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Introducing the Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz is developing a new crossover based on the A-Class platform, and word around cyberspace is that this new model will be named the GLA. Sources have pegged the GLA to be of the same size as the B-Class and should feature Mercedes-Benz’s MFA front-wheel drive platform. There are barely any details out right now, but many experts and sources are envisioning a range of four-cylinder petrols and turbodiesels that are of the same range found in today’s A-Class and B-Class models. This new compact crossover unit should provide Mercedes with an answer to such competitor models as the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1, and even the Range Rover… Continue Reading »

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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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Video : The New 2012 Mercedes GLK

The previous Mercedes GLK was not a good-looking car, we have to admit it. But after the update or facelift, the GLK is now a beauty — jaw dropping in fact. LED lights, new headlights and alloy wheels, every detail made the car more mascular. We have released the photos of the Mercedes GLK, now here’s a video, one month before the 2012 New York Auto Show where it will be officially launched.

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The Updated Mercedes GLK Officially Presented

There had been lots of spy photos of the Mercedes GLK in the past. Now, the blogging world is ready to share the full details of the car’s update. The changes are not really major, nor subtle. For example, the exterior got a new front fascia, unique tail lights, redesigned highlights with LED and a dual exhaust system located in the lower rear fascia. Meanwhile, the dash has aluminum or optional wood trimming. A new infotainment system can also be found inside, as well as new TFT display, seats and three spoke steering wheel. Choices of two-wheel or four-wheel drive and three diesel and three petrol units are also available…. Continue Reading »

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GLK Diesel To Be Made Available In The U.S.

Acknowledging that diesels are making inroads in terms of acceptability in one of the world’s largest markets, Mercedes-Benz of North America is planning to introduce a diesel GLK, concurrent with its plans to also introduce a diesel-powered C-Class. Today’s crop of diesel engines are far removed from their predecessors, which deserved their reputation as oil burners with their unmistakable clatter. Nowadays, diesel engines rival gasoline engines in terms of smoothness and power generation, while significantly offering higher levels of fuel efficiency with much lower harmful emissions. For the 2013 model year, Mercedes’ GLK diesel model will sport a 2200 cc common rail engine with an output of 170 hp and… Continue Reading »

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China-Made GLK to be Produced on Monday

After Daimler and BAIC’s agreement to expand their partnership in China with more projects, Mercedes- Benz announced that the first China-made GLK SUV will be rolled off in the Beijing Plant on Monday. Ulrich Walker, Chairman of Daimler Northeast Asia commented, “Nothing represents our long-term commitment to China more tangibly than the production of vehicles in China itself: The localized production of further Mercedes-Benz models is an important element of our growth strategy for the Chinese market.” This is the third model that China will be producing, the first ones are the C-Class and E-Class and more will be added until 2015, and they estimate to sell more than 300,000… Continue Reading »

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China’s Mercedes-Benz GLK in 3.0L V6 Engine

In a report about the joint venture with Beijing Benz Automotive Co, Ltd., it was revealed that the GLK SUV will be locally produced in China. Currently, words are spreading that the vehicle will be equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine for the top end model. This is in line with Mercedes-Benz’ goal of pushing the brand from this year until 2012 to be at par with the fast-paced Audi. Introducing a new range of China-made vehicles, the company aims to cater to a wider market by lowering their prices. This will be made possible by making cars in the country thus avoiding high import taxes and also allow customers… Continue Reading »

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