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A Quick Look at the Engine Specs of the New Mercedes-Benz SLC

The Mercedes-Benz SLC may be a new name in the luxury car segment, but its line goes way back nearly two decades ago. During that time, it was introduced as the SLK, which immediately captured the hearts of buyers and car enthusiasts. According to Daimler, the SLC will be 20 years old in March 2016. The range sold around 670,000 units so far. So what are the things we can look forward to with the latest SLC? Engine Types The whole lineup offers two kinds of engines and five configurations to choose from. The variants include the SLC 180, SLC 200, SLC 300, SLC 250 d, and the AMG SLC 43…. Continue Reading »


A Closer Look at MBUSA’s “Driven to Delight” Strategy

At present, only a few companies compare to Mercedes-Benz when it comes to innovation, marketing genius, and overall brand strength. However, in 2011, prospective Mercedes-Benz buyers and vehicle owners were all too frequently having dealership experiences that were in need of an overhaul! Most world-class customer experience brands (Zappos, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Starbucks, etc.) started with service excellence at their core.  On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz was built on exceptional products. In the United States during the said year, there was a shift in priorities by a new leadership team. These leaders set a course to not only be the best customer experience provider in the automotive sector but… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC Gets Five-Star Rating From Euro NCAP

In terms of safety, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC scored the top rating in the latest evaluation of the European New Car Assessment Programme or Euro NCAP. The new SUV, which is a revamped version of the Mercedes-Benz GLK, received five stars from the rating system of the organization. Based on the explanation of Euro NCAP on its scoring, a five-star safety means the vehicle has an overall good performance in crash protection. In addition, it is an indication that it is fitted with robust crash avoidance technology. As seen in the photo above, the Mercedes GLC got a rating of 95 percent in adult safety. Then. it received 89 percent for… Continue Reading »


Bringing Technology and a More Desirable Experience to Mercedes-Benz Showrooms

What are your childhood memories of automobile showrooms? For me, the showroom was the end of a ritualized journey. In what became an annual event, my father would wait for the new Ford models to arrive at the dealership. We would enter a balloon-filled building, be greeted quickly by an eager salesperson, and typically be handed a brochure before we approached the new models. If my father was contemplating a purchase that year, we would test-drive the cars, haggle with a salesperson (often making offers and counteroffers scrawled on a piece of paper), and possibly continue those negotiations with a sales manager. Assuming that a deal was concluded, we would… Continue Reading »


Champions: Igniting Everyone at MBUSA to Be Driven to Delight

It is essential that you get all levels of formal leadership involved in elevating the customer experience through strategy and planning. Additionally, to achieve the needed tipping point on a cultural initiative as grand as MBUSA’s Driven to Delight, it takes more than leaders and managers to drive change. One member of the Customer Experience Strategy and Planning group was, and continues to be, responsible for aligning and transforming a culture of experience excellence at Mercedes-Benz USA by activating staff members to make change happen throughout the organization. This is done through the Mercedes-Benz Customer Experience Champions program. In the early phase of the customer-focused journey, MBUSA general managers and… Continue Reading »


Updated Models, Specs and Pricing of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has withstood the test of time over decades. Despite retaining many of its original traits, like its unchanging exterior design, it remains one of the most sought-after products of the three-pointed star marque. If you’re looking to buy a G-Class right now, this article discusses the current lineup of the original and the most resilient SUV segment of Mercedes. Note that this only covers the existing models of the range in major European markets. Furthermore, the following only reflects the most basic prices of the units if you choose to opt out for the optional add-ons like the AMG Performance package, special wheels, and others. Based on… Continue Reading »


Can You Fit Mustang Wheels to a Mercedes-Benz?

Can Mustang wheels fit your Mercedes-Benz car, or your Mustang with Mercedes wheels? This may be an outrageous question, but for the sake of a discussion or simply providing information to everyone who might be thinking of going wild with their cars, let us just tackle this one that was asked by one of our readers. Simply put, this will not work. Don’t waste your time and money experimenting on this. Even if let’s say you are replacing your Mercedes wheels with a set of Mustang wheels with similar sizes, or the other way around, their respective bolt patterns are not alike. Current Mustang wheels have a bolt pattern of 5-114.3 while… Continue Reading »


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