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A 24-Year Epic Road Trip with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class Ends

  Gunther Holtorf finally reached the end of his 24-year long trip using the same vehicle, that is his trusty old Mercedes-Benz 300GD with the nickname “Otto”. According to Mail Online, Otto traveled around 556,000 miles, including boarding 113 deep-sea ferries and staying in 41 ocean shipping containers. The epic journey is a clear display of the resiliency of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Coupled with a driver with a strong determination, the vehicle is capable of conquering any kind of terrain, weather and other obstacles along the way as demonstrated by Holtorf. A Record-Breaker Currently, Otto had the most country traveled than any other car in the world based from the source. The… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Dominates Practices in Spain

A majority of Formula One analysts agreed that Lewis Hamilton is looking at his best this season. A lot of them even predicted that the young Briton might recapture the title this 2014. Except the disappointing race of Lewis Hamilton in Australia, wherein he suffered technical problems with his W05; the former world champion has dominated every single race he completed in 2014. Nico Rosberg has also been impressive since the day one of the races by grabbing the first place in Australia and by maintaining a place next to his teammate in the succeeding events. Despite the prediction of critics, including BBC, that the next race may be won… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz S350 Owner Sues Dealer for Non-Compliance of Warranty

Mercedes-Benz is among the world’s most renowned automakers. There’s certainly no doubt about that. However, Adam Litchfield, an Adelaide-based chauffeur who owns Platinum Car Hire, does not agree that the company’s after-sales service is also excellent according to News.com.au. Based on the report, Litchfield is suing the German automaker’s Australia dealership and BEA Motors, who sold the Mercedes-Benz S350 to him, for not fulfilling the terms of its warranty. The source said that Litchfield’s S350 sedan suffered a massive failure in its transmission amounting almost $16,000. However, BEA refused to honor the agreement when it charged him around $13,000 for repairs. In Litchfield’s side of the story, he said that… Continue Reading »

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Hamilton Remains Positive, Aims For The Podium In Australia

Despite having a tough time with his car in Jerez, like experiencing mechanical problems during the tests, Lewis Hamilton remains positive that he will make it to the podium. This was revealed by UK’s The Independent before the season-opening grand prix in Australia started. However, Hamilton said that he is realistic with his goals. The young Briton stated in his interview that he will do his best to at least finish third in the races. But of course, this does not mean that he does not want to win the championship either. The Mercedes team driver admitted that if an opportunity is present for the top prize, then he would… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Australia Aims To Pad Its Lead In 2013

Did you know that Australia is in the list of the top five markets for AMG cars in the world? An indication of this is when the C-Class Black Series Coupe was introduced to that country, the reservation book was filled up within days of the announcement. In fact, Mercedes-AMG vehicles have posted a 30% percent upswing in sales. The release of the A45 AMG in August can only keep that fiery interest going. And it’s not just special edition Mercedes-Benzes which are selling briskly down under. Lately, both Audi and BMW have been outsold by Mercedes, which does not bode well for them, as Mercedes is launching a slew… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show energizes audiences in Sydney

Things are heating up real fast in Sydney, Australia with this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week already rolling. Right from the opening, the intensity could be felt from the design collaboration between Romance was Born and Marvel Comics. Stars which included Kate Waterhouse and Lara Bingle occupied front row of an old Sydney warehouse to witness comic strip prints parading up on stage. Red mullet wigs inspired by David Bowie glided the runway along with comical armour with fans absorbing tremendous energy from the show which is now being touted as offering the most creativity in recent years. Montana Cox and Louise Van der Vorst were among the models who made… Continue Reading »

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Australians Buy Out C63 AMG Black Series

On the heels of the news that Mercedes beat BMW in North American sales last month comes another uplifting report, this time from the land down under. There, the entire allocation for the C63 AMG Black Series has been snapped up. Announced only in the first week of November and for delivery in April 2012, the overwhelming response has caught the local managers there by surprise. Says Richard Emery, General Manager Sales, Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, “I can’t say I’m surprised but we’re certainly overwhelmed by the quick response. We’ll continue to work with AMG to secure more vehicles as not only have we sold out of our C 63 AMG… Continue Reading »

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