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The Active Curve Tilting Feature Might Be the Cure for Car Sickness

One of the revolutionary features of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is its Active Curve Tilting function. Basically, the system allows the cabin of the car to angle around curves in order to significantly lessen the lateral acceleration experienced by its occupants and ensure their comfort inside. The frequent rocking motion within the car during times when the car passes through numerous curves on the way to its destination can be discomforting for its passengers, especially those who are prone to car sickness. Theoretically, the Active Curve Tilting feature of the new S-Class might be solution to the problem. News Corp Australia interviewed Dr. Thomas Weber, the head of research and car development at Mercedes-Benz, to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz is Working on Nest Thermostat Integration

In an effort to make life more convenient for its customers, Mercedes-Benz is once again embarking on another technological feat. Last time, we have mentioned that the brand is exploring the possible integration of its car’s system to the Nest smart thermostat, but we did not have details yet on how the project will bring about benefits to its consumers. However, thanks to a report from Digital Trends, we now have an idea what the famous German marque is trying to achieve. The goal of the automaker’s Research and Development division is to come up with an effective way for the car to communicate with the Nest thermostat at home. This will allow the thermostat… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate AMG Line Officially Unveiled

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate AMG Line was launched by recently by the German luxury vehicle manufacturer, according to a recent gtspirit.com report. The AMG Line package followed the recent introduction of the 2015 C-Class Estate by Mercedes-Benz last month after being spotted a number of instances while it was undergoing tests. The package provides a number of enhancements on the estate designed to increase its appeal in the market. These enhancements also provide the family wagon with the appeal of a sports car. Among the visual enhancements offered for the luxury vehicle includes the Mercedes-Benz logo on its sports grille, two iridium silver matte bars, front apron with chrome… Continue Reading »

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Examining the Lighting System of the 2015 Mercedes CLS

Some of the official pictures of the 2015 Mercedes CLS have been leaked to us already before the world debut of the car at the Goodwill Festival of Speed. Among the things also revealed by several sources were the engine specs of the car, and the technology it offers. This time, let us have a closer look at the lighting system provided by the four-door coupe of Mercedes-Benz. The 2015 Mercedes CLS is the world’s first production vehicle to introduce the adaptive light functions. The four door coupe, including its shooting brake models will be offering the all-new MULTIBEAM technology. The system features four quick-responding high-resolution LED modules in the car’s headlights, which adapts on the… Continue Reading »

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Barcelona Stairs Is No Match For The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 continues to hold many people in awe of the things it can do. After images emerged recently with the monster vehicle washed in the Red Sea, a video was posted recently by Xavi Gomez on YouTube showing the G63 AMG 6×6 conquering two flights of stairs in Barcelona, as reported on inautonews.com. The conquest of the stairs by the impressive off-roader from the luxury vehicle manufacturer was done during the 2014 Gumball 3000. The event normally attracts a number of expensive and outlandishly-styled vehicles that can easily attract the attention of onlookers. And the Brabus-enhanced G63 AMG 6X6 appeared to attract a good amount of… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Spotted Again At Nurburgring

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT was spotted being tested again at Nurburgring by TouriClips , according to a recent inautonews.com report. The first time it was seen at Nurburgring, it was taken out on a leisurely ride instead of doing fast laps around the track. This time around, the upcoming supercar from Mercedes-Benz appeared to tear down the track and at some point in the spy video the driver appeared to struggle to stay on the track. The upcoming sports car, which will serve as the replacement of the SLS AMG, was still covered with a black and white camouflage when it was tested. As a replacement to the SLS AMG,… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes AMG GT Engine Specs Finally Confirmed

Finally, the specifications of the Mercedes AMG GT engine has been officially confirmed. According to Christian Enderle, the person in charge of the car’s engine development, the upcoming sports vehicle will carry a biturbo four-valve-per-cylinder 4.0-liter V8 petrol engine. A band of revs within 1750 and 4750 rpm in its initial state of tune will enable the car to reach an output 375 kW at 6250 rpm with 650 Nm of torque. The engine, codenamed M178, uses the all-new 90-degree quad-cam injection system. Mercedes said that the M178 was made as a replacement for the previous 6.2-liter V8 engine used by the Mercedes SLS AMG, called the M159, when it will be phased out within four… Continue Reading »

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