Seeing former Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton in Mercedes AMG Petronas digs definitely takes some getting used to. If you’re one of the Mercedes fans holding their breath until you see Hamilton in action once the new season comes around, let’s fast-track the process of getting used to Lewis Hamilton as the new driver for the team. There’s this video, for instance, released by the Mercedes AMG Petronas YouTube channel, featuring Hamilton’s trip to Stuttgart. He speaks of adjusting, learning, and motivation for the upcoming season, among other things. Oh, and we get to see the new Mercedes-Benz CLA in the background in one part of the video. Clever placement,… Continue Reading »
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A couple of weeks back, the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class was launched, ushering in a new dynamic range of top-of-the-line vehicles featuring the latest and greatest tech that the German automaker can offer. If you haven’t taken a look yet, or if the specs aren’t enough to entice you, just watch this video from Mercedes-Benz TV to see for yourself the new E-Class and its redesigned front, fresh proportions, and other features. For a more detailed account of what you can expect with the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class, you can check our launch report right here, which includes a gallery of the vehicle from the interior to the exterior.
Confirmation that the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is indeed a supercar can’t be more emphatically driven home by this YouTube video of an unmodified SLS AMG going up against an equally stock Lamborghini Diablo. As any car enthusiast know, all things Lambo qualify as exotic cars, and all of these creations back up their outrageous styling with equally outrageous performance. But you’ll soon see what a decade means in terms of performance gains. At the end of its production run, the Diablo was equipped with a 6-liter V12, producing about 550 horsepower. It was available in either rear- or all-wheel drive. As any MB-AMG diehard knows, the SLS AMG on the… Continue Reading »
What happens when you put a 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG side by side with a built-from-the-ground-up 1971 280SE coupe by tuner Mechatronik? Car and Driver: Tested presents us with this clash of the pillar-less titans. All you need to do is watch the video, try to decide which one you’d rather have, and be left sitting in a puddle of your own drool. Just look at the engines on those things, huh? Load the video and let Sam Smith take you through a bit of history and explore the ins and outs of these two wonders of automotive engineering and enjoy the ride (or, in this case, rides). While the… Continue Reading »
If you’re not impressed with Mercedes-Benz’s high-performance subsidiary, AMG, you might want to take a look at this video and then think again. This is the AMG Virtual Tour, a short film featuring the AMG headquarters in Affalterbach that encapsulates just what AMG does and how it translates into an experience for a prospective buyer. The video showcases everything in the HQ, from the topnotch showroom, where the current crop of Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles are in full display for the adoring public, to the private lounge where members of the “growing AMG community” can bask in the ambiance of a world-class lounge while possibly contemplating which model to buy next,… Continue Reading »
Some of the most interesting Mercedes versions were found in Dubai, one is the SLS AMG by Hamman and the other is the matte red SL65 AMG. If you’ll get back to those two posts, you will see how great looking and eccentric are the cars that were shown in that country. This new version of the Mercedes SLS AMG is no exception. Wrapped in matte gold, the car looks like a chameleon on the desert’s sand. Amazing coat, but not everyone would choose this color for their super car. Anyway, this is really unique so click the play button on the video, and you’ll also get to have an… Continue Reading »
A new kind of CSL — that is what you could expect from the upcoming Concept Style Coupe, pegged to hit distributors by next year. The four-door coupe, otherwise known as the CSC, will be carrying around 208 horses inside its 2-litre inline four turbocharged engine, more than enough power to please even the most adventurous Mercedes-Benz owner. Daimler reports that the CSC will be produced at the Kecsemet facility in Hungary, and hints at the model having a variety of engines with power ranging from 108 to 208hp. If you weren’t able to catch a glimpse of the CSC at this year’s Beijing Motor Show, then the video below… Continue Reading »