To commemorate 125 years of existence of Mercedes-Benz, the German make themselves a very complex present at Frankfurt Auto Show 2011: Concept F125, which promises a lot of innovations, both design and technical.
With F125, Mercedes Benz implementing systematically its vision about driving with zero emissions, highlighting the Hydrogen’s potential as a future fuel. self-support of 1000 km. This concept car wants to be a technological showcase, so as concern the propulsion system, but also in what concern the latest equipment for the dashboard. However, the company said that a series model can be rolled out in 7-8 years, without major changes.
In what concern the design, F125 has a futurist look, with an essential change of the logo. Practical, the thing which strikes very much is the front side of the car, where the central grille with the six horizontal gaps remembers of the traditional Mercedes Benz grilles, while the headlights that have a complex shape remind us of the new A-Class.
The car has two large doors, opening up, Gullwing type, the profile being very dynamic and futurist. The body is made of lightweight materials, from its components making part carbon fiber reinforced plastic, aluminum and high strength steels. The two doors are designed to ensure a high level of security, being made of CFRP, therefore they didn’t need the central mullion. In this way, also the access inside the car is easier, and the forth passengers can enjoy a really SF universe, with a spaceship design, luxurious and organic materials, but also gadgets came from the future. See all gadgets used, reading car review.
The interaction between the driver and the car is made using a advanced displays system, that have an upgraded technology which can identify the driver’s acts, all being part of the “@yourCOMAND” infotainment sophisticated system. Using the “Natural Handling” function, the driver can use voice commands associated with intuitive gestures, so the possibilities to customize the information that the driver wants are, practically unlimited.
The system also benefits from “Moods” function, with this the driver can select different configurations of “@yourCOMAND”, but also a “Social Community Assistant” function, that can filtrated the people and the information that can disturb him from driving.
The displays and the interior lightening combines 3D technology and projected gleams, resulting a new visual universe, “Sensory Perfection”. Very important is the propulsion technology of Mercedes-Benz F125! Concept, which combines electric motors and plug-in charging batteries with a fuel-cell system, energized with hydrogen.
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