There is no doubt that recent technology on automotive engine has much improved and efficient. Smaller engine can churn out more horsepower than before. E.g., Output of in-line 4 turbo-charged engine is close to a V6 engine.
Look very closely here, let me introduces you the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The new facelift model of C-Class has changes made under the hood and restyling works. This model will be preview at upcoming 2011 Detroit Auto Show.
A new aluminium hood, restyled bumper and headlamps, and LED daytime running lamps on the front of the car. The LED running lamps are similar to the new E-Class model. For the rear, the C-Class gets a new bumper and revised LED tail lights.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class reportedly gets more than 2,000 new parts compared to the previous model, including the seven-speed automatic transmission 7G-Tronic Plus.
Moving towards the powerplant, a new twin-turbocharged direct injection 4-cylinder engine delivering 201hp and 229lb-ft of torque for C250. Other variants got some upgrades to direct injection and improve fuel efficiency.
Besides that, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets Attention Assist, Blind Spot Assist, lane-keeping assistant and adaptive cruise control Distronic Plus. Optional telematics systems as well as other multimedia and convenience equipments are also available.
Photo Gallery: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class