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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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Avalange GT-R Body Kit For Mercedes-Benz SL Unveiled

Images of the Avalange GT-R aftermarket tuning package were unveiled by JMS and Piecha for the Mercedes-Benz SL recently, according to a report from worldcarfans.com. A preview of the Avalange package was unveiled near the start of the year for the SL. Although the preview appeared better compared to the current images, the kit is considered as the most comprehensive enhanced for the SL. Among the notable enhancement for the Mercedes-Benz SL was the front bumper featuring a distinctive spoiler lip and air intakes as well as a built-in daytime LED running lights. The front bumper can cost around 3,570 Euros. The ride height of the SL was also reduced… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes 300 SL Owners Gather in a Historic Event in Munich

Last week, more than 80 Mercedes 300 SL units were showcased in Munich. The event was organized by the Mercedes-Benz dealership of the area to celebrate the 35th annual gathering of the members of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Club e.V. The affair was not only limited to European participants as other SL owners from the U.S., South Africa and other countries also attended it, according to a GT Spirit report. Mercedes 300 SL cars produced between the 50s to the 60s were highlighted there. The iconic vehicle is the most popular classic car of Mercedes-Benz. It was featured in several Hollywood movies from Clark Gable’s time up to the present…. Continue Reading »

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Stephen King Puts a New Villain Behind the Steering Wheel of a Mercedes SL500

A new Stephen King villain will hit bookstores in June. The title of the book is Mr. Mercedes, which is also the moniker of the novel’s antagonist. The alias of the character is derived from the car he uses in his killing spree, the Mercedes SL500. King is an author known for his compelling horror novels like the 1974 best-selling book Carrie. The book was later turned into a box-office hit when it arrived at the big screen in 1976 and was remade in 2013. Aside from Carrie, the award-winning writer produced other titles under the horror and suspense genre, which he became known for. However, over the years, he explored… Continue Reading »

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Upgraded Mercedes SL63 AMG Will Join SL400

The Mercedes brand appears to be focusing on putting a refreshed look on its roadster variants. According to Drive, an Australia-based website, a new Mercedes SL63 AMG will join the line-up of the recently-revealed SL400. The Mercedes SL63 AMG Receives Increase in Engine Output The source claimed that the brand is planning to increases the 395 kW engine output of the standard Mercedes SL63 AMG to 430 kW starting in June. Then, it stated that the car will only carry one state of engine tune in order to streamline production. It means those who are expecting more performance package options from AMG will be disappointed. It should be noted though… Continue Reading »

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