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Introducing the Brabus CLS Rocket 730

The known Mercedes-Benz aftermarket tuning firm Brabus has expanded its territory in Malaysia. Yesterday (November 11), the company opened its showroom and Performance Center in Glenmarie, Shah Alam, which is the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia. According to AutoBuzz.my, the combined cost of the two facilities is around RM8 million, or approximately $2,398,081.76 (US) based on the conversion tool of Google. One of the key highlights of the event was the unveiling of the Brabus CLS Rocket 730. The Brabus CLS Rocket 730 was based from the Mercedes CLS63 AMG. Although the tuner retained the original 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine of the car offered by AMG, it was extensively tweaked to achieve up… Continue Reading »

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Check Out This LeTech USA Mercedes G-Class

The SEMA Show 2014 definitely showed us the “do’s and don’ts” when customizing a vehicle. From the outrageous to the outstanding, the different auto booths had it all. As usual, the Mercedes booth stood out once again due to its jaw-dropping concept vehicles. One of the three-pointed star units that really amazed us though was the LeTech USA Mercedes G-Class. We tip our hats off to this exceptional ride, which used the 2005 G-Class platform, because its tuner displayed excellent craftsmanship in its end-product. LeTech Portal Axle Conversion Kit The most noticeable feature that you will truly appreciate in the LeTech USA Mercedes G-Class is its high ground clearance. The tuner fitted… Continue Reading »

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GT Haus Enhances A Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is one impressive luxury SUV. Its front and rear fascia provide its aggressive look while the side skirts create a sporty appearance for the vehicle as it extends along the length of the entire vehicle. The front end of this luxury SUV flows into unique fenders that are big enough to allow large-sized AMG alloy wheels to be used on it. The lower fascia along its back features a distinctive black diffuser where the sports exhaust system with a pair of chrome tailpipes is housed. The ML63 AMG also features a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with a total power output of 518HP along with 516 lb-ft… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Metris Concepts Premiere at SEMA Show 2014

Mercedes-Benz recently debuted a new vehicle for the U.S. market at the SEMA Show 2014. The three-pointed star introduced the Mercedes Metris in the American soil during the event. The Mercedes Metris is the Americanized version of the Mercedes Vito, a commercial van that sits as a sub-variant of the Sprinter. According to Car and Driver, the vehicle will be sold in the U.S. by 2015. The source claimed the model is expected to use a 2.1-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder as a standard with a rear-wheel drive configuration. An optional all-wheel drive specification is also foreseen. Although the Mercedes V-Class was not planned to be offered in the U.S., some of its… Continue Reading »

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Hartmann Upgrades a Mercedes Vito

The aftermarket tuning firm Hartmann recently released details about its new project involving the Mercedes-Benz Vito. Based from the information the tuner provided, the van was fitted with some styling enhancements as well as an engine upgrade. The Power Improvement The model that Hartmann chose for its new work was the Mercedes Vito 119 CDi Tourer. Going under the hood, the engine of the variant initially offered 190 hp and 440 Nm of torque. However, the tuning firm electronically tweaked it to achieve up to 224 hp and 505 Nm of torque. Body Upgrades Going to the body of the Mercedes Vito, among the noticeable upgrades that the tuning company did to it was the… Continue Reading »

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Astonishing Photos of the Larte Mercedes GL Black Crystal

Last June, we featured the amazing work done by Larte Design to the Mercedes-Benz GL. The tuning kit of the aftermarket firm was called the Black Crystal. The package featured awesome visual enhancements and an engine upgrade for the GL. According to GT Spirit, the Mercedes GL Black Crystal will be among the highlights of the upcoming Essen Motor Show. So, to build hype for the vehicle in the event, Larte recently released some new photos of the auto. Click the thumbnails below for a closer look at the newly-released photos of the Larte-tuned Mercedes GL Black Crystal: Mercedes GL Black Crystal Specs The moniker “Black Crystal” came from the crystal-like embellishments… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes G-Class Modified by German Special Customs

German Special Customs unveiled its tuned up Mercedes G-Class last week. The iconic G-Class was fitted by the aftermarket firm with a couple of styling upgrades to make its visuals more striking. While most tuners nowadays are more focused on the latest models of the range such as the G63 AMG, German Special Customs turned away from the norm and got their hands on an older diesel version of the vehicle instead, which is the G400 CDI. According to autoevolution, the decision for the tuner to go for an older model is to take advantage of the V8 aura that is now lacking with the latest-generation of the G-Class diesel variant, namely the G350 BlueTEC. The… Continue Reading »

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