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First Long Wheelbase Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4MATIC Introduced in China

Aside from Concept GLC Coupe, Mercedes-Benz also unveiled its C200L 4MATIC sedan at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. The car is the long wheelbase version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. In addition, the car is the first model in the Chinese C-Class segment to get the 4MATIC system, according to CarNewsChina. The long wheelbase Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4MATIC is a unique model as it features both a sporty and stretched design. The car would be exclusively available to customers in China. The source said the stretched Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4MATIC is equipped with a 2.0-liter petrol-powered four-cylinder turbo engine. Its output is 184 hp with 300 Nm of torque. The power is distributed to all its wheels via a… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Slapped with $56.5M Fine for Price-Fixing in China

Things are taking a tough turn for foreign automakers in China. Mercedes-Benz, in particular, was slapped with an expensive fine for being guilty of price-fixing in the country. According to a BBC report, Mercedes was penalized for a total of 350 million yuan or approximately $56.5 million for its misconduct in the Chinese market. Even local dealers selling the luxury vehicles offered by the brand were not spared as they were also required by a Jiangsu-based consumer watchdog to pay around 7.7 million yuan. The article claimed a pricing regulator in Jiangsu found out that Mercedes has been pressuring its local dealers into setting a minimum sales price on selected models… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Concept Official Images Released

Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the photos of its Concept GLC Coupe. A teaser image of the concept SUV was also shown through a tweet of the Stuttgart-based auto manufacturer hours prior to the vehicle’s official public debut. The upcoming compact SUV certainly showed a striking resemblance with the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, which production just started at the Tuscaloosa plant of the three-pointed star marque. The GLC Coupe is more like a toned down or more compact form of the GLE Coupe. According to the press release of Daimler, the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe will measure 4.73-meter long with a 2.83-meter wheelbase and 1.60-meter height. It is designed to be fitted with 21-inch wheels for off-road… Continue Reading »

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New Mercedes Recall Affects 149,000 Cars in China and Germany

A new Mercedes recall was set in motion once more. Last Monday, Daimler released a statement about a new recall involving its Mercedes-Benz cars. According to the company, around 149,000 vehicles under the three-pointed star brand will be affected. Among the models covered by the decision were the E-Class and CLS-CLass built within 2012 up to 2014. Then, the areas affected are China and Germany. Source of the Problem Daimler cited safety concerns as the cause of the Mercedes recall. The Stuttgart-based multinational corporation said it found out that the insulating panel seals in the engine bay has the possibility to come loose. This could lead to situations wherein the loose parts might come… Continue Reading »

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Photos of Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe in Matte Gray Plus Police Chase Video

A cool Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe was recently spotted in China. The subject was seen in the Dongba area in far east Beijing, according to CarNewsChina. It came in a nice matte gray wrap with a black coating on its roofing. Some might find the gray wrap of this C63 AMG Coupe rather bland, but the way that the coating plays with natural light is just awesome when observed up close. Aside from the wrap, the tuner of the car installed a rimless black grille, darkened headlights, tinted windows, blackened carbon hood, and blacked out side mirror frames. New wheels were also fitted in the auto with ten-spoke matte black alloy… Continue Reading »

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Spy Shots Reveal the China-Made Mercedes-Benz GLA

Spy shots taken by a Chinese-based site reveal that the China-made Mercedes-Benz GLA is already poised to hit the robust luxury car market of the country. The blurry photo above shows the frontal angle of the compact SUV. On the other hand, the one below displays the rear view of the auto. According to CarNewsChina, the Chinese version of the Mercedes-Benz GLA is scheduled to hit the country’s market in May this year. It is manufactured through a joint venture with Beijing-Benz, and it is groomed to compete against the locally-made BMW X1 and Audi Q3. It should be noted that the GLA has been available for import in China…. Continue Reading »

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Seriously, a Mercedes SLS AMG with Matte Brown Color?

One thing you will love about the great cities of China is that they seem to have no shortage in luxury cars nowadays. Just having a normal stroll in the streets of Shanghai City will offer you a view of the hottest luxury vehicles of our era. Aside from the fact mentioned above, a number of the citizens there look to be so filthy rich that they are already running out of options where to spend their money. So, what they do is come up with various upgrades to their luxury autos. However, the results vary from awesome to awful. On the bright side, they give us a couple of ideas about… Continue Reading »

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