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Mercedes Introduces C-Class Precursor 30 Years Ago

November 9, 2012

30 years ago, Mercedes-Benz introduced a new class of car that broke the image that the company only made midsize and large luxury cars. Known as the W201, the Baby Benz was the first of the compact cars that are now an important niche for the German automaker. The 190 †Baby Benz model scored well in terms of its high degree of passive safety and modern suspension technology, good aerodynamics and intelligent lightweight design, traits that customers expected from any car that bore the Mercedes... Continue Reading »

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