The luxury car brand in Malaysia, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has launched the locally-assembled (CKD) version of its C-Class, which was previously available as a fully-imported (CBU) model. The new CKD variants have almost identical specifications to the CBU models, with both equipped with turbocharged four-cylinder engines powered by an integrated starter generator (ISG) capable of temporarily boosting the engine by 20 PS (20 hp or 15 kW) and 200 Nm.
What powers this variant of the luxury car is by an M254 1.5 litre engine that delivers 204 PS (201 hp) and 300 Nm of torque, while the C300 gets the 2.0 litre version of the M254 with 258 PS (255 hp) and 400 Nm of torque. Both variants come with a 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.
The CKD variants feature two new functions not available in the CBU models: hands-free access for the powered boot and Pre-Safe, an advanced anticipatory occupant protection system. The exterior remains unchanged, with the C200 featuring the Avantgarde styling package, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, Agility control suspension with selective damping, Dynamic Select, LED High Performance headlamps, powered front seats with memory function, a wireless phone charger, Keyless-Go, Artico man-made leather, Thermatic automatic climate control and an ambient lighting system.
As a luxury car company, its interior boasts a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and an 11.9-inch infotainment touchscreen powered by the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system, which includes an LTE module for Mercedes me connect services, as well as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionality.
The C200 also features Active Blind Spot Assist, the Lane Tracking package, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Brake Assist, passive cruise control, the Parking package with a reverse camera and Active Parking Assist with Parktronic for safety and driver assistance.
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