Mercedes-Benz showcases a new design idiom at the 2008 Paris Motor Show with its Concept FASCINATION design study. This unique vehicle, whose innovative and unconventional proportions interpret the emotional appeal of a coupe in a new way, represents an exciting and intelligent combination of sporty and elegant design with stylish practicality. Check out the Paris Auto Show gallery of the Concept FASCINATION
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You’ve probably seen the pictures and art work, but check out the trailer of the Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION coupe. The design study will be shown at this years Paris Motor Show. The ConceptFASCINATION is not only piratical and stylish, but the design study impresses with its technical underpinnings, too. These are drawn from the new E-Class and include the new four-cylinder diesel engine which features BlueTEC technology and develops 150 kW/ 204 hp from a displacement of 2.2 litres. Enjoy!
Mercedes-Benz will be showcasing a design study at the Pars Motor Show that underlines them as the world’s most desirable coupes maker. The new study design represents an exciting and intelligent combination of sporty and elegant design, that incorporates wood, aluminium and smoked glass to give it an exclusive look and feel. The luggage compartment incorporates a refrigerated compartment and a humidor as well as offering a large load space. These attributes embody the two objectives of ConceptFASCINATION – to provide a high level of practical usability and to create a coupe which appeals to the heart with fast, thrilling lines The ConceptFASCINATION is not only piratical and stylish, but… Continue Reading »
Carscoop is reporting that Mercedes-Benz is prepping a concept car called the CLK Shooting Brake for the Paris Auto Show. As they put it, it will be a sporty three-door model with an elongated rear-end. This will essentially be a first look at how the next-gen CLK will look like when it comes out in 2009. There is a rumor that Mercedes might actually produce a watered-down version of the shooting brake, so far, the only thing that we are sure of is that a coupe and convertable version will make it to the 2009 market. Accoring to Carscoop and its sources, we should see first official images and specs… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz is moving its Southern Californian advanced design studio from Irvine to a newly-acquired, spacious facility near Carlsbad, in order to strengthen its creative base in the U.S. At the new Carlsbad facility, the styling masterminds pondering the car of the future have almost three times more space in which to realize their creative ideas. Thus, Mercedes-Benz is underscoring the continually growing influence of the advanced design studio on the internationally-oriented design strategy of the world’s oldest vehicle manufacturer.