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All-new GLK-250 launched in Kuwait

Kuwait, September 4, 2013

A R Albisher and Z Alkazemi, the exclusive general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Kuwait, has launched a new turbocharged, all-wheel drive version of the dynamic GLK compact Mercedes-Benz SUV.

With an output of 211 hp and torque of 350 Newton metres, the state-of-the-art direct injection engine in the GLK 250 4Matic delivers effortlessly superior performance and well-balanced drive comfort.

Featuring a four-cylinder petrol engine for the first time, the lightweight, high-tech 2.0-litre unit offers the impressive drive comfort of Mercedes-Benz with impressive performance and conservative fuel consumption,  accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds, with a 215 km/h top speed.

The sporty and dynamic new GLK’s improved performance combines an exhaust gas turbocharger and fast-acting piezo injectors to make multiple injections of fuel possible, while reliable combustion of the air/fuel mixture is ensured by demand-actuated multi-spark ignition.

The new model year also brings the added benefit of sporty design courtesy of an Interior Sport Package with burr-walnut wood trim, and exterior sporting a Chrome package, ILS (Intelligent Light System) with LED daytime running lights, rolling on five spoke, 19-inch light-alloy wheels.

The GLK also features a new-generation infotainment system with extended functionality for the GLK, as for all SUV models from Mercedes-Benz.

Michael Ruehle, general manager, Abdul Rahman Albisher & Zaid Alkazemi, said: “The Mercedes-Benz GLK seamlessly combines the drivability and luxury of our passenger car range with the functionality of SUV to provide a vehicle with compelling appeal to our customers in Kuwait.

“Whether it’s driving to the office, doing the shopping, heading out to dinner or taking the kids to football or camping, this sporty new GLK with all the latest gadgets is sure get the job done, in style, and with a smile on your face.”

The GLK 250 4Matic specifications include Active Parking Assist including Parktronic, Media interface including cable kit, Audio 20 radio including CD changer, Light package, Interior Light package.

The starting price of GLK-250 is KD12,700 ($44,260), a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service




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