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Mercedes has produced a drivable, road legal new A-Class that runs on a fuel cell and produces only water from its exhaust system. Sounds nice and simple doesn't it. In fact the car houses two large hydrogen tanks, an air compressor, an electric motor and a very big battery. And that's all there just to feed the complex fuel cell itself.
Mercedes has added a hot hatch option to its cheap new A-Class range. The car offers a 2.0-litre turbo charged engine, 193bhp and 0-60 time of 7.5 seconds. Perfectionists can choose the car's Autotronic transmission option and shave an extra 0.2 of a second from this time. In spite of the performance figures Mercedes claims that the new car will fit into insurance group 14E and deliver 34.
Based on the new Mercedes R-Class the fully tricked up new Vision R 63 AMG will be debuting at next weeks Frankfurt International Motorshow According to the manufacturer, the new Mercedes AMG offers the driving experience of a thoroughbred sports car with a 0-60 time of approximately five seconds and a limited top speed of 155mph.