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The new Maybach 62 S at Auto China 2006 in Beijing

DaimlerChrysler has developed a new flagship model in the Maybach line-up, the newly developed Maybach 62 S, is celebrating its world premiere at the Auto China 2006 international motor show in Beijing. The “S” in the model designation stands for “Special” and draws attention to the fact that the Maybach engineers at the state-of-the-art Manufacture workshops in Sindelfingen have incorporated features requested by their highly discerning customers into the 62 S model. The result is a new dimension in traveling comfort, especially for the passengers in the generously proportioned rear compartment of the new high-end luxury saloon. Not to mention a prodigious power output thanks to the enhanced potency of… Continue Reading »


The Paris to Beijing Marathon has been completed.

After 13,600 kilometers, the E-class marathon from Paris to Beijing has been completed. The E-class, which were outfitted with an intelligent light system, Pre-Safe, Direct control, 4matic and a E320 CDI diesel engine, that achieved an impressive 7,19 liter average fuel consumption. Even though, the the journey was hard and full of obstacles, nobody was hurt, but some (if not all) experienced an adventure of their life. We’ll have more details about the marathon in the coming days when DCX releases it, but for now, here are some pictures of the last meters before the finish line. See more at the Autobild Blog.


Video Blogging the Paris to Beijing Marathon: Kazakhstan

Move over Borat. The E320 Guy is in Kazakhstan and contrary to the movie, we’re finding that the people over here are incredibly friendly. The paris-Beijing 2006 E Class Experience is more than halfway to our destination and our trip through the steppes is enlightening. We meet Ed Deppe, a pilot and computer forensics expert from Minnesota on this leg of the journey.


Video Blogging the Paris to Beijing Marathon: Kazan and Perm

It’s Day #11 and the trek through Russia continues as leave Kazan on our way to Perm. This is the second to last day of driving for the second leg of the Paris-Beijing 2006 E Class Experience and we learn about changing tires and putting on chains, just in time. On our way to Perm we hit the first meaningful snow of the trip. It makes for one of the longest days of the tour.


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