Mercedes Prius test vehicle spy photos

Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by Rybold, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Rybold

    Rybold globally warmed member

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    I snapped these two photos quickly on the highway. It would have been too dangerous to try and get a front photo, but it clearly appeared to be a Mercedes front end. The tail lights were also shaped like a Mercedes. The centers of the wheels had no logo. This vehicle was being followed by a Mercedes E-class with Michigan license plates. Both vehicles had Michigan license plates and were clearly together.

    I have no idea what the point of this vehicle is, but take the photos for what they are.

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    This is a Mercedes B Class, i'm not sure why it's in such heavy camo, as it's already been revealed.
     
  3. Tideland Prius

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    Ditto. First guess was Mercedes B-Class.

    Although in the U.S., I thought you guys were getting the A-Class, so it's possible that this may be the A (though it looks bigger than the current A-Class).
     
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    Ditto. First guess was Mercedes B-Class.

    Although in the U.S., I thought you guys were getting the A-Class, so it's possible that this may be the A (though it looks bigger than the current A-Class).
     
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    More Toyota matrix than Prius!
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    What you saw was probably a disguised prototype of the US-market Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Note how it looks almost identical to the European-market B-Class currently on sale in Europe:

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  7. Rybold

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    Today, in February 2012, it's disgusting how vertical that windshield is and the discontinuous planes of the hood-to-windshield-to-trunk.
     
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