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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Long-Wheelbase Goes to China

Mercedes-Benz recently revealed the long-wheelbase version of the E-Class. The introduction of the elongated E-Class at the Beijing Auto Show finally puts to rest the rumors that the three-pointed star brand might be working on a Mercedes-Maybach E-Class. According to Car and Driver, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class LWB model will only be available in China. Well, that is definitely a good move for Mercedes as many Chinese belonging in the upper bracket of the middle class are now shifting to luxury cars. Not to mention that the traffic in the giant Asian nation is so bad that driving can be such a chore. Therefore, people with fat bank accounts there prefer to… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Remain Strong in China Amid Cooling Economy

Mercedes-Benz is not worried about China. That’s what Matt Rivers of CNN thinks because the sales of the three-pointed star brand in the country continued to soar despite its cooling economy. According to the source, China became the largest single market of Mercedes when its sales there rose to 40% last year. The momentum of the luxury automaker in the giant Asian nation continued in the first quarter of the year when its sales went up by 24%. Hubertus Troska, member of the board of Daimler and in charge of Mercedes business in China, stated they have put a lot of effort in their research and development in order to… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV Production Starts In China

As part of the partnership of Mercedes-Benz with the BAIC Group, production of the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV has started, as shown on a report from Production of the GLC SUV at the assembly plant of the joint venture in Beijing comes six months after local production of the GLA-Class began. The enhanced facility of the Beijing Benz Automotive Co. has a floor space of over 250,000 square meters and was equipped with a new paint shop, body shop and assembly line before the GLA was launched. Hubertus Troska, Board of Management member of Daimler AG for activities in China, said since China is considered a primary market for both… Continue Reading »


What Do You Think of This Pink Mercedes-Benz C-Class L?

A Mercedes-Benz C-Class L was recently spotted sporting a pink color. According to CarNewsChina, which was the source of the photos, the images were taken somewhere in the Beijing area. The long wheelbase C-Class was completely wrapped in pink. There was no mention in the report about the specialists who did this. The wrap was complemented with black accents. The grille, rims, subtle front lip spoiler, windshield frame, rear glass panel, and window frames all came in black finish. The door handles received the same black treatment, but with pink strip at the top. The boot lid also got a black lining as well as the area separating the rear bumper and the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Vision G-Code Crossover Concept Unveiled

Coinciding with the opening of the Mercedes-Benz R&D center in Beijing, China, the three-pointed star brand also released its new subcompact crossover concept dubbed as the Mercedes Vision G-Code. According to the press release of the company, the concept crossover aims to attract younger Asians into the brand. Shorter than the Mercedes GLA Based from the images and information provided by the German automaker, the G-Code will be designed as a Sports Utility Coupe. It will measure 161 inches, which is even shorter than the GLA—the brand’s smallest crossover so far. Not much was revealed about the engine specs of the compact crossover concept. However, the plan is to equip… Continue Reading »


Check Out This Pearly-White Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG

It seems Mercedes-Benz is getting a lot of action in China lately. Aside from the exclusive variants of the three-pointed star marque in the country and government officials probing the company, sales are doing great in the area too. Last month, Mercedes-Benz increased its sales in the region by 24 percent on a year-on-year comparison. In Beijing alone, you can find a lot of Mercedes-Benz in the roads, given the number of wealthy individuals in the area. Recently, a pearly-white Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG (pictured above) was spotted at the Beijing Tuning Street by Car News China, and it shared the photos of the car through its blog. The merchandise came without… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Plans to Rename the M-Class to GLE

Mercedes-Benz is currently undergoing some major changes in the names of its popular vehicle ranges. Among the ranges affected by the new comprehensive renaming strategy of the brand is the M-Class. According to Automotive News, the German luxury automaker will drop the “M-Class” name in favor of the GLE class. In addition to the renaming, the new GLE would also receive a major facelift in early 2015. Its crossover coupe version, which was initially revealed as the Concept Coupe SUV and rumored to carry the GLE Coupe moniker, is scheduled to be launched at around April next year in Beijing. Behind the New Names Citing its insiders within Mercedes-Benz, the same source… Continue Reading »


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