Mercedes-Benz GLC Celebration Edition launched in India; commemorates the 71st Indian Independence Day

Mercedes-Benz GLC Celebration Edition has been launched in the country to mark the occasion of the 71st Indian Independence Day. The GLC has had a successful run in the Indian market, since its debut in June 2016. The special model was launched by Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, and will be available across all Mercedes-Benz dealerships.

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The Mercedes-Benz GLC Celebration Edition is an exclusive product as it will be available in limited numbers only. It offers sporty exterior and a plush luxurious interior that enhances the SUV’s stunning and dynamic looks and luxury quotient. With this launch, Mercedes-Benz India has added another exciting paint option in the GLC series in India- Designo Hyacinth Red.

We are glad to launch the GLC ‘Celebration Edition’ to commemorate India’s 70th Independence day and also celebrate the SUV’s overwhelming success in the Indian market since its debut, a year ago. The GLC underscores our philosophy of introducing world-class products from our global portfolio, for our discerning Indian customers. The sporty exterior and interior accessories offered in the ‘Celebration Edition’ enhances the car’s striking appearance. We are positive that the ‘Celebration Edition’ will delight the customers who desire to make the best of every ground. With the launch of GLC ‘Celebration Edition’, Mercedes-Benz celebrates its long-standing relationship with the Indian customers,” said, Roland Folger.

2017 mercedes-benz glc celebration edition with roland folger

Ever since its launch, the GLC has won several hearts and minds and remains a key product in our diversified portfolio. We have seen a growing penchant for luxury SUVs amongst the luxury car customers in India and the GLC is a vital addition to our product offering. GLC has cemented Mercedes-Benz’s strong presence in the luxury SUV segment in India and has emerged as the highest selling SUV in the portfolio. With the launch of the ‘Celebration Edition’, we are confident of remaining the first choice for customers, who desire a sporty and luxury SUV, with class leading performance and uncompromised safety features. We expect the GLC to remain our key volume driver and we are glad that our product strategy has been working well,” further added Mr. Roland.

The features of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Celebration Edition include LED Logo projector, Exterior mirror housing in high gloss black, Sports pedals, Garmin MAP PILOT system, High-sheen chromed trim and Rear trim strip in chrome.

Mechanically there are no changes to the SUV. The GLC 300 is powered by a 1991 cc turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces a power of 245 hp and 370 Nm of torque. The GLC 220 d is powered by a 2143 cc turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel engine that produces a power of 170 hp and 400 Nm of torque. Both the engines are coupled with the 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission and get the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel-drive with DYNAMIC SELECT.

Mercedes-Benz GLC Celebration Edition Price:

GLC 220 d Celebration Edition: INR 50.86 Lakh
GLC 300 Celebration Edition: INR 51.25 lakh

Prices are ex-showroom, All India