2011 XENATEC MAYBACH CRUISERIO
Xenatec Maybach 57S Coupe has been put up for sale by Saudi-Arabian-based luxury car dealer, AutoKingdom, which is one of two companies outside of Germany listed as an official dealer of the limited production model, the other being the ArmorTech Group from Russia.
In Saudi-Arabian, Xenatec Maybach 57S Coupe carries the ‘Cruiserio’ nametag. Priced by AutoKingdom at €715,000, or about US$943,000 at the current exchange rates, according to Jameslist. The German company plans to hand-build a total of 100 examples of the Maybach 57S Cruisero Coupe.
The Xenatec Maybach Cruisero Coupe keeps the four-door limousine’s 6.0-liter V12 engine with an output of 612-horsepower (603-bhp) and 1,000Nm or 737 lb-ft of torque. Xenatec claims the 5,768mm -long coupe can reach a top speed of 275 km/h or 171mph and return an average fuel consumption of 16.4 lt/100km or 14.2 mpg US.
2011 MERCEDES BENZ B-CLASS BC302Z SEDAN
Recently BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Corp.) claims the design of Mercedes-Benz B-Class for its new BC301Z five-door hatchback and to a lesser extent, the BC302Z sedan. The styling similarities are not only concentrated on the outside with the profile line, V-shaped grille, headlamp and bumper designs, but are continued inside with the dashboard.
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class BC301Z hatchback will be offered in China with a choice of two Mitsubishi-sourced gasoline engines, a 1.3-liter unit linked to a five-speed manual and a 1.5-liter powerplant hooked up to a CVT. The five-door model will be followed next year by a four-door sedan (BC302Z) and station wagon (BC303Z) variant.