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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 »

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Price Tag For C63 AMG Edition 507 and SLS AMG Black Series Announced

  Pricing for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 and Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series was announced recently by the luxury vehicle manufacturer. The base price tag of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 is at $70,000 for the sedan, while the coupe will be priced at $72,500. The price does not include the destination and delivery fee of $925. On the other hand, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series will have a price tag of $275,000 plus the destination and delivery fee of $1,800. The 6.3-liter V8 engine of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 offers 507HP of power and torque of 450 lb-ft. A number of enhancements are… Continue Reading »

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Revealed: Ranking of Car Brands in Terms of Engine Reliability

Warranty Direct, the UK’s top provider of direct consumer warranties recently released the top brands of cars that are least and most likely to give you engine problems. The ranking was based on the company’s database which holds about 50,000 policies. Based from their records, German cars did not fare well against their Asian counterparts. They revealed that cars from Volkswagen, BMW and Audi are more prone to engine problems than the rest. Their database showed that Volkswagen’s rate of failure is 1 in 52 engines. BMW has 1 in 45 engines. On the other hand, Audi scored 1 in 27 engines. But Audi is not the worst yet because… Continue Reading »

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BMW Outsells Mercedes-Benz In 2012

Although Mercedes-Benz and BMW saw US sales reach record highs last year, records show that BMW did a better job than its luxury rival from Germany. BMW sales reached 347,583 vehicles, which is 13.8 percent higher compared to 2011. This figure includes sales of the Mini brand of BMW. In comparison, sales of the German luxury car manufacturer reach 305,072 vehicles, which is a 15.4 percent increase compared to the year before. Mercedes Benz sales include the Sprint commercial van and Smart car. Autodata revealed that without the Mini brand, BMW sales reached 281,460 vehicles compared to the 274,084 vehicles sold by Mercedes-Benz without the other brands. This means BMW… Continue Reading »

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Top 5 Business Cars of Today

Business cars are the status symbol for today’s modern business man. They need to be sporty, luxurious and have enough room to fit in your golf clubs. Each car brings their own unique feel to what executive driving should be, from a focus on power, to luxury and even economy. The cars featured are just a snippet of the huge range of great executive cars out on the market. 1. Mercedes Benz C-Class When you think of a Mercedes Benz you imagine efficiency and stability. Like with most of the German manufacturers cars efficiency and effectiveness come in droves with the C-Class. The Mercedes Benz C-Class doesn’t falter in those… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes ACTROS Put on a 10,000KM Test

Mercedes-Benz’ truck, ACTROS, after it has been announced last week that it will be especially for long distance haul, has now been tested for a 10,000KM drive. Now, the official efficiency numbers of the EURO VI engine has been revealed. First off, the EURO V version runs more efficiently at 7.6% less diesel in the 10,000KM test than the current Actros 1844 BlueTec 5. However, the engine knocked the old generation’s consumption by 4.56% and offers lower emissions. Mercedes-Benz said in a press statement, “Three Actros models – an 1844 BlueTec 5 and two new variants in the guise of an Actros 1845 BlueTec 6 and a BlueTec 5 –… Continue Reading »

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Chinese and German markets showing strong growth in October

Mercedes-Benz China is leading Daimler AG’s premium car brand in terms of sales growth, followed closely by their market share in Germany. Figures for October are up by 13.6 percent as compared to last year of the same month. The company said they delivered as many as 100,500 units for the month of October alone. The breakdown of this figure includes 13,500 units sold in China, doubling their October 2009 output, while dealerships in Germany were able to grow their sales output by 14 percent to 27,000 vehicles. Mercedes-Benz USA, on the other hand, was also able to grow, albeit by a single percent from October last year, to 18,400… Continue Reading »

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