We have reported earlier that Mercedes-Benz is shifting its primary market in the U.S. to take advantage of the opportunities it offers. This is also to offset their losses from the European market which is suffering from the effects of the financial crisis. Based on the data published by USA Today in the middle of 2012, manual transmission cars are coming back as a trend. More Americans prefer cars of this type over again. The publication quoted the calculation of Edmunds.com about the sudden increase of demand of Americans for for manual cars. Here are the the figures with the corresponding years: 2012 – 6.5% (Based on first quarter data… Continue Reading »
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The guys from ADV. 1 Wheels are not purely rubber geeks. They do not eat their meals in the garage while working and shaping rubber is not the only thing that they can do. They also check the cars they tune and take it to do mighty things to test their limits. Like in this video, ADV.1 Wheels people took the CLS63 AMG on the pavement to do something that will test their product, and at the same time will entertain those who will watch. The video, though in low resolution and despite of the cloud of smoke, captured the the burnout properly. Should you get ADV.1 Wheels for your… Continue Reading »
Running a quarter mile in just 11 seconds is not an impossible feat for the Mercedes C63 AMG. However, this video is interesting because of who’s driving the car. A 60-year old woman who adores drag racing is behind the wheels of the super car. You read that right, 60-year old and drag racing. Doesn’t looks like these phrases could be together eh? But yes, in this clip, you can definitely watch this woman who even shared what’s in her Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG before she joined her husband, who I suppose is as old as she (or close?), on the track. The hubby drives a Dodge Viper.
In a video made by Chris Harris of Autoblog, he showed the C63 AMG Black Series being lined up against the BMW M3 GTS and Porsche 911 GT3 RS, and although it didn’t win against the Porsche, the previous clip did show that the C63 is one mean machine. To further prove its power, Mercedes-Benz released a new video where the vicious monster was strolling for a short time before it went on track and roared its V8 6.2L engine. Aside from its engine that gives out 510HP, the car is also known to have a great exterior that is emphasized by the generous LED treatment it has. Inside, you… Continue Reading »
Chris Harris of Autoblog made a video of three of the most dashing cars in the market today. How often do you find German mean machines together in one clip? Rare, I bet. In one of those rare occasions, the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series is featured with he BMW M3 GTS and Porsche GT3 RS 4.0. For two days, the three super cars were pitted, analyzed and examined thoroughly. On the first day, the features of the cars were highlight while on the second day, the cars were raced on the track. Want to know who won? Errr… watch the video! Source: Autoblog
With the race starting on April 29, Mercedes-Benz has changed the DTM car to the 517HP producing coupe, making it the mightiest C-Class ever. But it is not only a power car, as mentioned, it is a safe car. With the changes on the DTM regulations made and decided by the German Motorsport Association, more safety features has been added to ensure compliance. The C63 AMG Black Series Coupe was driven around the track for a long time to determine its conditions and its adaptability to extreme weather conditions and accidents. With the well-being of the driver, spectators and marshals in mind, there was no other way to do it…. Continue Reading »
Today, tuner Brabus announced the fastest and the most luxurious C-Class Coupe called Bullit. A body based on the C63 AMG but with an engine like no other. The V12 Biturbo engine that produces 800HP replaced the 6.3L V8 engine. It also has 1,420Nm of torque which helps the supercar to launch from 0 to 100km/h in 3.7 seconds and 200 km/h in 9.8 seconds. The top speed is at 370 km/h. The interior can be customized, as you can choose from Alcantara, leather and carbon fiber. Again, this is a luxurious car, thus it comes with a hefty price tag. €449,820. Watch the video of Bullit live from the… Continue Reading »