When we got our hands on the ML 350 CDI we decided to take it to meet something equally premium – the Alphonso mango. And we wanted to get the best ones. So we headed to Ratnagiri to get the king of the king of the mangoes.
The 3.0-litre turbo V6 diesel engine produces a maximum power of 258PS at 3600rpm and 620Nm from 1600rpm all the way to 2400rpm. There are also paddles provided behind the steering wheel which can be used to manually change gears.
In terms of creature comforts you get Thermotronic, automatic climate control which enables setting of different temperatures for individual passengers.
The white Designo seats are definitely what catch your attention first. The two-tone leather upholstery is as premium as it can get. The seats are very comfortable to sink into and the driver%u2019s and front passenger's can be adjusted using buttons on the door.
The new M-Class comes with a host of features designed to provide you with comfort and safety. To begin with you get two modes of travel %u2013 sport and comfort %u2013 which you can toggle between while the vehicle is moving.
It also has an Attention Assist system which detects signs of drowsiness and displays a coffee mug icon between the clocks.
The centre console has been completely modified in the new gen ML. It now has a bigger 7-inch colour infotainment display screen.
The ML 350 CDI Launch Edition is priced at Rs 66 lakh, 100 units of which will be sold, while the ML 350 CDI Bridging Edition is priced at Rs 56.90 lakh. Both prices ex-Delhi.