2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Launched In Australia: ML 250, ML 350, ML 500

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2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class On In Australia

Mercedes-Benz#39; all-new M-Class SUV is now on sale in Australia, the strong-selling but nearly seven second-generation model.

For 2012, the draws on the styling of the brand#39;s models, while retaining its forward-swept C-pillar lines.

The kicks off with an $81,400 diesel model, and the entire benefits from reduced consumpion, an extensive feature and sharper pricing.


the 2012 M-Class line-up is the ML 250 BlueTec diesel . delivering and 500Nm of torque, matching the of its 3.0 litre six-cylinder predecessor.

The smaller engine offers a time of 9.0 seconds, with consumption figures listed at 6.4 – numbers that the old ML300#39;s 9.5 l/100km and bring car tax savings to the arrangement.

Next up in the is the ML350 BlueTec . powered by a and 620Nm six-cylinder diesel, up and 80Nm over the outgoing

The 0-100km/h time falls a of tenths to 7.4 seconds, and fuel has fallen from 8.9 to 7.3 l/100km .

The ML 350 petrol engine gets an for 2012, the big V6 growing by 25kW/20Nm to and 370Nm of torque.

Fuel for the petrol SUV has dived, falling 11.4 to 8.5 l/100km .

From the ML500 petrol V8 arrives Merc#39;s new 4.7 litre powerhouse, 300kW and 600Nm of torque.

While power has increased by and a whopping 70Nm, fuel has fallen from 12.9 to l/100km .

The flagship ML 63 AMG will hit in its new 5.5 litre biturbo V8 engine out 386kW and 700Nm of torque up from 375kW and 630Nm for the 6.2 litre engine.

Power is to all four wheels through the AMG Plus seven-speed auto, the ML 63 to 100km/h in 4.8 seconds.


Standard features the range include a seven-inch with GPS and internet connectivity, music storage, Bluetooth, and iPod connectivity and centre controls. There is also a 4.5 display in the instrument cluster.

safety features include airbags, fatigue detection, accident avoidance system, stability and traction control assisted parking, reversing cruise control, self-drying and a tyre pressure warning.

The ML 350 its 19-inch wheels to 20-inch leather trim is standard, with bi-xenon headlights.

The 350 also gets radar avoidance, blind-spot monitoring, assistant and an off-road transmission

The ML 500 gets adaptive variable air sunroof, keyless entry and and powered tailgate.

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While on V6 variants, the ML 500 also gets stabiliser bars as standard.

At the top end of the the ML 63 AMG gets 21-inch alloy sports suspension, unique AMG body kit and quad exhaust

The ML 63 also features leather throughout, heated and ventilated AMG seats, sports steering aluminium shift paddles, steel pedals and gloss highlights.


2012 Mercedes-Benz ML 250 – $81,400

2012 ML 350 BlueTec – $99,000

Mercedes-Benz ML 350 BlueEfficiency –

2012 Mercedes-Benz ML 500 V8 –

2012 Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG –

Note: prices are Manufacturer#39;s Price and do not include on-road

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