How do you compare cars’ speed? By making them race on a track or by making them drag race? In this video you will see that four cars made by European manufacturers, equipped with v8 engines and are selling for a little less than $100,000 were pitted against each other.Racing in a straight road of 1000 meters, who would win this, will it be the Jaguar XFR, Porsche Panamera S, BMW M5 or our very own Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG?
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Is there anyone out there who have not watched the movie Hangover? The famous Las Vegas road trip-slash-adventure movie is very well-known. Or maybe I am exaggerating, not everyone was able to watch it, but you see it is popular among men. This popularity is the selling point of the 1965 220SE convertible that’s being sold on Ebay for $95,000. It is the actual car that the protagonists used to travel to Las Vegas, so it will probably raise the interests of prospective bidders. The car is still air-conditioned and runs excellently, and have I mentioned – famous? Photo Source: AutoEvolution
We recently reported that Australians have bought out the entire allocation for that continent’s C63 AMG Black Series within weeks of its announcement. And to show the rest of the world what a desirable animal it is, here’s a video of it to further whet our appetites. To recall, the C63 Black Series has been blessed by AMG with a 6.3-litre V8 developing 517 horsepower. 457 lb.ft. of tire melting torque accompanies that output, with the company’s AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed rounding out the powertrain. 19-inch wheels and a sports exhaust round out the aggressive-looking and -sounding package. If you can get yourself on the list of lucky buyers, the… Continue Reading »
What is your idea of a perfect gift? Maybe give your wife a necklace, your daughter a dress or a buddy with a necktie. But that would be too common right? What if you give them a different thrill, behind the wheel of a fast Mercedes AMG. It is best for anyone as safety is assured, with a professional instructor beside you while you’re getting your adrenaline rush in the Handling Circuits, or the Wet Skid Circle, you’ll get the fun of your life. Watch the video to see what kind of enjoyment you could have and give this Christmas.
Bulgarian tuner Vilner, takes the Mercedes G-Class in fairytale land. The press release of Vilner likened the G-Class to the carriage in the Cinderella story. The carriage in the story apparently is full of leather plus Alcantara and chrome. They also added a Ground Zero Sound System so that Cinderella can enjoy music while traveling. The LED lights on the exterior is being likened to fairy dust. According to Vilner, their version of the Mercedes G-Class is a “beautiful fairy tale”.
Although electric cars are firmly on the road to wide public acceptance and use, many hurdles remain, both large and small. Aside from the infrastructure needed to recharge electric cars away from their normal garages, there is also the hassle of feeding a cord from the car to the outlet, or vice versa. Now, Daimler has announced that it is going to test inductive charging on an electric car that is used on a daily basis. The principle of inductive charging has long been understood, where a charge is conducted without any physical connection between the power source and the component being charged. In this case, a modified A-Class E-Cell… Continue Reading »
Without much fanfare, Daimler Trucks in North America has been doing its share to promote fuel and emissions efficiency. It was only the announcement that the 1,000th Freightliner truck had been delivered that made us sit up and take notice. Notably, Daimler Trucks North America is the first commercial truck manufacturer to have been able to sustain such steady volume production. It’s indicative of the fact that the division’s customers have accepted natural gas as a viable and reliable substitute to the mainstream diesel fuel that normally powers such trucks. This 1,000th truck is a medium-duty Freightliner Business Class M2 112, powered by a Cummins Westport ISL G engine. Owing… Continue Reading »