MercedesBenz F100 (Germany) auto cars by allcarindex com

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Mercedes-Benz F 100

Selected model details: F100 (Germany)


pure Mercedes-Benz F 100

Vehicle: F 100

Introduced in: 1991

Where: American International Auto Detroit/USA

Goals: Novel and door concept, passive and safety, ergonomics

Powertrain: spark-ignition engine, six cylinders, 2.6 displacement, 143 kW (194 hp), drive, three-speed automatic

Technical highlights

Central seat

High level of safety

Steering wheel fixed impact absorber

operation by means of steering buttons

Production launch in the S-Class (1998, W 220 series)

door concept


Autonomous intelligent cruise

Production launch under the DISTRONIC in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class W 220 series)

Radar system for following traffic

Solar roof

Production launch the panoramic roof of the Maybach 62

Gas-discharge headlights Production under the name xenon in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class (1995, W 210

Prismatic rod-type taillights

windshield wipers

Office (voice-controlled telephone, fax, pc) launch of voice recognition for the car under the name LINGUATRONIC in the S-Class (1996, W 140 series)

CTS (Continental Tire System) flat-running properties

Electronic pressure monitoring

Production in the Mercedes-Benz CL (1999, C 215 series)

parking brake

Optical for signal transmission

Rain Production launch in the Mercedes-Benz (1995, W 140 series)

Chip instead of car keys

Production in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class (1999, W 220

Automatic adjustment of seat and wheel

Mercedes-Benz F 100

Sandwichfloor Production in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (1997, W 168

Reversing camera

North International Auto Show in 1991 the first major show of the year. Daimler-Benz chose it as the forum to present a special automobile: the Mercedes-Benz F a research car in which the visions of the and market strategists for the automobile of the had taken on concrete form. before had so many ideas and technologies been realized in a operational car.

Driver seated in the middle in the F 100

car put the results of accident and social resolutely into practice. 1.2 to 1.7 persons occupy a car driver So the latter deserves the safest which is the center position its large distances to body Additionally, the driver can always get out of the car on the side. But the passengers also from the concept. The two people in the row sit in staggered order behind the and thus at a large distance the dashboard, which likewise safety. Two more passengers are towards the middle of the vehicle the sturdy rear wheel

The body of the F 100 with its steep end anticipates the customer demand of years more and more, wagons and other vehicles more than ample on four wheels are requested. A card instead of a key opens up the It is inserted into a reading and ensures the proper adjustment of and steering wheel position, is controlled by electric motors.

A new door concept facilitates into the F 100: the hinged and doors for the driver take a bit of the vehicle floor and the roof opened. When closed, the overlap at three points and compensate for the disadvantage of the

slim-waisted The rear-seat passengers get into the F 100 via swiveling and sliding doors; the was dispensed with in favor of access without impairing To close them, all doors can be slightly ajar servomotors pull them into locks.

Central screen and intelligent cruise control

The are arranged around the driver. A screen moves the crucial into the center of attention at all A distinction is made between logical priorities from to warnings to ensure the safe of travel. The F 100 still uses a cathode ray tube for this which has long since supplanted by silicon-based displays in cars. Signal transmission is advanced, employing optical instead of copper wires. The wheel features a fixed absorber and integral controls for car phone and voice control. electronic units assist the and enhance safety, among distance warning radar. radar system monitors behind the car and warns the driver if is a vehicle in the blind spot in changes. It is also used for lane holding. When the puts the car into reverse, a is extended from the rear and its images are displayed on the monitor.

The front headlights are very owing to the first-time use of gas discharge today known as xenon and a common feature on cars. The consist of transparent prismatic which serve as light-wave and are energized from a central source in the color required for the function. Together with the screen they are cleaned by a wiper discreetly concealed the roof spoiler when not in

The windshield is cleaned by a linear which is guided across the width of the windshield at top and bottom and sweeps almost the entire area. A sensor in the windshield that the wiper is automatically on when it rains.

Debut of the voice-controlled car phone

cells are integrated in the roof to the batteries. Almost two square in area, they generate an of 100 watts, which, among things, furnishes power for the when the car is stationary and thus temperatures at a pleasant level. a car phone including voice mobile fax and a personal computer, the F 100 the communication and work options of production vehicles.

Different concepts were examined in the F including a modified internal engine operating on hydrogen. The has front-wheel drive a novelty for a at the time. It rolls on CTS (Continental System) tires with properties, and tire pressure is monitored. The suspension features auxiliary spring elements, comfort and handling safety. In the F 100 the sandwich floor was realized; feature made it to large-scale in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class at a later In a crash, the engine guided by the firewall slides downward the passengers to protect them.

With all its qualities, the Mercedes-Benz F 100 was not a test mule for the engineers it a new type of automobile. It anticipated the of mobility, which has partly reality since its introduction in At the same time it emphasized the that the customer is the focus of progress when a research is designed.

source: Mercedes-Benz


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