Mercedes-Benz introduces for the first time a petrol version of its highest selling SUV in India, the GLE

Author(s): City Air NewsMr Roland Folger, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC. photo: city air news Chandigarh:Today,the country’s largestluxury car maker Mercedes-Benzlaunched for the first time, a petrol...

Mercedes-Benz introduces for the first time a petrol version of its highest selling SUV in India, the GLE
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Mr Roland Folger, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC.
photo: city air news

Chandigarh:Today,the country’s largestluxury car maker Mercedes-Benzlaunched for the first time, a petrol variant of its highest selling SUV, the GLE. The GLE has been an outright bestseller SUV for Mercedes-Benz in India and has created new benchmarks in the segment. GLE 400 4MATIC has been launched with a powerfulV6 petrol engine,in order to provide patrons with an option between a diesel and petrol version. The SUV segment has been the fastest growing for Mercedes-Benz India for the past two years, and underlines the growing penchant of SUVs amongst customers. The GLE 400 4MATIC was introduced byRoland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and will be available across Mercedes-Benz dealerships.

Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Indiacommented, “Mercedes-Benz has the most comprehensive luxury SUV portfolio in the country. With the launch of the GLE 400 4MATIC, our discerning customers will now have the option of choosing between the petrol and the diesel version of our highest selling SUV. The GLE has been the highest selling SUVever and with a growing penchant for SUVs among customers, we believe the introduction of the petrol version will further bolster our presence in the luxury SUV segment.For the first time, we are introducing the GLE with a petrol mill and this underscores our strategy of offering the right product for our growing customer base.This is the fourth SUV we have introduced this year and with this variant, we now offer our bestselling SUV in 4 different options, GLE 250d, GLE 350 d, GLE 400 and the dynamic GLE 450 AMG Coupe.”

Date: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016