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Mercedes-Benz to enter South Korea premium taxi market

Starting October, Mercedes-Benz will enter the South Keorean premium taxi market, competing with BMW in a pilot project by Seoul City and in partnership with Daum Kakao and High&, a local taxi association. The program is designed to allow taxi services to cope with the popularity of app-based transport services such as Uber. There will be 50 units of the new Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTec 4MATIC along with 50 units of BMW’s 530d xDrive. These premium taxi units will carry a new mobile-app-based reservation system in the fall. The app will debut through Daum Kakao. The reason for the selection of the two competing German automakers is performance. “Diesel-powered German cars received… Continue Reading »


Schmidt Revolution Enhances 2014 Mercedes-Benz C220 BlueTEC

Aftermarket tuning specialists normally find ways in enhancing the appearance and performance of vehicle available in the market, and this includes the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C220 BlueTEC. Schmidt Revolution is one of the aftermarket specialists that upgraded the latest C-Class from Mercedes-Benz, as indicated on a recent report. Similar to other aftermarket packages for the latest C-Class, Schmidt Revolution provided the luxury vehicle a mild yet notable enhancement. The tuning specialist focused on the wheels of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C220 C220 BlueTEC since its partners worked on the other parts of the luxury vehicle. Schmidt Revolution worked with Carlsson in increasing the power output of the 2.2-liter diesel engine of… Continue Reading »


2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For UK Market To Receive Upgrades

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is set to receive a number of upgrades for its model for the United Kingdom, according to a recent report. One significant upgrade offered on the upcoming product of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany is the use of the new 9G-Tronic transmission. The transmission is a critical addition to the model range even though it will be limited to the E350 BlueTec coupe, cabriolet, estate and sedan. The upgrade will also reduce the CO2 emissions of the different variants of the E350 BlueTec by 17 g/km. The different variants of the E350 BlueTec will also offer a power output of 258 HP, which is… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid Completes Epic Journey With A Single Tank Of Fuel

An epic journey was completed by the Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid as it travelled from the African continent all the way to the United Kingdom with a single tank of fuel, a report from revealed recently. Behind the wheel of the standard model of the E300 was Andrew Frankel. The luxury hybrid vehicle averaged 3.1 liters for every 73.6 miles or 100 kilometers during its non-stop journey. The adventure started in Tangier, North Africa and the British journalist travelled across two continents before reaching the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The entire trip took around 27 hours as Frankel went through four countries along with three time zones. He arrived… Continue Reading »


The Impact of Mercedes Wheel Sets to Emission and Fuel Consumption

Mercedes wheel sets are not just about pimping up your ride by boosting its style. It also improves the stability of your car while on the road. But don’t you know that there are more benefits that can be acquired from a good set of Mercedes wheels? According to a recent post from Mercedes-Benz Passion, Mercedes wheel sets affect fuel consumption and carbon emission too. To illustrate this, the blog has studied the different series of wheel sets for the new Mercedes C-Class which range from 16 inches up to 19 inches. Note that the stated values in fuel consumption are based on a 100-kilometer run. 16-Inch Mercedes Wheel Sets… Continue Reading »


US Sale Of Mercedes-Benz ML250 BlueTec Postponed

The sale of the Mercedes-Benz ML250 BlueTec in the US market has been postponed indefinitely by the German luxury vehicle manufacturer. The SUV was originally scheduled for release in 2014. Mercedes-Benz did not give any reason for the postponement although the successful sales of the ML350 BlueTec may have something to do with it. The technical specifications of the ML250 were not officially revealed by the company. However, it was expected to use a 2.1-liter twin-turbo diesel engine that is currently used on the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTec. This will give the Mercedes-Benz ML250 BlueTec an output of 190HP and 369lb-ft of torque. This is definitely lower compared to the… Continue Reading »


Price Of 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 Bluetec Revealed

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 Bluetec will finally become available in dealerships one year after it was initially unveiled during the New York Auto Show in 2012. The base price of the GLK250 is at $38,590 although a destination charge of $905 is not yet included. Buyers who are looking to purchase the gas-powered variant of the compact diesel crossover will have to pay another $1,500 over the base price of the luxury vehicle. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 Bluetec will feature a four-cylinder 2.1-liter diesel engine that produces 200HP and a torque of 369 lb-ft. The vehicle also features the 4Matic all-wheel-drive system. Economy figures were also provided by Mercedes-Benz for… Continue Reading »


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