What happens when you give designers a free hand to create the most aerodynamic prototype they can produce? The answer comes from Mercedes–Benz, which presents the IAA Concept.
One of the best kept secret at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, is a concept that Mercedes–Benz will host at its own booth in the biggest auto event that takes place in Germany.
The prototype officially receives the name Mercedes-Benz IAA Coupe Concept and has a sensuous and fluid shape. The name comes from both the acronym IAA which is officially known as the Frankfurt Motor Show (Internationale Automobil Ausstellung), but also the Intelligent Car Aerodynamic.
Under the hood, the new Mercedes-Benz IAA concept hybrid propulsion system offers a plug-in that generates a maximum of 279 horsepower. It is the same package that we find the new version of the C-Class 350E, but version Concept IAA advantage of superior aerodynamics package and provides an electric range of 66 kilometers in Aero mode.
It remains to be seen is the logic of this concept in future Mercedes-Benz brand. It could be a simple study or could give us clues about one of the future design concepts of the Mercedes–Benz fluid, such as CLS.
Germans coupe concept is just one of the seven world premieres of the brand. At the same Salon in Frankfurt, Mercedes–Benz is preparing the official launch of the new generation C-Class Coupe, a Class facelift, and the cabriolet version of the S-Class sedan.
Mercedes-Benz IAA Concept via Mercedes-Benz