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Mercedes-AMG GT3 Gets New Livery Commemorating Fourth of July

One Mercedes-AMG GT3 stood out during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance race last weekend at Watkins Glen International due to its amazing livery inspired by the United States of America flag. The number 33 Mercedes-AMG GT3 in Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen was decorated with the stars and stripes to commemorate the US Independence Day held on July 4th. According to Mercedes-Benz USA, the car was driven by Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemolen for Riley Motorsports. Although the patriotic design was not as extensive as the number 33 car, the number 50 WeatherTech Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 also featured the American flag in its roofing. The vehicle was driven by Cooper… Continue Reading »

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New Mercedes-Benz S-Class Production Begins

Yesterday, July 3, the production of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class officially started. The car is being assembled in the Sindelfingen plant of the three-pointed star marque. Marking the start of the event was the pilot test for the automated driving feature of the range. An obsidian black metallic-painted Mercedes-Benz S560 4MATIC showcased the feature. The car drove automatically without a driver seating in its cockpit. Onboard cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors working under a powerful software that enables the S-Class to accelerate and brake autonomously aided the car in reaching its destination. The vehicle went from the final assembly line of the plant to the loading area after driving itself for… Continue Reading »

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Wolff Takes a Jab at Jordan for Spreading Fake News about Mercedes F1

“Fake News” is something that we hear a lot these days. Recently, Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team boss Toto Wolff took a jab at Channel 4 F1 personality Eddie Jordan for spreading fake news about them. “Fake news” is one of the trending phrases in social networks, printed media and television nowadays. Based on Merriam-Webster the term has been in existence since the end of the 19th century. It connotes false and exaggerated information disguised as fact while being posted and spread on the internet. The primary purpose of which is to deceive the public. According to Motorsport.com, Jordan had been suggesting to the public that the major sponsors… Continue Reading »

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Top Speed Test: 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Vs. 2017 BMW M6

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 S and the 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe are powerful cars. Each vehicle is equipped with a powerful V8 engine. The video you are about to see pits the two in a head-to-head battle to determine their real top speeds. 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe The M6 Gran Coupe shown here is equipped with a 4.4-liter biturbo V8 engine. The unit produces 600 hp and 700 Nm of torque. The zero to 100 km/h acceleration of the car is at 3.9 seconds and it has an electronically-limited top speed of 300 km/h. Combined with the Competition Package of its maker, the maximum speed is raised by… Continue Reading »

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Taking the Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4² for a Spin in London

What you are about to see here is the first model of the Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4² to arrive in the United Kingdom and one of the first samples to come out in the European market. The video here has been in YouTube for quite sometime. It was uploaded by the Archie Hamilton Racing channel. The vehicle was lent by Mayfair Prestige to the presenter. Don’t expect to see crazy driving stunts or off-roading adventures with the Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4² here. The video only previews what it is like to take the vehicle on a city trip. In this case, the journey was only confined in the streets of London. The four-by-four G-Class is the successor… Continue Reading »

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Headrests of Mercedes F1 Cars Enhanced

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team announced that they will be enhancing the headrests of their race cars. The move is to avoid the repetition of the problem that caused Lewis Hamilton to lose the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. A victory by Mercedes F1 driver Hamilton last Sunday would have let him to secure the number one spot in the drivers’ rankings of the organization. However, he was forced to stop for the pits because of a loose headrest in his car. The incident made him finish fifth after Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. As a result, the Briton is still 14 points behind his decorated rival in the F1 standings. Motorsport.com reported that the investigation of Mercedes F1 on… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG A45 with Electric Motor Coming Up

The second-generation Mercedes-AMG A45 is getting an electric motor. The unit is expected to significantly boost the power of the hatchback. According to Motoring, citing reliable anonymous sources within the automotive industry, the electric motor will be used to provide the AMG A45 with a hybrid powertrain. The model bearing the unit is expected to arrive sometime in 2019. Currently, the AMG A45 has a gasoline-fed 2.0-liter inline-four turbo engine. The power unit offers 280 kW that launches the car from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. The source said a reconfigured M133 engine will be used for the AMG A45. It is will be paired with a traditional exhaust… Continue Reading »

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