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Frankfurt-bound F125! Hydrogen-powered Coupe Concept Leaks

Mercedes-Benz is slated to make a big splash at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show when it debuts a powerful new hydrogen-powered concept. Dubbed the F125!, this gullwing coupe concept goes for 231 horsepower with a top speed of 137 mph—all on four motors powered by hyrdrogen. The concept takes many design cues from the  F800 Style Concept, which was unveiled at last year’s Geneva Motor Show. It also has CL-line styling—intended for the 2025 model year, that is. The F125! chassis is made with different materials: plastics, aluminum, and carbon fiber. It is also equipped with a carbon fiber hydrogen tank, plus a li-ion battery that lets drivers go for… Continue Reading »


Brabus Zero Emission Presents Full Electric 4WD

You know electric cars are really in our future when premier Mercedes tuner Brabus not only develops an EV, but sets up a division to develop such vehicles, called Brabus Zero Emission. One of its first developments that has been made public at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show is its E-Class based 4WD Full Electric concept car. Compared to the supercar performance that Brabus cars normally show, this car can be best described as having adequate performance, hitting 0-100 km/h in just under 7 seconds. But having a top speed of 220 km/h without emitting a single gram of CO2 or any other particulate is performance of a different sort…. Continue Reading »


Media Oriented Systems Transport network tech for the new M-Class

Daimler’s brainchild, Mercedes-Benz, is continuing the adoption of SMSC’s Media Oriented Systems Transport networking technology for the latest generation of the M-Class. This particular tech is, according to a press release from the company, “the accepted standard for high bandwidth infotainment networking in the car.” The tech was introduced in the first generation of the M-Class. Now on its second round, it comes with an entirely new set of infotainment features in the new M-Class, namely a dominant instrument panel with a large color screen for infotainment, navigation and communication. The MOST system will be in charge of connecting different kinds of infotainment devices in the M-Class. “We are pleased… Continue Reading »


Brabus delivers with updates for the E-Class and E63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz specialists at Brabus have spent a lot of time in the wind tunnel trying to come up with various ways to outclass everything that AMG has done to its sports cars. Whether it’s in the looks department or performance wise, these guys have always managed to outdo and come up with the unthinkable. Well, guess what? They’ve done it once again. Their latest kit is meant for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and includes a sporty lip which attaches to the stock AMG front apron. It’s designed to reduce lift at the front wheel axles to help stabilize corner steering and straight line driving at high speeds. There’s also the rear… Continue Reading »


SLS AMG GT3 Now Officially a Part of AMG Driving Academy

The SLS AMG GT3 is now one of the vehicles in the line-up of AMG Driving Academy. Now, you can experience fast car racing while being assured that you’re riding a safe vehicle. The vehicle is part of AMG Driving Academy’s Masters program which has four stages, Experience, Warm-up, Training and Competition. Experience stage- a three-hour stage where participants will start with riding the SLS AMG road version. This will help them be familiar with driving the powerful car. After that, they will be asked to ride at the passenger seat the SLS AMG GT3 being driven by an experience professional racing driver. Warm-up stage – participants will get lessons,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Will Launch a New Brand Appearance for “My Service”

Aside from the Mercedes-Benz vehicles that will premier at the Frankfurt Motor Show starting this Thursday, the company will launch another product, well, actually a service. This may seem like a relaunch as we have all been familiar with Mercedes’ My Service, but this time, it will have a fresh brand appearance. “We work continually to improve our program, and want to offer our customers the kind of service that meets their individual needs,” said Frank Reintjes, Head of Global Services & Parts, Mercedes-Benz and smart. He also added that, “Our new brand appearance underscores this claim.” Because quality of service and customer satisfaction is a priority in the company,… Continue Reading »


Daimler Buses and Trucks Won at the OkoGlobe 2011

OkoGlobe 2011 recognized Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTec Hybrid and the bus rapid transit last Tuesday in Karlsruhe at the Center for Art and Media Technology. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): first place in the category “New mobility concepts” Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTEC Hybrid: third place in the category “Production vehicle with sustainability factor” Andreas Renschler, member of the Daimler Board of Management: “We see the ÖkoGlobe award as both recognition of our commitment up to now, and as an incentive to continue our pioneering role in developing sustainable, environmentally conscious transport solutions.” The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and the Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTEC Hybrid were among the prizewinners at ÖkoGlobe 2011, which was… Continue Reading »


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