Research Vehicles


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    Attracting attention: The Mercedes-Benz C 111 experimental car at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show
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    Federal German President Walter Scheel visited Daimler-Benz AG in Stuttgart Untertürkheim on October 30, 1974. Executive Board member Prof. Dr. Hans Scherenberg took the president for a test run in the Mercedes-Benz C111/II on the test track in Untertürkheim.
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    Three C 111s: the first version of 1969 (left), the test vehicle "Hobel" ("Plane") (right) and the second version of 1970 presented in Geneva.
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    The four-rotor Wankel enigne of the Mercedes-Benz research car C 111-II , 1970.
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    The 1970 Mercedes-Benz C 111/II research vehicle´s 4-rotor Wankel engine.
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    The 1970 Mercedes-Benz C 111/II research vehicle´s 4-rotor Wankel engine.
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    The 1970 Mercedes-Benz C 111/II research vehicle´s 4-rotor Wankel engine.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, presentation at the 40th Geneva Motor Show between 12 and 22 March 1970.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, presentation at the 40th Geneva Motor Show between 12 and 22 March 1970.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, presentation at the 40th Geneva Motor Show between 12 and 22 March 1970.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle. The boot at the rear provides capacity for two small and one large suitcase from the Mercedes-Benz suitcase set.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle. The boot at the rear provides capacity for two small and one large suitcase from the Mercedes-Benz suitcase set.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, press test drive demonstration on 10 and 11 March 1970 at Circuit de Monthoux near Geneva.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, press test drive demonstration on 10 and 11 March 1970 at Circuit de Monthoux near Geneva.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, press test drive demonstration on 10 and 11 March 1970 at Circuit de Monthoux near Geneva.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, press test drive demonstration on 10 and 11 March 1970 at Circuit de Monthoux near Geneva.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle with a V8 engine, image taken at the historic Vermuntwerk waterworks during the Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon 2014.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle with a V8 engine, image taken at the historic Vermuntwerk waterworks during the Silvretta Classic Rallye Montafon 2014.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, studio images.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, studio images.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, studio images.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, studio images.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, studio images.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, showcased at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in the Fascination of Technology exhibition section.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, exterior.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, exterior.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, exterior.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, exterior.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle, exterior.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II experimental vehicle with a four-rotor Wankel engine. 1:1 scale model for design approval.
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    Mercedes-Benz C 111-II, the second version of the experimental vehicle. Photo taken in March 1970 on the test track in Untertürkheim.
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    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. The hybrid module of the F 800 Style Plug-in HYBRID is integrated into the automatic transmission
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    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. Sketch of the innovative interior.
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    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. The external design of the F 800 Style points to the future of Mercedes-Benz design.
  • 10C991_037
    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. The vehicle body is characterised by the long wheelbase, short body overhangs and the elegantly flowing roofline reminiscent of a coupé.
  • 10C991_051
    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. The harmonious proportions and exciting profile lend the research vehicle a look that is both sporty and sensuous.
  • 10C971_02
    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. The interior has room for five passengers as well as innovative seating, operation and display concepts.
  • 10C971_05
    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. Innovative seating, operation and display concepts have been implemented in this vehicle.
  • 10C971_15
    Research vehicle Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2010. The vehicle shows future solutions for the interface between man and machine (Human Machine Interface, HMI).
  • B91F1582
    Research car Mercedes-Benz C 112, 1991.
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