Mercedes-Benz F-Cell Roadster

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The Mercedes-Benz F-Cell Roadster is a concept car produced by the German car company Mercedes-Benz.[1] During April 2009, the concept car has traveled the Bertha Benz Memorial Route thus celebrating the exploits of Mrs. Bertha Benz in 1888.

It has an electric motor powered by a fuel cell located at the rear of a power of 1.2 kW (1.63 hp). It has a low top speed, it is 25 km/h and achieve an operating range of 350 km. Found inside the vehicle the following elements: a joystick replacing the conventional wheel and bucket seats in carbon fiber. The design is meant to resemble a Horseless Carriage and references the original Benz Patent-Motorwagen with large diameter and thin spoked wheels.[2]

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  1. ^ "Mercedes F-CELL Roadster". Top Gear. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mercedes-Benz creates bizarre concept car that looks like a 19th century carriage". Daily Mail. 27 March 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 

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