A press release by Daimler revealed that Mercedes-Benz sold around 94,895 units in January. The figure was 9.2% more than the overall sales of the automaker in the same month last year. Daimler attributes the increase to the rebound of its operations in China. There was a 15.4% gain in the Chinese market alone as compared to January 2012, which translates to 16,695 units sold. Next to China is North America where the sales scored 24,783 units, which is around 10% more than January last year. Surprisingly, the sales in Germany did not fare well that month based on several news sources. There was a drop of 0.7% based on… Continue Reading »
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Finally, Mercedes-Benz opens the curtains to one of its newest creations on the first day of the Detroit Autoshow. Among them were the new E63 AMG sedan and wagon that boast all-wheel drive features, powerful engines and amazing designs. The Chair, Dieter Zetsche, stood there like a proud father that he is next to the new family of cars. He said that the E in the E-Class means efficiency, emotion and extra intelligence. I must say, he should add excellence into that because the audiences were definitely awestruck by the flair that the new models gave off at the event. He hyped the crowd with the attractive looks and the… Continue Reading »
Dear BenzInsider readers, we are proud to present to you the new 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4Matics. This mean looking machine hasn’t just changed visually, as we will discover soon. It’s powered by a twin turbocharged 5.5 liter V8 boasting 550 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque as well as an all-new AMG-engineered all-wheel drive system. If that’s somehow not good enough, the S-Model rockets from zero to 60 in a scant 3.5 seconds on a wave of 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. Oh, and it comes in a wagon, too. Overview of models for the German market: E 63 AMG Saloon E 63 AMG 4MATIC Saloon/Estate E… Continue Reading »
After revealing the freshened up E-Class sedan and wagon, Mercedes has removed the wraps off the coupe and cabriolet versions. Although the public will see these models at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show, actual showroom models will be available only after a few more months. Styling cues taken from the sedan are aplenty, although observers will note that the fat rear haunches are reminiscent of the older E-Class. The front end, however, is radically fresh, almost looking like a concept car instead of one destined for the showroom. Mercedes’ designers and engineers must have worked long and hard to to achieve this look and yet retain the marque’s admirable safety… Continue Reading »
A couple of weeks back, the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class was launched, ushering in a new dynamic range of top-of-the-line vehicles featuring the latest and greatest tech that the German automaker can offer. If you haven’t taken a look yet, or if the specs aren’t enough to entice you, just watch this video from Mercedes-Benz TV to see for yourself the new E-Class and its redesigned front, fresh proportions, and other features. For a more detailed account of what you can expect with the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class, you can check our launch report right here, which includes a gallery of the vehicle from the interior to the exterior.
Mercedes-Benz is set unleash their hybrids in the Australian highway this coming year. The radical move is set to upgrade the current E-Class class running around the country. The Stuttgart-based multi-national company aims to provide an effective and efficient alternative to Aussies by combining electric and diesel power. It features a 100 kilometers per hour acceleration in just 7.5 seconds plus a very economical fuel consumption of 4.1 liters per 100 kilometers. What’s more, the hybrid has a 2.1-liter diesel engine with a powerful torque of 500Nm and the electric engine comes with an added 280Nm torque. There are significant updates in the luxurious E-Class units, but the signature look… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class with the hope of keeping its lead in the luxury vehicle segment. The refresh features a ton of new innovative features, from safety measures to assistance systems, that make up what the German automaker bills “intelligent drive.” Many of these features are new, and should indicate some of the stuff we’ll see in the upcoming S-Class. The E-Class gets a redesigned front and is proportionally different from previous iterations. It still looks like an E-Class without a doubt, but there are new things that the designers have tried out to match the new design language of Mercedes-Benz vehicles. New headlamps still figure… Continue Reading »