#AutoExpo2016: Mercedes-Benz unveils its global SUV, the GLC and the stunning S-Class Cabriolet

New Delhi: Mercedes-Benz has showcased 12 models at the Auto Expo 2016 including its global SUV – the GLC, the elegant 4-seater S-Class Cabriolet, the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Guard, the A 200d and the ultimate off-roader G 500 4×4.

The S-Class Cabriolet is the 6th variant of the current S-Class family and the first open top luxury four-seater from Mercedes-Benz since 1971. The 4663 cc V8 engine of the S 500 Cabrio has an output of 335 kW (455 hp) and a peak torque of 700 Nm from 1800 rpm. The multilayer soft top can be opened and closed in just 20 seconds via a switch in the central console on the move, upto a speed of 60 km/h.

The GLC is a sporty SUV combining driving comfort with on-road and off-road capabilities. It offers ‘Dynamic Select’ handling control system, engineered for off-roading, apart from the five driving modes of ‘Eco’, ‘Comfort’, ‘Sport’, ‘Sport+’ and ‘Individual’, which come as standard. The 9G-Tronic automatic transmission also comes as standard for the GLC 300 4Matic.

The Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Guard is a special protection vehicle that meets highest standards of safety against explosives, ballistics and sniper rifles. The protective components are integrated early into the vehicle development and body shell construction, ensuring that the appearance of the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Guard remains virtually unchanged inside out.

The other showcased products include the GLA 200d, AMG CLA 45, GLE Coupe 450 AMG, GL 350 CDI, C 220d, AMG GT S and the F1 W04 Hybrid AMG Petronas.

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