The 2011 Detroit Auto Show may be dominated by fancy concepts or soon-to-be-released cars, but there’s also room at Cobo Hall for some fancy works of art. One such artwork that was prominently displayed at the auto show was the Mercedes-Benz Aesthetics No. 2 sculpture by Mercedes.

Created by Mercedes designers to show the art and aesthetic language that goes on in the development of interior designs and carbon ergonomics, the Aesthetics No.2 sculpture is the proud culmination of a project that aims to look at what the future holds for the interior space of Mercedes vehicles.

Measuring 5.6m x 1.83m x 2.6m scaled 1.5:1, the sculpture was touched up with an ‘Alubeam Liquid Metal’ paint finish to simulate the unobtrusive, free-flowing design of the sculpture.

Mercedes designers, in looking onward to the aesthetic design language of the future, came up with the Aesthetics No.2 sculpture to show the boundless opportunities that lies in environmental design, one that’s grounded on nature’s diversity and the “all-encompassing interplay of her elements”. The design of the interior sculpture is just a peek of the possibilities that lie ahead for the company. From what the Aesthetics No.2 Sculpture has shown us, it looks like the German automaker already has a fair grasp of what the design process of their future models will look like.


Source: Mercedes

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  (379) posted on 03.15.2011

they have release the first part during their anniversary and I was impressed to these Aesthetic designs.
And I’m looking forward on their future concept and production.

  (309) posted on 01.17.2011

for sure you’ll see it in real life, you just have to wait for the Prototype of the Aesthetic. but most probably i wont make the production line. too much futuristic design and also the safety of the passenger is one of the main issue here.

  (291) posted on 01.17.2011

is this a frame? I hope they can build a car for this one, i guess the manta ray design will feature here. but it looks interesting, I would like to see this in real life.

  (51) posted on 01.17.2011

Very nice. For a sculpture. I cannot see the protection factor of this thing. It seems to me that was only build to be aesthetic.

  (765) posted on 01.16.2011

I really do hope that they can build a car from this, but it looks stunning and unique.

  (477) posted on 01.16.2011

I was checking this out on MotorTrend last night on my Xperia including an SLS AMG Coupe! I love the Manta Ray-inspired seat; pretty swoopy and elegant! We should be seeing these interior design concepts in Mercs in future.

  (7) posted on 01.15.2011

I would like to let the topspeed people know that it is Cobo Hall, not Cobb Hall.

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