There’s one thing that bothers me with the B-Class, and that’s Mercedes-Benz punting it as a pukka rival to conventional hatcbacks a la Golf and A3. After the recent launch in Durban I have very few reservations about the all-new W246 B-Class, which makes a lot of sense, considering that Mercedes-Benz is primarily targeting a younger audience. I’m young, and I like it, but the new B-Class deserves credit for being what it really is – different.
The second-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class is now available in South Africa. With an all-new look, a new range of petrol and diesel engines and a wider range of features, the new B-Class is clearly aimed at a younger age group than the model it replaces.
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its latest-generation B-Class at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Mercedes-Benz has lifted the wraps from its new B-Class ahead of its official Frankfurt Motor Show unveiling. Catch some of the new car’s highlights in the first official video.
On the back of piqued public interest from a series of teaser photos and leaked information, Mercedes has now officially revealed the all-new B-Class ahead of its official unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Along with more rakish styling, the new car introduces a raft of big-car safety features as well as a a wide array of small-displacement, turbocharged powerplants.