Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:15:00 GMT | By PTI

Mercedes launches SLK 55 AMG model priced at Rs 1.26 cr

The new model from the German luxury car maker has a starting price of Rs 1.26 crore and is the 8th product to be launched by Mercedes in India this year


Mercedes launches SLK 55 AMG model priced at Rs 1.26 cr (© Reuters)

New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz on Monday launched its new model, SLK 55 AMG, priced at Rs 1.26 crore (ex-showroom) as part of its product offensive in India.

The two-seater car comes with 5.5 litre V8 petrol engine and is the 8th product launched by the company this year in India.

"With the SLK 55 AMG, we unleash our AMG product (range) offensive for the Indian market as we plan to introduce remaining products from our global portfolio for the Indian customers," Mercedes Benz India Managing Director and CEO Eberhard Kern told reporters

During this year, the company has introduced new products, including the compact luxury car A Class, B Class diesel and GL Class. Kern had earlier said that the company is focusing on sustainable profitable growth in India.

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