The strip tease continues as our spies have caught the 2012 Mercedes B-Class wearing less camouflage than ever before.

The strip tease continues as our spies have caught the 2012 Mercedes B-Class wearing less camouflage than ever before.

Looking virtually production-ready, the prototype has a two bar grille, LED indicators, a tailgate-mounted spoiler and an upward sweeping shoulder line. Furthermore, the vehicle is slightly larger than the current model which should result in additional rear seat legroom.

Engine options are still cloaked in secrecy, but choices are slated to include five petrols and four diesels. The petrols will reportedly produce 109 PS (80 kW / 108 bhp) to 204 PS (150 kW / 201 bhp), while the diesels will develop 122 PS (90 kW / 120 bhp) to 204 PS (150 kW / 201 bhp).

The redesigned B-Class could be unveiled later this year or early next year, so stay tuned for additional information.

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