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Hemmels: Building a Reputation for Excellence

One of the most talked about companies on the Mercedes-Benz restoration scene is Hemmels, the Cardiff-based firm with a reputation for producing stunning SL classics, specifically the W113 Pagoda. Benz Insider was granted exclusive access to a behind-the-scenes look at the operation with Iain Wood, Commercial Director. From the outside, Hemmels looks like a real dealership with a showroom featuring two W113 SL 280 Pagodas and a W198 SL300 Roadster. “These are client vehicles.” says Wood. “We’re hoping to build up a selection we can offer, however we’re just keeping up with demand at the moment.” The windows in the showroom treat clients to a glimpse of the workshop where… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Self-Driving Car: How Far Have They Gone?

The race continues in the bid to produce the world’s first fully-autonomous car. At the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche revealed several updates about their Mercedes-Benz self-driving car project. Two days ago, Zetsche announced that they will start the test drive of the vehicle equipped with their autonomous driving technology. The program is called the “Intelligent World Drive”. The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon will be used as their test mule. The testing will run until January 2018, which is just in time for the CES event of that year. The duration of the testing will be in five months. It will span worldwide in five continents… Continue Reading »

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New Spy Shots of the Next Mercedes-Benz G-Class are Out

Spy shots of the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class just surfaced. The subject appears in heavy zebra camouflage but the shape and buldges on the surface of the auto give us an idea what to expect from it. Compared to the present G-Class model, the prototype here looks bigger and wider. Autoblog, the source of the spy photos, said the track of the auto is around four inches wider. The previous images of the new G-Class that were leaked showed the vehicle’s headlamps and taillights wrapped in camo but the pictures here already give us a clear view of the revisions on those parts. While the interior of the G-Class is hard… Continue Reading »

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Hydrogen-Powered Mercedes-Benz GLC Will Be Unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show

We already have the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet, Mercedes-AMG Project One, as well as the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A, to name a few, lined up for Frankfurt Motor Show this month. As if that’s not enough to blow our minds yet, it was revealed that a hydrogen-powered Mercedes-Benz GLC will also grace the event. A camouflaged prototype of the GLC was recently spotted while undergoing testing. According to Business Insider, the SUV is likely powered by hydrogen. In 2016, Mercedes dropped a hint about the development of a GLC F-Cell. During that period, the company stated that the SUV will get a fuel-cell stack and electric battery. The F-Cell will… Continue Reading »

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Expectations from the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A

A teaser for the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A was just officially released. The vehicle will carry an all-electric powertrain, and it will be unveiled by its maker at the coming Frankfurt Motor Show this month. The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A is part of the three-pointed star marque’s electric vehicle offensive going to 2022. Based on earlier reports, Daimler revealed that Mercedes is targeting to make at least 10 EVs between this year and the said deadline. The models that will fall under the EQ range will include small up to large vehicles. The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A is expected to be categorized under the compact hatchback segment of the group…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLA Gets More Style And Features With New Update

Mercedes-Benz just updated its Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) range with a new crossover called the Mercedes-Benz GLA. In a launch event of the Mercedes-Benz GLA at Suntec City in Singapore, the German automaker made known its intention to add to its supreme rugged crossover lineup. Three years ago, Mercedes introduced the GLA. Though technically, the GLA is still looking fine and dandy, the German auto brand started pulling the stops to bring an upgrade for the GLA. First on the priority is the fresh look for the GLA with a new pair of front and rear LED light clusters and a shapelier body style on the outside that will give… Continue Reading »

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New Mercedes Compact Electric Car Concept To Be Unveiled

To expand its line of compact electric cars, Mercedes is looking at unveiling a new concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 on September 12. The coming Mercedes compact electric car lineup will start with a new member of the EQ range. The second member of the EQ plug-in electric concept car is an indication that the German automaker is ready for its planned electrification. This is in response to the growing call from regulators and governments for automakers to comply with current environmental and fuel-efficiency standards. Previously, Mercedes already introduced the Generation EQ all-electric SUV at the Paris Motor Show in 2016. While many were impressed with the car’s… Continue Reading »

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