Saturday, January 1, 2011

Mercedes to Hike Sports Car Prices in Korea

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Mercedes-Benz Korea will raise prices for some models by as much as W14 million from next month. (US$1=W1,140).

The new SLS AMG sports car, the German car-maker's most expensive model, will see its price increase by 4.8 percent from W289 million to W303 million, and the entry model My B hatchback 4 percent to W39.5 million.

E-Class models, Mercedes' best-selling cars this year, will rise by up to 3.5 percent, and the high-end S-Class by around 1 percent.

But the new C-Class compact sedan scheduled to hit the market next year will fetch the same price as the current model.