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Linkin Park Designs the Livery of the Mercedes-AMG GT3

Linkin Park and Mercedes-AMG have been closely associated lately. Early this year, we have seen the band attend a Mercedes-AMG Driving Academy Winter Sporting Program wherein the guys showcased their driving skills behind the steering wheels of some AMG cars, including the Mercedes-AMG GT. Then they also did the background music for the Mercedes-AMG GT R spot of Lewis Hamilton. Recently, Linkin Park and AMG once again collaborated for a special project. This time, it involved the Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car, which is where the GT R road car is based. The bandmates were tapped by AMG to come up with a new livery design for their GT3 race car…. Continue Reading »


Electric-Powered Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Being Considered

After showing us their new electric truck concept, Mercedes-Benz is exploring the idea of expanding its electric-powered units to its vans, particularly the Sprinter. thinks that there is a possibility that the electric Sprinter might already be a done deal basing on the interview of Volker Mornhinweg, director of Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz Vans division. He said there is a growing demand for electric vehicles in the market. Then, he expects it to continue rising in the years to come. Mornhinweg stated the EV Sprinter would be used on shorter routes like in urban package deliveries. He told the source too that the van would run on full electric battery instead of… Continue Reading »


Posaidon Cranks Up the 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 to Deliver 500hp

Tuning experts in Posaidon unveiled their latest aftermarket package for the facelifted 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45. They call it the “RS485+ program.” The project focuses on giving the performance-level A-Class more power in the engine, and it also provides a couple of subtle visual upgrades to make it stand out more. According to source, Posaidon retained the 2.0-liter inline-four turbo engine of the AMG A45. However, the tuner was able to crank up the output of the AMG A45 to 500 hp with 409 lb-ft of torque. The figures show a significant leap from the standard 381 hp of the hatchback matched with 350 lb-ft of torque. As a result, the sprint of the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Customized by Topcar Design

A Russian firm called Topcar Design recently released details about its new body package for the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63. The product is called the “Inferno” package. The tuner chose a black GLE 63 to showcase its Inferno kit. From the looks of it, the package blended smoothly with the Mercedes sport utility vehicle. The result was a more aggressive styling for the auto. The GLE 63 is the first to benefit from Topcar Design’s Inferno package according to autoevolution. The kit offers carbon fiber upgrades in the exterior while the interior also gets a few updates. Outside, the SUV is redesigned in the hood, bumpers, grille, side skirts, mirror caps, and rear… Continue Reading »


Mercedes SLS AMG Upgraded by RK Tuning

The Mercedes SLS AMG is no longer in production. The coming of the Mercedes-AMG GT signaled its end two years ago. However, it remains one of the most sought after AMG models bearing the three-pointed star mark. Recently, RK Tuning revealed its program for the SLS. The tuner gave the car a boost in the engine department plus a couple of body upgrades based on an article from TopSpeed. RK Tuning retained the same AMG-handcrafted 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V8 engine of the SLS but with a little twist. From the standard 571 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque output of the car, the tuner raised the numbers to 605 hp and 498 lb-ft… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz C-Class Diesel Variant Coming in 2017

The arrival of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel variant will be delayed. According to a source, the fuel-efficient C300d will not be offered in the market until 2017. The Mercedes-Benz C300d was originally scheduled for the first quarter of this year. However, Rob Moran, Director of Communications for Mercedes-Benz USA, revealed via an email that the diesel model will not arrive until next year. No specific date was provided by the Mercedes representative about the launching of the C300d but it was estimated to come out in the middle of the mentioned year. The compact crossover based on the C-Class core series named as the GLC Coupe will also have its diesel model… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Unimog Gets Stamp of Approval From DLG

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog once again received a certification proving its effectiveness and efficiency as a transport vehicle. According to Daimler, the U 530 model of the truck recently received the stamp of approval of DLG (German Agricultural Association). The source said the agricultural version of the Unimog U 530 underwent the 2016 PowerMix test conducted by DLG where it passed with flying colors. As a result, the truck now carries the “DLG-approved 2016” seal similar to the one pictured below. The testing number of the Unimog was DLG is 2015-00697. The testers gave the truck an excellent mark in terms of its suitability as a working vehicle for farmers and contractors. The test… Continue Reading »


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