Latest Automotive News

Subscribe in a reader




Auto Price Quote
Get a free auto price
quote from Edmunds!

`Sex and the City' star Kim Cattrall helps launch new Mercedes Benz SUV

Email   small font medium font large font

Google
 
Web AutoNews24h.com

Actress Kim Cattrall considers a new sport utility vehicle from Mercedes-Benz to be a perfect fit for her ``Sex and the City'' character, Samantha Jones.

Cattrall helped Daimler AG introduce the Mercedes-Benz GLK Freeside Concept during a reception Saturday night in advance of the North American International Auto Show.

``Very passionate people make Mercedes and they're very smart and I've always considered both of those things right down Samantha's alley,'' Cattrall said. ``It's a cutting-edge car.''

The compact SUV will be driven by Cattrall's sex-obsessed character in the upcoming ``Sex and the City'' movie, which is expected in theatres on May 20. Cattrall said the vehicle ``speaks more about where (Samantha is) in her life and her lifestyle.''

Cattrall, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon will reprise their roles for the romantic comedy, to be distributed by New Line Cinema in association with HBO.

``We are sure that every time we launch a new Mercedes we get the attention,'' said Dieter Zetsche, Daimler AG's chief executive. ``With Kim at our side, we don't know whether it's the product or whether it's her _ but that's even better.''

Cattrall said she's been thrilled by the high expectations for the film, which reunites Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, Miranda and Mr. Big for the first time since the long-running HBO series ended in 2004.

``I did not imagine the anticipation. I don't think anybody could. So we're all kind of riding high on that,'' Cattrall said.

Receive the latest automotive news by email!

Enter your email address:


Find the new car you want on cars.com

Related news
From Daimler-Benz to DaimlerChrysler and now ... just plain old Daimler. Many shareholders are sighing in relief as DaimlerChrysler goes through the formality of shedding ``Chrysler'' from its letterhead _ a final farewell to ...
DaimlerChrysler AG chief executive Dieter Zetsche reassured shareholders Thursday that the automaker was not forgetting its history with a proposed name change to Daimler AG _ instead of Daimler-Benz, the company's name for ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ DaimlerChrysler AG (NYSE:DCX) said Thursday that sales of autos from its Mercedes Car Group rose six per cent in June amid demand for its luxury sedans and that ...
The automaker Daimler AG, whose brands include Mercedes-Benz and Smart, said Tuesday its 2007 auto sales rose by almost two per cent, with demand growing in the U.S. and Asia for the new ...
The automaker Daimler AG said Friday it has agreed to form a joint venture with India's Hero Group that will build commercial trucks for the burgeoning market in India. Terms of the agreement ...
Shortly after the market launch of the new E-Class, Mercedes-Benz is also offering the world's most successful business saloon as a specially protected E-Guard model. This is mainly distinguishable from the standard model ...
Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz is now offering special editions of the SL and SLK, both of which feature a stylish interior with numerous sophisticated highlights. The optional designo magno night black matt paint finish accentuates ...
By Neil Davidson STUTTGART, Germany (CP) _ Kings and queens, presidents and popes, chancellors and czars have owned them or been chauffeured in them. So have Elvis, Elton John, Pablo Picasso, Al Jolson, ...
The anticipatory PRE-SAFE® protection system is included in the standard safety equipment for the new CL-Class, which makes its market debut in the autumn of 2006. This award-winning technology goes into action if ...
Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL: First electric car fully suited for everyday driving and with the driving dynamics of a two-litre petrol car. Mercedes-Benz is launching its first series-produced electric car with a fuel ...

Best Investment Newsletter

- 46% in 2008

- invest in the best performing US stocks only and sell them when the uptrend is over

- very easy to follow, simple buy/sell signals

- no need to have investing or trading experience

Find More Now!


`Sex and the City' star Kim Cattrall helps launch new Mercedes Benz SUV
> © 2006-2011 AutoNews24h.com except where otherwise noted