Mercedes engine no. The German brand has just closed 2016 with an extraordinary news: for the first time in many years has been the best-selling premium firm in the world, overtaking BMW and Audi beating. Now, to continue to maintain the lead over its rivals, Mercedes is preparing another barrage of new cars also they premiering its latest technology. And the fever SUV does not occupy all because, in addition to the already announced new GLA or GLB, the brand is preparing new generations of its compact sedans and family... of which today we deal.
Most of these new cars from Mercedes will be born from the second generation of its modular architecture front-wheel drive, which will be launched in early 2018 and the new Class A. are expected, in total, at least 7 different variants of which you speak below.
Mercedes Class A: the fourth
The new Mercedes Class A, under this traditional name, it will be the Fourth generation, although with architecture "normal" (Forgetting and the former Class A station wagon format) will be the second. Gone is definitely for that first A ahead of his time and did not become profitable for reasons of size, price and, above all, little combinable with other brand cars. The new generation It is now expected for 2018. They speak of petrol and diesel versions and even a plug-in hybrid with 100 km of electric range.
The big news now is that, in addition to the current format Class A, arrival is expected New Class Sedan of you we can offer the first computer generated illustration. This model could be in the range of the compact between the current CLA (with a silhouette more coupe) and the upper saloon Class C. It is also expected to offer and a good space on board with Diesel and gasoline engines 3 and 4 cylinders, besides the aforementioned hybrid.
Mercedes Class B: more familiar
After the new Class A will turn to know the new Mercedes Class B, thus prepared under the same platform. Now It will be wider and intends to resist the war of the SUV thanks to sharing architecture, Mercedes expects to monetize. It will be the alternative to BMW GT Series 2 or Volkswagen Touran, and this generation will offer the option of seven seats, as released before the SUV Mercedes GLB also. As always, share mechanical with the rest of the family, ie with Class A.
MERCEDES CLA and CLA Shooting Brake
He Mercedes CLA is as follows. This special saloon coupé promises to increase their battle to be broader and better compete in the market. It will be available with two bodies, conventional and familiar, called shooting brake as CLS. The increased wheelbase will be noticed especially in the area of the rear occupants, detail necessary to continue triumphing especially in the Asian market. Will of course also AMG version and AWD.
Technology: reaches the semi autonomous driving
With the change of platform, all of these models will also improve sections such as connectivity, telematics, security and sophistication in general. The new ones Class A, B and CLA and extra security added Class E and S. The multimedia computer switches version 5.5 of the new E-Class to 6.0. The interior will also great leap forward, as it did the entire E. infotainment system is designed under the guidance of Jörg Prigl, and supports updates as if it were a mobile. Inside will dominate the big screen surfaces with this cool aspect that clearly stands Mercedes ahead of BMW. There will be a small touchpad on the steering wheel easier to use and the central screen is touch, disappearing the rotary knob on the center console.
These cars, in turn, adopt systems like Drive Pilot, which will include semi autonomous driving functions, such as changing lanes or autonomous navigation in certain ways. And smarthpones will have more importance as well. In addition to moving all of its systems and functions to the display of the car, new Park Pilot and Mirror Link next generation They will act as remote control, being able to park or unpark the car from outside it, among other functions.
New Mercedes C Class: 2020 and
After the developments planned for its new modular front-drive architecture will arrive the new generation of the Mercedes C Class, an ever strategic brand saloon in all accounting and market segment covering. This new model is expected to maintain structure and size, but much better available technology taking new components to be premiering their older siblings Class E and S. The sedan will also feature new engine cylinders 3 and 4, and with a plug-in hybrid and any variant, and yes, 100 100 Electric.
Mercedes CLS: the anti-Panamera
Shortly before the C-Class, and planned for late 2018 or 2019, the arrival is scheduled also what would be the third generation of the Mercedes CLS, a model that premiered settings saloon-coupé and has now seen the Porsche Panamera has removed much of its prominence.
Well the new Mercedes CLS attack with force, being based on the new modular rear-wheel drive platform (MRA English), As the new Class E. also the arrival of a new variant rumor Mercedes AMG CLS-63S, I could already overcome the barrier of 600 hp: today stays in 585. We will see in the coming months.
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