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Mercedes Announces its Release of the Smallest Engine in Luxury Class for 2011

For the first time in its 60 year history, German automaker Mercedes-Benz, will be manufacturing  a four-cylinder engine for their top of the line models. This automobile will compete against its rival companies BMW and Audi for their “green” vehicle line. Mercedes is the primary worldwide automaker to come up with this remarkable program. According to Verena Mueller, Mercedes spokeswoman, “Green luxury is feasible. We expect to attract environmentally conscious customers who are seeking the lowest possible CO2 emissions. Besides private customers, that could of course also be fleet buyers.” The vehicle will feature a 2.2 liter four cylinder diesel powertrain, having a maximum output of 204 hp and top… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Showcases the “Fastest Taxi in the World”

Don’t you love it when you visit a European country, especially Germany – where they utilize Mercedes-Benz vehicles as taxi? At the Europe Taxi Fair 2010, held in Cologne, Mercedes-Benz presented to the public their latest Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The vehicle is known to be the current “fastest taxi in the world”, going at a maximum speed of 317 km/hr. Mercedes Benz Taxis are recognized for their highest safety, quality and efficiency. Also available in the Mercedes-Benz booth is a blue screen box, where visitors can take photos of themselves together with the gull-wing vehicle, having the Cologne Cathedral in the background. Aside from the showcased Mercedes-Benz E-Class and B-Class… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Vehicles A Target For Mirror Thieves

It seems that there is a high demand of Mercedes-Benz side-view mirrors in Galveston, Texas – that it is one of the most sought after items by thieves in the area. Galveston Police received reports of mirror burglary for Mercedes automobiles from 1800 and 1900 blocks of Sealy, Avenue O and Avenue M during late Monday night or early Tueday. Additional reports were received at around the morning of Oct. 25 from the 3000 to 3300 blocks of Avenue 0 to Avenue 01/2. According to Galveston Police, Sgt. Mark Pilsner, thieves are stealing the side-view mirrors primarily for the blinkers that are built into them. Reports by the police stated… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Introduces Swarovski Embellished Keys

German automaker Mercedes-Benz and the creator of the Aurora Borealis crystal effect, have presented to the public the result of their partnership. This is a car key embellished with over 200 fine Swarovski Elements that gleem alongside the Mercedes-Benz star. According to Dirk Reimelt, project leader at Business Innovation, this partnership unites two world-class brands that constantly sets standards with their products. The two companies are well known for their excellent quality products, creativity and fascinating designs, which make the team-up perfect. The main design was developed between Mercedes-Benz in Japan and Swarovski in Austria, primarily to satisfy Japanese lifestyle and fashion preference. The sides of the key are set… Continue Reading »


Spy Photo: 2011 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

One of Mercedes’ classic models, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class is set to be replaced with a brand new model. Spy photo shows that this process is close to completion. Up till now, only a few details have been provided with regards to the vehicle’s architecture. As with the styling of the latest B-Class, spy photo show that the vehicle is obviously a five-door hatch, and the German automaker is planning to add a coupe and convertible model to the B-class line. Hybrid models, probably similar to the B-Class F-Cell that was presented to the public last August is also anticipated to be included in the latest B-Class hatch’s engine options. Jorg… Continue Reading »


LA Auto Show to Showcase 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG

After the Mercedes-Benz presented to the public their latest CLS-Class at this year’s Paris Motor show, reliable sources stated that an AMG tuned CLS will be showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month. Interior modification is expected to include sport seats and a smaller steering wheel equipped with paddle shifter and carbon fiber trim. The latest vehicle is also expected to have a much bigger and aggressive look together with large AMG wheels and a few LED lamps in front. Also available would be an AMG Performance Package that boast of output figures up to a maximum of 571 HP and 664 lb-ft. Similar to the modified S63… Continue Reading »


Spy Photo: Mercedes-Benz SLS Roadster

Spy photo show a closer look on the Mercedes-Benz’s drop-top roadster without much of its usual camouflage. Taken while doing its test drives in Germany with its roof down. With regards to its performance, the convertible should be a little short in contrast to the old model, due to few additional kilos in the roof’s mechanism and body strengthening. Under the new SLS’ hood would be a similar 564bhp 6.2 litre V8 engine similar to the older model. The vehicle is expected to go from 0-62 mph at around four seconds. The vehicle boasts of a fabric hood that is electrically operated, comparable to the material and make of the… Continue Reading »


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