MERCEDES C200K RED 271 W203. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W203) is the internal designation for a range of five-passenger compact cars manufactured and marketed by Mercedes-Benz 2000–2007, as the second generation of the C-Class — in sedan, three-door hatchback (marketed as the Coupe and sub-designated CL203) and station wagon/estate (sub-designated S-203) body styles. Replacing the W201, the C-Class is now in its fourth generation and was Mercedes' entry-level model until 1997, when the company launched the A-Class.
MERCEDES C200K RED 271 W203
MERCEDES C200K RED 271 W203. Design work on the W203 C-Class began in mid-1994, with the final design being approved in December 1995 by the executive board. Design patents were filed on 20 April 1998 and 4 March 1999. Testing began in 1997, with development concluding in 2000. The second generation C-Class was unveiled on March 21, 2000, going on sale starting in September 2000. The sedan debuted with a range of inline-four and V6 petrol engines and inline-four and -five diesels. Most of the engines were carried over from the W202, but the C 320 was exclusive, offering 160 kW (218 PS). The diesels now featured common rail direct fuel injection and variable geometry turbochargers. Six-speed manual gearboxes were now standard for the entire range, except the C 320. There was a version of this car that was made in Korea.