Concept A-Class

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The Concept A-Class COMAND system

Guest reporter Alex Kahl over at Mercedes-Benz Reporter recently wrote about his experience going face to face with the Concept A-Class at the Shanghai motor show. Filling in for Matthew who was at New York at that time, Alex sets out to find out more about the Concept A-Class’ unique onboard command system. Present during the ceremonies was Daimler AG CEO Dr. Zetsche himself to unveil the concept car. Alex was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time. He was able to ride aboard the Concept A-Class, unlike Matthew who had to stare at a mockup down in New York. Explaining to Alex the COMAND… Continue Reading »


Concept-A Class in Mercedes-Benz Manhattan

Ever been to Manhattan? Well, as a loyal customer or fan of Mercedes-Benz, you should think about dropping by that part of New York. Why? Because Daimler AG has just opened its most recent, and now its flagship, showroom in the US – Mercedes-Benz Manhattan. And guess what? There you’ll find one heck of an eye candy – the Mercedes-Benz Concept-A Class. If you’re a fan of hatchbacks, then you shouldn’t miss this. Sitting right at the corner of 11th Avenue Megaplex which has five floors and around seven acres of New York City space occupied, the Concept-A Class is truly a sight to behold. Albeit it’s static – it… Continue Reading »


New A-Class confirmed for sale in the US

The Mercedes-Benz Concept-A Class is truly a sight to behold in both Shanghai and New York auto shows. But what’s even greater is the fact that the German manufacturer plans to sell it in the US. Yes, the guys at Car and Driver were able to ambush bosses of the Stuttgart-based company to get their confirmation. While there’s yet to be an exact schedule of when the new A-Class will reach US shores, Mercedes-Benz officials do say that the company is now working on several body styles for the final production version. Of course, it’s very unlikely that the final product will look exactly like the Concept-A Class that’s being… Continue Reading »


2011 Shanghai: Mercedes-Benz Press Conference Video

In case you missed the Mercedes-Benz press conference at the “Auto Shanghai 2011”, then you’ll be happy to know that we’ve got you covered. We’ve got a copy of the entire event, which include one world premiere and three Chinese premieres. The centrepiece of the company’s presentation is the world premiere of the Concept A-Class: its expressive design symbolises concentrated dynamism, while technical highlights include a new, turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, a dual-clutch transmission and a radar-based collision warning system with adaptive Brake Assist. The new Mercedes SLK, the new-generation C-Class and the new CLS are also sure to be major attractions for the public. All three model series are… Continue Reading »


Official: Mercedes-Benz Concept A-CLASS (Photo+Video)

Mercedes-Benz is once again presenting a car that might have come from another planet: the Mercedes Concept A-Class is the first heartbeat of a new generation whose expressive design stands for concentrated dynamism. The Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class is celebrating its premiere at the Auto Shanghai show (21 to 28 April 2011). The technical highlights of this front-wheel drive Concept car include a new, turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine developing 155 kW (210 hp), a dual clutch transmission and a radar-based collision warning system with adaptive Brake Assist. View the entire gallery


LIVE!: Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class World Premiere

Mercedes-Benz will be showing the world premiere of their Concept A-Class at the Shanghai Auto Show live on Facebook. Be sure to tune in at 7:25 PM PST to watch the live unveiling, and of course the Q & A session with Mr. Christopher Horn (Mercedes-Benz Director of Global Communications). Live: Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class World Premiere


BenzInsider Asks: What do you want to know about the Concept A-Class?

Mercedes-Benz has reached out to us to see if we would like to involve our community in a little experiment. They are interested in hearing your questions regarding the Concept A-Class. Together with Alex, who runs, it is our job to ask Christoph Horn (Mercedes-Benz Director of Global Communications) some interesting questions regarding the Concept A-Class. The Concept A-Class will be presented at the Shanghai Motor Show next week, so your questions, if picked, will be answered very quickly. The best part is that there will be a live-stream on the Mercedes-Benz facebook fan page, which means you’ll be one of the first people to see the official unveiling… Continue Reading »


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