German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz is a popular brand across the globe. They always have something new and interesting to showcase at motor shows. The German manufacturer recently inaugurated its new Product Engineering Centre in Beijing.
At the inauguration of their new facility Mercedes-Benz showcased its G-Code vehicle study. It is a futuristic product which is based on a Sports Utility Coupe(SUC) platform. The vehicle draws inspiration from their current design philosophy and features most of their future technology.
Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code is a new concept that will use solar energy as well. The German manufacturer has provided its SUC with a multi-voltaic silver paint job that will attract and harvest solar energy for various purposes. The vehicle can also harness wind energy that will flow over curves of this vehicle.
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Gorden Wagener, Head of Design of Daimler AG, commented, "The G-Code is both beautiful and intelligent, and interprets our typical Mercedes coupe design idiom." The Vision C-Code will feature equipment that Mercedes-Benz call their 'power-on-the-move-suspension', which will generate electricity from the movement of springs.
The G-Code will sport muscular body lines, along with a bold stance. Mercedes-Benz will provide the SUC with LED headlights and tail lamps. It will also feature a twin-blade grille, along with 21-inch wheels. The engineers have also given a canopy-style glasshouse that replaces side mirrors.
The German manufacturer has not revealed the power unit or output of its G-Code. They have confirmed the use of a turbocharged mill that will use hydrogen as fuel, while the rear wheel will be powered by an electric motor. Mercedes-benz will also use a dual-clutch transmission, along with an electric prop shaft.