Mercedes SUV to be launched

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Mercedes-Benz's sales up in first half of 2015
July 02, 2015 05:43 PM
German luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz on Thursday reported a rise of 41 percent in its sales for the first half of the calendar year. The company's sales during the first half of 2015 stood at 6,659 units from an off-take of 4,717 units during the like period of the last year. "In the first six months of 2015, we sold almost as many cars as in the entire year of 2012," said Eberhard Kern, managing director and chief executive, Mercedes-Benz India. "We are on track with our long term objective of achieving a sustained profitable growth for our business in India." Source: IANS

Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled its latest automotive offering-the GLK. The company has stated that the car would be available in European and North American car markets by 2011.

The Mercedes GLK is a driver's delight. The windscreen is upright and is at a 50°angle. This makes driving easier. Passenger seating is generous. The luggage department holds 450 liters of space. Engine is a 224 bhp 3.0 liter common rail diesel. The weight of the vehicle is 1880 kilograms.

The Mercedes GLK can attain a top speed of 137 miles per hour. The SUV takes about 7.5 seconds to reach 62mph from starting point. The excellent spring system ensures a comfortable long ride on the highway as well as off the road.