Mercedes-Benz GLB, EQB EV Unveiled in India; Launch on Dec 2

Final Up to date: November 22, 2022, 12:12 IST

Mercedes-Benz GLB (Picture: Manav Sinha/

Mercedes-Benz GLB and its electrical counterpart, the EQB, will out there in 7-seater configuration with no direct competiton proper now within the Indian market

Mercedes-Benz India has unveiled the GLB and EQB SUVs within the nation as they are going to be formally launched on December 2 within the Indian market. Whereas Mercedes-Benz GLB shall be launched particularly GLB 220d 4Matic, GLB 220d and GLB 200, the all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQB will out there in a single fully-loaded EQB 250 variant.

The EQB electrical SUV will develop into India’s first 7-seater luxurious EV upon its launch on December 2. Reportedly, it will likely be the German model’s most reasonably priced electrical SUV positioned under the EQC. It will likely be outfitted with a 66.5 kWh battery pack which produces 188 bhp and 385 Nm. The all-electric EQB SUV has a WLTP vary of 330 km on a single cost. Although the global-spec mannequin additionally comes with a heavier battery of 70.7 kWh which returns a spread of 391 km (WLTP cycle) on single cost.

As for the GLB, it’ll sit above the GLA within the firm’s portfolio. The 7-seater SUV shall be out there with each petrol and diesel engine choices. The petrol variants shall be powered by a 1.3L 4-cylinder engine which now we have already seen with the A-Class. It should develop prime energy of 161 bhp and peak torque of 250 Nm whereas linked to an 8-speed automated transmission.

The diesel variants of the GLB SUV will home a 2.0L 4-cylinder unit which generates most energy output of 188 bhp and peak torque supply of 400 Nm. The engine shall be paired with an 8-speed automated gearbox. The vary topping variant will get the all-wheel-drive 4Matic system.

The cabin of GLB is closely impressed from GLA with options like twin screens and multi-function leather-based steering wheel. The wheelbase stands at 2,829 mm which is barely lesser than GLC’s 2,873 mm.

The bookings for each the fashions have began at a token quantity of Rs 1.50 lakh. The duo shall be offered as utterly constructed unit (CBU) in India as a result of being imported from Mexico. Mercedes-Benz GLB and EQB haven’t any direct rivals within the Indian market.

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