Mercedes-Benz flags off ‘Star Drive’ in Kolkata

Kolkata, Apr 25 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Driven by the overwhelming response received for “The Star Drive” during the first phase conducted last year, Mercedes-Benz India flagged of the second phase of its signature driving experience program here at the Lake Land Country Club here on Saturday.


This drive experience put to test the power and performance of the participants and the Mercedes-Benz cars encompassing the ML-Class, GL-Class, C-Class and E-Class. New additions to this line up were some of the power packed AMGs: SL 63 AMG, C 63 AMG & the latest introduction: the iconic G 55 AMG.


Through the simulations, the dynamics of the vehicle namely safety, agility and performance in off-road and on-road conditions are brought to the fore.


The participants could experience the tangible benefits of key safety technologies like Pro-Engineering Package, AIRMATIC, etc. during the driving experience program.


Debashis Mitra, Director Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India: “Mercedes-Benz Star Drive Experience is aimed to give our customer and participants an one of its kind opportunity to personally experience the unmatched safety technology of our cars besides offering them an opportunity to further hone their driving skills.


“The Star Drive combines essential elements of driving experience with simulation of critical road situations; combines the Mercedes-Benz spirit of innovation with a genuine spirit of fun.”


Also on display was the global heartthrob that was introduced in India recently: the SLS AMG. The shining red SLS with its signature gullwing doors won hearts of the participants and media alike.

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