The Origin Of Mercedes-Benz And Mercedes-Benz Brands
The name first popped up in 1926 under Daimler-Benz, but however traces its origins to Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft’s in1901 Mercedes and to Karl Benz’s 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which is all over regarded as the first gasoline powered automobile. Mercedes-Benz’s slogan is “The Best or Nothing“. Mercedes-Benz is one of the most recognized automotive brands worldwide.
Mercedes-Benz has traced its origin to Karl Benz’s creation of the first petrol powered automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen, financed by Bertha Benz and patented in January 1886, and Gottlieb Daimler and engineer Wilhelm Maybach’s conversion of a stagecoach by the addition of a petrol engine later the same year. The Mercedes automobile was first marketed in 1901 by Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft. The first Mercedes-Benz brand name vehicles were produced in 1926, following the merger of Karl Benz’s and Gottlieb Daimler’s companies into the Daimler-Benz company.
Throughout the 1930s, Mercedes-Benz produced the Benz 770 model, a car that was very famous during the Germany’s Nazi period. Adolf Hitler was known to have driven these cars during his time in power, with bulletproof windshields. Most of the surviving models have been sold at auctions to private buyers. One of them is currently on display at the War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario. The pontiff’s Popemobile has often been sourced from Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz has introduced many technological and safety innovations in its Models that later became common in other vehicles. Mercedes-Benz is one of the best-known and established automotive brands in the world, and is also one of the world’s oldest automotive brand still in existence today in 2016, having produced the first petrol-powered car.
List Of Mercedes-Benz ModelsAnd Their Year Of Production
Mercedes-Benz offers a full range of passenger, light commercial and heavy commercial equipment. Vehicles are manufactured in multiple countries worldwide. The Smart marque of city cars are also produced by Daimler AG.
- A-Class– Hatchback
- B-Class– Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV)
- C-Class– Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet
- CLA-Class– 4 Door Coupé and Estate
- CLS-Class– 4 Door Coupé and Estate
- E-Class– Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet
- G-Class– Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- GLA-Class– Compact Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)/ Crossover
- GLC-Class– Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- GLE-Class– Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- GLS-Class– Large Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- S-Class– Luxury Saloon, Coupé & Cabriolet
- SL-Class– Grand Tourer
- SLC-Class– Roadster
- V-Class– Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV)/ Van
- AMG GT– Sports car/ Supercar
Mercedes-Benz F1 Race Cars
- Mercedes F1 W03
- Mercedes F1 W04
- Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid
- Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid
- Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid
- Mercedes MGP W01
- Mercedes MGP W02
- Mercedes-Benz W194
- Mercedes-Benz W196
Mercedes-Benz Latest Brand In The Nigeria Market
Just this week Mercedes-Benz Lunched one of its Latest Fleet “Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Bus”. With its partner Jetvan Automobiles Limited is the authorized dealer of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter buses in Nigeria. This is definitely a good time for the Major Transportation Companies as this will go a long way in improving their revenue and also bring about trust on the part of the customers and other road users. Good news for the lovers of Benz!!!