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Old 9th March 2007, 18:08   #1
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Default SPOTTED: Mercedes B-Class in Delhi

Spotted this with a CD number plate near Khan Market last week. Looked pretty ordinary especially in boggo-spec with Wheel Caps! Was a B200 CDI



Sorry, couldn't get anymore pics of it but AFAIK this is the first B-class in Delhi.

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What colour registration/number plate does it have.

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looks like plates are blue in colour. C/D plates are always blue.
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First time seen a mercedes with wheel caps.Cant believe it.........
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Most C-Classes in India, with the 'Classic' trim, come with 15" wheel caps.
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CD are embassy cars, so it some diplomat's car.
I had never seen a merc B class before.
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First time seen a mercedes with wheel caps.Cant believe it.........
Looks pretty much ordinary... Certainly this hasnt got the presense that other Merc's command...

Donno why it reminds me of the fat boy, the Chevy U-VA
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Its a good thing MBIL didnt bring this to India. It wouldnt have fitted into any exisiting segment and a 15 lak price tag for a new morphed segment would have been suicide.




I'd bet that that B-Class was owned/driven by a low-level staffer of a western European embassy; most likely the German/Swiss/French (in that order) embassy.
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I'd bet that that B-Class was owned/driven by a low-level staffer of a western European embassy; most likely the German/Swiss/French (in that order) embassy.
Well, I doubt it's going to be a low-level staffer. Low-level anyones would be driving old Golfs or Polos, or even Indian cars. And it's not going to be someone French, I am pretty sure. They'll probably stick to Renaults/Citroens/Peugeots.
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honestly dude The B class is like a way of saying "we arent a premium segment anymore,so please try and welcome us into a market where europeans rule"
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B Class is an oddball
It is actually a stretched A class and the plan was to sell it in the US instead of the A class which maybe considered too small. Unfortunately, it does not hit the right buttons in terms of looks but utility wise, it is quite good in terms of space utilisation.

Might have been a good VW!
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doesn't look that much attractive but anyways mercedes is mercedes..
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i personally think its a really clever car for india. With the traffic now days... i'd want one! at the end of the day its a small easy to maintain BENZ! why not?
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I had never seen a merc B class before.
Neither have I seen one in Delhi, I guess this is the first one.

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i personally think its a really clever car for india. With the traffic now days... i'd want one! at the end of the day its a small easy to maintain BENZ! why not?
Well it might be easy to maintain but it certainly won't be cheap!!
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I like the car...But If you go for looks..Then I think you can buy 2-3 Uva's under that price tag.,.
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