Mercedes-Benz’s history dates back to over a century ago, before Mercedes and Benz were unified. Karl Benz designed the Benz Patent-Motorwagen in 1886. This shining example of German engineering is widely regarded to be the first vehicle designed to be propelled by an internal combustion engine. It was later followed by the Benz Velo in 1894.
The name Mercedes was introduced years later, by DMG, when it was given to a 35 horsepower Mercedes in 1901. This new Mercedes marked an end in utilising a carriage in manufacturing. It is considered the first modern automobile. An Austrian entrepreneur working with the company, Emil Jellinek, was responsible for the name, as it belonged to his daughter.
The iconic three-pointed star that is the Mercedes-Benz logo was designed in 1909, and became the trademark of Mercedes. Since then, it has decorated all of the vehicles produced by the company.
Ultimately, the Mercedes brand merged with Benz in 1926, and became the manufacturer that remains in operation today. In that time, not only has it become a recognisable brand across the world, it has become an icon for its class and refinement. Like fellow manufacturers BMW and Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz is exemplary in displaying the result of masterful German engineering. As its slogan states, it’s “the best, or nothing.” It’s the perfect choice to lease.
Perhaps the best word to describe the driving a Mercedes-Benz is luxurious. The brand has become famous for consistently delivering a high level of class and sophistication. Before even getting in the car, it’s clear to see that the vehicle has been expertly designed and crafted.
There are a range of cars on offer, each capitalising on luxury. The Mercedes C-Class Saloon, for example, has an incredibly upmarket interior. It carries a palpable sense of quality, but doesn’t forgo any security features in doing so. A collision prevention system and tyre pressure monitoring ensure that you feel safe and comfortable, while giving you a much needed nod when something needs attention. Having this added security only adds to the experience of driving, and will take a great weight off your mind.
Production and Design
Just Mercedes-Benz is world famous, it also has production plants across the globe. Five continents are home to a factory that manufactures the brand’s vehicles. Like other car manufacturers, however, Mercedes-Benz has its headquarters in its home country of Germany.
As well as featuring stunning aesthetics, Mercedes-Benz designs focus strongly on reliability and build quality. From being the first to introduce the Anti-Lock Brake system to pioneering the Pre-Safe system, Mercedes-Benz is truly innovative when it comes to safety.
The brand also has a focus on traditional features and design which is seamlessly blended with innovative style and modernity. As stated by the manufacturer itself, a fundamental aspect of the brand is the bipolarity of intelligence and emotion.
AMG Autolease Ltd
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