Mercedes-Benz launches SUV GLB and EQB electric car in India

Mercedes-Benz India launched two new luxury SUVs, the GLB and the EQB, in India on December 2.

The seven-seater SUVs boast of space with foldable second and third-row seats with boot capacities of up to 1620 liters and 1680 liters, respectively.

This is the first time Mercedes-Benz has launched a petrol (GLB 200), a diesel (GLB 220d, GLB 220d 4M), and an EV (EQB 300) simultaneously for the Indian market.

Powering the new Mercedes-Benz EQB is a 66.4kWh battery pack generating 225bhp of power and 390Nm of torque.

The model, which supports both AC and DC charging, has a Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP)-certified range of 423km. 

The GLB 220d 4MATIC comes with an off-road engineering package that helps adapt the engine's power delivery and the ABS control for rough terrain.

The Mercedes Benz GLB has a price range of Rs 63.8 lakh to Rs 69.8 lakh (all India ex-showroom prices), while the Mercedes-Benz EQB is priced at Rs 74.5 lakh (all India ex-showroom price).

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