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Mercedes-Benz SL 400 Comes Out with Price Lower Than the SL 550

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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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing To Be Auctioned by Mecum

The 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is one of the most sought-after prizes of car collectors in auctions. Once again, another unit of the iconic and classic car of the three-pointed star brand will hit the auction block next month. The next event of Mecum Auctions will be conducted from September 3 to 6 at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Its featured car is the 300 SL Gullwing. According to the auctioneer, the 300 SL Gullwing up for grabs was exported to the U.S. on August 25, 1955. It originally came in a blue finish coupled with a light-gray  interior. However, its last owner, who purchased the classic… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz 230SL Side-By-Side With Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz 230SL was considered as the best-looking luxury vehicle during its era. Powered by a 2.3-liter six cylinder engine, it was capable of producing 150 HP of power. A number of celebrities were proud owners of the vehicle, including John Travolta, Kate Moss, and the late John Lennon. Recently a W113 model was placed side-by-side with a Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG, and the images show some noticeable similarities between the two luxury vehicles, as indicated through an autoevolution.com report. The SR Auto Group organized the photo shoot putting the old and new vehicle beside each other. The Canadian tuning specialist focuses on wheels, which makes it fitting since the older… Continue Reading »

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Black Bison Styling Kit For The Mercedes-Benz SLK Unveiled

The styling kit for the Mercedes-Benz SLK was released recently by Wald International, according to a recent motorward.com report. The new Black Bison styling kit was initially previewed by the Japanese tuning company last November. The luxury convertible from Mercedes-Benz was designed to offer an overwhelming presence to its owners. However, the latest model of the SLK was not given much attention by tuning companies and the styling kit released by Wald International demonstrates this fact. Some industry watchers revealed that the design of the SLK does not make the work of tuning specialists easier. The shape is considered to be unappealing even with a number of enhancements on the… Continue Reading »

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Warning: Be Careful of Some Meet-and-Greet Services at Airports

Meet-and-greet services at airports may seem to be a good idea if you want to avoid all the hassles associated with looking for a safe parking space for your luxury vehicle. However, a recent investigation exposed some unruly practices of valets employed at several companies offering meet-and-greet services. According to a Mail Online report, an investigation conducted by a consumer watchdog called “Which?” revealed a number of bad practices employed by professional chauffeurs. The probe involved planting surveillance devices on luxury cars which were handed over to valets at airports. The gadgets were fitted with GPS and speed monitors. Among the noteworthy cars observed were the Mercedes-Benz SLK, Mercedes-Benz E250 and Porsche Boxster. The… Continue Reading »

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Customized Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG of Ice-T Shown On CF Charities Event

Tracy Lauren Marrow recently showed off his customized Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG during the 2nd CF Charities Supercar Show, according to a report from autoevolution.com. The name may not ring a bell, but he is widely known for his contributions to the rap industry as Ice-T. The 56-year-old rap artist has given his the SL65 AMG a name, “The Black Monster.” He is considered as one of the most respected figures in the rap industry and started his career when music was still played on cassette tapes. The debut album of the rapper, Rhyme Pays, was released in 1987 after he signed up with Sire Records. It was the first hip-hop… Continue Reading »

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AMG-Modified Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Discovered

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing was initially unveiled by the luxury vehicle manufacturer in 1954 and production was limited to 1,400 units until 1957. A good number of these vehicles are still in the hands of collectors and when they are auctioned, they normally bring in a small fortune for the seller. The 300SL Gullwing on the video of MasterX9911 was initially exported to other countries and when it made its way back to Germany, AMG engineers did what they do best, modify it. Any modifications made on any luxury vehicle normally result to some interesting words from Mercedes-Benz collectors. However, this red-colored Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing in a parking lot full… Continue Reading »

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