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Mercedes-Benz Strong in August, Posts 18.7% Gain

There’s no slowing down Mercedes-Benz, it seems. The German automaker once again posted a record month in terms of sales, with last August accounting for its best-ever performance in that month. All in all, the company sold 108,417 units, which translates to an 18.7% increase compared to the same month last year. That sales figure for August puts the year-to-date total to 916,644. That’s a 9.3% growth compared to sales figures for the same period in 2012. The biggest reason for the gain? That would be the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class, of which sales grew by 29.9 percent. In addition, the company continued to get solid sales from its go-to segments: SUVs… Continue Reading »

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Nine-Speed Automatic Transmission Details Revealed By Mercedes-Benz

The details of the latest gearbox of Mercedes-Benz were released recently by the luxury car manufacturer from Germany. The 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission will supposedly increase the fuel-efficiency of the six-cylinder Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTec. It will be the first to feature a torque converter. The company indicated that the new gearbox reduce will fuel consumption to 5.3 liters for every 100 kilometers from 5.5 liters for every 100 kilometers. A reduction in CO2 emission will also be noted with the latest nine-speed transmission to 138 g/km from 144 g/km. It will also facilitate the reduction of external noise. The 9G-Tronic will be compatible with all-wheel, rear-wheel and hybrid powertrains the… Continue Reading »

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Colombian Priest Sells Mercedes-Benz After Pope’s Plea

We reported that Pope Francis did not ride his new Mercedes-Benz Popemobile at an appearance less than a week after being handed the keys to the custom-made vehicle. He also pleaded to Catholic priests and nuns to avoid the latest and more luxurious car models. One Colombian priest has heeded the call, putting his E 200 convertible up for sale. That’s exactly what Father Hernando Fayid is doing, even though the car was really a gift from his brothers the past year, as he told a Colombian TV network in an interview. According to Fr. Fayid, his past rides included a horse, a bicycle, and a bus, and that letting the… Continue Reading »

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Schumacher in Mercedes-Benz F1 Car Takes On AMG Models

Before the 24-hour Nurburgring event last weekend, Mercedes-Benz put on an awesome demonstration of what their Formula One car is capable of. The demo pitted Michael Schumacher in a Mercedes-Benz F1 race car against four AMG variants of the brand in a game of “catch up”. The variants included were the A45 AMG, E63 AMG 4Matic, SLS AMG Black Series and SLS AMG GT3. On the helm of the AMG cars were Bernd Maylander, Karl Wendlinger, Nico Rosberg and Bernd Schneider, respectively. The AMGs went on different times and Schumacher started more than a minute after the last car. But near the end of the lap, the F1 car overtook the others… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Exec Admits That The E63 Should Have An AMG Variant

Almost all the modern models of Mercedes-Benz benefited from an AMG version. But it seemed like the company overlooked the E63, which is an E-Class Coupe. This was also admitted by the product manager of the company, Gerd Junginger, in the BenzBoost website. Fans asked the exec why they can’t make the AMG variant now. Junginger replied that it is too late for them already to provide one. He said that an AMG version would no longer benefit the E63 because it is already too late in terms of its product cycle, especially when the launching of the refreshed 2014 model is nearing. In his statement at the website, he said, “It’s… Continue Reading »

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RBS Aerokit Released For Mercedes-Benz E63 By Revozport

The Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG was given an aerodynamic pack recently by Revozport, a tuner based on Hong Kong. This comes despite the facelift given to the vehicle during the Detroit Motor Show this year. In addition to the AMG model, the Sedan and Estate were also given similar kits by the same company. The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG was also given a similar kit in the past and the result was impressive. The RBS aero kit for the AMG model provides a badgeless front grill, mirror covers, rear diffuser and trunk spoiler. On the other hand, the estate models were given an RBS front splitter, side skirts, rear diffuser and roof… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Consults Ford Over New Engine

The arrival of the new Ford Fiesta is at hand. One of the features of the new car is its 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine which is a product of one of the company’s small overseas powerplant. The success of the American company in its new engine has caused popular automakers to take notice, including Daimler, according to a report from Autoblog. Then, currently, Daimler is consulting Ford about the specs and other information of its new engine so the company could use the data on the development of its future products like the Smart ForTwo and the Renault Twingo, a product under the Daimler and Renault-Nissan alliance. In exchange for… Continue Reading »

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