Mercedes V-Class Marco Polo Launched In India, Prices Start At Rs 1.38 Cr

by Kshitij Rawat | 13/02/2020
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo was launched in the Indian market at Auto Expo 2020. The price list of the luxury MPV begins at Rs. 1.38 Lakh (ex-showroom).

Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo is now available in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs. 1.38 crore (ex-showroom,pan-India). The luxury MPV was launched during the recently concluded Auto Expo 2020.

Mercedes Benz V Class Marco Polo launched in India

The Mercedes Benz V-Class Marco Polo will sit above regular V-Class in the German manufacturer’s line-up. According to the company, the V-Class Marco Polo is the best outdoor luxury car available. In fact, the vehicle can be used as a home-outside-of-home. Luxury equipment on offer includes a sofa-bed, fully-equipped kitchenette, a wardrobe, a fold-out table, a fully-functioning refrigerator, and even running water supply!

Mercedes Benz V Class Marco Polo interior

For the elite who love camping, Mercedes V-Class Marco Polo might seem like the best option. The car can brave the wilderness without compromising in the comfort department. Its house-on-wheel design can accommodate up to four people, making it the absolute perfect getaway vehicle for the extremely wealthy.

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Dimension-wise, the V-Class Marco Polo will be the same as the long-wheelbase version of the V-Class Elite. Measuring 5,140mm in length, 1,928mm in width, and 1,901mm in height, it certainly is quite a large car. The wheelbase is also quite massive, at 3,200 mm, liberating plenty of space inside the MPV for all the luxury mentioned earlier.

Mercedes Benz V Class Marco Polo rear three quarter

As for the specifications, the car is powered by a relatively humble 2.0-litre inline-4 turbo-diesel engine that generates 163 PS and 380 Nm of peak power and maximum torque respectively. The power is transferred to the rear wheels via a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The MPV is available in two trims –Marco Polo and Marco Polo Horizon. The former will be the entry-level model, priced at Rs. 1.38 crore (ex-showroom), while the latter is the top-spec trim, available at Rs. 1.46 crore (ex-showroom). There is no rival to the Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo; it will be on sale in the market without any real competition.

However, there are indeed a slew of new MPVs that aim to open doors to a premium section of the Indian luxury car market. One of these is the recently launched Kia Carnival, which goes on to rival the hot-selling Toyota Innova Crysta. Another model that is headed our way is the Toyota Vellfire, which will cost roughly Rs 40 lakh and offer a more premium experience than its relatively cheaper sibling. All in all, the MPV market of the country seems to be finally coming of age. 

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