NEW FOR 2011:
– Redesigned model
For 2011, the Mercedes-Benz R-Class is redesigned, including a completely new front end, better fuel efficiency for the diesel engine, and an improved seven-speed automatic transmission.
The R-Class is available as the R350 BlueTEC 4MATIC, with 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel engine, and as the R350 4MATIC, with 3.5-litre V6. Both use a seven-speed automatic transmission and are all-wheel drive.
Both models are equipped similarly, and include 19-inch alloy wheels, Thermatic automatic climate control, rear air suspension, COMAND with six-disc DVD changer, single SD card slot and auxiliary input, electronic compass, Bluetooth connectivity, Sirius satellite radio, AMG styling package of front and rear aprons and side skirts, active bi-xenon headlamps with washers and cornering lights, power-folding mirrors, two-stage rain-sensing wipers, heated washers, blue-tinted privacy glass, power-adjustable heated Artico leather upholstery, memory seats, heated leather-wrapped multifunction power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, high-gloss Burl Walnut wood trim, cargo cover, power pop-out third-row windows, third seat for second row, power sunroof, auto-dimming rearview and driver’s side mirrors, garage door opener, Parktronic parking system, Smart Key keyless entry, anti-theft alarm system, and tire pressure loss warning system.
Available options include Airmatic air suspension with adaptive damping system, hard-drive-based navigation system, rear-seat entertainment system, Harman/Kardon Logic7 Surround Sound System, leather upholstery, second-row executive chairs with centre console, panoramic sunroof, rear climate control, power liftgate and backup camera.