We take a closer look inside the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class [w/videos]

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has had its reveal under the bright lights of a few auto shows now, so we already know quite a bit about the German luxury brand’s new volume seller. Mercedes dove into all-aluminum series production in 2010 with its SLS AMG, fashioning 20 bodies a day out of the lighter-than-steel metal, then graduated to 140 bodies a day with the all-aluminum SL arrived in 2012. Techniques were further refined in the aluminum-steel hybrid body of the new S-Class in 2013, of which 400 a day are built, and the “aluminum hybrid” C-Class will quintuple that: 2,000 bodies will be produced daily.

That kind of volume, and even more so, that kind of volume at the price that Mercedes will ask of the 2015 C-Class – supposed to be not far above the $35,800 asking price of the current car – has required new engineering and production solutions. Inside, the impressive new cabin is also the product of intense efforts to manufacture Upper East Side quality at Upper West Side prices.

Read on – and peruse the captioned image gallery – to find out more about the details inside and under the skin that Mercedes hopes will make the “C” in C-Class stand for “Compact Conqueror.”

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