The range of Mercedes-Benz soon will dramatically change the number of platforms and engines cut, and the models of the German brand will simply fade into history. It is reported by portal Autocar, relying on the head of the development Department of Daimler Marcus Shafer.
Stop including releasing the hatchback B-Class, and coupe and convertible S-Class. The purpose of these measures is to reduce the costs of creating new cars. Free money German automaker will be directed primarily to the preparatory work for the production of electric and hybrid models.
Another blow to the machines having a power plant of large capacity – the introduction of environmental standard for transport of Euro 7, which is expected to include a total ban diesel powertrains in the passenger car.
As a result, in the near future, the car market in Europe run the risk to leave the car Mercedes-Benz, which have 12 – and 8-cylinder engines (we are talking about the G 63 AMG and the Mercedes-AMG GT).
It is a pity that with the S-class so?