New Delhi: German car firm Mercedes-Benz on Monday launched its luxury limousine S-Guard in India with an ex-showroom price tag of Rs6 crore.
The car comes with special protective features to withstand ballistic and firearms attack and is fitted with a 12 cylinder 5.5 cc petrol engine.
“This car is basically targeted at corporate and industry leaders, government officials and celebrities. We want to tap the growing market for armoured and protective vehicles in India,” Mercedes-Benz India, member of the board of management Suhas Kadlaskar told reporters.
He said the company has already received enquiries about the new car from prospective customers but refused to give details.
The S-Gaurd will come as a completely built unit (CBU) from the company’s plant in Germany. Kadlaskar said the exact price of the car will be decided once the first order comes and will depend on import duties and other specifications.