Mercedes-Benz C-class W203In March, 2000 took place the presentation of the second generation of a C-class. Externally the car was similar to the S-class W220, with same rounded by a body, and inside more spacious salon in view of more ergonomic configuration.
As well as his predecessor the car had several lines of execution - standard Classic, magnificent Elegance and sports Avantgarde. The car was famous for the profitability, the considerable part of the park of the released cars was made by the diesel version CDI, also on W203 Mercedes for the first time used Common Rail technology for petrol motors (CGI).
In 2001 the S203 station wagon and at the same time three-door CL203 Sportcoupe liftback appeared. The flagman AMG models initially made C32 (V6), but in 2003, as an experiment, the tuner presented the first (and still only) the diesel C30 CDI model (I5) but in 2005 was laid off. In 2004 C32 it was replaced with more powerful C55 (V8).
Production of the sedan and versatile person came to the end in 2007, and the liftback in the 2008th received serious updating and the CLC class was allocated in the Mercedes-Benz.