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Mercedes CLS63 AMG Upgraded by SR Auto

The Canadian tuner SR Auto Group is known for its excellent works involving different vehicles, including a couple of Mercedes units. Among the aftermarket tuning firm’s favorite is the Mercedes CLS63 AMG. Some of its previous customizations with the car ranged from subtle to the extreme. However, for this particular CLS63 AMG model, the company chose to balance things out in the middle. So, the result was a car that retained its key aesthetic elements but with a couple of twists to enhance its appeal. The body kit of the tuner included a set of PUR 4OUR wheels measuring 20 x 9 inches at the front and 20 x 11 inches at the… Continue Reading »

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Introducing the Brabus CLS Rocket 730

The known Mercedes-Benz aftermarket tuning firm Brabus has expanded its territory in Malaysia. Yesterday (November 11), the company opened its showroom and Performance Center in Glenmarie, Shah Alam, which is the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia. According to AutoBuzz.my, the combined cost of the two facilities is around RM8 million, or approximately $2,398,081.76 (US) based on the conversion tool of Google. One of the key highlights of the event was the unveiling of the Brabus CLS Rocket 730. The Brabus CLS Rocket 730 was based from the Mercedes CLS63 AMG. Although the tuner retained the original 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine of the car offered by AMG, it was extensively tweaked to achieve up… 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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Official Teaser Photos of the Mercedes-Maybach S600 Released

Mercedes-Benz tweeted something that got everyone too excited just a while ago. That’s because its social media post contained two teaser images of the upcoming Mercedes-Maybach S600. So far, only the lettering in the rear indicating the model name, and the elegant cabin design of the car were revealed by the Twitter post of the German automaker. However, it is great to see the Maybach name resurrected in a new car under the three-pointed star marque. It should be noted that the Maybach brand was scrapped in 2012. Since then, it opened up a void in the ultra-luxury segment of Daimler. After quite some time though, it was announced that the name will be revived… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Gets Luxury Car of the Year Award From Yahoo! Autos

Yahoo! Autos revealed its 2015 Luxury Car of the Year pick on Sunday last week. The recipient for this year’s award went to the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. According to the website, it chose the Mercedes C-Class among other contenders because of its beautiful design, balanced output, and comfort features. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 was also included in the list of nominees, but it only ended up with an Honorable Mention. The list of other contenders that were included in the Honorable Mentions of the automotive blog were the 2015 Acura TLX, 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C, 2014 BMW M235i, 2015 Chrysler 200C, 2015 For Mustang, 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan, Hyundai Sonata… 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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Mercedes’ Rosberg wins 2014 Brazilian GP

Nico Rosberg was not going to give this one away. The German driver held off teammate Lewis Hamilton from start to finish to win the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix to cut Hamilton’s lead in the standings to 17 points heading into the final race of the season. It was a tight battle between the two Mercedes cars, with Rosberg eventually prevailing over 71 contested laps. When the dust settled, Rosberg clocked in at 1:30:02.555, 1.4 seconds ahead of Hamilton. The final showdown will be held a couple of weeks from now, with double points at stake. There, Rosberg will surely aim for the win – but that will not be enough. Even… Continue Reading »

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