A story broke earlier about Aston Martin negotiating a comeback in Formula One through a partnership with Red Bull. A report from Autosport claimed that one of the subjects that came up in the discussion was an engine tie-up between Red Bull and Mercedes. It was certainly a shocking topic because Aston Martin hasn’t been in the sport for more than five decades already. Add the fact that Red Bull has been the bitterest rival and strongest critic of Mercedes-AMG Petronas since the three-pointed star marque started dominating F1. Aston Martin and Red Bull are yet to comment on the matter, but according to the Motorsport website, Niki Lauda already gave his… Continue Reading »
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Two shockers just came in the world of Formula One. We don’t know which one is more surprising between the two. According to Autosport, Aston Martin is staging a comeback in F1. The British super car brand is negotiating a partnership with Red Bull. Along the way, Red Bull is looking for Aston Martin to broker a deal for the team to get a Mercedes engine. It seems the Austrian-based team finally had enough of its troubles with Renault that it is already looking to partner with its bitter rival in the sport. It should be noted that the executives at Red Bull have been very vocal since last season about their dismay… Continue Reading »
German Special Customs released the new photos of its work involving the current generation of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. As seen in the photo above and in the gallery below, the W222 received styling enhancements to improve its appeal. One of the noticeable changes in the car came from its front bumper. The mesh looked different and a new front spoiler was incorporated to it. Integrated LED DRLs were also installed and the bonnet was reshaped to appear sportier while getting new air intakes. The grille, mesh in the front bumper, and vents were all blacked out to provide a contrasting effect to the white paint of the car. The other changes were in the… Continue Reading »
Officials in Formula One called the attention of Mercedes-AMG Petronas due to its action during the first practice for the British Grand Prix. The reprimand stemmed from the cover placed at the rear of Nico Rosberg’s race car while it was being returned to the garage following gearbox issues. According to the interview of Sky Sports with Jo Bauer, the FIA’s technical delegate, the act was in violation of the Article 27.4 of the Sporting Regulations. The specific provisions states: During the entire event, no screen, cover or other obstruction which in any way obscures any part of a car will be allowed at any time in the paddock,… Continue Reading »
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Customizing your Mercedes-Benz is not fully complete without a good set of rims that will go along with it. Sometimes, even the unorthodox customizations that may not sit well with the preferences of a lot of people can be redeemed a bit using good wheels. Thus, when thinking of personalizing your car, make sure not to leave out a good set of wheels in your list. In this article let us revisit the awesome rims for Mercedes-Benz cars that you should consider if you want to customize your luxury auto: Precision Series VPS-306 Vossen Wheels for the Mercedes-AMG GT The wheels are specially-forged for the AMG GT S. These add… Continue Reading »
One of the fruits of the technical partnership between Daimler and Aston Martin has been spied. Recently spy shots of the upcoming Aston Martin DB11 were captured. Based on the photos featured at the Autoblog site, the new sports car of the British brand carries a lot of things in common with a well-known Mercedes car. Looking at the contours of the DB11 in the images provided by the source, it still carries a strong likeness with the DB9. But opening its doors would reveal an exciting interior. From the photos supplied, the interior components of the sports car mirror the ones found on the S-Class coupe. The steering wheel and almost… Continue Reading »