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Mercedes-Benz USA Puts Renewed Focus on AMG Models

Mercedes-Benz USA recently revealed its new plan regarding its AMG cars. According to USA Today, company CEO Steve Cannon told journalists at the Quail Motorsports Gathering held last weekend that they are pushing for a change in their approach when it comes to selling models bearing the badge of its performance division. Cannon said that the company currently encourages its dealerships to showcase the AMG units apart from the standard Mercedes models. He pointed out that the high performance cars should be placed on a separate area in their showrooms. The Mercedes USA boss also mentioned that their sales people will receive more training in order for them to be more familiar with the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA Keeps Its Momentum Going with Another Record Sales

The U.S. automotive industry continued to display strong demand last May. Mercedes-Benz USA in particular displayed an 11% increase in sales on a year-on-year comparison for that month. According to PR Newswire, the German marque sold a total of 29,583 vehicles in the U.S. in the month that just ended. The figures were 2,966 higher than the same month of last year. Among the best-sellers last month were the C, E, and M-Class models. The C-Class led the mentioned ranges with 7,413 units sold, which was 40.3% more than last year’s recorded May sales amounting to 5,284 units. Second was the M-Class with 3,991 units sold, and the third was the E-Class with 3,942… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S Officially Revealed

Mercedes-Benz USA just revealed its all-new Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S a couple of hours ago. This amazing performance vehicle combines the capacity and functionality of the Sprinter van with raw power you could expect from the Mercedes-AMG GT S. Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S Specs Based on the press release and pictures revealed by the company, the van comes with an AMG-customized sport suspension. Then, it also has the aerodynamic components you would expect from its performance division like new diffuser, bumpers, redesigned hood, signature wheels, and a more sporty-looking single grille housing its front logo. The real shocker can be found under the hood of the Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S though. The van carries the latest 4.0-liter… Continue Reading »


Steve Cannon Confirms a Mercedes-Maybach E-Class

It seems that the future looks bright for the Mercedes-Maybach as a lot of plans for it have been revealed just recently. Now, another range has been officially confirmed to receive the ultra-luxurious treatment from the sub-brand of the three-pointed star marque. According to Steve Cannon in his interview with Automotive News, they are also looking to make a Mercedes-Maybach E-Class. The revelation of Steve Cannon supported the statements of Dr. Dieter Zetsche and Dr. Hermann-Joseph Storp about the mass expansion of the resurrected Maybach name as a sub-brand of Mercedes. It should be noted that the Daimler CEO and his development director for Mercedes-Benz S-Class particularly pointed out that there… Continue Reading »


MB USA Reports Record Sales

Coinciding with the JD Power reports of top places in customer satisfactions ratings, Mercedes-Benz USA has reported record sales for several of the models it has on sale in the U.S. Compared to May sales for 2011, a combined 18 percent increase in sales of Mercedes-Benz cars, Sprinter vans and smart cars was recorded. In terms of numbers, this translates to 22,515 cars and vans. Year to date, total recorded sales have reached more than 106,360 units. As in previous years, the C- and E-Classes carried the day. A surprising topnotcher was the M-Class, which recorded a sales upswing of 66 percent, or almost 3,200 units. Probably due to model… Continue Reading »


Pagani Huayra Set to Invade the US

Although the US has been ignored by many supercar manufacturers, the most recent supercar model is set to hit American shores this year. That’s because the Pagani Huayra will surely be coming to the US sometime before the end of 2011. That piece of information has been confirmed by Italian sports car and carbon fiber manufacturer Pagani earlier this week. With this, the Huayra will be the first-ever Pagani vehicle available for US consumption. “We are thrilled at the opportunity to represent the Pagani brand in the United States and we look forward to the successful launch of the Huayra,” said Horacio Pagani, who founded the company back in 1992…. Continue Reading »


MBUSA registering tremendous growth

Mercedes-Benz USA breaks record sales reporting 20,122 Mercedes-Benz and Smart units sold for the month of August, beating last year’s figures by 7.4%. This translates to a 15-percent increase for the month, with a 22.2% year-to-date growth. Included in this figure is 18,826 passenger cars, light truck vehicles and 848 Springer vans sold, showing the continued success of both passenger car and light truck categories. No doubt, the C-Class is the strongest contender for this month, having sold 6,100 units for a whopping 43.4% sales growth. Next in line is the 9th generation E-Class with 5,882 units sold in August and garnering a 25.9% increase. This puts the year-to-date total… Continue Reading »


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