Mercedes b-class: second generation accepts shape

Mercedes b-class: second generation accepts shape

Munchen, 29. October 2010 – since its importation 2005 mercedes built the b-class over half a million times. Of course, the second generation exploits come to the moul.

Continue with double ground

During the next a-class probably renounces it, the new b-generation retains the so-called sandwich floor. This facilitates the implementation of different drive concepts, since in it, for example, batteries or a fuel cell can be accommodated without narrowing the space in the interior. The long of the compact was allowed to rise from so far 4.27 to around 4.40 meters, while design picking up the new line of e-class and cls with courage to edge.

More safety

At the drive, it was allowed to remain at the 95 hp b 160 as the basic model – at least for so long until the cooperation of daimler and renault frichten carries in the form of new engines. As a substitute for b 200 and the b 200 turbo are a b 180 cgi with 156 hp and a b 200 cgi with 184 hp in conversation. The benzine direct injectors promise a higher efficiency. For more security, various driving assistance systems from the e-class, already confirmed is a radar-detected brake assist named bas. The trade fair premiere is expected for the iaa in september 2011, further variants like a small suv called blk are in planning.