The 1.6L engine that will be produced in the Kolleda, Thrungia plant, will be made of aluminum and it weighs 137 kg, the B-class will be the ones carrying this engine. Another engine to be built is the OM 651 for the A and B class. Meanwhile, the diesel engines will be prefabricated in Stuttgart, the Kolleda plant will be in charged of the final assembly. The plant has been producing 4 cylinder gasoline engines since summer, for this, the company added an additional 14,000 sqm of space by investing €100M.
Clarissa August 3, 2011