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6 Cool Mercedes-Benz YouTube Videos

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 »

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MB Could Sell E-Class Under Beijing Brand in China

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 »

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Piecha Design Tunes the Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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 »

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Protean Electric and Brabus Showcase “Technology Project Hybrid” at World Congress

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 »

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E-Class Superlight Arriving In 2015

Announced late last year, Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the E-Class Superlight will see the light of showrooms in 2015. In contrast to the 2013 SL which makes extensive use of aluminum to make it lighter, the E-Class Superlight will boast of a carbon fiber structure to achieve its target of being 350 kilos lighter than an E-Class made from today’s conventional materials. Due to the properties of carbon fiber, new design concepts can be pursued, such as doing away with the B pillars, which would in turn give way to the possibility, even necessity, of having an E-Class with rear suicide doors. In keeping with the new age, high-tech use… Continue Reading »

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China Will Export the Mercedes E-Class

The sales of the joint venture partner of Mercedes-Benz in China is whopping. Since the start of the year, the company has seen a 52% rise in the Chinese market, but it’s now going steady. A report from Gasgoo says that the Chinese branch is trying to breakthrough the overseas market. In an attempt to do that, they are now exporting the Wheelbase E-Class. The car has been very popular and the management of BAIC says they know that this step may help them increase their 2012 sales. If this become successful the GLK and C-Class may also be exported. Source: Gasgoo

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Superlight E-Class Planned For 2015

German magazine Auto Bild reports that a superlight version of Mercedes’ current E-Class is in the works. Using carbon fiber structures, the lightweight E-Class is projected to be 350 kilos or 770 pounds lighter than the regular model. If your experience with carbon fiber is with body panels only, there’s no need to be apprehensive about the safety aspects of a lightweight E-Class. Properly designed carbon fiber can be more rigid than steel and of course, is much lighter. This is the reason the top classes of motorsports use this material extensively, and exotic car makers such as Lamborghini have started using carbon fiber structural components in its latest models…. Continue Reading »

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