First new C-Class is manufactured in Germany

First new C-Class is manufactured in Germany

The first unit of the Mercedes C-Class was made this week in Bremen, Germany.

According to information provided by the German automaker, the novelty will have three engine options including a 2.2-liter diesel 170 horsepower, 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine and 156 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine 184 hp.

Besides the Bremen plant, the model will be produced in China, South Africa and the United States. This initiative is part of the expansion of the brand, which will also have a factory in Brazil business.

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