As part of the centennial celebration of Aston Martin, the company unveiled its CC100 Speedster concept last May 19 at the Nordschliefe. According to Autoblog, the two-seater concept car is packed with a 6.0-liter V12 engine with six-speed sequential manual paddleshift gearbox. It is capable of going from zero to 60mph in just a span of four seconds. Then, its top speed is limited to 180mph. On the other hand, the armor of the car is made up of carbon fiber materials. However, the design of the car is very much similar to the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss which was launched in 2009. Well, it’s no surprise anyway since… Continue Reading »
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Skylar Diggins, a third overall draft in the Tulsa Shock team of the WNBA this year, was definitely surprised when she found a white Mercedes-Benz complete with a red bow just after her graduation ceremony from the University of Notre Dame last Sunday, May 19. It turned out that it was a surprise gift from Jay-Z, her sports agent, through his sports representation agency called Roc Nation Sports. Diggins immediately tweeted a photo of her new car while she was still in her graduation robes due to her excitement. Then, she jokingly said that “I got 99 problems, but a Benz ain’t one.”
Mercedes-Benz truly poured out all its support during the launching of its 2014 S-Class. Not only did it book an entire Airbus hangar for the show, including an A380, it also brought out its whole cavalry of current car models. In addition, Alicia Keys was there to grace the event. So far, the interior and the exteriors of the car were great. It may be the same in terms of dimensions with its predecessors but there were noticeable changes in its insides and armor. According to Autoblog, the interior of the car truly symbolizes luxury which is reminiscent of the features of Rolls-Royce and the top-tier Bentley. However, the two-spoke… Continue Reading »
Finally, all is set for Paddy Lowe to join the F1 team of Mercedes-Benz. In a recent report by BBC Sport, the McLaren technical director has been granted an early release by his team. That means, he will start his new job at Mercedes in June 3 this year which is 6 months earlier than what was anticipated by everyone. In a statement by Mercedes, Lowe will work hand-in-hand with the team principal, Ross Brawn. The company also explained that Brawn will resume all his work with the sporting and technical matters to clear out the speculations that Lowe might be replacing him.
The brochure for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is already out. Thanks to the effort of one person in GermanCarForum, we finally got a hold of it. And now, we are sharing it with you. As you can see, this is the official brochure of the car and it is in German because it was only released recently. According to the brochure, the new car will come in three variants. The S350 will have a 3.0-liter V6 turbo-diesel engine with 255 hp. Then, the S500 will feature a 4.7-liter turbo-charged and gasoline-fed V8 engine with an output of 449 hp. Lastly, the S400 Hybrid will be equipped with 3.5-liter gasoline-fed V6 that… Continue Reading »
Recently, we featured a report based on the Bild am Sonntag newspaper that Niki Lauda confirmed that he is trying to get Sebastian Vettel to move to the Mercedes-Benz team. However, another report by a U.K.-based source called The Independent said that he denied any involvement in any move that aims to make Vettel jump to his team. “We’re not trying to get him as he has signed a contract with Red Bull until forever,” said the non-executive chairman of the team according to the U.K. source. The Independent further added that Lauda told them that his team already has two of the best drivers in the circuit (Lewis Hamilton… Continue Reading »
Daimler will continue to provide support for the F1 Mercedes team said BBC Sport. However, the source pointed out that the team should prove that they are focused on improving their position in the race. Director Toto Wolff confirmed that winning the championship is the reason why their team exists in the first place, so they are definitely gunning for the big trophy. But he asked for the company to give them more time to show that they are among the best in the competition. Principal Ross Brawn seconded the statement of Wolff by saying that this season will be much different than the previous. He said that they will be… Continue Reading »