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2012 Mercedes-Benz M-class Body Structure

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is a rigid uni-body structure that encircles the passenger cabin in a highly protective network of ultra-high and high-strength steel, magnesium reinforcements and triple-layer construction of all eight roof pillars. Advanced crumple zones and subframe-mounting of the axles help to divert impact forces away from the passenger compartment.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GL550 SUV Body Structure

The uni-body construction of the GL-Class SUV uses advanced technology and robust materials to create a virtual fortress for the vehicles' passengers. High- Strength/Low-Alloy steel is used in important areas of the vehicle. Roof pillars employ three layers of steel, and doors feature steel crossbeams. Full-width front and rear crossmembers, along with a reinforced floorpan and door sills, combine to provide protection in a variety of impacts. Advanced front and rear crumple zones progressively deform to help absorb the energy of an impact, while underhood components are staggered to help prevent them from stacking up in a frontal impact, thereby reducing the likelihood of intrusion into the cabin. An ellipsoidal front bulkhead helps channel some of the forces of a frontal impact under, over and around the passenger cabin.

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Exploded Mercedes Benzs Body Structure

If you clicked this the title of this post and were expecting pictures of Mercedes Benz cars blown to pieces than accept my sincere apologizes. An exploded view is a diagram, picture or technical drawing of an object, that shows the relationship or order of assembly of various parts. Below are several "exploded" pictures of with the sheet metal removed.

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2011 Mercedes Benz E-Class Wagon Body Structure

The Mercedes Benz E‑Class body structures utilize ultra-high-strength steel in critical areas to expertly manage both weight and impact forces. Wagons integrate an elaborate network of reinforcements to provide a generous crumple zone even with three rows of seating.

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2011 Mercedes-Benz CL Class Coupe (MHSS)

Most of know all the names for the new steel used in the body structures of vehicle. Well, I'll add one to the list, Mega high Strength Steel (MHSS). Leave up to the safety kings of vehicle, Mercedes Benz to add this material to the list.

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