According to Mercedes-Benz design chief Gorden Wagener, the lines of the stunningly good Concept A-Class revealed at the recent Shanghai and New York auto shows are virtually identical to what we’ll see on the final production version due late next year. “What you see is realistic,” he revealed during an interview Autocar. “Obviously the real thing is a five-door and we will make changes to the window line, headlights and grille, but that’s it.” That’s great news for small car fans around the globe as the Concept A-Class was almost universally liked...
Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Shopping Car To Tech-Laden Compact
With MINI and Fiat taking the retro approach and Mazda and Ford going for youthful and fun, how do you make your new small car stand out in the marketplace? If you're Mercedes-Benz about to sell the latest generation of A-Class compact in the U.S, you go down the high technology route and cut a...Antony Ingram
Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class Designer Speaks: Video
Just this morning Mercedes-Benz officially took the covers off the new Concept A-Class. This afternoon, we get an explanation of what flame surfacing is a decade after Chris Bangle started flinging it at every BMW in sight, only they call it "freeform." We also get a look at a few of the other...Nelson Ireson