Being a political figure or head of state can cause somewhat of a headache, especially if that person has made several enemies along the way. The worst kind of headache that these people could get is a bullet or piece of shrapnel lodged in their skulls, if they ever survive the shot or blast aimed at them. So, Mercedes-Benz has made sure that these individuals could get the best protection available to a luxury automobile by offering its signature armored vehicles such as the ML-based M-Guard and the G-Class-based G-Guard. In addition to these, the famous German marque officially revealed the Mercedes S-Guard recently according to Auto Express. Travel Safe in Style The new version of the… Continue Reading »
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A patent for the Mercedes S-Class Pullman has been filed to the European Patent Office. Based from the patents, the car is surely worthy to chauffeur ultra-VIP passengers like head of states or dictators who want to make their entrances grand every time that they are attending events. Specifications of the Car The Mercedes S-Class Pullman is an ultra-luxury variant of the flagship car of the three-pointed star brand. It is positioned on top of the hierarchy of the different S-Class versions, even going way beyond the long-wheelbase version of the range. With the weight of the car, it is likely equipped with a 6.0-liter V12 biturbo engine capable of giving off 523 bhp and 612 lb-ft… Continue Reading »
Maybach, the ultra-luxury car brand under Daimler is preparing to make its comeback. However, it seems like it will no longer be a standalone brand. Instead, it will be integrated with the Mercedes S-Class lineup. The new Maybach will represent the upcoming long wheelbase models of the flagship car of Mercedes-Benz. According to WFC, the vehicle’s wheelbase will measure around 3665mm, and its overall length is estimated to be 5600mm. The new car carrying the Maybach marque is rumored to make its debut in November at the Guangzhou Motor Show in China. Earlier sources also speculate that it will be exhibited during the same month in the Los Angeles Auto… Continue Reading »
The 2014 Detroit Auto Show was such as success for Mercedes-Benz as it was able to launch its all-new Mercedes C-Class as well as the S600 equipped with V12 engine and the GLA 45 AMG. In addition to the goods highlighted there, an interview with Tobias Moers, the chief of AMG, revealed some information about the next-generation Mercedes C63 AMG according to a new report from Motor Authority. Based on Moer’s comments, the next Mercedes C63 AMG will likely carry a V8 engine and rear-wheel drive feature similar to its predecessor. However, he pointed out that it will be turbocharged. When asked further if the Mercedes C63 AMG will come… Continue Reading »
At the press conference of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2014 in the Cobo Hall in Detroit, Mercedes has revealed its all-new Class, S600 with V12 engine and the GLA 45 AMG. The NAIAS 2014 event was opened by Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche who took the opportunity to highlight Mercedes’ new C-Class. He emphasized that it is the most important car of Mercedes this year which will be built on the US soil. As we have reported before, the new C-Class will be available in three engine options. Check out previous article for a look at the new C-Class specifications. The next that was presented was the S600… Continue Reading »
Brabus is a tuner that has made quite a name for itself modifying Mercedes-Benz cars. And they won’t stop until someone tells them that their kits no longer inspire the already inspired. That won’t likely happen any time soon, especially now that they’ve just released their take on the S600, turning it into the most wildest premium sedan ever—the Brabus SV12 R Biturbo 800. Quite a long name, isn’t it? With good reason, though. This monster of a luxury sedan will have 800 horses in its stable, accessible at 5,500 rpm with torque peaking at an astounding, never before felt or seen 1,420Nm at a mind-boggling 2,100 rpm. If you… Continue Reading »
AutoMoto.Tv has a great segment on the history on the Mercedes-Benz Special Vehicles production and the current S600 Pullman Guard. This is the latest in a long and unique tradition of large, armored, prestige limousines from the world’s oldest automaker. Mostly used by government leaders, dictators and other who fear for their life – which is probably not the best feeling in the world, but at least being driven in the luxury of the S600 might reduce your depression and the use of Prozac.