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Video: The Mercedes-AMG GT is Just Too Quick

The Mercedes-AMG GT is quick. Its 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine is designed to deliver 456 hp for the standard GT and 503 hp for the GT S version. Each is mated with a 479 lb-ft of torque and distributed by the brand’s 7-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission gearbox with manual shifting mode. The said elements enable the sports car to achieve an acceleration from zero to 60 mph in only 3.5 seconds. Then its maximum speed is electronically limited at 193 mph. The numbers above certainly speak a lot about the performance you could expect from the Mercedes-AMG GT. To put it in a simpler term, the Mercedes-AMG GT is really fast. Last… Continue Reading »

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Stretched Brabus Mercedes G55 AMG Seen in China

One impressive Mercedes G55 AMG was recently spotted in China. This particular G-Class featured major modifications in its body plus engine upgrades, and it was rechristened as the Brabus G-K8. According to CarNewsChina, the Brabus G-K8 was introduced at the FB-Show 2015 held in Beijing. The most noticeable aspect of the SUV was its extra two-meter overall length as its middle was stretched to transform it into a limousine. The tuner of the Mercedes G55 AMG completely removed the standard middle doors of the vehicle to make room for suicide doors. Then all windows of the unit were heavily tinted, which effectively hid its interior from the outside. A set of three exhaust… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Forges New Partnership with China’s Google

After announcing its new partnership with Qualcomm in the development of wireless charging units for its electric vehicles, Mercedes-Benz went on to make a deal with another tech giant. According to Reuters, Daimler just forged a tie with Baidu in China. Baidu is a web services company operating in China. Its services are similar to Google like providing Chinese language search engine for websites, images, and multimedia files. Due to the similarities of the two, the service has been commonly referred to as “China’s Google.” The report said the partnership aims to deepen the bonds between Chinese Mercedes-Benz cars and technology firms that cater directly to consumers, which has been an ongoing… Continue Reading »

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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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