01 Oct 2022

Mercedes gearing up for big show of style and substance in Paris

Mercedes gearing up for big show of style and substance in Paris

Mercedes-Benz is using the Paris Motor Show to highlight three of their latest new models

They are the C-Class Cabriolet (pictured), E-Class Estate and GLC Coupé.

In the offing too, though wrapped in secrecy until its unveiling, is a model they describe under the working title ‘Electric Sub Brand’.

Being rolled out to dealers countrywide, the two-door, open-top C-Class Cabriolet – the first convertible produced in C–Class form - is a car that their sales manager in Ireland, Ciaran Allen says ‘is crafted for cruising’.

With a soft top that can be opened/closed in just under 20 seconds, even at speeds up to 50 km/h, it comes with a comfort pack that makes post-Summer open-top motoring entirely possible.

Items that will help motorists to enjoy summer into autumn, top down motoring include neck-level heating for driver and front seat passenger and an electric draught stop system that delivers maximum open-air comfort, even at low temperatures.

The range

Though the range consists of five petrol, two diesel and an AMG version, all Euro 6 emissions compliant with start/stop function.

Here focus falls on a C180 petrol and C220d diesel at €56,395 (ex works) and €54,580 respectively.

Second newcomer falling under the Paris spotlight is the GLC Coupé, a sporty version of the recently introduced GLC mid-size SUV.

Described by Ciaran Allen as a niche model appealing to those who rate style as highly as substance, the model being profiled here is the GLC 220d Coupé priced at €60,230 (ex works).

Third of the Mercedes-Benz Paris showstoppers is the new E-Class Estate.

Designed and equipped with all of the style, and specifications lines available in the recently introduced saloon version, the new E-Class Estate is expected to launch here in October by which time price and other key details will be made known.

To continue reading this article,
please subscribe and support local journalism!

Subscribing will allow you access to all of our premium content and archived articles.


To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.