Mercedes launches petrol version of GLE 400 at Rs 74.90 lakh

New Delhi: After German luxury car company Audi has decided to launch petrol version of all variants of its existing car models during the first quarter of next year, now the Mercedes-Benz plans to follow the footstep by rolling out petrol variants of its all models in India by next month.

German based both the companies Audi and Mercedes-Benz is planning to align with the demand shift following uncertainty over diesel vehicles in the wake of pollution concerns.

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Mercedes which today launched the petrol variant of its best selling SUV in India GLE 400 priced at Rs 74.90 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), expects sales of the petrol vehicles to go up to 30 per cent.

After the Supreme Court lifted ban on sales of diesel cars and SUVs with engine size of 2,000 cc or above in Delhi- NCR subject to 1 per cent environment compensation charge (ECC), Mercedes-Benz said has it decided not to pass the burden to its customers and will absorb it.

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