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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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Perfect Pairing With The Mercedes-Benz Engine Oil

Anyone who has ever own a car knows the engine oil is no laughing matter. Choosing the best possible engine oil for your car is a matter of life and death. Not for you, of course, but for your beloved machine. The genuine Mercedes-Benz engine oil can outlast and outperform other high-performance engine oils, especially when paired with a Merc. It easily drives away common car problems such as cold starts, cold weather and even speed limits. The Mercedes engine oil promises short penetration time for lubrication after a cold start. It also warms up the engine faster even in the coldest of weather. No need to leave your cars… Continue Reading »

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Particulate Filters Coming To Gas Engine Mercedes-Benz Units

Mercedes-Benz will become the first automobile manufacturer to use particulate filters on its vehicles using galling engines, as shown on a report from motor1.com. Testing of the technology has been conducted by the company for over two years on the Mercedes-Benz S500. The results indicated that the environment benefitted from the use of the particulate filters. The positive results encouraged Mercedes-Benz to use the particulate filters on the other S-Class variants. While the luxury vehicle manufacturer did not specify which variants received the particular filters, it did indicate that the next model upgrade will see the installation of the filters. Due to this, the facelifted S-Class is expected to feature… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz To Open Engine Factory In Poland

Daimler AG appears bent on expanding its presence in Central and Eastern Europe. The German luxury vehicle manufacturer recently established a transmissions facility in Romania along with an assembly plant in Hungary. Now, the company is set to open an engine factory in Poland, as indicated on a report from autoevolution.com. The town of Jawor in Poland will serve as the location of the first Mercedes-Benz Cars plant in the country. Following the transition of the country from a communist government into a democratic government, a boom in the private sector was noted. The boom in the auto industry in Poland started with the production of the Lancia Ypsilon and… Continue Reading »

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