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  • Image Credit: CarPix
  • Image Credit: CarPix
  • Image Credit: CarPix
  • Image Credit: CarPix
  • Image Credit: CarPix
  • Image Credit: CarPix
  • Image Credit: CarPix
Here we have another look at the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and in a silver hue it shows off the S-Class-inspired lines we've been expecting. Make sure you check out both cars in the high-res gallery of spy shots, though; whereas the silver car above hides its hood and trunk, those two features on the dark blue car are mostly exposed while the character lines on the sides are covered.

Sum it up and we can make out most of what's going on with the no-longer-entry-level sedan. The sloping, stretched headlights, sloping trunk line and angled taillights reveal a practical cheat-sheet for the design of the S-Class. This newly larger C-Class, with larger aspirations, will be offered with diesel and hybrid powerplants placed lower and further back in the chassis for improved balance and handling. All to better to fight the BMW 3 Series, see.

The full monty comes at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show next January - or a few weeks before, most likely. For now, there are the spy shots above, and its also been caught in video on the move.


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        Brandon
        • 1 Year Ago
        Sorry but Mercedes isn't going to use the M157. From what I have heard they are going to use a force induction V8, but down size it to about 4.0L. I've also heard that they'll use a dct and awd so at least you can be happy about that :)
      marc.mitchell
      • 1 Year Ago
      Obviously the management at Mercedes doesn't care what their cars looks like anymore; "just whack a huge Mercedes 3-pointed star on it and it will sell".
      artandcolour2010
      • 1 Year Ago
      glad to see they're actually emphasizing the rear wheel drive proportions. Not sure about the taillights, I don't like them on the S Class, either. But it's a good looking sedan.
      ferps
      • 1 Year Ago
      I still think the CLA is going to cannibalize sales of the C-class, even with a redesign.
      ngiotta
      • 1 Year Ago
      If there weren't all of those Mercs around, you'd be hard-pressed not to mistake the side of that car for a BMW.
      RS
      • 1 Year Ago
      They call it .."more new curves"..and I call 'more saggy diaper butt'.
        breitling65
        • 1 Year Ago
        @RS
        drive your pritty hundai and be happy, you can' afford it anyway
          RS
          • 1 Year Ago
          @breitling65
          Is this your attempt to do witty?..
          Jai
          • 1 Year Ago
          @breitling65
          I think people who can afford highly optioned Hyundais can afford mercs like the CLA but Hyundais are nowhere near as "pretty" as a Mercedes lol
      • 1 Year Ago
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      sp33dklz
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm so tired of "flame-surfacing" design. Can we please move on from Bangle's late 90's design ethos?
        J
        • 1 Year Ago
        @sp33dklz
        With the release of each new BMW model, I'm developing a greater appreciation for Bangle's designs.
      miketim1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Finally the current one is LONG over due and looks old.
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      Black Dyanmite
      • 1 Year Ago
      I like the baby S-Class profile. But that corporate grille is going in the wrong direction, which will aped the CLA's The current car is a great looking machine. Finally what the C-Class was supposed to be, and that's reflected in the sales figures. BD
      Technoir
      • 1 Year Ago
      My parents just ordered the current c class instead of waiting for the new one. How incredibly stupid.
        Lachmund
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Technoir
        my father (drives a benz as long as i can remember) always used to say: 'always wait for the late models of a generation. they are perfected in every detail. a new model always causes problems.'
        Jai
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Technoir
        The current one isn't bad. Especially if you opt for the AMG you get a gem of an engine. The 4.0 TT in the new car won't be half as exotic as the current engine.
        Time
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Technoir
        1. You should never call your parents stupid, thats just childish. 2. Your parents are very wise indeed. They are buying the last car in the current generation and often these models would have had all the kinks and issues worked out of them. Had they waited and bought the new 2014 right after its debut next year, ods are they would have not enjoyed it as often the first models in a new generation have several problems hidden as the car company is under pressure to release a new generation so only usually is the second model year going forwards in a new generation is the car far more better and reliable and ofcourse more enjoyable to drive. Just ask the people that bought the first BMW F10 and the who bought them in the second model year and you'll notice which year has the most horror stories.
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