Padua

22nd-25th October 2020

Padua

22nd-25th October 2020

2018-mercedes-cover

MERCEDES.

GENERATIONS COMPARED

The panorama on show in Padua 2018 is one which covers more than 60 years of Mercedes history and showcases the many paths taken by the Make: from sports models to off-road cars, the development of endothermic engines as well as hybrid ones. Ten models with exceptional characteristics, starting with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster series W 198 of 1957 - which introduced direct fuel injection into petrol engines - to the new generation of the A Class, via multiple fundamental milestones generated by the Mercedes-Benz “laboratory on wheels” over the years. These include the C111-II, the prototype which with the addition of a further rotor to the original Wenkel engine and a 190 horsepower five-cylinder turbo diesel, claiming a generous 16 records; the high-performance Mercedes-AMG GT R and GT C Roadster and the brand-new Mercedes G Class of 2018.