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Three Mercedes Cars Hit Mario Kart 8 This August

The Mario Kart 8 title for the Nintendo Wii U video game console will receive a significant update on August  27 through a downloadable content (DLC). As we have revealed last May, three Mercedes cars will be made available to the players of the game. The three additional vehicles in the game include the following: The 2014 Mercedes GLA, which is the compact SUV of the three-pointed star marque; The 1934 W25 Silver Arrow, which represented Daimler-Benz AG in the 1934 Formula One season; And the favorite of car collectors, the iconic 1957 Mercedes 300 SL Roadster, which was considered the fastest car in its period and the first in the SL… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Responds Over News of a Raid in its Office in China

News about a government raid in a Mercedes-Benz office in Shanghai, China has been going around the Internet last Tuesday. According to several sources like Bloomberg, Independent.ie and the Chinese media, the raid was made by officials from the anti-monopoly watchdogs of the country, the National Development and Reform Commission, (NDRC). Bloomberg and Independent.ie claimed that nine officials from NDRC went to the Mercedes office in Shanghai without an appointment or notice. Then, they started questioning the personnel there. The office of Mercedes-Benz in Shanghai is located at the fourth and fifth floors of a five-storey building near the Hongqiao Airport. The building also houses a Mercedes-Benz dealership on the first three… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Retains Michael Schumacher as Ambassador

Mercedes-Benz confirmed that Michael Schumacher remains as its ambassador. The decision of the company came despite the current medical condition of the Formula One legend. It should be noted that Schumacher had an accident while skiing with his son at Meribel Ski Resort in the French Alps on December 29, 2013. The incident left him with a serious head injury, which led doctors to place him in a medically-induced coma. Luckily, like the fighter that he was during his run as a racer, Schumacher has beaten the odds. Announcement of his recovery came on June 16 this year. Recent reports say that he is still undergoing rehabilitation. So far, no word… Continue Reading »

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A Look at the Mercedes S-Guard

Being a political figure or head of state can cause somewhat of a headache, especially if that person has made several enemies along the way. The worst kind of headache that these people could get is a bullet or piece of shrapnel lodged in their skulls, if they ever survive the shot or blast aimed at them. So, Mercedes-Benz has made sure that these individuals could get the best protection available to a luxury automobile by offering its signature armored vehicles such as the ML-based M-Guard and the G-Class-based G-Guard. In addition to these, the famous German marque officially revealed the Mercedes S-Guard recently according to Auto Express. Travel Safe in Style The new version of the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes S-Class Pullman Patent Filed with the EPO

A patent for the Mercedes S-Class Pullman has been filed to the European Patent Office. Based from the patents, the car is surely worthy to chauffeur ultra-VIP passengers like head of states or dictators who want to make their entrances grand every time that they are attending events. Specifications of the Car The Mercedes S-Class Pullman is an ultra-luxury variant of the flagship car of the three-pointed star brand. It is positioned on top of the hierarchy of the different S-Class versions, even going way beyond the long-wheelbase version of the range. With the weight of the car, it is likely equipped with a 6.0-liter V12 biturbo engine capable of giving off 523 bhp and 612 lb-ft… Continue Reading »

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2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For UK Market To Receive Upgrades

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is set to receive a number of upgrades for its model for the United Kingdom, according to a recent worldcarfans.com report. One significant upgrade offered on the upcoming product of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany is the use of the new 9G-Tronic transmission. The transmission is a critical addition to the model range even though it will be limited to the E350 BlueTec coupe, cabriolet, estate and sedan. The upgrade will also reduce the CO2 emissions of the different variants of the E350 BlueTec by 17 g/km. The different variants of the E350 BlueTec will also offer a power output of 258 HP, which is… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Limousines Spotted in a North Korean Parade

Grainy photos of a military parade in North Korea showing two Mercedes limousines, thought to be S600 armored cars, sparked controversy recently in the international community. According to The Telegraph, a coverage of the event by a North Korean-controlled media outlet showed not only one, but two Mercedes limos. Both cars bore similar headlights and grilles found in an S-Class. Cedric Kacroix, an expert at Limousinesworld.com, believes that the cars in the spotlight are Mercedes S600 armored limousines or the so-called Mercedes Guard. Each car costs around £350,000 to £1.2 million. The prices would depend based on the type of armoring it has. Due to the heavy armor of the extra luxurious S600 limos, each likely… Continue Reading »

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