Mercedes-Benz’s C200 saloon is a little bit electrifying

A new steering wheel and fully digital 12.3-inch driver's instrument cluster take centre stage in the C200.
A new steering wheel and fully digital 12.3-inch driver's instrument cluster take centre stage in the C200.PHOTO: DAIMLER AG
A new steering wheel and fully digital 12.3-inch driver's instrument cluster take centre stage in the C200.
A new steering wheel and fully digital 12.3-inch driver's instrument cluster take centre stage in the C200.PHOTO: DAIMLER AG

A 'mild hybrid' system helps make the 1.5-litre engine of Mercedes-Benz's C200 saloon as powerful as a 2-litre one

Visually, changes in the facelifted Mercedes-Benz C-class are not immediately apparent.

Tweaks have been made to the front and rear bumpers, headlights and taillights. The more significant changes are beneath the skin, with electronics and powertrain components accounting for the bulk.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2018, with the headline 'A little bit electrifying'. Print Edition | Subscribe