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The pedals: The arrangement, which is still common to this day, caught on in the 1920s. In the “33 Extras” exhibit at the Mercedes-Benz Museum, the clutch and brake are clearly labelled. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D587998)
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Mercedes-Simplex 40 PS, 1903, pedal set. Vehicle from the Mercedes-Benz Classic collection. The functions of the four pedals, from right to left: brake, accelerator (round pedal), brake and clutch. The two brake pedals act on the clutch. In addition, there is also a brake that acts on the rear wheels, which the driver activates using the operating lever to the right (not visible in photo). (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D370008)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 S (W 180) with “Hydrak” hydraulic automatic clutch. The photo from 1957 shows the accelerator (right) and brake pedal in the footwell. There is no clutch pedal here. The high-beam switch can be seen at the far left, which was also commonly operated with the foot at the time. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 78201)
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Two pedals in an electric car: Here, in the Mercedes-Benz OE 302 test bus from 1969. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: U81719)
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupé of the CL 203 series. Sporty EVOLUTION equipment includes pedals with rubber studs. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A2000F4126)
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Clear symbols make the function of the pedals obvious in the Mercedes-Benz “Generation EQ” concept vehicle, presented in 2017 for electric battery-powered mobility: “+” represents acceleration, “–” deceleration. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 17C335_07)
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No pedals in autonomous driving mode: The 2019 Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESF) lowers the pedals for greater comfort and safety when the vehicle is travelling in automated driving mode. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 19C0370_006)
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Mercedes-Benz driving aids from the factory. Pedal elevation. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 17C953_25)
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Mercedes-Benz driving aids from the factory. The pedal cover reliably prevents unintentional actuation of the pedals when an operating lever is used for the throttle and brake. It is installed here in a 212 series E-Class Estate. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 10C1208_06)
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Speedometer: It measures the speed and indicates it as a numerical value. The photograph from the Mercedes-Benz Museum shows dials from several eras. They are on show in the large display case in Collection 2. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D587995)
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Speedometer: It measures the speed and indicates it as a numerical value. The speedometer on display as part of the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s “33 Extras” in Legend Room 3 “Times of Change – Diesel and Turbocharger” is optional equipment and goes up to 100 km/h. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D432981
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Mercedes-Benz W 180/W 128 model series “Ponton” Saloon (1954 to 1959), display concept. Photo of a 220 S Saloon produced in 1957, taken in 2005. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 05C2263_239)
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Mercedes-Benz W 111/W 112 model series “Tailfin” Saloon (1959 to 1965), display concept. Photo of a long-wheelbase 300 SE, produced in 1964, taken in 2005. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 05C2263_139)
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Mercedes-Benz model series 406 Unimog (1963 to 1989). Cockpit with steering wheel and instrument cluster. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 2007M6351)
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Mercedes-Benz W 108/W 109 model series luxury saloons (1965 to 1972), display concept. Photo of a 300 SEL 6.3, produced in 1970, taken in 2005. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 05C2263_122)
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Mercedes-Benz T1 “Bremer Transporter” (1977 to 1995). Cockpit with steering wheel and instrument cluster. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 89F217)
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126 model series S-Class Saloon (1979 to 1992), display concept. Photo of a 560 SEL produced in 1991, taken in 2005. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 05C2263_185)
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Mercedes-Benz F 100 research vehicle dating back to 1991. One of its innovations: centrally arranged gauge with colour screen. Not only are speed and rpm displayed. For instance, the screen also alerts drivers in case of insufficient tyre pressure, lack of oil or empty washer fluid reservoir. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A90F1878)
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Mercedes-Benz model series 168 A-Class (1997 to 2004). Instrument cluster. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A97F1470)
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220 model series S-Class Saloon (1998 to 2005), display concept. Photo from 2005. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 05C2263_260)
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Mercedes-Benz model series 203 C-Class Sports Coupé (2000 to 2008). Thanks to the standard multifunction steering wheel, various types of information and data can be output on the speedometer’s centrally arranged display. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A2000F4156)
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Mercedes-Benz model series 169 A-Class (2004 to 2012). Instrument panel and cockpit of the AVANTGARDE equipment line. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A2004F2176)
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221 model series S-Class Saloon (2005 to 2013), display concept with customisable display. Photo from 2005. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 05C2000_110)
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Mercedes-Benz  Museum in Stuttgart. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: D157621)
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Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, “Cars  &  Coffee” on the open-air grounds. Photo taken in July 2020. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: D692815)
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Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. The mascot presentation day on 3 October 2020, when the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s new mascots, Carlotta and Carlchen, introduced themselves in an enthralling show. They then delighted the audience together with 20 other mascots from the region. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: D693147)
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Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. The mascot presentation day on 3 October 2020 with the Mercedes-Benz Museum's new mascots, Carlotta and Carlchen. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: D693121)
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Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. Hands-on exhibition “Experience Creates Knowledge”, developed by experimenta Heilbronn. The exhibition will be complementing and enriching the children’s and youth area CAMPUS with a range of interactive activities until 2023. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: D693040)
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Lighting up and disposal: The ashtray – one of the “33 Extras” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Functionality: A switch closes the power circuit for the round lighter, sparkling in a silver tone when cold (as seen below), before it subsequently and gradually starts to glow. The ash is disposed of into the receptacle at the top. The ashtray is installed in any available area in the vehicle. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz arch ives: D587944)
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Lighting up and disposal: The ashtray – one of the “33 Extras” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Functionality: A switch closes the power circuit for the round lighter, sparkling in a silver tone when cold (as seen below), before it subsequently and gradually starts to glow. The ash is disposed of into the receptacle at the top. The ashtray is installed in any available area in the vehicle. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz a rchives: D587945)
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Benz Pullman body: View of the rear right featuring fabric with an elegant, longitudinal pattern, glass ashtray and microphone to communicate with the driver. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz archives: H1738)
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W 115 model series Mercedes-Benz 200 D, year of manufacture: 1973. Ashtray and cigarette lighter in the centre console. The actual ashtray is removable. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz archives: U77893)
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W 108 model series Mercedes-Benz. Ashtray and cigarette lighter in the left-hand rear door. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz archives: 00163780)
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140 model series Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Ashtray in the centre console. The cover flap moves upwards at the slight press of a finger. Photo from 1990. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz archives: A90F1908)
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140 model series Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Ashtray in the centre console. The cover flap moves upwards at the slight press of a finger. Photo from 1990. (Photo signature of the Mercedes-Benz archives: A90F1909)
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WE ARE PART OF CULTURE (WAPOC) art exhibition with barrier-free banner pillars ©Project “100% MENSCH” (100 % HUMAN).
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WE ARE PART OF CULTURE (WAPOC) art exhibition with barrier-free banner pillars ©Project “100% MENSCH” (100 % HUMAN).
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WE ARE PART OF CULTURE (WAPOC) art exhibition with barrier-free banner pillars ©Project “100% MENSCH” (100 % HUMAN).
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“Experience generates knowledge” – This is the name of the participatory exhibition provided by experimenta Heilbronn. Starting 3 October 2020, it is part of the permanent exhibition at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
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“Experience generates knowledge” – This is the name of the participatory exhibition provided by experimenta Heilbronn. Starting 3 October 2020, it is part of the permanent exhibition at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
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