The new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is substantially more agile and efficient. The new model has a lower height and more upright seat position. A new four cylinder petrol engine is offered which features direct injection and turbocharging, new dual clutch transmission and a new manual transmission. There is also a new diesel engine.
The new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is a typical Mercedes sports tourer, offering plenty of space combined with impressive dynamic performance as a hatchback saloon.
The exterior has a wide prominent grille and headlamps extending along the sides at the front and the rear end featuring a wide rear window, two piece tail lights and a large tailgate with low loading sill.
High-quality materials and finely structured surfaces, stylish details, precision workmanship and a new spaciousness – the interior of the B-Class defines a whole new benchmark in the compact segment.
The interior of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class has high quality materials and stylish details. The dashboard is optionally available in ARTICO man-made leather finish and features stitching. Four equipment packages (Chrome, Sports, Exclusive and Night package) enable individualisation according to personal tastes.
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class makes its world premiere at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (13 to 25 September 2011). It will be making its way to the UK in March 2012.
By Geraldine Ashton Green
Fri, 26 Aug 2011