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2017 Mercedes-Benz E350e Plug-In Hybrid Review

  The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is defined by its striking look, decent performance, luxurious elements, comfort features, innovative technology and many more. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E350e Plug-in Hybrid takes the range a notch up with its fuel-efficiency and low carbon dioxide emissions. As a recap, the Mercedes-Benz E350e packs a petrol-fed 2.0-liter turbo engine matched with an electric motor. The two units give it a hybrid powertrain. The overall output of the auto is 286 hp and 550 Nm of torque. All that power is distributed to the rear-wheels via a 9G-TRONIC automatic gearbox. According to Mercedes-Benz, the combined fuel consumption of the E350e is 2.5-2.1 l/100 km. Its combined CO2 emissions… Continue Reading »

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4-Door Mercedes-AMG GT Concept Unveiled

The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept has finally been unveiled at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show. The new 4-door AMG sports car recently appeared in a teaser photo and rumors about it have been circulating online since 2015. It was referred to as the Mercedes-AMG GT4 back then. Design The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept follows the form and body styling of the Mercedes-AMG GT. However, the concept car is more muscular, thanks to its four-door frame, and it features a smoother body compared to the AMG GT. The four-door AMG GT Concept follows the new visually-stunning “Aesthetics A” design language of Mercedes that offer lesser body lines and sweeping angles. The car… Continue Reading »

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A Look at the Key Features of the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid

The coming new year marks another chapter in the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Just this year, the company easily recognizable by its three-pointed star marque gave us a preview of its upcoming cars that will hit dealerships in 2016 through unveilings in auto shows and teasers. One of the cars that many eagerly anticipate is the Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid. So in this post, let’s take a look at its key features. Power Unit The C350 Plug-In Hybrid possesses a 2.0-liter inline-four engine. The diesel power unit produces 208 hp with a torque of 258 lb-ft. It is mated with an electric motor with outputs of 80 hp and… Continue Reading »

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Watch the Mercedes-Benz C350e “Silent Night” Video

As the countdown to Christmas 2015 nears its end, Mercedes-Benz released a new commercial for its C-Class titled “Silent Night.” Basically, the advertisement was made to build hype for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e. As a recap, the C350e was unveiled as a follow up to the S550 Plug-In Hybrid. It is powered by both a petrol engine and an electric motor. To be specific, under its hood is a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 2.0-liter inline-four engine. It has an output of 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The unit is mated to an electric motor with 80 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. The combined power rating of the car according to… Continue Reading »

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Next Mercedes-Benz SLR May Feature Hybrid Power

Reports in Germany hinted at the possibility that Mercedes-AMG is already thinking about the introduction of the next version of the Mercedes-Benz SLR within three years time and is expected to feature hybrid power, as shown on a report from worldcarfans.com. The performance division of Daimler is reportedly mulling over the location of the engine for the next model of the SLR. The company weighing its options on whether to have a front- engine layout or a mid-engine layout. The coupe variant is expected to be introduced into the market first with a roadster coming at its heels. The flagship Black Series variant may be launched soon after. The report… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG to Release Hybrid Engines in 2020

Mercedes-AMG is focusing on releasing hybrid models in 2020. That is due to the pressure for carmakers to meet emission targets set by the international community, particularly the countries it considers as the three-pointed star marque’s biggest markets. In an interview of AMG’s head of research and development Thomas Weber with Autocar, he confirmed that his group is working on the existing hybrid technology of the brand, which is currently being utilized by its Formula One cars. They plan to complete the technology transfer to their production cars by the year 2020 in order to significantly reduce the carbon dioxide emissions and fuel consumption of their models. Weber admitted that the task is a huge challenge to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG CEO Hints Plans for Hybrid Supercar

Mercedes-AMG may be planning something in its backyard. A report suggested that the performance division of the three-pointed star brand responsible for the Mercedes-AMG GT may be considering a hybrid supercar. If so, then we might be looking at the marque’s answer to the Porsche 918 and McLaren P1. According to Motor Trend, it was just less than a year ago when Tobias Moers denied point-blank if they were planning to make a hybrid powercar that would rival the Porsche 918. The answer was a straight “no” from the Mercedes-AMG CEO. However, as we have witnessed before, Mercedes is not a brand that would keep a word “no” or “never” in its dictionary,… Continue Reading »

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