The first generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been recently imagined as a hatchback which his placing the model into a whole new light.
Did you ever imagine what a D-Class premium hatchback would look like? Well, if the answer is no, don’t worry, you’re definitely not the only one. But Theophilus Chin has and, even on “paper”, we have to admit that it wouldn’t have been a good choice for the German based carmaker. BMW would have carried that idea and Audi would have too, eventually. Let’s not forget Jaguar, Volvo or even Cadillac, so the good part is that chances of this hitting the production line in the future are not that high.
The image posted above is based on the first generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. This has been produced between 1993 and 200 and it was assembled in Germany, South Africa, Mexico, Vietnam, Egypt and Thailand, being offered in two body styles, four-door sedan and five-door wagon. The W202 stood at 4,505 mm long, 1,720 mm wide and 1,425 mm tall, riding on a 2,670 wheelbase. The engine lineup included a 1.8L, a 2.3L, a 2.8L, a 2.4L, a 3.6L, a 4.3L, a 5.4L, a 2.0L diesel, a 2.2L diesel and a 2.5L diesel. These were connected to a 5- or 6-speed manual or to a 4- or 5-speed automatic transmission.