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More diesel engine options for future models

Would you mind switching to diesel? Apparently, luxury car companies don’t mind at all, especially with the big names such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz. BMW’s new 3-Series models are now running on diesel, while Mercedes-Benz’s C250 cars now running with an 1800cc turbocharged 4-cylinder under their hoods. Another model which will soon be sporting a diesel powerplant is the 2013 GLK. Potential owners will have the option to drive with a 2.1-liter turbodiesel engine for the GLK. Future C-Class, E-Class and SLK models may also be given the diesel option, according to Mercedes-Benz SL roadster project manager Gunter Fischer. Perhaps one of the biggest underlying reasons that the brand is… Continue Reading »

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Leaked! The Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe

You guys have got to check out these leaked photos of the Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe. I bet if you liked the BMW concept car Ethan Hunt was driving around in Ghost Protocol, then you’re going to love this. The snout of this baby is definitely and inarguably something borne from a vision of the future. Those pin-riddled grilles definitely provide enough air flow to the powerplant. And check out those wheels. Even when standing still, the design makes them appear almost warped as if they’re spinning at top speed. Everything about the coupe’s design shouts sleek, giving us a clue as to where Mercedes-Benz is headed in terms of… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Citan Unveiled

We already posted about the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Citan urban delivery vehicle, and now the van has been unveiled by the company ahead of its formal unveiling at the Hanover International Motor Show in the middle of September this year. The Citan is designed with European cities in mind and expands the automaker’s van lineup for that continent. It is available with a range of engines, which includes a 113hp supercharged gas engine as well as a trio of direct-injection turbodiesel engines between 74hp and 109hp. Prospective buyers can also choose between five-speed and six-speed tranny configurations. In addition, the vehicle is available in compact, long, or extra-long variants and come… Continue Reading »

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Rosberg Scores Historic Win for Mercedes GP

Nico Rosberg finally felt how sweet it is to win a Formula One Grand Prix event at the Chinese Grand Prix last Sunday. It was historic for both the driver and Mercedes AMG Petronas GP, as the win marked the first victory in 57 years for an F1 car that rode purely under the banner of the Silver Arrow. Rosberg cruised to victory, ending up with a 20.6-second lead on the next guys, who happened to be driving Mercedes-powered cars. McLaren-Mercedes teammates Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton finished second and third respectively to join the German race winner on the podium. Incidentally, it was also Rosberg’s first time to start… Continue Reading »

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Frankfurt-bound F125! Hydrogen-powered Coupe Concept Leaks

Mercedes-Benz is slated to make a big splash at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show when it debuts a powerful new hydrogen-powered concept. Dubbed the F125!, this gullwing coupe concept goes for 231 horsepower with a top speed of 137 mph—all on four motors powered by hyrdrogen. The concept takes many design cues from the  F800 Style Concept, which was unveiled at last year’s Geneva Motor Show. It also has CL-line styling—intended for the 2025 model year, that is. The F125! chassis is made with different materials: plastics, aluminum, and carbon fiber. It is also equipped with a carbon fiber hydrogen tank, plus a li-ion battery that lets drivers go for… Continue Reading »

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Media Oriented Systems Transport network tech for the new M-Class

Daimler’s brainchild, Mercedes-Benz, is continuing the adoption of SMSC’s Media Oriented Systems Transport networking technology for the latest generation of the M-Class. This particular tech is, according to a press release from the company, “the accepted standard for high bandwidth infotainment networking in the car.” The tech was introduced in the first generation of the M-Class. Now on its second round, it comes with an entirely new set of infotainment features in the new M-Class, namely a dominant instrument panel with a large color screen for infotainment, navigation and communication. The MOST system will be in charge of connecting different kinds of infotainment devices in the M-Class. “We are pleased… Continue Reading »

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Brabus delivers with updates for the E-Class and E63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz specialists at Brabus have spent a lot of time in the wind tunnel trying to come up with various ways to outclass everything that AMG has done to its sports cars. Whether it’s in the looks department or performance wise, these guys have always managed to outdo and come up with the unthinkable. Well, guess what? They’ve done it once again. Their latest kit is meant for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and includes a sporty lip which attaches to the stock AMG front apron. It’s designed to reduce lift at the front wheel axles to help stabilize corner steering and straight line driving at high speeds. There’s also the rear… Continue Reading »

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