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Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell To Be Launched In 2017

The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell is set to be introduced by the luxury vehicle manufacturer by 2017, as shown on a worldcarfans.com report. Plans for the hydrogen variant of the GLC were revealed by Thomas Weber, the head of research and development of Mercedes-Benz, when he was interviewed by Autocar. Weber added the engineering parameters of the vehicle were already finalized and its introduction into the market may come in the next two years. The launch of the car is planned at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September 2017 and will become available in the market by 2018. Mercedes-Benz added that the maximum range of the car will be at 373… Continue Reading »

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V12 Engine Production To Be Increased By Mercedes-Benz

Due to the strong demand for the V12 engine, Mercedes-Benz announced that it will increase production to keep up with the orders, as indicated on a report from worldcarfans.com. Assembly of the engine will be done at the Mannheim, Germany factory of Daimler starting in February next year. The factory is located close the Stuttgart headquarters of Mercedes-Benz and the Affalterbach headquarters of AMG. The site will undergo a renovation in preparation for the new assembly line that will be added to it. The “one man, one engine” philosophy will be continued by AMG, which means one engine fitter will put together each engine by hand. Production capacity at Affalterbach… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG Range Tested At Calgary

It appears that some Canadians were given a rare opportunity by Mercedes-AMG to sample the AMG lifestyle as when the Mercedes-Benz Performance Driving Academy dropped Calgary, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com Local dealerships made the latest models of Mercedes-AMG cars available for its customers to test, including the AMG GT S, CLA45 and SL63, among others. Over ten cars were available for customers to use during the event, which lasted half a day. The excitement of the drivers was clearly shown on their faces as they gave their stamp of approval for the event. The course set up by the team at AMG was designed to give drivers… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Motoring Restores Mercedes-Benz 300D

The Mercedes-Benz 300D was once the flagship of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. It was initially introduced in 1957 and production was limited to 3,077 units before the 300 SE replaced it. One unit of the 300D was restored recently to its former glory by Mercedes Motoring, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The Mercedes-Benz 300D is also called the “Adenauer” after Konrad Adenauer, who served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1963. When the 300D was available in the market, it was considered as the most luxurious model of Mercedes-Benz. While the luxury the vehicle provided consumers was comparable to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog Turned Into a Massive Mobile Base

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog, along with the vans of its brand, is one of the favorites of outdoor enthusiasts. It’s because the truck is capable of accommodating a lot of customization options. Aside from its many potentials as a mode of transport, it can also be turned into a mobile home. One guy really took things further by transforming the massive vehicle into a mobile base that looks capable of handling even an atomic or zombie apocalypse while rechristening it as the KiraVan. Bran Ferren, co-founder of Applied Minds and former Head of Disney Engineering, was the person who conceptualized the product in 2010. Ferren named the customized Unimog after his daughter Kira, whom he… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Citan Range Updated

The German luxury vehicle manufacturer announced recently that the Mercedes-Benz Citan is received a new set of updates, as shown on a report from worldcarfans.com. Citans listed as passenger vehicles since June are already Euro -6 emissions compliant. Customers can also request Euro 6 compliant Citans registered as commercial vehicles as of the same date. Internal engine measures as well as the use of a storage-type Nix catalytic converter facilitated the upgrade of diesel units to Euro 6. Due to this, it will not be necessary to utilize the complex SCR tech. Three output versions are being offered for the 1.5-liter turbo-charged diesel engine: 74 HP, 89 HP and 108… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz C350e Failed Swedish Moose Test

The Mercedes-Benz C350e was selected by Teknikens Värld to go through its moose test, and the result was less than satisfactory, as indicated on a report from worldcarfans.com. The Swedish magazine revealed that the C350e failed the test, which shows its ability to dodge obstacles that suddenly jump in front of it. Drivers normally hit the brakes and execute evasive maneuvers while keeping control of the vehicle and avoiding running off the road. Teknikens Värld initially tested the hybrid vehicle at 72 km/h or 45 mph. The C350e lost traction easily at this point of the test, which is also called the elk test. The same substandard result was noted… Continue Reading »

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