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Mercedes-Benz is a worldwide auto maker and a division of the German organization Daimler AG. The brand is known for luxury automobiles, trucks, buses and coaches. Mercedes-Benz is headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The brand initially appeared up in 1926 as Daimler-Benz, although it's origins can be traced to the 1901 Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft's Mercedes and to the 1886 Karl Benz's Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which is generally recognized as the first gasoline car. The Mercedes-Benz's slogan has become "The Best or Nothing". One of the most recognized car brands worldwide is Mercedes Benz
Mercedes-Benz origins trace to Karl Benz creating of the first gas-fueled auto, the Benz Patent Motorwagen, and patented, January 1886, and Gottlieb Daimler and designer Wilhelm Maybach converting a stagecoach by adding a gas motor. The Mercedes car was initially marketed in 1901 by
Daimler Motors Corporation. In 1902, Emil Jellinek, an Austrian vehicle business entrepenuer who worked with DMG founded the trademark, naming the 1901 Mercedes 35hp after his little girl Mercedes Jellinek. The first Mercedes-Benz named vehicles were manufactured in 1926, after the merger of Karl Benz's and Gottlieb Daimler's organizations into the Daimler-Benz company. On June 28, 1926, Mercedes Benz was founded with the combining of Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler's two organizations. All through the 1930s, Mercedes-Benz manufactured the 770 model, an auto that was well known amid the German Nazi period. Adolf Hitler drove these autos amid his time in power, with bulletproof windshields. Most of the surviving models have been auctioned to private purchasers. One of them is on display at the
Ottawa, Ontario War Museum. The pontiff's Popemobile has frequently been sourced from Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz has presented numerous technological and safety developments that later got to be normal in other vehicles. Mercedes-Benz is one of the most-known and established up car brands on the planet.
Mercedes-Benz manufactures a complete range of passenger cars, light business and heavy commercial vehicles. Vehicles are built in many nations around the world. The Smart marque of city cars are additionally created by Daimler AG.
The company has renamed its models so all their cars fit into four major car lines: A-class, C-class, E-class, and S-class. The company calls this program its “new conflict-free nomenclature.
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Mercedes Benz with the new naming system
For the 1994 model year, Mercedes-Benz revised the naming system. Models were divided into "classes" denoted by an arrangement of up to three letters (see "Current model range" above), followed by a three-digit (or two-digit for AMG models, with the number approximately equal to the displacement in litres multiplied by 10) number related to the engine displacement as before. Variants of the same model such as an estate version or a vehicle with a diesel engine are no longer given a separate letter. The SLR and SLS supercars do not carry a numerical designation.
Mercedes-Benz A Class W168 (1997-2003)
1997 Mercedes Benz A Class W168
1998 Mercedes Benz A Class W168
2001 Mercedes Benz A Class W168
2002 Mercedes Benz A Class W168
2003 Mercedes Benz A Class W168
The A-Class was first revealed to the motoring press late in 1996, and finally launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in the autumn of 1997, the W168 A-Class was quite unusual for Mercedes-Benz featuring a front wheel drive layout and unusual tall but yet short body. One innovation of the W168 was a frontal-impact absorption system called the "Sandwich bar" (see patents DE4326 9 and DE4400132 in the name of Mercedes-Benz). In the event of a violent frontal impact, the engine and transmission would slide underneath the floor below the pedals rather than entering the passenger compartment.
Mercedes-Benz A Class W169 (2004-2011)
2004 Mercedes Benz A Class W169
2008 Mercedes Benz A Class W169
2009 Mercedes Benz A Class W169
2010 Mercedes Benz A Class W169
2011 Mercedes Benz A Class W169
The W169 is constructed with high-strength steel alloys with bonded joints. It has a large number of airbags including optional rear side airbags (for side-impacts in the backseats), optional side-curtain airbags, and standard head and thorax-protection side airbags. The front airbags are adaptive with two-stage gas generators operating according to the severity of accident.
