Mercedes-Benz just quietly released a new addition to its SL roadster variant in its official website, which is called the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL 400. The revitalized line features new engine specs as well as a more accessible price for buyers. The new version ditched its predecessor’s V8 engine and replaced it with an all-new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with a displacement of 2996 cc. The engine’s listed output is 329 hp with 354 lb-ft of torque. The power of the car is distributed through its seven-speed automatic gearbox. In addition, the vehicle provides a fuel-efficiency rate of 20 miles per gallon on a city drive, and 27 mpg on the highway. Compared to the Mercedes-Benz SL 550, the SL 400… Continue Reading »
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Petersen Automotive Museum, an LA-based non-profit organization housing the world’s largest automotive museum, launched an event showcasing “The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes” last week on April 10. The event sponsored by Jaguar featured a dozen of sports coupes handpicked by twelve celebrity guest curators. It also included a collection of artistic sports coupe photos from renowned automotive photographer Scott Williamson. Of course, when we talk about the best sports coupes of all time, the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is something that can never be omitted. Bruce Meyer, a famous car collector and designer curated this classical car during the event. The Gullwing possesses a very impressive classical design that… Continue Reading »
A recent report from the official website of Mercedes-Benz UK revealed that the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG will be featured on BBC. The six-wheeled colossus from the luxury vehicle manufacturer will go through its paces on the on the February 23 episode of Top Gear with Richard Hammond behind the wheel. The behemoth features a 5.5-iter twin-turbo V8 AMG engine and combines brilliant on-road performance with an extremely outstanding off-road capability. The engine offers 544 HP of power and 560 lb-ft of torque. The 6×6 all-wheel drive technology will allow the 3.85-tonne Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG conquer just about every terrain. The extra setoff wheels on the vehicle also allow it to… Continue Reading »
The Stig is one cool gentleman who recently kept the Google Street View car company with a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe, according to a report from autoblog.com. A video showed the mystery driver, who can run a lap as fast as the best race car drivers in the world, running circles around the Opel Astra camera car at the test track of Top Gear. Apparently Google was invited by Top Gear to record a video of their test track and include it in Google Maps. However, it was not a boring run for the Google driver as the Stig drifted around the Google car while putting up an impressive show… Continue Reading »
In the second episode of the newest Top Gear season, Jeremy Clarkson takes the Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series for a spin. If you watch enough Top Gear, you are probably aware of Jeremy’s sarcastic and sometimes even hurtful [towards the cars] comments, but in this review, he was as serious as he probably will ever be. One reason might have been how awestruck Jeremy was while reviewing the Black Series beast. Enjoy!
Top Gear is back again, and the 11th season is looking good. In their first episode, they decided to help folks out and do a fuel economy test. Well if you know Top Gear, you’ll know that this is no ordinary economy test. They put five supercars on the race track to see who can go further on 1 gallon of fuel. The cars: Lamborghini Murcielago, Audi R8, Mercedes McLaren SLR, Aston Martin DBS, and the Ferrari 599GTB
According to Top Gear’s September Issue from egmcartech’s report, the production version of the Ocean Drive concept will most like tackle the RR Drophead. The performance and amenities will be closer to the Drophead than the speculated competitor A7 from Audi.
“The Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive… will extract 510 horsepower from a 5.5 liter V8 with the range topper having a V12 engine…