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Mercedes-AMG GT Pricing For UK Market Revealed

The Mercedes-AMG GT was given a price tag for the UK market, as indicated on a report from autoevolution.com. The latest super car offering of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany has a base price tag of £97,195 once it will be released into the UK market next year. The hefty price tag is for the entry-level variant AMG GT, which will be released into the UK market in the later part of next year. This particular variant features a 4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine offering 462 HP of power along with a torque of 600 Nm. It is capable of accelerating from 0 to 62 mph within four seconds. It… Continue Reading »

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Next-Generation LED Headlights Unveiled By Mercedes-Benz

While BMW and Audi have started to use laser headlights, Mercedes-Benz is currently working on its next-generation LED headlights, according to a report from worldcarfans.com. The luxury manufacturer from Germany aims to use 84 LEDs for each headlamp, which is a big jump from the 24 it is currently using on the high beam module found on the CLS headlamp. The increase in the number of LEDs is designed to enhance light quality. A medium-term plan will see around 1024 pixels for each LED to optimize illumination on the road in all traffic conditions at any speed. The light systems development head at Mercedes-Benz, Uwe Kostanzer, revealed that their credo… Continue Reading »

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New Mercedes Model Names Revealed

A couple of months ago, we reported about the planned renaming of some of Mercedes-Benz’s popular ranges. Recently, we have confirmed the new Mercedes model names through Daimler’s press section.   As can be seen in the information provided by Daimler above, anything beyond the core series (namely the A, B, C, E, and S), the iconic names (G-Class and SL), and the newer models (CLA and GLA) will be affected by the renaming strategy of Mercedes-Benz. The changes will take full effect in 2015, said the report. The individual powertrain designations of its vehicles will also be updated and indicated in a small letter following the model name. Refer to… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Boss Says No One Will Make Money on Electric Cars Yet

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is now on sale, which received good reviews from critics. However, if money matters were to be considered, Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche does not seem to be so confident about electric cars as of the moment. According to Bloomberg, the Daimler Boss stated in a speech at an event in Mallorca, Spain on October 27, “You can reasonably say that nobody today is making a battery-powered vehicle that’s economically viable in its own right.” He added, “Manufacturers will not see a return within a reasonable time on the billions they’re investing now.” The statements were in reference to the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive and basically to every automaker diving… Continue Reading »

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A Video Featuring the Master Service Technicians of Mercedes-Benz

Since its inception, Mercedes-Benz has etched itself in history as the leading automotive brand in the world. In terms of performance, safety, style, reliability, technology, and other factors, the three-pointed star brand consistently stood against competition. It is the reason why it has withstood the test of time, garnered numerous awards, gained outstanding sales continuously, and its marque became synonymous with high-quality products and services over the years. Sure we have personalities like Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler all the way to Dr. Dieter Zetsche who steered the helm of the company into what it is today. We also have Juan Manuel Fangio in the past going to Lewis Hamilton… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz notches record sales in October

What a way to kick off the fourth quarter for what is turning out to be a strong 2014 for Mercedes-Benz. The German automaker sold 140,941 vehicles in October, making it the best-selling October in the company’s history. In addition, that figure marks an 11.5 percent increase compared to the previous month. Year-to-date figures are also up, with the total now at 1,336,097, which accounts for a 12.4 percent improvement over the total units sold during the first ten months of 2013. The compact segment continued to drive Mercedes-Benz sales worldwide, with year-to-date totals of 375,435 units sold between the A-Class, B-Class, CLA-Class, and GLA-Class. That’s a 23.7 percent increase over the… Continue Reading »

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Twelve New Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Models To Be Introduced By 2020

Following the launch of the research and development center in China, Mercedes-Benz head for research and development indicated that the luxury vehicle manufacturer is set on introducing twelve new Mercedes-Benz vehicle models by 2020, according to a gtspirit.com report. Although Thomas Weber did not provide the details of these upcoming models, he indicated that they will not have any direct predecessors. This indicates that these are completely new vehicle models. Weber revealed during the opening ceremony of the new R&D center of the company in Beijing that the luxury vehicle manufacturer started its most intensive development program for new vehicle models. He added that the new program is different from… Continue Reading »

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