Mercedes-Benz A Class W176 (2012-2017)
2013 Mercedes Benz A Class W176
2014 Mercedes Benz A Class W176
2015 Mercedes Benz A Class W176
2016 Mercedes Benz A Class W176
2017 Mercedes Benz A Class W176
The production version of the third generation of A-Class vehicles was based on the 2011 Concept A-Class, and was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, It has an entirely different design, and larger than the previous two generations of the A-Class, with a total length of 169.0 inches, making it a fully-fledged small family car for the first time.
The vehicles were available in some markets from September 2012. Japan models went on sale in January 2013.
The third generation A-Class is designed to be a direct competitor to the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3. It is intended to be more dynamic than its predecessor and is focused on younger owners.
Mercedes-Benz A Class W177 (2018-present)
2018 Mercedes Benz A Class W177
2019 Mercedes Benz A Class W177
2020 Mercedes Benz A Class CLA Coupe
The W177 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the fourth and current generation of the A-Class range of subcompact executive hatchbacks and sedans. It was launched in 2018 as the successor to the W176 A-Class, with sales commencing in March 2018. The available body styles include:
5-door hatchback (W177 model code)
4-door sedan (V177 model code)
4-door long wheelbase sedan (Z177, only sold in China)
Mercedes-Benz B Class W245 (2006-2011)
2006 Mercedes Benz B Class W245
2008 Mercedes Benz B Class W245
2009 Mercedes Benz B Class W245
2010 Mercedes Benz B Class W245
2011 Mercedes Benz B Class W245
In 2005 it was introduced in spring in Europe and in autumn in Canada. The B-Class is a front-wheel drive car with a sandwich floor construction and a parabolic rear suspension. The B-Class has a two-box design: one box for the drivetrain and another the passenger and luggage compartments. The B-Class gains much of its comparatively large interior volume through its height, a configuration that makes the most of the vehicle’s footprint. Having evolved from the even smaller A-Class it retained that car's sandwich floor concept. The A-Class was originally intended to have a battery-powered version that would meet California’s (since-rescinded) zero-emissions mandate, and the batteries were supposed to go between the floors
Mercedes-Benz B Class W246 (2012-2018)
2014 Mercedes Benz B Class W246
2015 Mercedes Benz B Class W246
2016 Mercedes Benz B Class W246
2017 Mercedes Benz B Class W246
2018 Mercedes Benz B200C Class W246
The second generation B-Class was introduced at the 2011 International Motor Show Germany. European models went on sale in November 2011. Japan models went on sale in April 2012. They are assembled at Rastatt, Germany, and from 2011 at Kecskemet, Hungary. By summer 2013, over 230,000 second generation B-Class cars had been delivered.
Mercedes-Benz B Class W247 (2019-present)
2019 Mercedes Benz B Class W247
The Luxury Compact Mercedes-Benz B-Class was first produced in 2005. Mercedes-Benz calls it a sports compact tourer. It is like the A-Class, although larger and with larger engines. The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) has it classified as a small MPV (multi-purpose vehicle)
Mercedes-Benz C Class W202 (1994-1999)
1993 Mercedes Benz C Class W202
1997 Mercedes Benz C180 W202
1998 Mercedes Benz C230 W202
1999 Mercedes Benz C180 Esporit W202
Mercedes-Benz W202 is a compact executive car which was produced by Mercedes-Benz in 1993–2000, under the C-Class model names. In May 1993, the first generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class was introduced as a replacement for the 190. The C-Class sedan was the company's entry-level model up until 1997, when Mercedes-Benz launched the smaller A-Class. Styling themes were carried over from the previous W201 series, but the new series had a smoother and rounder design than the previous generation of the compact Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz C Class W203 (2000-2006)
2007 Mercedes Benz C Class W203
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W203) is an automobile which was produced by German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz from July 2000 to December 2006. It was the second C-Class model from Mercedes-Benz.
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
Mercedes-Benz C Class W204 (2007-2013)
2007 Mercedes Benz C Class W204
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W204) is a range of compact executive cars which were produced by the German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz from 2007 to 2014. It was the successor to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W203) and was eventually replaced by the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W205) in 2014, though W204 coupé models were still produced for the 2015 model year. The W204 was produced in sedan (saloon), station wagon (estate), and coupé bodystyles. The coupé was introduced in 2011 alongside the facelifted W204 saloon and station wagon. The majority of C-Class versions are rear wheel drive (RWD) but some models (namely the 4MATIC) are available with all-wheel drive (AWD). The Mercedes-Benz E-Class (C207) also shares the W204 platform.
