Prior to the opening of the Detroit Motor Show, an event was celebrated by Mercedes-Benz as it escorted the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class for its debut in the North American market, according to a gtspirit.com report. The event also served as a preview of the latest product offering of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany.
The event was marked by a mini-concert featuring Kelly Rowland. The private concert was a fitting end to the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Road Trip. Images of the event showing the private concert and the introduction of the C-Class into North America were released recently.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is 100 kilograms lighter than the previous model of the vehicle. The vehicle features remarkable aerodynamics along with a brand-new economical engine. The C-Class is considered as the best-selling model of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. Due to this, the vehicle is expected to produce notable sales figures in the market. Sales of the previous model of the vehicle surpassed the 2.4 million mark following its introduction into the market in 2007. The price of the Mercedes-Benz C180 Saloon in Germany is at 33,558 EUR, which includes the 19 percent VAT. On the other hand the Mercedes-Benz C200 Saloon and Mercedes-Benz C220 BlueTEC are priced at 36,414 EUR and 38,675 EUR, respectively.
Three model variants will be offered in the market, two gas-powered models, the C-180 and C-200, and a diesel-powered model in the Mercedes-Benz C220 BlueTEC. The engine range of the vehicle is expected to increase after its introduction in the market. It will include a four-cylinder 1.6-lter diesel engine and a single-stage supercharged engine. These variants of the latest model of the C-Class will offer a power output of either 115HP or 136HP. These variants of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will also have a torque of 280Nm or 320Nm.