We have previously published the leaked official photos of the Audi A3 rival, Mercedes-Benz A-Class. In the Geneva Motor Show, the official photos and specifications were released by Mercedes-Benz. The 211 PS, A 250 is not coming out with the AMG version just yet. But the vehicle is already powerful in itself. The 1.6L petrol engine produces 121HP, while the diesel engine has a 1.8L A 180 CDI which can make 250 Nm of torque. The A200 CDI follows with 136 PS and the A220 CDI 2.2L engine makes 168HP and 350 Nm of torque. Inside, the iPhone on wheels system will surely captivate anyone. The infotainment system mounted on… Continue Reading »
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It’s finally here! There have been a lot of reports about the 2012 Mercedes A-Class but nothing has ever been as official as this one. After publishing renderings and spy photos, it is no doubt that everyone wants the real thing. Autofans, a Belgian website, leaked the official photos of the A-Class in silver and silver blue. The A250, does not have the AMG badge so we’re assuming that this is just the plain A-Class which looks so original and so unlike Audi, which is a good thing. Previous reports say that it probably will have some of the characteristics of the rival’s car, so we’re just really glad that… Continue Reading »
The cyber world is now getting excited for the Mercedes-Benz cars that will be released this year. One of the most popular is the A-Class. This poor quality brochure photo of the rear of the AMG Sports pakcge of A-Class is an evidence that everyone is looking forward to what the car will look like, so each news scoop is newsworthy. Reports say that this is a real image of the A 250 BlueEFFICIENCY AMG Sports package.
Next month, the Mercedes A-Class will be officially launched at the Geneva Motor Show. The car, which will feature its new COMAND infotainment system, will show off the new dashboard that centers on the Apple iPhone 4S. Yes, Siri will be there to talk to you while you drive your new car. You can make appointments, call and text someone while you are driving. As cool as this may seem, the feature will only be in the A-Class’ Europe market for now, but Mercedes-benz said that this system will also be in the B-Class, C-Class and E-Class real soon. Here is the official press release from Daimler:
A cycling team in Spain has filmed the brand-new 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class while either making a promo spot or shooting some picture for print material. The video was taken on Jan 26 by bike team OGOTT, as they were cycling from El Golfo to Playa Blanca when they stumbled upon the brand new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. As you can see in the video, it’s a very clear shot of A-Class, revealing all the front and side details. We are very surprised that it looks almost identical to the prototype, even the beautiful and futuristic grill was kept. Concept A-Class
Although electric cars are firmly on the road to wide public acceptance and use, many hurdles remain, both large and small. Aside from the infrastructure needed to recharge electric cars away from their normal garages, there is also the hassle of feeding a cord from the car to the outlet, or vice versa. Now, Daimler has announced that it is going to test inductive charging on an electric car that is used on a daily basis. The principle of inductive charging has long been understood, where a charge is conducted without any physical connection between the power source and the component being charged. In this case, a modified A-Class E-Cell… Continue Reading »
While Nissan showed an Infiniti Etherea in concept form that impressed the crowd at the 2011 Geneva show, not much detail could be gleaned from the pretty concept car. Now, it’s been revealed that the Etherea is going to be built on a platform that will be shared with Mercedes’ upcoming A-Class. The new MFA platform is a front-wheel drive one, which means that the Etherea compact will be such. In line with worldwide trends, expect hybrid and diesel powerplants to be included with the gasoline engine variants. Infiniti EVP Andy Palmer says that they went to Mercedes for the MFA platform because as a luxury brand, they need “much… Continue Reading »