Mercedes-Benz C Class W205 (2014-present)
2015 Mercedes Benz C Class Sedan
2016 Mercedes Benz C 300
2017 Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe
2018 Mercedes Benz C 300 Sedan
2019 Mercedes Benz C 300
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a line of compact executive cars produced by Daimler AG. which includes: Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet. Introduced in 1993 as a replacement for the 190 (W201) range, the C-Class was the smallest model in the marque's line-up until the W168 A-Class arrived in 1997. The C-Class is built at Mercedes-Benz factories in Sindelfingen and Bremen, Germany as well as numerous satellite factories in other countries. The first C-Class (W202) sedan was produced on 1 June 1993, and the first of the second generation (W203) rolled off the assembly line on 18 July 2000. The C-Class has been available with a 4Matic (i.e. four-wheel drive) option since 2002. The third generation (W204) was launched in 2007. The latest generation C-Class (W205) came out in 2014.
Mercedes-Benz CLA Class C117 (2013-2018)
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA Saloon
The C117 CLA was at the time the most affordable Mercedes-Benz vehicle offered for sale in the United States, with a base price of $29,900 (2014). This undercut the C-Class, the vehicle it replaced as the entry-level sedan in Mercedes-Benz line-up of cars, which started at $38,200 (2014). The C117 CLA was also the first front-wheel drive vehicle ever offered by Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. market.
Mercedes-Benz CLA Class C118 (2019-present)
2016 Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG Sedan
2017 Mercedes Benz CLA 250
2018 Mercedes Benz CLA 250
2019 Mercedes Benz CLA 250
2020 Mercedes Benz CLA 250
The second generation CLA-Class was unveiled at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in January 2019. Based on the same Modular Front Architecture (MFA2) platform as the W177 A-Class, the C118 CLA-Class
retains the fastback styling to set it apart from the V177 A-Class Sedan. The design is inspired by the new design language Mercedes-Benz adopted for the C257 CLS-Class.
The C118 has an almost completely flat underbody, resulting in a drag coefficient as low as 0.23. It uses front MacPherson struts in combination with either a twist beam or multi-link at the rear, and the option of adaptive dampers. Compared to its predecessor, the C118 is 1.9 inches longer, 2.1 inches wider and loses 0.1 inch in height, while its wheelbase has been extended by 1.2 inches.
Mercedes-Benz CLK Class W208/C208 (1997-2003)
1996 Mercedes Benz CLK Class W208
The first-generation W208/C208 CLK was introduced in 1997, and was based on the W202 Mercedes-Benz C-Class launched three years earlier. The W208 coupé was replaced by the W209 CLK-Class in 2002 (for the 2003 model year), although the convertible remained in production until 2003 when replaced by the C209 CLK.
The CLK introduced a new market niche for Mercedes-Benz. Although the W208 used components from the E-Class (W210), aesthetic based on the E-Class and had a specification level higher than the E-Class, it was in fact based on the less expensive C-Class (W202) platform.
Two versions were initially available: the four-cylinder CLK 200 (136 PS (100 kW; 134 bhp)) and four-cylinder supercharged CLK 230 Kompressor 193–197 PS (142–145 kW; 190–194 bhp).
In 2010, the CLK lineup was discontinued and replaced by the C207 E-Class coupé and A207 E-Class convertible.
Mercedes-Benz CLK Class C209/A209 (2002–2009)
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG C208
The C209/A209 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class is the second generation of the Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class range of mid-size / compact executive coupes produced between 2002 and 2010. The body styles of the range are
2-door coupé (C209)
2-door convertible (A209)
In 2003, the CLK55 AMG was used as a F1 safety car. The CLK63 AMG was also used as a F1 safety car for the 2006 and 2007 seasons.
