Stuttgart automaker, Mercedes Benz Is about to launch a new diesel engine generation starting in this autumn. For introduction, Mercedes presented today a C Class model called C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition.
The car is powered by a new four-cylinder engine, with a 2.2 liters of displacement, 150 kW / 204 hp and 500 Nm of torque. With such engine, C250 BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition accelerates from 0 to 100 in just 7 seconds. This new generation C Class has an average fuel consumption of 5.2 liters / 100 km. with CO2 emissions of 138 g/km.
The basis of the new C 250 CDIBlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition is the C-Class saloon of the AVANTGARDE equipment line. The C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition is equipped with 16-inch light-alloy wheels and 205/55 R16 tyres as standard – in addition to this, 16-inch light-alloy wheels in sporty 7-spoke design (likewise 205/55 R16 tyres) and 17-inch light-alloy wheels in 5-twin-spoke design with wide-base tyres (225/45 R17 at front, 205/40 R17 at rear) are available as no-cost options.
All the technical systems of the C-Class are on board as well: for instance, the AGILITY CONTROL package with situation-responsive shock absorber control, the Intelligent Light System with five different lighting functions and the PRE-SAFE® anticipatory occupant protection system.
The extensive standard equipment also includes the Audio 20 infotainment system. This features, among other things, a keypad to enter telephone numbers and radio frequencies, as well as a Bluetooth interface that connects the mobile phone wirelessly with the hands-free feature. Floormats with the lettering “Prime Edition” draw attention to the special status of the new model. Aluminium trim (optional: bird’s-eye maple) and other stylish details accentuate the sporty, effortlessly superior appearance of this model.
C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Engine
– a maximum ignition pressure of 200 bar
– fourth-generation common-rail technology with a rail pressure increased by 400 bar to 2000 bar, as well as a new piezo-injector concept with direct nozzle needle control for greater flexibility in injection timing, leading to smoother running of the engine,
– larger, variable oil spray nozzles and variable water pump,
– dual-stage supercharging
Another design innovation is the camshaft drive positioned at the rear. This way, with a north-south installation design and engine bonnet rising towards the rear, it is possible to comply even better with pedestrian protection regulations.
Production of the C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition is limited to 5000 units. Its price (including VAT) is 40,638.50 euros.