autoevolution
 

Mercedes-Benz Shows Us How It Bashes its Cars During Testing

In case you’ve ever wondered just how fat automotive producers push their cars during the testing phase, Mercedes-Benz now wants to offer an answer. This comes in the form of the adjacent video, which has just been released by the automaker’s US division.
Mercedes drifting 1 photo
Photo: screenshot from Youtube
From simulating Death-Valley-like temperatures to driving the cars through deep water, these guys do it all, just to make sure that the vehicles perform well once they reach the showroom.

The video below shows various types of simulation torture, as well as flogging that takes place in the real world - just look at how the pilot that’s drifting the car at the end of the clip! Sure, all these scenes are carefully orchestrated, but believe us, if they could split the atom for car testing purposes, they’d do it.

If you liked the article, please follow us:  Google News icon Google News Youtube Instagram X (Twitter)
About the author: Andrei Tutu
Andrei Tutu profile photo

In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
Full profile

 

Would you like AUTOEVOLUTION to send you notifications?

You will only receive our top stories