It was replaced by the Mercedes-Benz C207/A207 E-Class in 2010. In some cases, the Mercedes-Benz C205/A205 C-Class also replaced it; with the 43 and 63 AMG versions being the sole example (as replacements for the CLK550 and CLK63).
Mercedes-Benz Mid Size
Mercedes-Benz E-Class W210 (1995-2002)
1995 Mercedes Benz E320 Convertible
The Mercedes-Benz W210 is an executive car which was produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz from 1995 through 2002 (production of the wagon variant (codenamed S210) carried over to the 2003 model year). They were sold under the E-Class model names in both sedan (saloon) and station wagon (estate) body types. W210 development started in 1988, three years after the W124's introduction. The W210 E-class's appearance, which was designed by Steve Mattin
under design chief Bruno Sacco between 1989 and 1991, heralded a new design
idiom for Mercedes, which would continue until the W209 CLK. W210 design work
was frozen in May 1992 and developed for a show vehicle by late 1992.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class W211 (2002-2009)
2002 Mercedes Benz E Class
The Mercedes-Benz W211 is a chassis designation for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, produced from 2002 through 2009. The W211 models replaced the W210 E-Class models and were superseded by the Mercedes-Benz W212 in 2009. The car was available in two body types: Sedan and Estate (Estate models were sold in the US/Canada as Wagon).
Mercedes-Benz E-Class W212 (2009-2016)
2009 Mercedes Benz E350
2016 Mercedes Benz E 350 Sport
The W212 and S212 Mercedes-Benz E-Class series is the fourth-generation of the E-Class range of executive cars which was produced by Mercedes-Benz between 2009 and 2016 as the successor to the W211 E-Class. The body styles of the range are:
4-door sedan/saloon (W212)
5-door estate/wagon (S212)
Coupé and convertible models of the E-Class of the same vintage are W204 C-Class derived and known as the C207 and A207, replacing the CLK-Class coupe and cabriolet. A high-performance E63 AMG version of the W212 and S212 were available as well since 2009. In 2013, a facelift was introduced for the E-Class range, featuring significant styling changes, fuel economy improvements and updated safety features.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class C207/A207 (2010–2017)
2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class C207
The C207/A207 E-Class was introduced as part of the new fourth-generation E-Class lineup, and was first shown at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. It is based on the W204 C-Class platform, but shares 60% of its parts with the E-Class sedan and wagon. In 2013, the C207/A207 received a facelift, featuring updated design changes and performance and fuel economy improvements.
Replaced by the (C238/A238)
Mercedes-Benz E-Class W213 (2017-present)
2017 Mercedes Benz E Class - E300 Sedan
2018 Mercedes Benz E Class Cabrolet
2019 Mercedes Benz E 450 Sedan
2020 Mercedes Benz E Class Coupe
The E Class includes: Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet. Before 1993, Mercedes-Benz manufactured a similar class of auto under a non-unified naming structure. The E at first was an acronym for Einspritzmotor (German for fuel injection); a new component in vehicles at the time the initial E-Class badge, with the E as an addition to engine naming. It was not until the announcement of the W124 with a facelift in 1993 that the E was utilized as a prefix and the model oficially became the E-Class. All Mercedes models now utilized fuel injection and it is no longer important to include this as a feature
Mercedes-Benz CLS Class W219/W218/C257 (2004-present)
2012 Mercedes Benz CLS550 W218
2016 Mercedes Benz CLS Class W218
2017 Mercedes Benz CLS Class W218
2018 Mercedes Benz CLS Class C257
2019 Mercedes Benz AMG CLS C257
First generation (W219; 2004–2010)
Second generation (W218; 2010–2018)
Third generation (C257; 2018–present)
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a series of mid-size luxury cars produced by Mercedes-Benz since 2004. including 4 Door Coupé and Estate.
The original model was a four-door fastback based on the Mercedes E-Class platform, marketed as a four door coupé. An estate (Shooting Brake) model was later added to the model range with the second generation CLS. All models are available as a high performance AMG variant, although it wasn't until the second generation CLS that 4MATIC all-wheel drive was offered.
