Inspired by nature, the BIOME is a 2+2 coupe which features futuristic styling and a full-length glass canopy

When we first reported Mercedes had created the BIOME concept for the Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, we never expected the company would actually build the thing - but they did.

Inspired by nature, the BIOME is a 2+2 coupe which features futuristic styling and a full-length glass canopy. The company hasn't acknowledged how much the concept weighs, but the Design Challenge was to create a 1,000 lb (454 kg) that is both safe and comfortable to drive.

As we have previously reported, the BIOME was envisioned for a world where "each vehicle is grown from two seeds. One seed, the front star, grows the interior of the vehicle from Mercedes-Benz DNA, while the seed capsule creates the vehicles exterior." Furthermore, the car boasts fictitious BioFibre construction and runs on imaginary BioNectar4534.

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