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Mercedes-AMG CEO Hints Plans for Hybrid Supercar

Mercedes-AMG may be planning something in its backyard. A report suggested that the performance division of the three-pointed star brand responsible for the Mercedes-AMG GT may be considering a hybrid supercar. If so, then we might be looking at the marque’s answer to the Porsche 918 and McLaren P1. According to Motor Trend, it was just less than a year ago when Tobias Moers denied point-blank if they were planning to make a hybrid powercar that would rival the Porsche 918. The answer was a straight “no” from the Mercedes-AMG CEO. However, as we have witnessed before, Mercedes is not a brand that would keep a word “no” or “never” in its dictionary,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe Teaser Video Revealed

The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is yet to debut at the Detroit Auto Show. However, a new video featuring the Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe is already being teased. Compared to its standard variant, the Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe in the video shows sportier, more stylish and more aggressive features. The AMG version of the luxury crossover coupe appears to have redesigned front bumper, larger air intakes, plus a new and more defined wing. The vehicle also looks to have AMG’s signature steering wheels, brake calipers, and custom leather interior. So far, the engine output of the auto is a carefully guarded secret. Looking at its rival though, which is the BMW X6 M, it… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG Sport Range Confirmed for Detroit Auto Show

Despite still falling behind BMW in worldwide luxury vehicle sales, the Mercedes brand enjoyed a very successful year in 2014. The German luxury automaker had notable releases, which included the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, plus the Mercedes-AMG GT and GT S, to name a few. Then, it achieved another major milestone in its sporting history by winning the Formula One Constructors’ Championship, and its driver, Lewis Hamilton, bagged the F1 World Title this year. To celebrate its success, Mercedes is starting 2015 with a bang at the Detroit Auto Show. Recently, the company confirmed the launching of its new Mercedes-AMG Sport range in the Motor City. As mentioned earlier, the AMG Sport line will bridge the… Continue Reading »


Three Plug-In Mercedes Hybrids will Hit U.S. by 2015

Before 2015 ends, Mercedes-Benz will be launching its first-ever hybrid plug-ins in the U.S. The earliest release of the plug-in Mercedes hybrids is probably in the spring of that year, according to Green Car Reports. Mercedes-Benz already hinted in several interviews that its S-Class and C-Class sedans will be offering plug-in hybrid models later. However, the source claimed that there will be one more. The third Mercedes hybrid plug-in auto might come from the ML-Class for crossover utility vehicle enthusiasts. S-Class Hybrid Market Release The report said the first Mercedes hybrid plug-in to come out in U.S. dealerships will be the S-Class sedan. The new variant from the flagship range… Continue Reading »


Mercedes GLA 45 AMG Hits the Market in June

So far, we already know that the Mercedes GLA 45 AMG will debut this January at the Detroit Auto Show together with the 2015 Mercedes C-Class and S600 Maybach. But when will it come out in the market? According to The Telegraph, Mercedes has already revealed the release data of the GLA 45 AMG in the United Kingdom. The news source said that it will come out some time in June. Not only that, the report also disclosed the price of the new variant which is around £45,000. Review of the Mercedes GLA 45 AMG Specs The Mercedes GLA 45 AMG will be equipped with the most powerful series-production four-cylinder… Continue Reading »


[Video] Mercedes-Benz E-Class Premiere at 2013 NAIAS

If you missed the official unveiling of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (a.k.a. the Detroit Auto Show), here’s a nice 3-minute feature from the folks at Mercedes-Benz TV. Torie Campbell takes us around Motor City and straight into the auto show, which went from January 14 through the 27th (public show was from the 19th) and was held at the Cobo Center. The refresh offers updates on technology, engine variants, and styling. The reporter takes us through all these, from the headlights to the driving assist features, as well as on to the new high-performance E 63 AMG variant. Mercedes-Benz AMG chair Ola… Continue Reading »


2012 Merc S350 BlueTec 4MATIC Set for Detroit Auto Show Debut

Mercedes-Benz is slated to debut the all-new 2012 S350 BlueTec 4MATIC at the upcoming 2011 Detroit Auto Show, giving joy to American diesel fans for the new year. The vehicle, touted as an entry-level model for Merc’s S-Class, sports the BlueTec V6 turbo power plant coupled with 4MATIC all-wheel drive functionality. The BlueTec can not only satiate power requirements by fans, but also offers a greener alternative compared to most diesels. The S350 BlueTec 4MATIC is slotted under both the S550 V8 variant and the S400 Hybrid, but with decent figures like 210 horsepower along with 400 lb-ft of torque, it’s not a bad deal at all. Expect more details… Continue Reading »


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