Small-sized Mercedes-Benz M-Class and B-Class cars are now also available – as miniatures. The M-Class and B-Class detailed miniatures are now part of the Mercedes-Benz Collection and are available with immediate in 1:87, 1:43 and 1:18 scales. The miniatures carry the same paintwork colors and special equipment features as their full-sized originals, to assure authenticity of the items.
The miniatures in 1:43 and 1:18 scales carry the same interior trims of the real ones, depending on the paintwork colors. The front doors, tailgate, bonnet and boot lid of the 1:18 miniatures can be opened. Meanwhile the rear seat bench in the B-Class model can be folded forward.
Company's collection comes in Mercedes-Benz designer packaging, with a bonus screwdriver for the 1:18 scale models for easy removal from its screw-fastened packaging.
The miniatures were created in collaboration with Busch, Herpa, Minichamps and Norev and are available through Mercedes-Benz outlets, Mercedes-Benz dealerships, the Mercedes-Benz Museum and the online shop.
The new Mercedes-Benz M-Class comes forward with cutting-edge automotive technology, thereby setting new benchmarks for the sports utility vehicle segment. Among the third generation M-Class’ key strengths are its leading standards of safety, optimum fuel efficiency, excellent driving dynamics, and utmost comfort. It also features an entirely revamped interior design and outstanding ergonomics.
You will be impressed with the new car’s low energy consumption and low emissions figures. To be more specific, the model uses up 25% less fuel than its predecessor. It should be noted that Mercedes-Benz has never before succeeded in cutting fuel consumption by this much margin in any of its SUV changes.
These great energy efficiency figures are all thanks to the company’s ultra-modern engine lineup, which delivers a class-beating drag coefficient value of 0.32 Cd, as well as to its extensive BlueEFFICIENCY measures and its use of new development tools like the “energy-transparent vehicle.”
And particularly outstanding is the car’s ML 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC, which is 28% more economical compared to its predecessor. It consumes only 6.0 liters per 100 kilometers on one NEDC driving cycle (158 g CO2/km), covering up to 1,500 kilometers on a single-tank fuel.
The new M-Class is the embodiment of Mercedes-Benz’s “Real Life Safety” philosophy, which is a concept derived from things that take place in real-life accidents and safety situations. True to this holistic safety concept, the car’s occupant protection systems are built on an effective foundation, which is the high-strength passenger cell that relies on the front and rear deformation zones. Both the car’s active and driver-fitness safety have been improved by assistance systems, which have already been used in the E-Class and the S-Class series.
All the new M-Class range models offer outstanding comfort and innovative dynamic handling as a standard. And other than all these, the new premium SUV has steel suspension and selective damping, new chassis developments, as well as dynamic handling control systems, all designed to make for an effortless and superior driving experience premium SUV an even more effortlessly superior experience.