New and Used Mercedes-Benz Cars for Sale in Nigeria
Mercedes-Benz cars is a multinational automobile maker which itself is a car manufacturing division of the very famous German automaker Daimler AG. Although Mercedes-Benz fabricates trucks, buses and coaches as well, it is best known for its luxury cars and Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and is one of world's biggest luxury car makers along with Audi and BMW. Technically Mercedes-Benz was founded in 1901 but the first Mercedes car was in fact manufactured fifteen years prior to the mass production of Mercedes-Benz in 1886 when Karl Benz produced world's first petrol driven engine.
Performance and Specifications of Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz was the first car in the world when Daimler started making cars in 1901. This means that Mercedes-Benz has an advance over other car manufacturers technologically. Mercedes-Benz cars are renowned and appreciated for their technological sophistication, comfort and luxury. The Formula One team car McLaren belongs to Mercedes-Benz and is regularly applauded by the experts as possessing the most advanced technology even at the most elite level. Mercedes-Benz produces vans, trucks and buses as well apart from cars. As far as cars are concerned, Mercedes-Benz produces both petrol and diesel engine vehicles and has lately also started manufacturing the electric vehicles using the fuel cell technology. Many of the features we see in today’s cars such as power steering, power windows, sunroofs etc were first introduced by Mercedes-Benz as luxury features in their vehicles.
Popular Mercedes-Benz Models in Nigeria
Mercedes-Benz has many popular models which come in different bodystyles and price range. These models include the C-Class, S-Class, A-Class, B-Class, E-Class, M-Class, G-Class etc.
- Mercedes-Benz C-Class: The C-Class was first debuted in 1993 with which was only available in saloon and station wagon bodystyles and after sometime transformed into 2-door coupe, 4-door saloon and 5-door estate body styles. There are a wide range of Tokunbo and Nig used Mercedes-Benz C-Class listings to choose from in many Nigerian cities with good price deals from both private sellers and dealers.
- Mercedes-Benz G-Class: The G-Class, also called G-Wagen is a full sized four wheeled drive luxury Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) manufactured by Mercedes Benz in 1979. Interested buyers can find both new and used (Tokunbo or Nig used) Mercedes-Benz G-Class at good price offers from local dealers in Nigeria.
- Mercedes-Benz E-Class: The E-Class is also a medium sized luxury car but it belongs to the cars labelled as “Executive Vehicles” by Mercedes-Benz, hence the name “E-class”. It comes in regular as well as cabriolet versions with a hard canopy convertible roof. Carmudi offers buyers brand new Mercedes-Benz E-Class as well as Tokunbo and Nig used Mercedes E-Class of both old and recent year editions.
- Mercedes-Benz M-Class: The M-Class is a luxury crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) by the German automaker Mercedes Benz in 1997. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class are known to be among the top SUVs that are sold in Nigeria. There are mostly Tokunbo and Nig used Mercedes M-Class on the vehicle market which are well priced as compared to the brand new versions.
Mercedes-Benz being a very popular car brand in Nigeria and also worldwide have other models both old and new versions also talk of town in this country for example, the S-Class, ML-Class and CLK-Class. There are also particular model specifications that most Nigerians prefer such as the C180, E350 and ML350.
Availability of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria
Mercedes-Benz cars are easily available in Nigeria in all major urban centers. The Mercedes-Benz brand is associated with luxury, comfort, class, good life and overall affluence. For this reason, Mercedes-Benz has become much more than just a car in the Nigerian society, It is an indicator of status and life in the high circles. Both new and used Mercedes-Benz are available from distributors as well as private owners. In Nigeria, there are over five (5) authorised Mercedes Benz dealers in the country, with quite a number of independent automobile dealers also providing the vehicles. A few of those Mercedes Benz places in Nigeria are as follows; Barbedos Cars Limited, Tetralog Nigeria Limited, M-B Automobile Service Limited, Sunny Motors, Weststar Associates, Leventis Motors, Globe Motors and Skymit Motors Spare parts and after sales services are also omnipresent. Check out good deal Nig used and tokunbo Mercedes-Benz cars for sale in cities and regions near you;
Interesting facts about Mercedes Benz
The name Mercedes-Benz has a very particular history attached to it. The Benz part of the name comes from Dr. Karl Benz, who invented the world’s first petrol based engine and car. The Mercedes part of the name has more interesting background. Mercedes is a Spanish name for girls. The first ever distributor for these cars was Emil Jellinek: An Austrian businessman. He himself was a race enthusiast and participated in races, using Daimler-Benz cars, under the pseudonym of Mercedes, the name of his 10 year old daughter. The name stuck and gained popularity, finally Daimler formally changed the brand name to Mercedes-Benz. An impressive collection of very reasonably priced Mercedes Benz-cars can be found here.