Mercedes-Benz USA announced over the weekend, that it has received a CNET Editors’ Choice award for its 2009 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. The coveted CNET Editors’ Choice award recognizes outstanding consumer electronics choices for quality, performance, design, service, value, and its logo is a mark of excellence denoting the best possible investment for consumers.
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Seeing the official pictures and reading thought the details on the S400 BluHYBRID is one thing, but seeing the S400 in action is another. Check out the trailer and see how the 3.5-liter gasoline engine, which develops an output of 279 hp / 205 kW, and the electric motor, which generates 20 hp / 15 kW and a starting torque of 160 Nm, work together in harmony.
Daimler AG is presenting 11 vehicles with alternative drive systems at this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, including three world premieres from the Mercedes-Benz brand. The world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles uses environmentally friendly drive systems powered by gas, hybrid, and fuel cell technologies. The aim of these drive technologies is to drastically reduce fuel consumption and exhaust emissions in commercial vehicle traffic.
Amidst speculation and rumors, Mercedes-Benz has finally decided to lift the curtain and announce the launching of its first passenger car model equipped with a hybrid drive system in the summer of 2009 – the S 400 BlueHYBRID. The combination of a modified V6 petrol engine and a compact hybrid module makes the S 400 BlueHYBRID the world’s most economical luxury saloon with a spark-ignition engine. The NEDC combined fuel consumption is a stagering 29.8 mpg (7.9 liters per 100 kilometrers). This makes for the world’s lowest CO2 emissions in this vehicle and performance class – just 190 grams per kilometer. These exemplary figures go hand in hand with assured… Continue Reading »
The market launch and showroom debut for new GLK-Class is scheduled to be in January of 2009, so Mercedes has decided to also launch the GLK-Class Selection, which is a range of products whose distinctive design, high-quality, robust materials that underline the versatile personality of the compact Sports Utility Vehicle. The specially selected range includes casual leisurewear for the fashion-conscious, attractive accessories for outdoor activities and elegant items for shopping excursions to the city. The most interesting of all the products offered is the iPhone pouch, which was seen at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The products which make up the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Selection will be available from Mercedes-Benz partners and… Continue Reading »
Recently we showed you pictures of how RENNtech is going to tune the GLK350 at this years SEMA Show, but now, we finally have pictures and information on what the other three tuners will do to their GLK350s. â€¢ RENNTech Rally Racer – Inspired by the unlimited-class rally cars at the storied Pikes Peak Hillclimb, the GLK concept represents the Mercedes-Benz performance specialist’s first hybrid powertrain to enhance acceleration off the line and out of the corners. â€¢ BRABUS Widestar – Developed by Mercedes-Benz tuning experts Brabus of Bottrop, Germany, this striking wide-track “designer suit” for the GLK includes flowing front and rear wheel arch flares and redesigned front and… Continue Reading »
You’ve probably seen the pictures and art work, but check out the trailer of the Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION coupe. The design study will be shown at this years Paris Motor Show. The ConceptFASCINATION is not only piratical and stylish, but the design study impresses with its technical underpinnings, too. These are drawn from the new E-Class and include the new four-cylinder diesel engine which features BlueTEC technology and develops 150 kW/ 204 hp from a displacement of 2.2 litres. Enjoy!