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Mercedes-Benz Vision SLA Concept 2000

Vision SLA is the call of a brand new roadster examine with which Mercedes-Benz goals to deliver the riding sensation of its conventional SL fashions to the compact automobile class. Just 3.seventy seven meters lengthy and kitted out with the modern era of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the open-pinnacle -seater meets one desire particularly others of young, lively people: natural riding pleasure.

The Vision SLA speaks perfect, easy riding amusement at the start glance. With its curved lines, the layout symbolizes the dynamics of the roadster, whose younger spontaneity is infectious: get in, power off and experience is the promise which the Vision SLA fulfills, each in phrases of shape and era, each kilometer of the way.

Typical fashion functions which highlights the sporty dynamics consist of the arrow-formed the front phase with the critical Mercedes supermegacelebrity and the placing wing profile of the hood, followed from the destiny Mercedes awesome sportscar SLR. Here the compact Vision SLA demonstrates that this new layout detail additionally fits sporty Mercedes fashions of different automobile classes.

Behind the elliptical apertures withinside the wing profile of the hood are effective xenon projection headlamps for low and excessive beam. As flip sign lights, the Mercedes engineers have used excessive-overall performance LEDs which may be located withinside the outer, obvious ends of the wing.

The layout of the indoors follows the traditional roadster philosophy of concentrating at the essentials. Steering wheel, gearshift lever, chronometer-layout cockpit gadgets and some switches at the middle console are all that the driving force wishes for the natural roadster experience. Primed steel surfaces, matt aluminum factors and obvious perforated steel systems support the simplicity of the look. Naturally processed saddle leather-based, used to cowl the carbon seats and as trim for elements of the tool panel, the ground and the door panels, lend the indoors a special, character feel.

Under the massive hood, which covers the complete the front of the roadster Vision, the modern era of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is at work. The excessive-torque 1.9-liter engine of the A one hundred ninety achieves ninety two kW/a hundred twenty five hp and speeds up the Vision SLA to a pinnacle pace of 209 km/h. Fuel intake is 7.1 liters according to one hundred kilometers (NEDC universal intake). Front and rear axle of the roadster examine also are derived from the A-Class.

Two modern, light-weight substances are used for the bodywork: aluminum and plastic. While the loadbearing elements of the frame are made of aluminum profiles, the outer bodyshell is basically brilliant plastic. Thanks to this modern technique of construction, the Vision SLA weighs most effective 950 kilograms.

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class additionally served because the version for the roadster examine's protection concept. In the occasion of a extreme head-on collision, the indirect positioning of the power unit guarantees that - as with the A-Class - it slides under the automobile, leaving the indoors in large part undamaged. Seat belt tensioners, belt pressure limiters and airbags provide the occupants extra protection.