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Upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLT Seen In Spain

Industry watchers are expecting the pickup truck concept of Mercedes-Benz to be unveiled during the Paris Motor Show this year, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The Mercedes-Benz GLT, which may be released into the market by 2017, will bring glamour into the mid-size segment of the market. The upcoming luxury pickup may even be brought into the US market. The German luxury vehicle manufacturer is expected to be a force to be reckoned with in the market for commercial vans. The company may even expand its commercial lineup by offering more interesting pickups in the future. Daimler AG head, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, said the pickup of the company… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Electronics Failure

One video posted on YouTube shows a Mercedes-Benz A-Class seemingly having a nervous breakdown in its electronics component. The display, speedometer, entertainment system are all going haywire. While no explanation was provided in the description of the video, the title suggests that the Mercedes might have been hacked or simply having a problem in its electronic components. Previously, alarms were raised when issues about a possible hacking of autonomous vehicles surfaced. Two years ago, IT experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek showed us that it is possible. However, it involves dismantling the dashboard and manually connecting a computer to the CAN bus of the auto. It should be noted though that the… Continue Reading »

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Contract of Nico Rosberg Almost Finalized

The contract of Nico Rosberg is set to expire this year. Reports suggest that a new contract for the current leader in the Formula One Driver Standings is almost secured. According to an article published in Autoweek, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team non-executive chairman Niki Lauda revealed that the deal with Rosberg is almost finalized. However, the Mercedes driver played down the reports when asked about it. Rosberg pointed out to the press that nothing has changed and there is no time pressure about the matter. He also expressed his desire to stay with the team for more years to come. There are claims made by several sources lately that Ferrari has… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT S Recalled by MBUSA

Mercedes-AMG recently announced that it is recalling around 135 units of its GT S. Affected models are those built with the 2016 model year or produced sometime between June 1 to July 24, 2015. According to Autoblog, the recall of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S is due to a defect in the carbon-fiber driveshaft. The source said the issue stems from the adhesive bond along the driveshaft and the flange. The result of the problem is loss of power to the rear wheels. Failure of the component may cause the car to stop or decelerate if the vehicle is already moving. The good news is that there were no injuries or deaths that could… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT S Receives Upgrade Kit From RevoZport

The GTZ 650 upgrade kit was introduced recently by RevoZport for the Mercedes-AMG GT S, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com. The upgrade kit was developed at the London engineering division of the tuning specialist from China. It increases the power output of the twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine of the AMG GT S from 502 HP to 650 HP. The new ECU mapping of the kit along with a free-flow intake system and titanium exhaust system made this power increase possible To put things in proper perspective, the new AMG GT R offers a power output of 585. This means the package essentially allows the AMG GT S to… Continue Reading »

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Low-Key Brabus Maybach Rocket 900 Seen In Paris

A Brabus Maybach Rocket 900 was spotted with its engine idling along a street in Paris, as shown on a report from motorward.com. This impressive-looking vehicle, which hummed as it came to life and before driving away, was based on a W222 S-Class that was converted into a Maybach. Brabus then upgraded the luxury vehicle and gave it a 900 HP engine before calling it a Rocket. It can be considered as the ultimate luxury sports sedan in the world and is price at over half a million dollars. For people who may not be quite knowledgeable, it may look similar to an S350 diesel. It takes a diehard luxury… Continue Reading »

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2017 Model Of Mercedes-AMG GT Coming To The US

The US market was initially limited to the Mercedes-AMG GT S in 2016. This particular model offers more power and better performance than the GT. But, in 2017 the entry-level GT will become available to US buyers, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. However, US buyers may be wondering what they can get with a model that is cheaper by $20,000. Well, the first thing that people can expect from the 2017 AMG GT is the MB-Tex or vinyl wrapping on the standard seats of the GT. The material looks and feels like actual leather, but it is easier to clean and less prone to cracking and sun damage…. Continue Reading »

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