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How to Choose the Right Motor Oil for Mercedes

If you own a Mercedes-Benz, you surely have an eye for quality, an appreciation of luxury and unprecedented class. Whether you drive an executive model or a sporty little number, it is important to properly maintain your car. Mercedes epitomises high quality German engineering, but if you want it to last for years to come then it needs to be serviced every 10,000 miles or once a year, whichever comes first.  During the service, the car’s filters should be replaced and the engine’s oil drained and changed. Of course, you should use the right motor oil for Mercedes to get optimum results. Why is Regular Servicing Important? Frequently servicing your Mercedes helps it… Continue Reading »

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5 Essential Tools for Restoring an Old Mercedes

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as reaping the rewards of a long project, so cruising around in an old Mercedes you’ve restored yourself is a feeling that can’t be beaten. If you think this might be a hobby for you, here’s some kit that you’ll want before you get started in earnest. 1. Air Compressor This multipurpose device is ideal for any garage set-up. It converts engine power into pressurised air by drawing more and more air into its tank before it automatically switches off when it reaches maximum pressure, and serves as a support element to a number of other tools that need compressed air to run, like paint… Continue Reading »

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4 Drivetrains of the New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Introduced

Freshly unveiled from Stuttgart is the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe. As mentioned earlier, it offers a more stylish design compared to its saloon counterpart and its predecessor. After giving everyone an overview of its key features, here is a closer look at the different engine options available for the car. 1. Mercedes-Benz E 200 Coupe The E 200 is equipped with the petrol-fed 2.0-liter inline-four engine of Mercedes. The output of the unit is at 184 hp with 300 Nm of torque. The power allows the car to sprint from zero to 100 km/h in just 7.8 seconds. The top speed of the auto is 240 km/h. 2. Mercedes-Benz E 220 d… Continue Reading »

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Inline-Six Mercedes Engine Vs the V6 Power Unit

Mercedes-Benz just announced that it will be introducing four new engines. One of them, the petrol-powered inline-six Mercedes engine called the “M256,” will debut in the facelifted 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. So does that mean Mercedes is already returning to its roots after using the V6? It should be noted that when the V6 was introduced in 1998, it was claimed that it would pose as a better alternative to the inline-six. Therefore, it was expected that the V6 will render the inline-six obsolete. However, with the advancements in Mercedes engine technology, it seems the inline-six will make its comeback. Here are the reasons why it will be better than the… Continue Reading »

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4 New Engines Revealed by Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz just unveiled four new engines. The company also revealed one of the classes that will receive the new engines. According to the Global Media Site of Daimler, the new Mercedes engines include a gasoline and diesel-powered 3.0-liter inline-six, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, and a 4.0-liter biturbo V8. The facelifted 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class was revealed to get the petrol-fueled 3.0-liter inline-six and the 4.0-liter biturbo V8. The latter will most probably be installed in the AMG version of the car. The Inline-Six Engine Petrol and Diesel The goal of Mercedes in introducing the inline-six engine, which was last seen in the late 90s, is to arrive at a unit with more power… Continue Reading »

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A Look at the Mercedes-AMG GT R Engine

The Mercedes-AMG GT R just made its world premiere. The sports car is the street-legal version of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 and it surpasses the Mercedes-AMG GT S in terms of power and performance. Let us take a closer look at the GT R engine. Based on the specs provided by Mercedes-Benz USA, the GT R is equipped with the handcrafted 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine of AMG. The power unit features dry sump lubrication, which maintains a stable oil supply even with high lateral forces. It also allows the V8 engine to be installed lower. In turn, it puts the car’s center of gravity closer to the road for high lateral acceleration. The engine… Continue Reading »

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Should You Warm Up Your Mercedes Engine in the Cold?

The common notion during winter is that one should let his car be idle in the cold to warm up the engine. How many times did you leave your Mercedes-Benz out in the cold, believing it will somehow make the engine run smoother when it is warmed up? This is completely and utterly wrong based on reliable sources. Not only are you putting your car under harsh winter conditions, you’re doing more harm than good, too, because of this myth that it should be warmed up. According to former drag racer Stephen Ciatti, who also has a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said that idling one’s… Continue Reading »

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