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Daimler AG to Buy 25 Percent of MV Agusta

Last July, rumors surfaced about Daimler’s plan to buy MV Agusta, which indicated that the German multinational corporation might be planning to expand its vehicle range to include motorcycles. Recently, Reuters confirmed about the imminent move of Daimler to buy 25 percent of the Italian motorcycle’s shares. The source claimed Daimler will be buying the stake of MV Agusta through its Mercedes-AMG performance division. The agreement would also include a seat on the board of MV Agusta. So far, the financial details surrounding the purchase weren’t disclosed by any of the parties. According to the report, the two would greatly benefit in the deal. Particularly, the association with Mercedes would provide MV Agusta… Continue Reading »

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2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Nears Sold-out Status For 2015-2016

While the 2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT was only unveiled recently, it appears that the 2015-2016 model years of the latest supercar offering of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany is nearly sold out, as indicated on a report from gtspirit.com. Mercedes-Benz made the revelation recently for the sports super car with a front mid-engine layout. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is the second sports luxury vehicle completely developed by Mercedes-AMG. The first model was the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The engine used for the latest supercar offering of the German manufacturer is the 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 engine from AMG. It offers a 463HP power output in its GT variant while the GT… Continue Reading »

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Voltage Design Pushes the Power of the Mercedes S65 AMG Further

Voltage Design recently revealed its tuning package for the ever-elegant and powerful “W222″ Mercedes S65 AMG. The kit gives the car additional kick in its performance and a couple of components to go with it like new diffuser, intakes, brakes and wheels, plus optional hood. The Mercedes S65 AMG already packs a lot of horses under its hood. Fresh from the Mercedes-AMG factory, it already has 463 kW and 1,000 Nm of torque in its V12 engine. All that power is distributed through its AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic 7-speed automatic transmission. Its electronically-limited speed can reach up to 155 mph, and it can build acceleration from zero to 62 mph in… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Takes on the W03

What will happen if you pit the Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series against the W03 of Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team? Well, it does not take a genius to figure out the answer to this question. Despite the overwhelming power of the SLS AMG Black Series, it will surely eat dust while enjoying a nice view of the W03’s backside if you have them race each other. Of course, the cars are completely different from each other, so it does not really feel right to compare the two.However, for the sake of fun, and to see how much distance can the W03 get between it the SLS AMG Black… Continue Reading »

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Don’t Worry, the V12 Engine is Not Yet Riding to Oblivion

Stricter laws are now in place, which require automakers to come up with more environment-friendly engines. This is the reason why car companies such as Mercedes-Benz are working so hard to make their vehicles more fuel-efficient and have lesser carbon dioxide emissions. Automakers have embraced solutions with turbocharging and displacement reduction to comply with the said rules. As a result, the engines of their latest models have become smaller. Despite the smaller engines, there remains the pressure for them to surpass or at least match the performance of their earlier bigger engines. Mercedes-AMG, in particular, recently replaced its 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine in favor of the 4.0-liter version. With the… Continue Reading »

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Revealing the AMG Black Diamond Package for the Mercedes-AMG GT

Our favorite luxury car brand recently unveiled its new interior package for the Mercedes-AMG GT. The new product is called the AMG Black Diamond package. The kit aims to further enhance the interior visuals of the new sports car of Mercedes-AMG. Basically, the kit offers a classy dark interior surface for the vehicle through a color that the manufacturer dubs as “black diamond”. The surface of the car’s seats, dashboard, control panel, side panels, arm rests, ceiling, and floor mats all possess the said color. However, the action points or key areas such as the knobs, push buttons, air conditioning ventilation system, steering wheel console, paddles, and levers are highlighted by chrome. For… Continue Reading »

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Brabus Tunes the Mercedes GLA 45 AMG

Brabus recently released its new tuning package for the Mercedes GLA 45 AMG. According to Auto Zeitung, the new package of the German aftermarket tuning firm for the SUV includes a couple of aerodynamics and styling configurations, plus a boost in the engine output. Taking a peek under the hood of the vehicle, the Brabus PowerXtra CGI kit enhances its engine output to a maximum of 400 hp and its torque is increased to a whopping 500 Nm. The power enables the modified Mercedes GLA 45 AMG to achieve a sprint of zero to 100 km/h in only 4.4 seconds. Also, it improves the top speed of the auto to 270 km/h. Going to… Continue Reading »

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