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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 »


Mercedes Surpasses Lexus As Top U.S. Luxury Automaker

Based on the reports, Mercedes-Benz has made a significant mark in the American luxury market, surpassing both BMW and the long time sales leader, Lexus last month. The Silver Arrow has boosted its sales by 17 percent in the US, up to 19,862 vehicles sold in September. Also, the German company’s CEO, Ernst Lieb, stated that he anticipates the Mercedes-Benz market share to constantly go up till the end of 2010. The news came as BMW released statement that its sales went up by 21 percent, in contrast to this same time last 2009. On the other hand, Lexus is not doing so good in the market. The Japanese luxury… Continue Reading »


Mercedes To Dethrone Lexus as U.S. Luxury Brand Leader

After ten years of leading the U.S. luxury vehicle sales charts, Lexus may shortly be dethroned by the previous leader, Mercedes-Benz, as well as BMW. While Lexus sales have been recuperating this year from the first half of last year’s poor sales result, the Mercedes-Benz sales have been going up really fast. One likely reason for this discrepancy is the chain of recalls Lexus has had this present year, which includes accelerator pedals, floor mats, leaking gas tanks and defective valve-springs. Also, based on the reports, the the strong sales of Mercedes-Benz has been greatly influenced by the release of the new E-Class. Last month, the sales of Lexus went… Continue Reading »


Pagani Zonda R is the New Nurburgring God

The Nurburgring is so amazing that it has become the epicenter of ‘ego battle’ between carmakers that aim at performance. A huge number of vehicles target to get ahead of the Nordschelife record lap time for their specific category. The German tarmac has a capacity to serve far more than its original testing and racing purposes. These vehicles and competitions have transformed as a great instrument for marketing. Sites like Nurburgring, even attract attention of spy photographers and have turned out to be one of their hot spots. The main motive for a grand gamut of go-fast vehicles is not only to obliterate the ring record but to beat it… Continue Reading »


SLS AMG Design Originally Developed for Dodge Viper

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is one of the top sports cars in the world. This world renowned, top caliber car that offers a maximum 563hp with functional gullwing doors is truly a representation of great German engineering. Though based on Iniside Line, their sources confirmed that the SLS AMG was actually designed to be the next-generation Dodge Viper. Based on the information, while the Dodge engineers were in the process of designing the next-generation Viper, having already finished the aluminum chassis and completing the new suspension. Mercedes received news of their developments and reached a decision that the chassis would be the precise starting point for their forthcoming SLS. Apparently, Mercedes… Continue Reading »


Audi Superbowl Ad: Mocking the Mercedes Benz 280SE 4.5

We won’t be discussing the actually Superbowl game here, although it was definitely one of the more exciting ones that I’ve seen recently, but we will discuss the Audi ad for a bit. It’s definitely not the first time Audi had made fun of the competition, but it sure is one of their better ones. Besides starring Jason Statham, the new Jean-Claude Van Damme of our times and star of any movie that involves blowing stuff up and punching 20 guys senseless at the same time, we get to see the new supercharged A6, and drivability when chased by two Buell Ulysses bikes. A Mercedes Benz 280SE 4.5 also stars… Continue Reading »


Top Gear M3 coupe vs C63 AMG vs RS4

Welcome back everyone. I hope you had a fantastic holiday week. To kick things off, here is a comparison test from our favorite guys over at Top Gear. They devoted almost an entire show segment for comparing the brand new C63 AMG against the new M3 and mixing it up with the somewhat older RS4. While the last video I posted was in German, and some people were confused on who actually won, this one is in English, but you will still be confused on which cars is better. There are 3 videos, so be sure to hit more for the additional two. Click more for the other videos


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