Small turbo-charged engines are gradually receiving wide acceptance in the auto industry, and it appears that Mercedes-Benz is set to join the trend. The luxury car manufacturer is reportedly replacing the E550 model with an E400 model that will feature a twin-turbo-charged V6 engine. The US market is set to see the arrival of the E400 model by fall of 2014 and will be marketed as a 2015 model vehicle. It will offer 330HP along with around 350lb-ft of torque. The upcoming vehicle is expected to be as an all-wheel drive and rear-drive version. The Mercedes-Benz E550 features a 4.6-liter V8 engine that offers 402hp and 443lb-ft of torque. I… Continue Reading »
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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 »
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 »