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A Look at the Mercedes-AMG GT R Engine

The Mercedes-AMG GT R just made its world premiere. The sports car is the street-legal version of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 and it surpasses the Mercedes-AMG GT S in terms of power and performance. Let us take a closer look at the GT R engine. Based on the specs provided by Mercedes-Benz USA, the GT R is equipped with the handcrafted 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine of AMG. The power unit features dry sump lubrication, which maintains a stable oil supply even with high lateral forces. It also allows the V8 engine to be installed lower. In turn, it puts the car’s center of gravity closer to the road for high lateral acceleration. The engine… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Will Unveil an Electric SUV at the Paris Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz is gearing to release its first dedicated all-electric model. The first to be unveiled will be an electric sport utility vehicle. It’s concept form will be featured at the Paris Motor Show, which will be held from October 1 to 16 this year. Although information about the new electric SUV concept is still scarce, Autocar said the new SUV will likely compete against the Tesla Model X. The vehicle will also go head-to-head against the electric SUVs reportedly being developed by Jaguar and Audi. The article claimed that the electric SUV will be released in the market sometime in 2019. For now, Daimler has limited the production of its… Continue Reading »

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Paris Launch Expected For Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain

It appears Mercedes-Benz is preparing to meet the Audi A6 all-road head on in the market as it is expected to launch the Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain during the Paris Motor Show, as shown on a report from motor1.com. The addition of a rugged version of the E-Class Estate will allow the company to go up against the Audi A6 all-road Quattro. Before the company confirmed this, all reports on the upcoming vehicle were dismissed mainly as rumors. The upcoming luxury vehicle is expected to enter the market near the start of 2017. The E-Class All-Terrain may meet the needs of some luxury vehicle enthusiasts who are not at all impressed… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Says There’s Wireless Charging For S550e Plug-In Hybrid

If you own a hybrid car, then you would also know the pain of having to fumble with the wires and chargers in order to plug your car in for the next day ahead. The same goes with your smartphones and other mobile devices. Charging can be such a pain. Alas, Mercedes-Benz has come up with a solution to this minor problem. The German automaker has introduced the wireless inductive charging. In order to use such charging system, the owner only needs to position the car over a special base on the garage floor. There would be no need to connect it to wires and adaptors alike. Mercedes plans to… Continue Reading »

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How the Mercedes-Benz Remote Parking Pilot Assistance Works

Ever had trouble parking your Mercedes-Benz, or any car for that matter? Parking can be a challenge even to the most experienced driver, so there have been many attempts by car manufacturers to equip their vehicle with standard parking assistance. However, none has ever been as successful as Mercedes in that feat. In a 3:41 video posted on YouTube, Mercedes-Benz explained how its remote parking pilot works. All a driver has to do is download an app that can connect to the car. The app will act as an extension of your Mercedes. All the driver has to do once the app is downloaded and successfully connected to the vehicle is… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Spearheads Improvements in Mobile Connectivity

The future is here, and Daimler is leading the way towards a more connected and environment-conscious society. Jeremy Rifkin, author and futurologist, said at the Daimler Campus Connectivity event that the German company is putting in place information hubs across the country to help in collecting data. Rifkin added there are three components to the Internet of Things—the Communication Internet, the Energy Internet, and the Logistics Internet. We are already using both the Communication and Energy Internet, but the Logistics Internet is something that Daimler is spearheading. What Daimler is doing is to put up mobile connectivity hubs through its trucks that move across the country. This enables Daimler and… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes vs. BMW: The Autonomous Car

In the autonomous car market, Mercedes continues to play a major role, though BMW is certainly making some recent moves. BMW’s upcoming iNext, an autonomous car, was recently given a 2021 release date, although BMW’s head of marketing and sales, Ian Robertson, suggested that the release date may be premature. The earlier-than-anticipated release date is likely a response to Mercedes’ growing authority in the young autonomous car market, with Mercedes having conducted autonomous car tests since 2012 and having released the stunning F 015 Luxury in Motion E-Class. The revolutionary 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class already provides a sneak peek at what autonomous driving may look like via its F 015 Luxury… Continue Reading »

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