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Mercedes-Benz A-Class breaks down at debut, pushed on stage by execs

by Aaron Richardson (RSS feed) on Apr 19th, 2011 at 1:30PM

2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Concept Shanghai Fail – Click above for high-res image The 2011 Mercedes-Benz Concept A appears to be, quite literally, all show and no go. At its big debut at the Shanghai Motor Show, the car eschewed its 200-horsepower BlueEfficiency powerplant in favor of a four-suitpower unit, courtesy of Mercedes brass. After a star-studded introduction, including a version of Janis Joplin's "Mercedes-Benz" by rapper David Banner and English pop singers Estelle and Daley, the car broke down before hitting the stage. That made for a seriously awkward few seconds, as... Read More

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