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A 24-Year Epic Road Trip with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class Ends

  Gunther Holtorf finally reached the end of his 24-year long trip using the same vehicle, that is his trusty old Mercedes-Benz 300GD with the nickname “Otto”. According to Mail Online, Otto traveled around 556,000 miles, including boarding 113 deep-sea ferries and staying in 41 ocean shipping containers. The epic journey is a clear display of the resiliency of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Coupled with a driver with a strong determination, the vehicle is capable of conquering any kind of terrain, weather and other obstacles along the way as demonstrated by Holtorf. A Record-Breaker Currently, Otto had the most country traveled than any other car in the world based from the source. The… Continue Reading »

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Bye Bye BAII BYY, Swarovski-Encrusted Mercedes-Benz CLS Now on eBay

A Russian student and socialite named Daria Radionova became the talk of social networks and various news sites, particularly automotive blogs, after she revealed her Swarovski-coated Mercedes-Benz CLS 350 to the world. Online sources claimed the number of faux diamonds adorning the car with the special plate BAII BYY numbered up to one million. Just three weeks after the vehicle became the talk of the online community, it was put on sale in eBay. The price of the car in the auction site starts at £89,999. According to the owner, her decision to sell the car is to support Manchester & Cheshire Dogs’ Home, which was recently consumed by fire. The socialite added she… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Sales Spike in the Asian Market

Mercedes-Benz sales were looking great in the first half of 2014. According to Wall Street Journal, the sales of the brand in the early six months of the year spiked up to 13 percent worldwide. The success was attributed to the strong demand in China and other emerging markets in Asia for luxury cars. WSJ said Mercedes sales numbered 783,520 units in that period. Notably, sales in June increased by 8 percent from a year earlier to 142,136 cars. Ola Kallenius, the head of sales of Daimler, stated, “We are on track to make 2014 into yet another record year.” The sales of the three-pointed star brand in China from January to… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes S-Class Coupe is the Dream Car of Europeans

The Mercedes-Benz brand once again garnered another prestigious distinction in the automotive sector. Well, these types of news may no longer be surprising considering the type of innovation, comfort, performance and technology that the three-pointed star brand offer to customers, but the recognition of one of the company’s products as the best car in Europe is not something that should be missed by a true Mercedes fan. So, we are proud to announce that the Mercedes S-Class Coupe has been voted recently as the best car in Europe at the 2014 Internet Auto Award. Based on the report of MB Passion, 69 new car models released in the market in… Continue Reading »

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Three Plug-In Mercedes Hybrids will Hit U.S. by 2015

Before 2015 ends, Mercedes-Benz will be launching its first-ever hybrid plug-ins in the U.S. The earliest release of the plug-in Mercedes hybrids is probably in the spring of that year, according to Green Car Reports. Mercedes-Benz already hinted in several interviews that its S-Class and C-Class sedans will be offering plug-in hybrid models later. However, the source claimed that there will be one more. The third Mercedes hybrid plug-in auto might come from the ML-Class for crossover utility vehicle enthusiasts. S-Class Hybrid Market Release The report said the first Mercedes hybrid plug-in to come out in U.S. dealerships will be the S-Class sedan. The new variant from the flagship range… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Travel Brand Announced

The formation of the Mercedes-Benz Travel brand has been announced during a press conference Shanghai recently. The brand was created in partnership with HH Travel, the high-end travel division of Ctrip International. According to Forbes, the move signifies the three-pointed star’s entry into China’s outbound travel market. For many, this might come as a surprise since this marks the first time wherein a luxury automaker has offered first-class travel solutions with a cooperating partner in the Greater China region said the report. What Mercedes-Benz Travel Brand Offers Mercedes-Benz Travel is currently building up an image as a brand that offers specially-structured travel design together with high-quality trips that highlight the… Continue Reading »

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Five Setra Coaches Delivered to Deutsche Touring GmbH

Deutsche Touring GmbH, a Frankfurt-based long-distance network operating across Europe, has just bolstered its fleet with the delivery of five new Setra coaches, three of which are from the ComfortClass 500 line. The three S 516 HD units, which are of the two-axle variety, are the first ComfortClass 500 coaches to go into the company’s international network. In addition, they are the first of the model line to be put into use within the Czech Republic. Present at the handover of the units was Frank Zehle, Deutsche Touring GmbH General Manager. Czech operator Touring Bohemia General Manager Milan Tuhacek was also there to receive the three ComfortClass 500 units, while… Continue Reading »

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