at the auto expo. Its just a re-named C 230 with 2.5 IDI V6 with 204 bhp. CGI will not come as of now.
sidindica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27th January 2010, 19:08   #4
BHPian
 
Auto freak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Chennai
Posts: 294
Thanked: 220 Times
Default

wow! thats treat to eyes!
Mercedes Benz is finally taking India seriously.
Auto freak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th February 2010, 00:16   #5
Senior - BHPian
 
S350L-E240's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: India
Posts: 1,416
Thanked: 375 Times
Default

Sorry for asking this but what exactly is this engine that Mercedes-Benz is using under the C/E 250 models in India? I tried to verify from german website but this engine does not exist in any of the new models?

Regards
S350L-E240 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th February 2010, 10:19   #6
Senior - BHPian
 
Latheesh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Bangalore/Kannur
Posts: 3,143
Thanked: 3,227 Times
Default

Very impressive front! Big 3 point star compliment the look
Latheesh is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 19th February 2010, 10:31   #7
Newbie
 
Baleno4397's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 23
Thanked: 0 Times
Default

Looks awesome. IMO, it looks more like a Merc C 250. I can be wrong. Awesome steal if it is actually a C 250 CGI.
Baleno4397 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th February 2010, 19:00   #8
GTO
Team-BHP Support
 
GTO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Bombay
Posts: 49,265
Thanked: 99,954 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by S350L-E240 View Post
Sorry for asking this but what exactly is this engine that Mercedes-Benz is using under the C/E 250 models in India?
As Sid posted, this is basically a rebadged C230 V6 petrol. Mercedes has renamed the C230, as internationally, its model nomenclature has been rounded off to the nearest 50 (e.g. either C200, C250 or C300). All models.

If you ask me, the C230 (now C250) is the most pointless car in the segment. The C220 diesel is quicker (and more fuel efficient as well) while petrol lovers will do just as well with the C200 Kompressor. The C250 will also depreciate like stink, as all top-end German petrols do.
GTO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20th February 2010, 23:38   #9
Senior - BHPian
 
S350L-E240's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: India
Posts: 1,416
Thanked: 375 Times
Default

So does MB India have such a huge R&D budget that they could re-engineer the W212 for an engine which is not available anywhere besides India? I'm talking about this 250 engine which is not available anywhere in the W212, so for the limited volume that India gives them would it not have been a better option to just get the CGI motor then spend so much on getting this engine into the bay?

Sorry if im not making sense but why exactly are they not getting CGI motors here?
S350L-E240 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th May 2010, 18:49   #10
Newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New delhi
Posts: 4
Thanked: 0 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sidindica View Post
Thats not a C 250 CGI, but a normal C 250 avantgarde, launched at the auto expo. Its just a re-named C 230 with 2.5 IDI V6 with 204 bhp. CGI will not come as of now.
It seems after all, the CGI has finally hit the Indian markets...
The C220 CGI, being in contention with the BMW's 3 Series, the Audi A4 as well as the Honda Accord V6 and the Skoda Superb V6, will turn and churn minds... I realistically expect it to be a bestseller in the entry level luxury car segment...
Seasoned Player is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th May 2010, 20:47   #11
Distinguished - BHPian
 
anjan_c2007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: India
Posts: 5,609
Thanked: 5,161 Times
Default

Its also soothing that a Chennai born, IIT Mumbai alumnus, hailing from Mumbai ( Mr Bharat Balasubramaniam) who is Vice President, Mercedes Benz, is the man who has pioneered the new CGI ( Charged Gasoline Injection) technology for the new C Class. He is the no. 2 at the global Merc R&D set up.
anjan_c2007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Benz C250 CDI vs C200 CGI ? Which is cheaper to own? amar_1422 Luxury, Imports & Niche 51 30th June 2016 11:29
The Dark Knight : Mercedes-Benz C250 CDI madnish30 Test-Drives & Initial Ownership Reports 62 15th October 2013 19:51
Report: Mercedes Benz launches the C200 with CGI technology in Mumbai Dippy The Indian Car Scene 16 14th July 2010 14:20
Buying a car after 10 months, maybe a nano, maybe not! ani_meher What Car? 9 11th May 2010 12:54


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 08:14.

Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks