Even if you can't afford the new S-class, a Mercedes-Benz vehicle just might fit your budget after all. Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH has announced its 2006 bicycle lineup just in time for a summer filled with lakeside cruises with a loved one and intense cardiovascular workouts alike.

The S-class of the brand's bike offerings is the carbon fiber road bike created in cooperation with Shimano Dura Ace components, coming in at a price of 2990 EUR ($3,669 USD). From there MB moves down to a more leisurely vehicle, complete with automatic "transmission" (aka automatic shifting system) and sensor-controlled lighting system. Pricing for this'un range from 1690 to 1890 EUR ($2,073 to $2,319 USD).

Finally, fitness versions of the brand's offerings come in road bikes and mountain bikes for prices ranging from 1290 to 1790 EUR ($1,583 to $2,196 USD). Happy riding!

[Source: eMercedesBenz]