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Suhorovsky Design Tunes Mercedes-Benz SL

The Mercedes-Benz SL has received numerous aftermarket body kits from a host of car-tuning companies in the past. These aftermarket body kits ranged from simple to extravagant modifications that enhanced the appearance and performance of the luxury vehicle. One of the latest premium tuning companies to provide an aftermarket body kit for the Mercedes-Benz SL is Suhorovsky Design, according to a report from gtspirit.com. The Polish tuning company enhanced the design of the SL while boosting its aura. The aftermarket body kit was dubbed as the SR66.2 by Suhorovsky Design. It is evocative of the SL65 AMG Black Series as it added a vented bonnet and new front fascia featuring… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 Carbon Look Edition Comes Out in Japan

Mercedes-Benz recently launched a limited-edition variant of the SLK exclusively for the Japanese market. According to Inautonews, the car carrying the model name Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 Carbon Look Edition will only be produced in 100 units. Each unit costs 6,700,000 yen or around 49,000 euros. The Exterior What makes this car more special than the standard SLK is it features a diamond white finish for its exterior, a panoramic roof using the Magic Sky Control system, and five-spoke 18-inch AMG wheels. The Interior In the cabin, the car is fitted with gray carbon inserts with pearl finish. Then, its seats are lined with either a black or gray Nappa leather depending on… Continue Reading »

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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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