The all new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class is underway and as of now they are testing it on the oval racetrack. This prototype 2013 SL-Class was recently spied lapping the Nurburgring and hanging out with the current-generation SL. Although the vehicles appearance is a lot different. They look like a camouflageÂ vehicle or Batman’s bat mobile. This new Mercedes Benz has a different look compared to the older models. The new SL is expected to draw styling cues from the the model line’s range-topping SLS AMG, including the nearly 90-degree grille and vertically-opposed headlights. Comparisons with the current SL – built on a platform now some nine years old –… Continue Reading »
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The recent spy pictures of the next generation M-Class that has proliferated the net lately has given as so much anticipation on what the new M-Class would look like. But we didn’t expect that the performance oriented variant, ML63 is now also undergoing development. Speculators say that the new ML63 will be powered by the 5.5 liter Biturbo V8 that produces 536 horses with 630 Nm of torque. Earlier reports have confirmed that the new direct injection engine will be 25% more efficient and quicker by one hundredth of a second, 0-60 in 4.5 seconds. The new engine is said to have a 24.7MPG. Now that’s impressive for a 5.5… Continue Reading »
Mercedes Benz CLS took the design gurus by storm when it hit the markets four years ago. The concept of a four door coupe radicalized the coupe design language and created a niche market for itself. However, with competition catching up, CLS has been put under axe. The old CLS was based on the bygone E- class platform. And now, since the new E-class has been launched globally, expect CLS to inherit everything from it. It is believed that the new CLS will share platform and chassis dynamics with the 2010 E-Class. And since it’s an AMG, expect great fireworks under the bonnet too. It is rumored that the updated… Continue Reading »
Spy cameras have caught the next generation mule of Mercedes-Benz SL class. An overhaul of the outgoing model is due in 2012. Though, the car is heavily disguised with cladding all over it, but it does give hints that future styling will be inspired by the design language of the F800 displayed by Mercedes at Detroit Auto Show this year. The same concept is believed to be a teaser for the highly anticipated new CLS. Other Mercedes Benz models too are expected to follow and take design cues from the F800, especially the large front grille and three-pointed star emblem. Spy pictures suggest that proportions of this new gen SL… Continue Reading »
Just a few days ago we posted spy shots of new Mercedes-Benz C-Class being tested, and now courtesy of AutoBlog, we are seeing the C-Class Estate in light camo. Just like with the sedan, the estate will get new LED headlights, new hood, bumper, front lights and grille. The spy photographer also noticed some interior changes, so stay tuned until the next round of spy shots for more details.
Still on stealth testing mode in the frigid Scandinavian weather, the next generation of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will show an extended hood and a wider carriage. This wide look is mirrored in the tail lights, in its flattened form, stretched to appear broader, and in the lenses which now have nice rounded style elements rather than its usual level, horizontal design. Although the new SL prototype is heavily masked, the updates seem to have erect grilles, projector headlights, and exterior mirrors that has been repositioned. There are indications, too, that the interiors will be sporting a wider, GPS screen resting higher up on the dashboard. Benz watchers say this update is… Continue Reading »
Over the last few years, we’ve seen numerous spy shots of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS, but this time, it’s a bit different. As you can see on the pictures, courtesy of Autoblog, the shape of the new CLS is slowly taking shape. The headlights along with the taillights are visible and give us an idea of what the final design will look like. The front grill will be very similar to the SLS – big and upright. As far as the engine configuration goes, it will be available with both 6 and 8 cylinders, with around 450 to 500 bhp under the hood. An AMG version will of course follow… Continue Reading »