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Mercedes-Benz E550 May Be Replaced By E400 Model

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 »


Mercedes-Benz Recalls E350 and E550 Units for Airbag Issue

According to reports, there are a total of 499 units of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz E350 as well as the 2012 Mercedes-Benz E550 that are being recalled for faulty airbags. As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said, the affected vehicles come with airbags that might not deploy. The airbag on the right side curtain seems to be the one having problems, and guess what the culprit is? “Improper stitching” and that the discovery of the problem was internal, according to Mercedes-Benz in conversations with the federal safety personnel. At the very least, it’s a good thing these problems are being detected before most people encounter the problem themselves. Airbags… Continue Reading »


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