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Rendering Of New Mercedes-Benz GLE Emerges

The Mercedes-Benz GLE was initially introduced by the German luxury vehicle manufacturer during the New York Auto Show in April. Following this introduction, a rendering of the next generation vehicle emerged recently, as indicated on a report from gtspirit.com. The GLE is essentially a facelift of the M-Class and is expected to reach the market by 2018. Due to this, numerous speculations emerged on the possible modifications it will feature compared to the M-Class. Industry watchers expect a new lightweight platform to be used on the next-generation GLE in order to reduce its weight compared to the existing model. Together with enhancements on the suspension, gearbox as well as its… Continue Reading »

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Stretched Brabus Mercedes G55 AMG Seen in China

One impressive Mercedes G55 AMG was recently spotted in China. This particular G-Class featured major modifications in its body plus engine upgrades, and it was rechristened as the Brabus G-K8. According to CarNewsChina, the Brabus G-K8 was introduced at the FB-Show 2015 held in Beijing. The most noticeable aspect of the SUV was its extra two-meter overall length as its middle was stretched to transform it into a limousine. The tuner of the Mercedes G55 AMG completely removed the standard middle doors of the vehicle to make room for suicide doors. Then all windows of the unit were heavily tinted, which effectively hid its interior from the outside. A set of three exhaust… Continue Reading »

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IMSA Boosts Power Of Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG To 730 HP

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is not expected to be retired by the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany soon after a facelift was revealed recently. This simply means the luxury off-roader will stay in the market for some time. The G-Wagen has been the subject of a number of custom kits developed by different aftermarket tuners, who were captivated by beauty of the luxury off-road vehicle. The latest aftermarket tuner to provide an upgrade for the G63 AMG is IMSA, as shown in a report from worldcarfans.com. The upgrade kit for the off-roader features a body kit made up of sixteen components. The G63 AMG was given a larger front grille,… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4 Goes Up Against Velociraptor

Even though the Top Gear TV show went off the air recently, it is still considered among the best motoring magazines in the world. This distinction gave the magazine the opportunity to secure a one-on-one off-road test that set the Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4 against the Hennessey Velociraptor, as shown on a report from motoroward.com. The video shows the G500 4×4 and Velociraptor going up, over and through mud. While it was an excellent video, the video on YouTube received a number of dislikes. The thumbs down were likely given by the fans of Jeremy Clarkson who think Top Gear should end its run with the exit of the inimitable host…. Continue Reading »

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Prindiville Mercedes G-Class Gets Military-Grade Carbon Fiber Body

Mercedes-Benz just updated the G-Class lineup, giving it subtle revisions in its styling. One of its models, the G500, was also revealed to get the engine from the Mercedes-AMG GT. Even the G63 has been confirmed to get an extra horsepower from its V8 power unit. Now, if the updates are not enough for you, check out the body kit offered by Prindiville Design. The new package of the aftermarket firm is called the “Indomitable G”. It provides a fresh take on the Mercedes G-Class by giving it major cosmetic upgrades to its exterior through a 30-piece body kit. According to Digital Trends, the package consists of a military-grade carbon fiber. Customers can choose… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Plug-In Unveiled

The 2015 Shanghai Motor Show served as the venue of the official world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Plug-In Hybrid, as indicated on a report from gtspirit.com. The luxury SUV is the first plug-in hybrid in this vehicle range of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. Aside from its standard internal combustion engine, the GLE 500e Plug-In Hybrid also features an electric motor. The electric motor increases the power output of the SUV by 114HP giving it a total power output of 436 HP. The hybrid SUV of Mercedes-Benz uses a seven-speed clutch transmission that drives all four wheels. In comparison, the other models of the GLE feature a… Continue Reading »

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Mid-Range Mercedes-Benz G-Class Will Get the Mercedes-AMG GT Engine

The three-pointed star marque just confirmed that its mid-range Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the G 500, will be getting an engine update starting next year. According to Digital Trends, the mid-range model from longest-running SUV series of the brand will be ditching its 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine in favor of the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 power unit found within the Mercedes-AMG GT. As a result, from the 382 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, its output will be upgraded to an estimated minimum of 416 hp. It should be noted though that there is no word yet on the official engine specs of the updated G 500, and the estimated number was… Continue Reading »

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