Gottlieb Daimler coined the famous Mercedes-Benz motto “Das Beste oder Nichts”, meaning “the best or nothing”, and he could not have chosen better words. The world-renowned brand built by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler, Wilhelm Maybach and Emil Jellinek, has lived up to this statement throughout the decades, always delivering ground-breaking innovation and superior automotive designs.
The 1984 Mercedes E-Class was one of the most over-engineered cars Mercedes has ever produced, also it was the most aerodynamic car of its time with a drag coefficient of 0.28cd. But how does it stack up today - with the W213 Mercedes E-Class
Rimac Nevera has a fire extinguisher strapped on the back of the car in a leather bag. The bag reads, "In case of hill climb, extinguish the fire", referencing Richard Hammond crashing the Concept One during a hill climb event.
It was twenty-five years ago, in 1997, that the introduction of the Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC in the E-Class was made official. The world premiere of this model was held at AutoRAI in Amsterdam.