Even Mercedes Is into Steampunk

Good Magazine: Mercedes has lost its mind. And I think I likey.

According to a press release, the F-CELL Roadster (shown beside the 1886 Benz Patent Motor Car) is “fitted with a 1.2 kW hybrid drive—one that allows the F-CELL to reach a top speed of 15 mph and achieve an operating range of 217 miles.” It also “draws its inspiration from a diverse variety of automotive eras.” Clearly.

It looks sharper than a golf cart — that much is certain — and it seems like a bizarrely awesome way to get around town … if you’re an eccentric billionaire who’s mad into hi-tech anachronism. Check out some of the pics below and let us know if you’d give one a spin. No word yet on price.

Full press release and cool pictures found here.

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