Smart Eco Speedster (Germany) auto cars by allcarindex com

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Mercedes-Benz NAFA

Selected model details: Eco Speedster (Germany)


MCC (Micro Compact Car)

March 1994


What: Ultra-compact city car

1) Eco-Sprinter: 40 kW electric motor, drive

2) Eco-Speedster: three-cylinder engine, rear-wheel drive


* Innovative interior concept with an exterior of just 2.50 meters

* engine and transmission

Introduced in the smart city coupe name: smart fortwo)

mobility has always been at the of the Mercedes-Benz vision. Gottlieb pursued the declared aim of providing that with his vehicles. at road transport today, it is that Daimler’s vision has firmly established. What is clear, however, is that towns and cities are also to contend with very volumes of traffic. In the early this prompted Mercedes-Benz to its NAFA concept vehicle for and short-distance transport, with the aim of better use of the available road Measuring just 2.50 in length and 1.50 meters in and width, this two-seater all the conventional ideas of what a stood for. It even had steering, which allowed the to be driven forward into parking

spaces. Two sliding doors convenient access to the interior, when there was not much to spare at the side. Further included front-wheel drive, an transmission, air conditioning, power and belt tensioners.

Mercedes-Benz NAFA

Although NAFA was soon by the public, it was not forgotten by Mercedes-Benz, remained keenly interested in the of a compact city car and continued to on one. This resulted, in in the unveiling of the compact MCC (Micro Car) concept. This is a which combines pro-environmental emotion and intelligence, said Werner, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz AG at the

The MCC had its roots in NAFA the dimensions largely identical but it also out in new directions. Fuel-efficient engines the rear wheels via an automatic and the concept car was also equipped air conditioning, power steering and tensioners. The designers reverted to steering and doors however the solutions were optimal, but for production they would been too elaborate and expensive for a of this size.

The two-seater interior is ideal driving solely around where statistics show average vehicle occupancy is 1.2 persons. The exterior length of meters might not sound a lot but in the MCC two enjoy a sense of spaciousness associated with a much car and there’s still plenty of to spare for luggage and other

On the question of safety meanwhile, the MCC was a improvement over NAFA. To day the MCC offers unparalleled safety for a car of size, allowing Mercedes-Benz to put an end to the that small cars are This is achieved by the underfloor of the compact engine/transmission module, the principle that is used in the A-Class.

The MCC was extremely agile and fun to drive, not to the fact that it certainly out from the crowd. Mercedes-Benz had up with a clean-sheet exterior and design which was innovative, dynamic and even somewhat

Two drivable versions of the Micro Car were presented at the public in Stuttgart. The Eco-Sprinter was a particularly machine. With an electric delivering 40 kW of power, it also extensive use of high-quality renewable materials and recyclable components. The was fitted with solar which provided power for the fan even when the car was parked.

The Eco-Speedster meanwhile had a removable so that with a few quick and adjustments it could be transformed an al fresco convertible. With the top safety was ensured by a reinforced frame and an integrated roll-over The Eco-Speedster was powered by a three-cylinder engine.

The MCC, Mercedes-Benz’s for a city car, is a vision no By 1998 it had already gone production as the smart city which was renamed the smart in 2003. Since then, production has reached almost units. With the arrival of the the coupe and the smart forfour smart has already spawned its own family and become a mature

Mercedes-Benz NAFA
Mercedes-Benz NAFA

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