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The Concours D’Elegance was held at Amelia Island over the weekend, with a collection of the finest classic and new cars in the US. Here is a gallery of the Mercedes-Benz vehicles that were featured, as the brand has celebrated the 125th anniversary of the invention of the automobile. Some of the more notable vehicles where of course the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen that marked the invention of the automobile in addition to Carl Benz’s patent issued 125 years ago. Also showcased was the 1908 Grand Prix Car, featuring an innovative four-cylinder engine that could generate 120 horsepower, and which has won the French Grand Prix on July 7, 1908…. Continue Reading »
With the Geneva Auto Show in full swing, the public has been treated to fantastic and fabulous designs from manufacturers and tuners all over the world. As is typical of auto shows everywhere, the designs that bloom from fertile minds range from the fantastic to the forgettable. One of the unforgettable stands in the 2011 Geneva show is Fab Design’s. Showcasing a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG no less, this aftermarket house has succeeded in turning the awesome SLS AMG into a cartoony rendition of this unique car. It’s true that in car shows, eye-catching color schemes are almost necessary to capture the attention of thousands of visitors. Somehow though, Fab Design’s… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz showed sneak previews of two of its newest models in the Superbowl ads that were shown recently. The ads, entitled ‘Welcome’, feature four Mercedes cars, namely the SLK and CLS63 AMG models which have already been shown, plus the new SLS cabriolet and C-class coupé. The four cars appear toward the end of the ad. The SLS cabriolet and C-class coupé were always the two cars furthest away from camera to tease viewers. The screen grabs show their front-end styling and and overall look from above. The C-class coupé was designed to replace both the CLK and CLC. It will be presented to the world at the Geneva motor… Continue Reading »
The Super Bowl is just around the corner. And during the game, Mercedes-Benz is going to unveil the first Super Bowl commercial in their history. The ad focuses on the 125 year Mercedes-Benz history by showcasing almost all its vehicles ever made. Diddy (or is it P Diddy) is also in the ad, mainly for comical reasons, even though, I am not really sure his part was that impressive. The commercial finishes by showing four of their newest and soon to be released models – C-Class Coupe, SLS Roadster, CLS, and the all new SLK. Enjoy and let us know what you think.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the best car in the luxury class, and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is the best sports car. This is the result of a readers’ survey by the major German motoring magazine “auto, motor und sport”. For two years in succession, the SLS has therefore been voted the “Best car of the year” in its category. The S-Class saloon has likewise won this coveted award several times in recent years. This confirms that these cars from Stuttgart enjoy an exalted position. The motoring magazine “auto, motor und sport” has been conducting its vote for the “Best cars of the year” since 1977. This time more than 90,000… Continue Reading »