2010 MercedesBenz Biome Concept | car review @ Top Speed

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2010 Mercedes-Benz Biome

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One of the important that happens at the LA Auto that we are all excited about is the Los Design Challenge, an annual at the LA Auto Show that up-and-coming designers with the to collaborate with an automaker to a futuristic concept vehicle a few set requirements. This year, the of the challenge is to build a safe and 2+2 compact car that comes excellent handling and cutting-edge and weighs in at no more than lbs.

This concept from Mercedes-Benz. which, was built not far from Los Angeles at the US design headquarters in Carlsbad, The vehicle is called the Biome and is described as a vehicle that in a completely organic environment seeds sown in a nursery”. In terms, the Biome Concept is much an organic hybrid was created in complete symbiosis nature, producing its own oxygen and to the improvement of air quality.

UPDATE 11/26/2010 . When the for the Los Angeles Design Challenge entered, no one really expected any of to see production, but, according to Mercedes is looking into the BIOME Concept as the inspiration for mid-engined supercar. Mercedes is on revealing the concept vehicle in as a competitor to BMW ’s Vision EfficientDynamics ’

Now, we don’t expect the version to follow the same as the concept’s creation – nobody’s enough to believe that can grow the production version “seeds” as how the concept is supposedly – but according to Hubert Lee, the man Mercedes’ California design where the BIOME was conceptualized, elements of the concept could be to the production version. “We were during its development to ensure it too limited or edgy,” he said.

“It had to be do-able without any significant

Full details and press after the jump


Source: Mercedes

The Greener of the Biome

The Biome is made BioFibre, a material that’s lighter – the concept weighs 875 well short of the competition’s limit — than plastic or metal yet supposedly is than steel. According to BioFibre is grown from DNA that is the company’s nursery, it gathers the sun’s energy and and it in a liquid chemical bond ‘BioNectar4535’. The BioNectar4535 powers the where it is housed in the vehicles interior, and wheels. Apart the BioNectar4535, Mercedes engineers also worked on the idea of receptors on trees that, if properly, could transform its own of energy taken directly the sun into the car. And here’s unique thing about the at the end of its life, the car is fully capable of and thus, can be used as its own building

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Exterior and Interior

In the interest of to your fantasies, the Biome looks stunningly like we’ve ever seen.The structure is completely out of the Jetsons a nose that looks a plane and wheels resembling of its turbines. As for the interior, the 2+2 seating comes in the shape of a diamond the driver seating in the middle up with two passengers just him on either side and another one at the

Though it’s highly that we’ll see a car like in the near future – maybe – it does give us a look at the of what a totally green should be, which is in contrast how we describe cars these

Press Release

At this Los Angeles Design Challenge, the from the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Studios in Carlsbad, California, everyone with a revolutionary Taking their inspiration nature, they designed a which is fully integrated the ecosystem, from the moment of its right through to the end of its service The Mercedes-Benz BIOME grows in a organic environment from sown in a nursery. Out on the road the car pure oxygen, and at the end of its lifespan it can be composted or used as building

As the inventor of the motor car, we to illustrate the vision of the perfect of the future, which is created and in complete symbiosis with The Mercedes-Benz BIOME is a natural hybrid, and forms part of our ecosystem. It grows and thrives the leaves on a tree according to Lee, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Design Studios in Carlsbad. year the competition had called for the of a vision of a safe and comfortable 2+2 car featuring good handling and a design, and weighing only lbs (around 454 kg/kerb weight).

The Mercedes-Benz BIOME is powered by which is stored in the BioFibre of the chassis, interior, and wheels. In Mercedes-Benz has developed a technology to trees with special which can collect the excess energy and turn it into This creates a direct with nature’s energy and acts as an incentive to cover energy requirements through trees and at the same time natural resources. Like the Mercedes-Benz symbiosis vehicle produces oxygen, thereby to improving air quality. At the end of its service the Mercedes-Benz BIOME can be fully or used as building material. to the exclusive use of green technologies, the vehicle thus blends into the ecosystem.

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