Unlike Beyonce’s surprise album that went on sale with no notice last week, the all-new 2015 C-Class has emerged after a years-long striptease of spy shots and coy corporate pontifications. Finally, all the camo is off and details are pouring forth on Mercedes’ new compact luxury sedan.
Whether or not you’ve seen any of the shy shots, the C-Class’s design should present absolutely zero styling surprises. Some 3.7 inches longer and 1.6 inches wider, with a three-inch longer wheelbase, the C-Class takes a longer, more elegant countenance than before, yet, thanks to use of high-strength steel and aluminum throughout, it tips the scales 220 pounds lighter. The tapering sheetmetal and front and rear styling give it “sensual clarity,” according to Mercedes, and appears for all the world like a 4/5-scale model of the all-new S-Class flagship which debuted earlier this year.Read More »from Bigger, more luxurious 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class steps up