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class W140 (1991-1998)
1991 Mercedes Benz SEC
1992 Mercedes Benz S-Class W140
Third Generation S-Class
The Mercedes-Benz W140 is a series of flagship vehicles that were manufactured by Mercedes-Benz from 1991 to 1998. On November 16, 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the W140 S-Class via press release, later appearing in several February and March editions of magazines. The W140 made its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1991, with the first examples rolling off the production line in April 1991 and North American
cars on August 6, 1991. Short (SE) and long (SEL) wheelbase sedans were offered initially, as well as the coupé (SEC=S-Klasse-Einspritzmotor(Fuel injection engine)-Coupé) body style C140 from October 1992. Like all Mercedes-Benz lines, the W140 S-Class was rationalized in late 1993 using the new "letter-first" nomenclature. The SE, SEL, and SEC cars were renamed the S-Class, with alphanumerical designations inverted.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class W220 (1999-2005)
1999 Mercedes Benz S-Class
2002 Mercedes Benz S-Class W220
2003 Mercedes Benz S-Class W220
2004 Mercedes Benz S-Class W220
2005 Mercedes Benz S-Class W220
The Mercedes-Benz W220 was a series of flagship sedans which constituted the
Mercedes-Benz S-Class during the early to mid-2000s. The W220 started production in August 13, 1998, and the C215 CL-Class coupés started production in 1999. The W220 was a replacement for the earlier W140 S-Class after the 1998 model year. Compared to its predecessor, the W220 had somewhat smaller exterior dimensions but offered more interior space, particularly in the long-wheelbase versions (although the trunk is smaller than on its W140 predecessor). Production of the W220 totaled 485,000 units, slightly more than the production totals from the W140. Production ended in 2006, when the W220 was replaced by the W221 S-Class and the C215 was replaced in 2006 by the C216 CL-Class.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class W221 (2005-2013)
2005 Mercedes Benz S-Class
2006 Mercedes Benz S-Class W221
2007 Mercedes Benz S-Class W221
2008 Mercedes Benz S63 AMG W221
2013 Mercedes Benz S-Class W221
The Mercedes-Benz W221 is a chassis code of S-Class, the successor of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class (W220) and the predecessor of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class (W222). The S-Class are the flagship vehicles of Mercedes-Benz and each generation typically introduces a range of technical innovations and developments that over time will find their way into smaller cars.
The vehicle was unveiled at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The W221 S-Class' exterior styling is distinctly different from the W220. The W220 somewhat broke with tradition in being smaller than its W140 predecessor, whereas the W221 is once more larger in all dimensions than its predecessor, offers more interior space and has improved performance. The W221 looks are often said to be more imposing than those of the W220. The rear styling is similar to the Mercedes-Benz Maybach – the larger saloon from Daimler AG's other flagship brand, which was presented to the public in 1997.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class W222 (2013-present)
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe
2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550
2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560
2019 Mercedes Benz S 450
The Mercedes Benz S-Class on includes: Luxury Saloon, Coupé & Cabriolet. Previous models in this class:
Mercedes 24/100/140 PS 1924-1929, W150 770 1930-1943, W186 300 1951-1957, W189 300d 1957-1962, W108 and W109, 1965-1972, W112 300SE 1961–1965 (4-door)1962–1967 (2-door)
W126 - 1979-1992, W140 - 1991-1998, W220 1998-2005, W221 2005-2013, W222 2013-present
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class C215/C216 (1992–2014)
2010 Mercedes Benz CL C216
2011 Mercedes Benz CL C216
2012 Mercedes Benz CL C216
2013 Mercedes Benz CL C216
2014 Mercedes Benz CL C216
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is a line of full-size luxury grand tourers which was produced by
Mercedes-Benz, from 1992 to 2014 in the US. (C215 1992-2005, C216 2006-2014) The name CL stands for the German Coupé Leicht (Coupé-Light) or Coupé Luxusklasse (Coupé-Luxury)
The CL-Class is the coupé derivative of the S-Class full-size luxury saloon, upon which it shares the same platform. Formerly known as the SEC (Sonderklasse-Einspritzmotor-Coupé) and later S-Coupé, it was spun off into its own, separate name in 1996 and in 1997 for North American markets. The CL continued to follow the same development cycle as the S, though riding on a shorter wheelbase, and sharing the same engines albeit with less choice as only the higher-output powertrains are offered. The last generation of the CL was actually heavier than the S (considering equivalent trims, due to the roof engineering required to compensate for the lack of a central B-pillar).
