Market leader for compact MPVs in the German market Safety and comfort of B-Class unique in the sector B-Class Electric Drive and Natural Gas Drive ready for launch Since the launch of the B-Class in 2005, Mercedes-Benz has seen customers taking delivery of over one million of these vehicles. The sports tourer has done especially well in the German market and is the market leader in the compact MPV sector. Around 30 percent of B-Class customers previously drove a different brand of vehicle. Germany is the biggest market for theB-Class,…Read More
The all-new C-Class heralds a new chapter in the Mercedes-Benz success story and sets new standards in the premium mid‑range class. Thanks to an intelligent lightweight design concept boasting weight savings of up to 100 kilograms, excellent aerodynamics and new, economical engines, the C-Class establishes new benchmarks in its class. A host of new assistance systems offer safety of the highest standard, while a new suspension, optionally air-sprung, provides for exemplary ride and driving comfort as well as nimble and agile handling. In terms of appearance the new C-Class adopts…Read More
Stuttgart, Dec 11, 2013 – Consumption and emissions reduced, driving enjoyment increased – working to this principle, Mercedes-Benz is continuously improving the efficiency of all of its models, thereby saving fuel for the customer and sparing the environment a significant amount of impact from emissions. As a result, the brand is today the most efficient in the premium segment and has set the benchmark in many vehicle classes with regard to consumption and emission levels. In terms of specific figures, more than 50 Mercedes-Benz models emit less than 120 g…Read More
“Mercedes-Benz dream cars” is a combined concept for the Stuttgart-based manufacturer’s sales and marketing activities around its coupé, cabrio and roadster model series. The campaign is currently being rolled out in its core markets. The dream cars include the new E-Class coupe and cabrio models, the SLK and SL sports cars, the CL as well as the CLS and the CLS Shooting Brake. Selected young classics such as the SL Pagoda round off the portfolio.
Along with the Saloon and Estate, Mercedes-Benz has also carried out a thorough revamp of the Coupé and Cabriolet in the E-Class family. Visually, both the Coupé and Cabriolet draw on the new Mercedes-Benz design idiom. An exclusive and luxurious specification for sublime motoring refinement underlines both the customer’s individuality and the models’ E-Class family genes. New features include powerful and efficient BlueDIRECT four-cylinder engines with pioneering injection technology and trailblazing assistance systems as part of the “Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive” concept. Such Intelligent Drive features include, for example, systems which are able to prevent collisions with crossing vehicles or with pedestrians, a proximity control system that helps to steer too, and dazzle-free continuous high beam.[caption id="attachment_727" align="aligncenter" width="728"] Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet, model year 2013, exterior © Mercedes-Benz[/caption] Read More
Stuttgart, Apr 25, 2013 – On Sunday 19th May 2013 before the start of the 24-hour race around the Nürburgring, seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher will take to the track. Schumacher will post a demonstration lap on the Nürburgring’s legendary Nordschleife in a MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 W02 to say ‘thank you’ to his fans for their years of loyal support during his F1 career. This will be the first time since Juan Manuel Fangio’s victory on 1st August 1954 that a modern Formula 1 Silver Arrow has driven on the Nordschleife at the Nürburgring.[caption id="attachment_635" align="aligncenter" width="728"] Nürburgring, Nordschleife, Michael Schumacher, Mercedes-Benz, W 196 © Daimler[/caption] Read More
Mercedes-Benz will be showing a compact premium-class SUV at the “Auto Shanghai” motor show (21 to 29 April 2013) in the form of its Concept GLA. The Concept GLA combines dynamic styling with clear benefits for recreational use. Under the bonnet of this new concept vehicle (length/width/height: 4383/1978/1579 millimetres) sits a four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine rated at 155 kW (211 hp) with a displacement of 1991 cc. Its power is transmitted to the road via the 7G-DCT dual clutch automatic transmission and 4MATIC all-wheel drive. A new approach is taken here in the form of headlamps featuring laser technology: these not only shine more light on the road, but also function as projectors.[caption id="attachment_558" align="aligncenter" width="728"] GLA Showcar; 2013 © Mercedes-Benz[/caption] Read More