Mercedes Sends a Wave of Small Luxury Cars at U S MSN Autos

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The new B-Class will be the first cars sold by Mercedes in the

By Diana T. Kurylko of AutoWeek

Spy shots of the line Mercedes will to the U.S. in 2012-13 show a similar to the BlueZERO concept car at the 2009 Detroit Auto shown here.

Mercedes-Benz is set to a wave of small luxury in the United States. An all-new coupe will debut year, followed by three of the front-wheel-drive B-Class in 2012 and

Everyone wants to be Mercedes-Benz, Ernst Lieb, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Now, Lieb said, will enter segments competitors are strong.

Here is a of Mercedes’ product plans.

Coupe, crossover and sedan of the next-generation B-Class come to the States in 2012-13. They’ll be the front-wheel-drive cars sold by in this country. Styling is to make them more for the U.S. than the boxy, B-Class sold in Europe. Spy show a design similar to the concept car unveiled at the 2009 Auto Show .

The vehicles may not all be given the B-Class Lieb said.

The B-Class is expected to have four-cylinder which are currently not available in any product sold in the United A partnership with Renault-Nissan develop new three- and four-cylinder with turbos and gasoline injection for this new generation of

F-Cell: An electric fuel version of the current B-Class in Europe is coming to the United in the fourth quarter. At first, the will be tested through a program in California because of the of recharging stations in the state.

Altogether, Mercedes has said it test 100 of the 240-mile-range electric in the United States.

C-Class : The gets a mild freshening year, and an all-new coupe on the current-generation sedan goes on next year.

The C-Class be redesigned in 2013 and get more including a convertible and possibly a The new generation also will get a new of four-cylinder engines. The next will be built in Tuscaloosa,

E-Class : A redesigned E-Class and station wagon went on this year, joining the sedan and coupe. The range get a freshening until 2013.

CL : The CL is for a redesign in 2013, when probably will change the to the S-Class coupe.

Meanwhile, the large coupe a midlife freshening in November new headlights, changes to the hood and and updated taillamps. The CL500 gets a new twin-turbocharged, 4.6-liter V8 gasoline engine with 429 The CL600 carries over its V12 with 510 horsepower. The high-performance AMG gets a more powerful a 5.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 with 536 The CL65 keeps its 621-horsepower, V12.

CLS : The restyled and re-engineered generation of the four-door, coupelike debuts at the Paris Motor this fall and goes on here in 2011.

S-Class : The S63 with a new 5.5-liter biturbo goes on sale in November. The S65 with the same engine but a bump in power to 621 horsepower. The diesel debuts in the first of next year. A redesigned comes to the United States in The lineup will include a hybrid.

SLK : A redesigned SLK hard-top convertible is next year.

SL : Mercedes’ roadster will be redesigned year.

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SLS AMG : The $185,750 SLS AMG gull-wing AMG on sale in mid-May. The super car has a lightweight aluminum spaceframe built by Magna Steyr in It is powered by a 563-horsepower, 6.3-liter V8. A convertible goes on sale year.

The all-wheel-drive SLS E-Cell has a 400-volt electric-drive system four motors that a combined 526 horsepower. Sales may in 2012. The car will be able to more than 120 miles on a

R-Class : In July, the big crossover was in the front and received cosmetic in the rear to give it more of an SUV Mercedes isn’t saying it will make a second-generation .

GLK : A freshening is expected in 2012, a diesel variant could be

ML : A redesigned SUV goes on sale year with a new generation of including a 50-state diesel.

GL : The SUV will be redesigned in 2013.

: The iconic, military-style vehicle for an unspecified period with the G550 and the supercharged G55 AMG with 500

Sprinter : A select group of dealers began selling the vehicle this year. The is powered by a Mercedes V6 diesel. A new Van with room for five and cargo goes on sale fall. The MiniBus van that up to 16 people will be added in 2011.

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