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The “League of Extraordinary Accessories” by Mercedes-Benz

Fresh at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Mercedes- Benz also launch their line of accessories. The Mercedes iPhone Interface Plus, leads the pack. A hip smartphone with an information system in your vehicle? Then you should download this! Apple iPad, where you can watch films, play computer games and browse the web can now be mounted at on the back of the front-head restraints using a crash-proof holder designed for the iPad. This will be available on September 28 at a price of €328, plus fitting fee. Meanwhile, those who loves fashion and style will also love the watch designed by Mercedes-Benz and TAG Heuer and the Mercedes Eyewear Collection by… Continue Reading »


New M-Class Debuts At Frankfurt Auto Show

The new M-Class has finally made its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The replacement model is less angular but at the same time sportier looking. The new looks will undoubtedly appeal to both old and new customers, with a dominant chrome grille and chrome accents for the daytime running lights highlighting the expansive front section. Decidedly luxury car-like is the interior of the M-Class demo car shown in Frankfurt.  A variety of shades are being made available, these being black, almond beige, alpaca grey and tobacco brown/marron. Words won’t do justice to the quality and custom stitching found in the interior trim, which looks more like it came from… Continue Reading »


The People’s Supermarket won the International smart Future Minds Award

At the IAA, smart held an awards ceremony for the Future Minds Award, given to a visionary and sustainable project. There were eleven projects from different industries of design, society, media, science and mobility that were nominated to get the award. Lidewij Edelkoort, a trend forecaster, Graham Hill, a sustainability blogger, Magne Furuholmen, an artists, and Dr. Annette Winkler, smart head, were the jury who chose the winner, The People’s Supermarket from London. “The People’s Supermarket makes a positive contribution to urban life. The convincing concept helps people in cities to return to community values. It’s also about healthy food – and food is a subject that unites people around… Continue Reading »


SLS AMG E-Cell Goes Lightweight with a Carbon Fiber Spine

Another ambitious technology was created by Mercedes-Benz, called the “AMG Lightweight Performance”, the design is now being introduced at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. Made in an effort to upgrade crash safety, the “zero intrusion cell” protects the battery modules in the vehicle from damage and deformation in case there is a crash. The SLS AMG E-CELL body shell being shown by Mercedes-Benz AMG at the IAA 2011 is one trailblazing outcome of its ambitious “AMG Lightweight Performance” design strategy. Its key element is a transmission tunnel made out of lightweight carbon-fibre composite material (CFRP), which is structurally integrated into the aluminium body shell and firmly bonded with it. The… Continue Reading »


Carlsson CK63 RS: Tuner’s Take on the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG

Car Tuner, Carlsson, uses the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG for their newest creation, the CK63 RS. A touch of sophistication in an impressive aerodynamic kit, that is what the CK63 RS is all about. The front spoiler lip is made of carbon fiber that adds a but of sporty look to this saloon car. The trunk lid also has carbon fiber spoiler, that gives a more stable holding even when running at high speeds. On the other hand, the hood’s inside contains the enhances CLS AMG 63 performance package, which is now producing a 649HP and 900Nm of torque, way more than the original’s 557HP and 800 Nm. Sprint time… Continue Reading »


Uncovered: 2012 SLS AMG Roadster

Are you ready for the SLS AMG’s next incarnation? Well, just to give you a sneak peek of what it’s going to look like, here are some spy photographs of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster under no camouflage whatsoever. These images are courtesy of the guys at World Car Fans. The first thing that will probably catch your eye is the shift to a light brown soft top roof. We must admit, it looks kinds of weird and gives the SLS AMG some sort of a softer attitude. Regardless, that’s probably what Mercedes-Benz was shooting for in the roadster version of the next SLS AMG. Ladies, what do you… Continue Reading »


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