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Egypt will investigate Daimler bribery case

Not all good things happen in a good way. According to the Egyptian’s cabinet, they are now investigating charges made in a U.S. court that Daimler AG used bribes in order to get business favors in Egypt. This started in the month of March where the U.S. court charged the car maker with violating U.S. bribery laws by abundantly giving foreign officials with millions of dollars and gifts of luxury cars to win business deals. U.S. prosecutors said that this has been happening since 1998 up to the year 2008. In able to reach a settlement, Daimler agreed to pay $185 million to settle charges by the Justice Department and… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG game now on Facebook

Just a few days ago, Mercedes-Benz announced the SLS AMG iPhone/iPad game. With its amazing sounds highly addictive game features, it sure is poised to become one of the more popular racing games on the iPhone. Just as people have started downloading the game, Mercedes also announced the Facebook app for that game, where folks won’t just play the game, but also play for prizes and race to beat the highest score. Mercedes-Benz and their new push to own and be part of the emerging social media world seems to be paying off, as evident by the growing number of fans on their official Facebook page. Reaching over 337,000 people… Continue Reading »

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Flame On! Mercedes Benz 300 SLR

Ever heard of a car that is so hot that it’s started to flame on? The Mercedes Benz 300 SLR was so hot especially in 1955 where it was a sports racing car for the  1955 World Sports Car Championship season. The car specification pretty impressive, even for today’s standards. It has the Formula 1 car’s 8 cylinder in-line engine, 310 horsepower, and a maximum torque of 318 N-m. The high-octane fuel mixture of 65 percent low-lead gasoline and 35 percent benzene makes the car fuel somewhat odd. But it has some drawbacks. Even with the innovative air-brake, the drum brakes were not effective enough to stop driver Pierre Levegh, who was… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG iPhone App

Now you can bring your favorite Mercedes Benz into your own iPhone. The SLS AMG game is now ready for download on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. This game has amazing sounds and it’s highly addictive. There are different dimensions and scenery you can go to. You can drive through a variety of different tunnels, on the tunnel roof, and up the walls. The best part of this game is the optimized driving noise. The screech of the tires while turning on a corner and the sound of the engine will make you feel that you’re driving the real thing. There is also adapting effects of obstacles. You can adjust… Continue Reading »

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Video: The Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR in 60 seconds

You have heard of Super cars, well this will certainly blow your mind away. Introducing the Mercedes CLK-GTR. It’s a  grand tourer and race car that was built by Mercedes-AMG. The vehicle was intended for racing in the FIA GT  Championship series in 1997. Aside from the leather seats and air conditioning, this thoroughbred supercar has a 6.9 liter 12 cylinder engine, with 612 horsepower and an amazing top speed of 320 km per hour. And just to prove it’s power and speed, AMG Mercedes won all ten races in the 1998 FIA GT Championship. With drivers Klaus Ludwig and Ricardo Zonta winning the championship title. For those who are… Continue Reading »

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Maybach hopes to spark sales with facelifted 57 and 62

The popular brand Maybach will be face lifting their 57 and 62 standard models for the benefit of their loyal and prestigious customers. Aside from improving the vehicles’ engine, the luxurious company made changes to the exterior design and interior comfort. Let’s start first with engine’s improvement. Maybach has improve the car’s horsepower by 18 hp. Now the engine has 630 hp. On the other hand, they were able to improve on the reduce of fuel consumption. The Co2 output is down to 368 g/km from a high of 390. The 57S and 62S models are powered by a 12-cylinder engine. Moving on to the automobiles’ exterior. The new exterior… Continue Reading »

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A Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren can’t save you from danger

An unidentified Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren car owner in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was speeding through a corner and suddenly lost control going head to head with the pavement. As you can see on the picture above it is not a pretty sight. Apparently, that man wanted to dance with the devil and the devil, not so politely, rejected the invitation by slamming him to a stop. Miraculously, the man was unharmed during this debacle. Hope this serves a lesson to all of us. Most especially the reckless drivers, who doesn’t know the meaning of the phrase “Slow Down”. Speeding is one of the biggest factors that contributes to car accidents and… Continue Reading »

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