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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Mercedes-Benz's hot rod-styled concept car

Recently the famous German automotive manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz showcased its newest Vision Mercedes Simplex, a concept car carried a classic hot rod-styled in a futuristic nuanced. As reported of Carscoops, the well-known German automotive manufacturer has been unveiled the Vision Mercedes Simplex concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2019.
The Vision Mercedes Simplex, a concept car carried a classic hot rod-styled in a futuristic nuanced inspired by 1901 Mercedes 35 HP Simplex. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2QUUi4t)
News about this Mercedes-Benz concept car has actually been heard since mid-September 2019. It is said that the Vision Mercedes Simplex concept car was inspired by the 1901-produced classic car named the Mercedes 35 HP Simplex, which is known as a quite dominating racing car in the Nice-La Turbie racing event in France. This car is also known as the company's first car.
The Vision Mercedes Simplex comes with a monocoque frame but has no roof and windshield. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2KWTUPi)
And after 118 years, Mercedes-Benz again presented a concept model taken from the series. As a result, here's a car created in a nice color combination of white, blue and black named the Vision Mercedes Simplex wrapped in a perfect combination of classic and futuristic styles. 
1901 Mercedes 35 HP Simplex, the first DMG's car used name 'Mercedes,' was developed by DMG's chief designer Wilhelm Maybach for Emil Jellinek. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/30LBd6v)
The Vision Mercedes Simplex comes with a monocoque frame but has no roof and windshield. While the car's cabin which was given an azure blue color on the floor and its seats can only accommodate two people (driver and passenger) who sat on a luxury seat made by Chesterfield. And the dashboard displays a simple classic car typical style with instrument clusters in a touch of rose gold accents. 
The Vision Mercedes Simplex's cabin which was given an azure blue color on the floor and its seats. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2KWTUPi)
The exterior is given a white finish for the front and black on the back. Both of these colors are also used for the wheels. The grill design looks futuristic with some typical the company's logo filling the inside. But on the part that is shaped like a radiator in front daubed with a touch of rose gold accents and added a 3D display with 'Mercedes' writing digitally.
The Vision Mercedes Simplex's exterior is given a white finish for the front and black on the back. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2KWTUPi)
Unfortunately, there are no technical specifications of this Vision Mercedes Simplex concept, only mentioned that this is a sculpture on wheels that was made as a show-car. Through this concept, Mercedes-Benz also wants to convey a message, if they always prioritize luxury and also complementary innovations between past and future history. 
And the Mercedes-Benz's chief design officer, Gorden Wagener said, "Only a strong brand like Mercedes-Benz, which is able to build a car with a blend of history and future, and the Vision Mercedes Simplex became a symbol of transformation from Mercedes-Benz which already has a strong image as a luxury car brand." *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DAIMLER | CARSCOOPS | MOTOR1]
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