The last generation of the CL-Class, C216, was available in five models: CL 500 (CL 550 in some markets, with standard 4MATIC in Canada and the USA), CL 600, CL 63 AMG, CL 63 AMG(S) and CL 65 AMG. The CL 65 AMG was the most powerful model of the CL and the most expensive Mercedes-branded vehicle, slightly edging out its S-Class equivalent S65 AMG and the SLS.
The Mercedes-Benz C216 is the last generation for the grand tourer Mercedes-Benz CL-Class. It replaced the C215 platform. In 2014 it was replaced by the C217 S-Class Coupe.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class C217 (2014-present)
2015 Mercedes Benz S560 C217
2016 Mercedes Benz S560 C217
2017 Mercedes Benz S 65 Coupe C217
2018 Mercedes Benz S560 C217
2019 Mercedes Benz S65 AMG C217
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class (C217) is a full-size luxury car/grand tourer manufactured by Mercedes-Benz since 2014.
The C217 model succeeded the CL-Class (C216) and is the current version of the S-Class coupé. It is also the first Mercedes coupé to carry the S-Class name since 1992.
S 500/S 550
The C217 S-Class coupé launched with the S 500 model, known as the S 550 in the United States market. The vehicle features a twin-turbocharged 4.6L engine paired with a 7-speed or a 9-speed (only for rear-wheel drive version automatic transmission. In most markets, the S 500 is fitted to a rear-wheel drive drivetrain with optional 4MATIC all-wheel drive; in the US, 4MATIC is standard.
S 63 AMG
Through the Mercedes-AMG sub-brand, the second S-Class coupé model launched is the S 63 AMG. Featuring a 5.5L turbocharged V8, the S 63 is the performance model V8 within the S-Class lineup. Like the S 500, the S 63 is offered with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, though with only all-wheel drive (without Magic Body Control) in the United States.
2016 Mercedes Benz Maybach Pullman Guard Limo
2018 Mercedes Benz Maybach S560
2019 Mercedes Benz Maybach S560
2020 Mercedes Benz Maybach S650
2020 Mercedes Benz Maybach GLS
Maybach Motorenbau a defunct German car manufacturer that today exists as a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz. The company was founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach and his son, originally as a subsidiary of Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH, and it was known as Luftfahrzeug-Motorenbau GmbH until 1999.
In 1960, Maybach was acquired by Daimler-Benz. The name returned as a standalone ultra-luxury car brand in the late 20th century and early 21st century, sharing significant components with Mercedes-Benz cars. After slow sales, Maybach ceased to be a standalone brand by 2013, and it became (in 2015) a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz, which is owned by Daimler AG. As of 2018, Daimler produces an ultra-luxury edition of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class under the Mercedes-Maybach name.
The next iteration of the company’s range-topping SUV, a Maybach version said to cost somewhere in the region of $200,000 or about $42,500 more than the Acura NSX.
power will be provided by a V8 engine with more than 560 horsepower on tap. The Maybach GLS has been characterized by Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dietmar Exler as being a “halo car” for the brand, one that will spearhead other Maybach-badged models. The three-pointed star cautions Maybach will work only on high-end cars, so don’t expect to see a Maybach A-Class anytime soon.
Mercedes Benz Electric (EQ)
Mercedes Benz EQC N293 (2019-)
2014 Mercedes Benz B Class Electric
2017 Mercedes Benz B Class Electric
The Mercedes-Benz EQC (N293) is a fully-electric compact luxury SUV, produced by Mercedes-Benz. It is the first member of the fully electric Mercedes EQ family, a range that will expand to include 10 new models by 2022.
Mercedes-Benz GLC 350 e (PHEV)
Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e (PHEV)
Mercedes-Benz S 500 e (PHEV)
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