Well it seems like Mercedes will work with their arch rival from Bavaria – BMW. I am not sure if I really like this idea of collaboration, but as long as the deal will provide Mercedes with new technology and better products, I guess I am for it. The two companies will expand their collaboration in the field of hybrid drive systems and will participate as equal partners in the development of an innovative hybrid module for rear-wheel-drive premium segment cars. Both carmakers plan to commercialise the new module within the next three years. This collaboration will allow the two companies to share their extensive know-how and to achieve increased… Continue Reading »
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The new smart fortwo cdi is even more environmentally friendly than expected. The vehicle certification process that has now been completed also established fuel consumption under standard conditions of just 3.3 liters per 100 kilometers. The temporary figure previously given was 3.4 liters per 100 kilometers. Even more so than before the new smart fortwo cdi has the lowest CO2 emissions of any car on the market today. At present there is no more economical and climate-friendly car than the smart fortwo cdi. So, ladies and gentlemen, what does this mean for you. Well if you are environmentally conscious, then this car (the cdi version) is definitely for you.
If you are in the market for an SL350 or SL500, you might want to consider getting this optional sport package that will surely give you an even bigger ego-bust. The sport package will be comprised of perforated leather and aluminum trim in a fresh new look that set the tone for the sporty and luxurious ambiance. While the inside receive all this goodness, the outside wasn’t left untouched either; with large wheels that have the five-spoke design, it dominates the picture, while also setting off the silver-painted front brake to a particularly stunning effect. The 7G-TRONIC Sport transmission with steering-wheel shift paddles will let you feel the sport package… Continue Reading »
Setra has delivered its 90,000th bus since the brand was established in 1951. The S 416 HDH, a new generation TopClass 400 touring coach, was handed over to bus company Arnold Reisen in Dietmannsried, near Kempten in the German Allgà¤u region, at the end of February 2007. It was also the 30,000th vehicle to be built since the establishment of the EvoBus GmbH company, under whose management Setra touring coaches and rural regular-service buses have been developed, produced and sold since 1995. EvoBus is a wholly owned subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler AG.
Mercedes-Benz heralds the 2007 season with three new bicycle models. Both the technical and the functional features of the brand-new ‘Fitness’ and ‘Trekking’ bikes have been designed to optimally meet the demands of ambitious hobby and leisure cyclists alike. Bold curves set special accents that underline the unique character of the Mercedes-Benz brand, and an ultra lightweight high-end racing bicycle with a carbon frame rounds off the new range of bicycles.
Ever wanted to build your own Mercedes, well these guys did. This is not just any Mercedes, but a Mclaren SLR that they built from what seems to be an old American muscle car. There isn’t much detail on how he transformed the car into the SLR, but the images provide a nice storyline on how it happend. Click on more to see the transformation Update: Some people have pointed out that the car they started out with was a 500SEC and not a American muscle car, which I mistakenly thought it was. Either way, the transformation looks very good from the outside, but we have no way of telling… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz is unveiling its highly environmentally-compatible BLUETEC emission-control technology in combination with a consumption-optimized four-cylinder engine for the first time at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show. In terms of ensuring compliance with the even stricter EURO 6 emission standard, applicable to all new vehicles Europe-wide from 2015, the Vision C 220 BLUETEC shows the way ahead. Boasting an output of 125 kW (170 hp) and a peak torque of 400 Nm, the Vision C 220 BLUETEC now requires 5.5 liters of diesel per hundred kilometers, thanks largely to modified diesel engine technology and an intelligent system of energy management.