Mercedes B-Class’s sales are pretty good, but the competition is also pretty tough. To remain leader in the category, Mercedes needs to take attitude. And they will! A four-wheel drive model will follow, and also a 300 hp AMG version starting 2012.
Mercedes-Benz will be using the BMW
engine developed for the Mini
in its next generation of B Class small cars, according to a report in AutoBild, a German motoring magazine. This means that Mercedes likely will not be using engines sourced from Fiat, though Fiat’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne still seemed hopeful that the company would reach a sourcing deal with Mercedes
The new B Class is due as a 2011 model, replacing both the current B Class and the current A Class with a line up (...) > Full story
Mercedes has announced today that the B-Class will available for the first time on the US market. The B-Class will be redesigned in 2011 or 2012 and prototypes will include a model that would meet North American regulatory requirements.
Just as the values, goals, lifestyles and interests of people change, so their expectations of the automobile change accordingly. The experience factor is gaining in importance, but comfort, practicality, attractiveness and performance are also expected. These are attributes that present vehicle concepts can only offer in part.