Mercedes-Benz B-Class restyled

Production Cars 13 Sep 2014
Mercedes-Benz B-Class restyled

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the facelift of the second generation B-Class model, first presented in 2011. Among the design changes is the new front end with the current brand’s styling.



The restyled exterior of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class features a new bumper, a wide radiator trim with two louvres and headlights with LED High Performance headlamps and integral daytime running lamps that give the vehicle a more organic and dynamic appearance and recall the current brand design DNA.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class - Front view design comparison

The rear bumper has also been updated and now features a contoured covering and an additional chrome trim strip, while the bicolour tail lamps have LED technology.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class - Side view design comparison

The already remarkable cd drag coefficient has been further reduced, from 0.26 to less than 0.25.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Restyled

Inside, the facelift gives the vehicle a more exclusive, up-to-date feel and increases personalization options.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Restyled Interior

Among the new features are the free-standing head unit display, which is now larger, with a diagonal of up to 20.3 cm (8 inches), and the stylish dial layout for the instrument cluster. There is a choice of 12 colours for the ambient lighting, allowing different moods to be created.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Restyled Interior

From a technical standopoint, there are new safety features available, including an enhanced Collision Prevention Assist (Plus) systemwith autonomous partial braking and an updated Attention Assist feature, that now uses a five-stage bar display to visualise the driver’s current attention level.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

The B-Class Electric Drive uses the B-Class’s modular ENERGY SPACE body concept: The underbody houses the lithium-ion battery (B-Class Electric Drive). Due to this intelligent packaging method, the five-seater model has been able to retain the generously proportioned luggage compartment for which it is known.

The new B-Class can be already ordered, with deliveries starting in November.

(Source: Mercedes-Benz)

 

 

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  1. aflo
    13/9/2014

    It looks like they had a chance to redo that awful side, with the ridiculous arbitrary lines swimming all over the place… but they didn’t :(.

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