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Geneva 2013: The Mercedes-Benz Grand Edition Viano AVANTGARDE

At the Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its latest top-of-the-line Viano large-capacity van model: the Grand Edition Viano AVANTGARDE. With exclusive features and specs, Mercedes is hoping that this will satisfy the needs of people who crave for ‘dynamism and exclusivity’ in their big vans. The Grand Edition Viano AVANTGARDE makes it a point to add sportiness to the flagship people carrier from Mercedes-Benz. With 19-inch light-alloy wheels and sporty tires, a new paint job in ‘mountain crystal white metallic’, and a black radiator grille, this top-shelf model really looks the part. Enhancements are also present in the interior, with Grand Edition badges and a fresh batch of trim elements. Aside… Continue Reading »


Prinz Heinrich Car Makes a Comeback

According to the official website of Mercedes-Benz USA, the 18th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be conducted on March 8 to 10 in France. In a very rare opportunity, the people in attendance will witness the performance of two of the world’s surviving Prinz Heinrich Benz cars. One of the year 1910 21/80 HP cars will come from the Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Museum and the other will be from Bruce McCaw’s personal collection in the U.S. The 1910 car with race number 38 comes in a shaded green color. It is considered to be the original or first true sports car in the world. The vintage automobile was restored by Mercedes-Benz… Continue Reading »


Newest E-Class Finally Unveiled at the Detroit Autoshow

Finally, Mercedes-Benz opens the curtains to one of its newest creations on the first day of the Detroit Autoshow. Among them were the new E63 AMG sedan and wagon that boast all-wheel drive features, powerful engines and amazing designs. The Chair, Dieter Zetsche, stood there like a proud father that he is next to the new family of cars. He said that the E in the E-Class means efficiency, emotion and extra intelligence. I must say, he should add excellence into that because the audiences were definitely awestruck by the flair that the new models gave off at the event. He hyped the crowd with the attractive looks and the… Continue Reading »


CLA-Class Marks the Arrival of a Style Rebel

Not only was the price range of the new CLA-class lowered to cater to younger buyers. Mercedes-Benz also revolutionized its style and design to go with the preferences of people who are young and young at heart. This was revealed by Joachim Schmidt, sales chief of Mercedes, during an interview at the eve of the Detroit Auto Show. He added that the new class will pave way to more opportunities for the brand in the US. Schmidt also stated that their goal is to repeat the success story of the CLS in the whole new chapter of the storied track of Mercedes-Benz. “The CLA is a Style Rebel.” This was… Continue Reading »


New AMG Models Launched in Bahrain

Al Haddad Motors, the official dealer of Mercedes-Benz cars in Bahrain, revealed yesterday the latest AMG models to hit the country according to Gulf Daily News. The unveiling was exclusively held at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel and Spa. The event was graced by VIPs and Mercedes-Benz top executives. The models that were featured are the CLS63, C63 Coupe, C63 AMG Sedan, SLK 55, ML63 and SLS which encompasses the whole AMG range. The launching was made to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the AMG brand. According to Graeme Newport, the general manager of Al Haddad Motors, the sales of AMG models in the country have spiked up to more than… Continue Reading »


AMGs Highlight the L.A. Auto Show

The gorgeous Torie Campbell is back with two spicy highlights from this year’s  Auto Show in Los Angeles. Among the featured cars there were the SLS AMG Black Series and the GL 63 AMG. The design of the SLS AMG Black Series was inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 SLS Race Car. The power and the speed were also derived from the said model. From a complete halt, the car can accelerate up to 60mph in 3.5 seconds and reach up to a maximum speed of 196mph. The V8 engine of the car packs up to 622hp and 468lb-ft torque. It also features a seven-clutch transmission system. The main factor… Continue Reading »


The C9 Revisited

At the Essen Motor Show, a brace of Mercedes racers brought back memories of a particular Group C racer that literally demolished its opposition once its full development potential was reached. This was the C9 endurance racer, which was a co-development between Sauber and Mercedes. Mercedes’ involvement with Sauber for the C9 began in 1987, when Peter Sauber asked, and received, permission to use the Mercedes wind tunnel in testing the aerodynamics of its latest race car. Sauber’s endurance racers were developments of previous race efforts, and the C9 was no exception. At any rate, Mercedes must have been impressed with what they saw, since an engine deal was inked… Continue Reading »


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