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First Electric Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen Launched By Arnold Schwarzenegger

On January 24 , 2017 the first all-electric Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen was launched in Austria. Gracing the event was Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger. It should be noted though that the all-electric G-Wagen is not officially from Mercedes. The SUV was a project of Austrian firm Kreisel Electric, according to Wheels magazine. Other known offerings of the company are EV versions of the Porsche Panamera, BMW 3-Series Touring, Skoda Yeti and Volkswagen Golf. Former California governor Schwarzenegger praised the electric G-Wagen saying, “This amazing off-road vehicle as a clean and fast electric car? A dream has become real!” The EV G-Wagen is based on the Mercedes-Benz G350d. The diesel-fed V6 engine of the… Continue Reading »

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The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is Remote-Controlled

We have seen what the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 has in store for us through photos and videos. There’s definitely a lot of stuff in the concept car that we should get excited about. First is its styling that features a gullwing coupe design. Second, is the vehicle’s interior that mixes luxury and tech. Last but not least is its powerful electric drivetrain that is capable of producing up to 750 hp. Recently, it was found out through a video that it can also be driven remotely. An Italy-based car enthusiast with the name Marchettino just uploaded a video of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 through YouTube. The four-minute clip showed the… Continue Reading »

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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Finally Makes Its Debut

After a series of teaser photos and video, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 finally made its debut. The new Mercedes concept car under the Maybach sub-brand was unveiled on August 16, 2016 in Monterey, California. The car was showcased there until the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elégance on August 21, 2016. Power Daimler revealed that the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is an electric car. Within its power core lies a battery capable of producing up to 550 kW or 750 hp. The underfloor battery of the auto provides it a usable capacity of around 80 kWh. All that power lets the concept car accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in under four seconds…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Will Unveil an Electric SUV at the Paris Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz is gearing to release its first dedicated all-electric model. The first to be unveiled will be an electric sport utility vehicle. It’s concept form will be featured at the Paris Motor Show, which will be held from October 1 to 16 this year. Although information about the new electric SUV concept is still scarce, Autocar said the new SUV will likely compete against the Tesla Model X. The vehicle will also go head-to-head against the electric SUVs reportedly being developed by Jaguar and Audi. The article claimed that the electric SUV will be released in the market sometime in 2019. For now, Daimler has limited the production of its… Continue Reading »

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Four Mercedes-Benz EVs Targeted Going to 2020

Daimler has set its sights on introducing at least four Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle models going to 2020. According to UK’s Autocar, Daimler board member and head of its Research and Development Thomas Weber made the announcement after the German government revealed that it will begin offering sales subsidies on all EVs costing under £47,300. Based on an insider information, the plan includes two electric saloons and two SUV models. The electric cars and SUVs will basically follow the design of their petrol-fed and diesel-powered base models. However, the EVs will reflect a minor unique element in their designs in order for them to be easily recognizable as zero-emission autos. The fruition of the program… Continue Reading »

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2015 ForTwo Brabus Spy Photos and Rendering

Spy photos of the 2015 ForTwo with Brabus treatment have been circulating online. Despite the heavy camouflage of the smart car in the pictures, the images hinted several modifications in the design of the vehicle. A rendering of the vehicle was also made by RM Design. Brabus Enhancements Available for the New ForTwo An obvious add-on to the upcoming ForTwo is the new bodykit, which include bespoke front grille, lower tires, and twin exhausts. Then, it is assumed that it will have a more powerful output. According to Auto Express, the power of the auto is cranked from its usual 89 bhp to 110 bhp. Another significant development in the 2015 ForTwo Brabus is the addition… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Enters a New Battleground in the US EV Market

Mercedes-Benz is gearing to introduce its first mass-produced pure electric vehicle in the U.S. According to Forbes, the flagship luxury vehicle brand of Daimler is looking for an end of June or early July release of the EV in the American soil. The entry of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive in the region will pit it against the more established brands when it comes to EVs such as Tesla and Nissan. It should be noted that Tesla is currently dominating the county’s EV market, thanks to its Model S. On the other hand, Nissan is also enjoying its fair share in the electric car market through Leaf model. Mercedes-Benz is looking at a stiff competition… Continue Reading »

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