Mercedes-Benz – news, release date, specs, price. All models of brand Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz is included in the Daimler AG. The headquarters are located in Stuttgart, Germany.
Mercedes-Benz is one of the oldest automobile brands, founded in 1871. The origins of the brand originated with Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler Wilhelm Maybach. The brand name Mercedes was dedicated to the daughter of Emile Ellinika – Mercedes, one of the owners of the company (accent on the second letter “e”).
Maybach designed the internal combustion engine in 1907. In 1926, Daimler-Benz alliance was formed (by that time it has released about 15,000 vehicles).
Only in the early 50-ies of the Mercedes began to increase production and began to create new models. Lineup was completely replaced in the early 60s. At the Frankfurt motor show in 1965 was first shown the lineup of S-class models – the most prestigious (after limousine 600) car of the company. In 1972, the S-class has got an ABS – first car with ABS in automotive history.
Three-pointed star on the logo of Mercedes-Benz, developed in 1909, symbolizes the success of the brand on land, in water and in the air. This is because the owner of the brand company Daimler produced in addition to the hire of the ship and aircraft engines. As at 2010 the brand Mercedes is the second most expensive car brand in the world (first place is Toyota).