Mercedes-Benz is not taking your orders as they announced the price range got the newly released R-class cars. The prices of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-class start at 42,100. This is for the entry level models alone. The German car manufacturer also reported that they will be offering a total of nine basic versions of the R-class.
Making the top of the line is the R 500 4MATIC. This is a long wheelbased version selling for 62,400 euros. According to the manufacturer, the car’s exterior has been fitted with a horizontally crafted bonnet. It will also be sporting redesigned wings, surround, radiator grille, bumpers and headlamps. Packages for a chrome insert with LED daytime driving lights are also available upon request. This also comes with bi-xenon headlamps.
The standard features you’ll find on all models include eight airbags, a PRESAFE occupant protection system, a warning system for tire pressure, crash-responsive NECK-PRO, and adaptive brake lights.
Mercedes-Benz also guarantees optimum driving ease with their DISTRONIC proximity control and AIRMATIC air suspension. These will be paired with an adaptive damping system. Keeping up with the times, the car manufacturer also installed LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control systems on all R-class models.
All that technology doesn’t make a robot out of your car, though. Mercedes-Benz didn’t sacrifice your comfort for the car’s performance. The interior of the R-class is lined with “Aspen” fabric. The seats are covered by ARTIC soft-touch leather similar to the ones in the AMG Interior Package.
The nine variants of the R-class are as follows: the R500 4MATIC long, R 350 4MATIC long, R350 4MATIC, R 300 long, R 300, R 350 BlueTec 4MATIC, R 350 CDI 4MATIC long, R 350 CDI 4MATIC, and R300 CDI BlueEfficiency.