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What Drives the Mercedes, Audi and BMW Race for Performance Supremacy

The three-way dance among the giant German luxury automakers namely Mercedes, Audi and BMW are not just about global sales and expansion. Aside from the sales aspect, the three are also engaged in a never-ending fight to outperform each other in terms of their car engineering. All three luxury car brands are embroiled in a battle to come up with the car that has the most horsepower, the fastest acceleration and the one that has the most high-end technology. The Driving Factor of Mercedes, Audi and BMW But what drives the three brands of luxury vehicles in trying to produce the fastest and the most high-end luxury cars considering that… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo To Be Offered In The Market

The Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo was officially launched to an awestruck crowd during the Los Angeles Auto Show. The incredible thrill created by the supercar during the show inspired JamesEdition to bring the supercar from the virtual gaming world into the real world, according to a report from torquenews.com. However, production of the ultra-exclusive supercar will be limited to only five units worldwide and will cost around $1.5 million each. The base vehicle for the incredible supercar will be the 2014 SL AM GT. Its entire body will be made of carbon fiber, which will reduce its overall weight by more than two hundred pounds. The exterior of the… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Focuses on Making “Purring” Sounds for Electric Cars

Before, sound engineers at Daimler are focused on keeping engine noises minimal or less irritating to the ears. But upon the arrival of the automaker’s new electric cars, they now have to do the opposite. That is to create engine sounds. According to Bloomberg, Christoph Meier, a sound engineer at Daimler, and his team have just invented something called “sonorous purring”. This new technology aimed at electric cars aims to provide an engine noise which is pitched higher than conventional autos. On the other hand, the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive will get huskier tones to reflect its macho image. Meier stated that people tend to expect some sort… Continue Reading »

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Rare Koenig-Enhanced Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC Available In The Market

A Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC enhanced by Koenig is currently available in the market, according to a report from gtspirit.com. Although Koenig is not easily recognizable to automobile enthusiasts, the company has made remarkable enhancements in the engines in its special range of vehicles. The company is also a recognized authority when it comes to racing. Among the best cars created by Koenig are the Koenig BMW 840 and 850, Porsche 962 C1 based on the Koenig C62, and the modified Ferrari F50 offering 850HP of power. The Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC enhanced by Koenig is among the most popular street-legal creations of the company. This particular vehicle is now officially available… Continue Reading »

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Famous Parts Tunes Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

The year 2004 saw the introduction of the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren into the world. It was considered as among the best supercars in the world. Even as it was capable of competing with the Porsche Carrera GT with the combination of technology and performance, it also had the capability of travelling long journeys from one country to another. This made the supercar an all-around package for vehicle enthusiasts. The supercar features a super-charged V8 5.4-liter engine that has the capability of producing 626hp of power along with 780Nm of torque. The supercar also has the capability of sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h within 3.5 seconds. It also has a… Continue Reading »

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Latest Engine Configurations For Mercedes-Benz C-Class Revealed

A new wave of engines is set to be released together with the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class after its launch in the UK by next spring, a recent report from autocar.com revealed. The new engines will include a new 4.0-liter V8 turbo-charged engine for the C63 AMG that offers up to 493bhp. The first set of engines in the new C-Class will include a 1.6-liter for the C180 with 154bhp, 2.0-liter for the C200 with 181bhp and 2.1-liter turbo-diesel for the C220 Bluetec with 168bhp. Following the launch, the C250 model will feature a 2.0-liter turbo-charged engine with 208bhp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Among the diesel engines to be offered… Continue Reading »

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2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Getting a Mercedes Engine

  A few days ago, the British supercar manufacturer, Aston Martin, officially revealed details about its partnership with Daimler which was forged sometime in July this year. According to the Motley Fool website, the British supercar brand’s 2016 Aston Martin Vanquish model is looking to benefit from the new-generation of high-performance V8 engines being developed by the Mercedes-AMG group. All succeeding cars are expected to carry the all-new V8 engines as well. A Win and Win Situation The tie-up with a global high-end automaker such as Daimler will surely provide the leverage that Aston Martin needs in the world market. On the other hand, Daimler will also share benefits from… Continue Reading »

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