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.
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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 »
That three pointed star may be the most famous symbol in the automobile world. And why would that be any big surprise? Is there anyone that wouldn’t take advantage of the opportunity to sit behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz and bask in the luxury? This may be why YouTube videos that feature this symbol of elegance, sophistication and money are so popular. Here are six of the coolest and hottest videos on YouTube right now that people are talking about. They demonstrate why the Mercedes-Benz is one of the most beloved and sought after vehicles on the market. 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG A quick, no frills look at the… Continue Reading »
In an effort to go around the limitation of Chinese government procurement strictly to Chinese brands, Mercedes-Benz is considering selling E-Class sedans under BAIC’s Beijing marque. Since BAIC is Mercedes-Benz’s partner in China, both parties will benefit if the vehicles are chosen for the government’s fleet. There’s already some moves in the works that would see the E-Class platform transferred over to BAIC, with details in terms of profit sharing still being ironed out. BAIC already has some facilities producing C-Class as well as E-Class vehicles and the GLK as well. At the moment, Mercedes-Benz only asks for 15 percent of the profit from each E-Class that would be sold… Continue Reading »
The German aftermarket specialist Piecha Design is celebrating its 30th year in the industry. In line with that, they chose the luxury car Mercedes-Benz E-Class as their new tuning project. The two kinds of E-Class, the Coupe and Cabriolet now has 8.5×19 inch rims in front and 9.5x 19 inch at the back. The tires wrapping the rim are 225/35 front and 255/30 on the rear. Lowering is at 30mm, but you can opt for a size 24 to 400mm per axle too. The body kit on the other hand, is inspired by AMG styling. The car became more masculine with three piece spoiler on the rear and the rear… Continue Reading »
Electric drive company Protean Electric displayed what it calls the “Technology Project Hybrid” at the 2012 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress held in Detroit. The car uses a Brabus Mercedes-Benz E-class that comes with a 2.2L turbodiesel engine and a manual transmission. What makes the car special are the Protean electric motors that have been fitted into the rear wheels of the car. The vehicle makes use of Protean Electric’s patented in-wheel system called Protean Drive. These electric-drive systems are designed to provide vehicles with increased power, more torque, improved handling, and of course, much better fuel economy. The electric motors each produce 110 horsepower along with 590 lb.-ft…. Continue Reading »