Retail prices of imported and domestic-made Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and SUVs in
The two companies cited the new consumption tax rates, which went into effect April 1, as the reason for the price hike.
The price of the imported S500L, the most expensive Mercedes-Benz model sold in
Customers will also have to shell out ¥19,800 more for the domestic-made E280, which has a new sticker price of ¥639,800. The price of the other domestic-made model, the E200K, however, remains unchanged at ¥525,000.
The E280 and E200K were launched last December by BBDCA. First quarter 2006 sales of the two models reached 1,697 units.
The price hike of Mercedes-Benz in