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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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Classic Mercedes-Benz E-Class Limousine Seen in China

Long before the Mercedes S600 Pullman was the W124 Mercedes-Benz E-Class limousine. A couple of weeks ago, the car was spotted traversing the airport expressway in Guangzhou, located in the Guangdong Province of China. Unlike the soon-to-be-released S-Class stretched limo with only four doors, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class limousine had six doors. The earlier limo of the three-pointed star brand was also shorter than the upcoming one with just a 5,540 mm overall length and a wheelbase measurement of 3,600 mm. Both cars have three rows of seats though. The classic car in the picture is a 260E. It is equipped with a 2.6-liter six-in-line with an output of measly 170 hp. It… Continue Reading »

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Study says Chinese Mercedes-Benz owners are likely wealthy entrepreneurs

It may not sound like much of a surprise, but according to a brand study, Mercedes-Benz owners in China belong mostly to a class of wealthy entrepreneurs, and are in fact among the wealthiest in the nation. Those were the findings in a study conducted on the eight major luxury automakers in the biggest automotive market in the world, via a report by The Detroit News. Successful and wealthy entrepreneurs comprise the crop of Mercedes-Benz owners, and these same owners have the highest household assets among the groups of luxury car owners, pegged at 11.3 million yuan. The study, conducted by Hurun Research Institute that is based in Shanghai, also associated certain… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Debuts in LA Auto Show

The closely-guarded Mercedes-Maybach S 600 has finally been revealed. The new car under the three-pointed star brand was among the highlights of the Los Angeles Auto Show. As mentioned earlier, the ultra-luxury car was scheduled for a double premiere, so it also graced the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show in China on the same date of its US launching. The Mercedes-Maybach S 600 boasts itself as the very definition of luxury with a quality going a notch higher than the usual Mercedes-Benz. The new car is the chance for redemption of the Maybach brand, which has been scrapped by Daimler AG in 2013 due to poor sales. It should be noted though that Maybach… Continue Reading »

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This Beijing Auto BJ100 Uses the Mercedes GLK Platform

Would you believe that the mammoth Sport Utility Vehicle above, called the Beijing Auto BJ100, was based from the China-made Mercedes GLK? According to CarNewsChina, the chiseled vehicle was indeed based from our beloved SUV with the three-pointed star logo. The BJ100 debuted at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show in its concept form. The targeted production of the SUV is next year. The source claimed this abomination was made by Beijing Auto, and its platform utilized the one used by the Mercedes GLK that is manufactured in China by Beijing-Benz. The production version of the Beijing Auto BJ100 will also make use of the 2.0 turbo and 3.0 V6 petrol engines found… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Vision G-Code Crossover Concept Unveiled

Coinciding with the opening of the Mercedes-Benz R&D center in Beijing, China, the three-pointed star brand also released its new subcompact crossover concept dubbed as the Mercedes Vision G-Code. According to the press release of the company, the concept crossover aims to attract younger Asians into the brand. Shorter than the Mercedes GLA Based from the images and information provided by the German automaker, the G-Code will be designed as a Sports Utility Coupe. It will measure 161 inches, which is even shorter than the GLA—the brand’s smallest crossover so far. Not much was revealed about the engine specs of the compact crossover concept. However, the plan is to equip… Continue Reading »

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