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Transformers 4 Features Daimler Trucks and Mercedes-AMG-Powered Pagani

Aside from Optimus Prime, it is worth noting that another character in Transformers: Age of Extinction will be taking the form of a Daimler truck. The identity of the 2014 Argosy cab-over truck by Freightliner is not yet confirmed but rumors say that it will be a Decepticon which will serve as the polar opposite of Optimus Prime. Hardcore fans of the franchise claim that it could be Ultra Magnus, Nemis Prime or Motor Master. Another key character that will appear in the Transformers 4 movie, rumored to be a Decepticon named Stinger, will take the form of a Pagani Huayra. ThePagani Huayra supercar carries a powerful 6.0-liter biturbo V12… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG posts record year with 32,200 units sold

Mercedes-Benz overall has posted superb annual figures, but its performance arm is also doing great. Mercedes-AMG has just posted the best ever year in its history thanks to a whopping 32,200 units sold in 2013, bolstered by new additions like the A 45 AMG, the CLA 45 AMG, and the GLA 45 AMG to cover more vehicle segments. The results over the past calendar year have exceeded the expectations of company execs, as said by Mercedes-AMG chairman Tobias Moers. He referred to the “AMG Performance 50″ growth strategy, which played a key role in helping the company reach those sales figures. The growth strategy involved introducing new products such as… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG Presents the S 65 AMG and SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION

If only one could be in two places at once. Mercedes AMG will be showcasing its latest high-performance models in two simultaneous motor shows. It’s a spectacle sure to delight car enthusiasts all over the world, as the S 65 AMG takes the stage side by side with the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION at the Los Angeles Auto Show and at the Tokyo Motor Show. According to Mercedes-AMG board chair Tobias Moers, the two models stand for “the spectacular next level” of the Mercedes-Benz high-performance division’s model line. The Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG is sure to set hearts aflutter, thanks to a V12 heart that beats to the tune… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz DTM Team Relies on Actros Trucks to Journey 2,600km from Germany to Russia

With the DTM headed to Russia for the touring car championship’s inaugural race at the Moscow Raceway, the Mercedes-Benz team will be relying on 6 units of the new Mercedes-Benz Actros to shuttle the team’s equipment for over 2,600 kilometers in a journey that goes from the team’s German HQ all the way to Russia, passing through Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in the process. One of the truck drivers for the team, Charl Lohrmann, noted that the Actros was just the perfect truck for this kind of transport job. The safety and reliability of the truck are among the main advantages, not including the sheer ability to transport such valuable… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG to Supply Aston Martin with Engines and Electric/Electronic Components

Daimler’s high-performance brand, Mercedes-AMG, has just signed a corresponding Letter of Intent for a planned technical partnership with British luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., or more popularly known simply as Aston Martin. As per the terms of the partnership, Mercedes-AMG will supply Aston Martin with engines and Mercedes-Benz Cars will be responsible for some electric and electronic components for use in future Aston Martin models. Daimler is set to receive as much as 5 percent equity in Aston Martin, with no cash considerations, in several steps as the technical partnership progresses. It is expected that both parties will sign definitive agreements sometime during the second half of… Continue Reading »

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18 New AMG Vehicles Hit Dealerships

June is heating up with 18 new Mercedes-Benz AMG models making their market launches, as the high-performance vehicles make their way to dealerships. This is part of the ‘AMG Performance 50′ strategy being rolled out now leading up to Mercedes-AMG’s 50th anniversary in 2017. It’s all about top-caliber performance for Mercedes-AMG, and this is reflected in the power range of the new models: they go from 360 hp (265 kW) all the way to 751 hp (552 kW). However, there is also a focus on making the vehicles as efficient as possible. You’ve got the A 45 AMG, which is seen as a catalyst for growth in new markets. There’s… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG to Sponsor MOTORRAD-HELDEN Club

In a bid to grow the brand beyond its current customers, Mercedes-AMG has just become the main sponsor of the MOTORRAD-HELDEN Club, which translates to “Motorcycle Heroes” Club, a recent;y formed group comprised of people with subscriptions to the German publications MOTORRAD, MOTORRAD Classic, and PS. If you go to the MOTORRAD-HELDEN site now, you’ll see that there is a ‘powered by AMG’ label just beneath the logo. The sponsorship highlights AMG’s sporty image. In addition, it builds upon the brand’s existing presence among bike enthusiasts after being a partner of MOTORRAD’s ‘action team’. Mercedes-AMG Branding and Marketing chief Mario Spitzner said that performance bike enthusiasts also have interest in… Continue Reading »

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