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Spy Shots Show 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

As the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is currently being developed, the high-performance AMG model was caught on camera undergoing high-speed evaluation at Nürburgring, according to motorauthority.com. It is believed that the next-generation AMG model will not carry the C63 AMG name. Hints have pointed to the possibility that the C55 AMG moniker, which was used for the AMG model of C-Class in 2007, will be revived. The change in the name is linked to the move of AMG to use a smaller 4.0L V8 engine for its latest generation of the sports sedan. Despite the use of a smaller engine, its twin-turbocharged system will allow it to match or surpass the… Continue Reading »

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New Brazil Facility for Mercedes-Benz Cars Announced

The Mercedes-Benz 2020 growth target is a lofty one, no matter the stature of the German automaker. However, with sustained growth so far this year and a number of initiatives already in place, reaching those goals is definitely possible. The latest move to achieve those targets involves a new Mercedes-Benz Cars plant in Brazil, which was just announced by Daimler. The new facility, which is slated to be built in Iracemápolis, a São Paulo municipality, will be a production ground for the next-gen models of the Mercedes-Benz GLA and the C-Class line. Units produced at the new plant are intended for sale within the local market. The announcement of the new… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Most Frequently Stolen Luxury Car, Says Insurance Group Report

A report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau said that the Mercedes-Benz C-Class was the most stolen luxury car model between 2009 and 2012, accounting for 485 thefts during that period. That figure accounts for over ten percent of the total 4,384 reported thefts within that time frame. Mercedes-Benz is always among the top sellers in the luxury segment, and recent efforts by the German automaker have made owning one much easier. With the likes of the CLA-Class, Mercedes-Benz is a brand that’s more accessible than ever before. “It’s really ‘the car’,” said Frank Scafidi, an NICB spokesperson. It might not be such a reassuring statistic for Mercedes-Benz owners, but… Continue Reading »

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Next Generation C-Class Spotted

The next generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class is not expected to be unveiled until the January 2014 Detroit Auto Show according to Autoblog. However, one spy managed to take a quick shot of the upcoming car using his/her ninja skills. Based on the photos taken, the upcoming C-Class apparently adopted some of its features from the E-Class and S-Class sedans. This is very evident with its vertical tail lamps said the report. According to the same source, the soon-to-be-released car will have gasoline, diesel and hybrid variants. It will also come in different body styles (the sedan and coupe). In a related report from Automotive News, Steve Canon admitted that his company… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Sets May 10 Deadline for Vance, AL Job Posts

In a statement, Mercedes-Benz US International (MBUSI) said that, after May 10, it will no longer be taking any more applications for some 1,000 job posts to accommodate the production requirements for two additional Mercedes-Benz car models set to start in a couple of years. MBUSI is the entity behind the Vance, Alabama plant of the German automaker. The plant was founded in 1993 and rolled out the first vehicle in February 1997. In December of 2009, Daimler announced that it would be moving C-Class production to the plant, and production is set for 2014, and a fifth vehicle model is said to be on the way to the plant—hence the… Continue Reading »

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Latest News On The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Range

The Coupe, Estate and Saloon models of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class will soon have their own limited edition variants that will give it a more elegant and sporty look. The detailed interior, vibrant form and extensive equipment will add to the prominence of the C-Class range of vehicles from Mercedes-Benz. In addition, a new C-Class variant will also be introduced that will feature a number of multimedia and telematic upgrades. The Edition C Coupe will feature chrome trims, darkened headlamps, and a unique radiator grille that has glossy black louvres. The front and side aprons along with the side sill panels will be inspired by the AMG design. The Estate and… Continue Reading »

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C-Class, M-Class Score Five Stars on US NCAP

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and M-Class are joining elite company as holders of a 5-star rating for the strict US NCAP crash test program. Since refreshing its system and putting in place a stricter crash test program in 2010, there have been few vehicles to claim top marks. The US NCAP made provisions for some additional tests and tightening up some of the requirements. That’s why, following the refresh, there was a considerable downturn as far as five-star holders go. In addition to the 5-star US NCAP rating, both the C-Class and M-Class have also gotten top ratings in the European crash test. They have also scored very high in the test… Continue Reading »

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