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Camouflaged Mercedes-AMG SL63 Caught On Camera Again

The prototype of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG SL63 is currently being tested by the luxury vehicle manufacturer. While going through its evaluation, it was caught on camera, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com. Even as the updated SL63 is expected to be unveiled by the luxury vehicle manufacturer during the 2015 Los Angeles Motor Show, it remains uncertain when the model featuring the AMG brand will be officially launched. Due to the camouflage on the prototype caught on video, it remains uncertain whether this is actually the new SL63. However, the front fascia gives indications that it is indeed the updated SL63. The heavy camouflage on the front does not… Continue Reading »

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More Photos of 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Leaked

For those who are eagerly awaiting for the Los Angeles Auto Show just to see how the facelifted 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL will look like without those obstructive camouflage wraps or shadows strategically-placed to cover some of its key exterior elements, its photos are finally leaked online. Several images show the same car officially teased by the three-pointed star brand earlier, but with picturesque lighting that exposes its beauty in full. The auto is also displayed with its retracted roof, which exposes its classy interior. Closer shots of its cabin are provided too. As everyone witnessed in the teaser photo of the refreshed SL, it possesses many styling elements found on the Mercedes-AMG GT,… Continue Reading »

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Coming Soon in LA: Facelifted 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL

A teaser for the facelifted 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL was recently released by the three-pointed star brand to hype the car’s debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Only one photo showing the front of the vehicle was provided. From the image, the bumper, radiator grille, and headlights are visible, but the rest have been darkened. From the picture, one can see some likeness in the fascia of the upcoming SL with the Mercedes-AMG GT. Some components of the S-Class are evident too like its LED headlights. Spy photos of the car released earlier also reveal that it will benefit from a redesigned rear bumper, diffuser, and exhaust tips. Putting the teaser and the spy… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing To Be Auctioned

RM Sotheby’s will have a special item up for sale next month, a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing, as shown on a gtspirit.com report. This unique car is among the four units in the world designed for racing. It was able to place second at the Tour de France in 1955 with Sir Stirling Moss in the driver’s seat. The car was named ‘Sportabteilung’ since the competition department of Mercedes-Benz completed this 300 SL. Instead of using the lightweight alloy typically used on a standard car, it comes with a standard steel body to increase its strength against stress normally associated with competitive driving. The chassis number of particular… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Given Forgiato Wheels By Permaisuri

Aside from being a tuning specialist, Permaisuri is also a distributer of Forgiato Wheels in Indonesia. Due to this, it is all but reasonable for the company to use them on a Mercedes-Benz SL 350 in their latest tuning project, as shown on a report from motorward.com. The Forgiato wheels used on the 350 SL is among the best products of the American wheel manufacturer and the SL 350 benefited from their installation as its overall appearance was enhanced. The tuned SL 350 comes with sports bumpers featuring a mesh grille as well as LED lights, making it aggressive enough to catch the of onlookers. The V6 engine of the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Again Offers Genuine Spare Parts for the 300 SL

The Global Media Site of Daimler announced that Mercedes-Benz will be offering genuine spare parts for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W 198) again. This is to allow owners of its gullwing and roadster variants to be able to restore their units with utmost authenticity. Parts for the standard rear-axle gear ratio of 1:3.64 have always been available. But it should be noted that it has been decades since the bevel gears and crown wheels for the W 198 rear axles have ran out. But thanks to a very costly reproduction process, as Daimler said, owners of the classic Mercedes can now have access to the mentioned spare parts of the 300… Continue Reading »

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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Spotted on eBay

This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL is still looking good despite coming out of the assembly plant in the Nixon administration. It’s one of the timeless masterpieces of Mercedes over the years, and it is like a wine that gains more value as it ages. Recently, the red 280 SL was offered on eBay. But after only two bids, with the maximum offer going up to $50,100, it failed to sell. According to the online seller, the reserved price for the car wasn’t met. Based on the description of the merchandise, the car hasn’t changed ownership for 30 years. It was not indicated what happened to the car prior to the said… Continue Reading »

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