2011 Frankfurt auto show: Mercedes B Class

The second smallest Mercedes gets a full makeover.

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This is the Mercedes that few Americans can conceive of.

It's a compact car with premium touches and engineering. And now it actually looks the part, thanks to a complete redo of its lines. Brian Cooley takes you for a walk around.

(CNET's full coverage of the 2011 Frankfurt auto show)

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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