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Lotus Reveals Race Car Powered by Mercedes Engine

Lotus recently unveiled its new Formula One race car. The latest unit called the E23 Hybrid sported some aerodynamic upgrades compared to the team’s car last season. However, the most important improvement in the race car came in its power unit. This time, the team ditched its Renault engine over a Mercedes engine. Lotus Team technical director Nick Chester admitted that they really struggled in the 2014 season due to performance and reliability issues. So, with their new engine supplier, he hoped that their fortune will be reversed this season. The woes of teams other than the ones carrying Mercedes power units were not really a secret to everyone. It… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG CEO Hints Plans for Hybrid Supercar

Mercedes-AMG may be planning something in its backyard. A report suggested that the performance division of the three-pointed star brand responsible for the Mercedes-AMG GT may be considering a hybrid supercar. If so, then we might be looking at the marque’s answer to the Porsche 918 and McLaren P1. According to Motor Trend, it was just less than a year ago when Tobias Moers denied point-blank if they were planning to make a hybrid powercar that would rival the Porsche 918. The answer was a straight “no” from the Mercedes-AMG CEO. However, as we have witnessed before, Mercedes is not a brand that would keep a word “no” or “never” in its dictionary,… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid Quietly Introduced in Detroit

Automotive sites, news portals, and fans were going wild when the Detroit Auto Show commenced as the event paved the way for the introduction of the all-new Mercedes GLE Coupe. Alongside the crossover was the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid. However, one that did not make so much noise when it came out was the Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid. Like its very quiet motor, the S550 Plug-In Hybrid silently stood in the background in the booth of the three-pointed star to make way for the GLE Coupe and the C350 Plug-In Hybrid. Despite the less fanfare, the S550 Plug-In Hybrid leaves a lot to be desired. Of course, there’s the fact… Continue Reading »

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Live Photos of the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid

As we have mentioned earlier, among the vehicles highlighted by the three-pointed star brand during the 2015 Detroit Auto Show was the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid. The car is among the planned super eco-friendly variants of the brand to be released in the market this year. Based from sources, the hybrid sedan will go on sale in the fall of this year as a 2016 model. The car in the show came in glossy blue finish with “PLUG-IN HYBRID” lettering on its sides. Of course, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid came with all the goodies found on the latest C-Class of the brand. However, what made it very special were the engine and motor powering… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz keeps momentum going at Detroit Motor Show

What better transition from a record-breaking year to the next than by starting big at the first major auto show of the year? Mercedes-Benz made sure its presence was felt at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), otherwise known as the Detroit Motor Show, with the launch of the GLE Coupe along with some other models. In addition, the German automaker also made sure that the futuristic F 015 Luxury in Motion concept, that only days ago took center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, was present at the event to wow the crowds. With the global SUV market expected to continue growth in the next couple of… Continue Reading »

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Presenting the Spy Shots of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-in Hybrid

You will never get a shortage of spy photos if you have access in Nurburgring. Recently, spies caught a variant of the Mercedes-Benz GLE in the endurance track. What made this model special is that it is a plug-in hybrid—a feature that was given away when the vehicle was caught juicing up its battery in a charging station. According to TopSpeed, the subject of the spy shots shown here will debut in 2015 under a 2016 model year. The report noted that the GLE would be the first SUV of the three-pointed star marque to offer a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. No official hint was given by the German automaker yet regarding… Continue Reading »

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Specs and Plans for the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-in Hybrid Revealed

Mercedes-Benz has a new addition to its fuel-efficient variants. Recently, details of the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-in Hybrid was revealed to Auto Express. Petrol Engine and Electric Motor Instead of the 3.0-liter V6 engine found in the Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-in Hybrid, the new version of the C-Class will be using a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine capable of producing up to 208 bhp. Then, the engine is combined with an electric motor to provide it an additional output of 80 bhp. The power of the car is distributed through its seven-speed automatic transmission gearbox. Using electric power, the car can achieve a range of around 20 miles. Despite the lower form of engine of the car, it… Continue Reading »

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