Exhibiting at the 2011 IAA is the new Mercedes F125! Research Car. A luxury and environmentally friendly vehicle created to explore the possibilities for cars of the future. As a concept it has been built to include what Mercedes see as future trends in transportation, focussing not on the next generation of cars, but the generation beyond that. It’s a beautiful piece of engineering and design for sure.
What’s interesting though is that we are all focussed on no emissions, but what will society have evolved to in 2025? What will be the big questions then? I think the issues will be different and that unfortunately, we are actually building for the present, based on our limited view of the future – instead of building for what the future will really hold.
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