Many enthusiasts bemoan the loss of naturally-aspirated behemoth engines like the 6.2 liter V8 which was once the mainstay AMG engine. But despite the thinking of traditionalists, Mercedes engineering has shown that power and fuel efficiency are not mutually exclusive. With the new-generation AMG twin turbo V8, Mercedes has proven that power and fuel efficiency can go hand in hand. Other German manufacturers have made a similar switch to forced induction like AMG has, and the new 5.5 biturbo V8 is certainly no slouch. And as the clip that follows shows, the sound of the engine is not too shabby either. What is becoming more apparent with each new model… Continue Reading »
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If you are the kind of person who often asks where things are coming from, then this video is for you. Mercedes-Benz made this clip to show Mercedes SL fans how their favorite vehicle originated. The first SL, then to the next generations. You will appreciate that you will be able to see the the genetic development of this vehicle. This is indeed a nice way of promoting the new generation Mercedes SL. Appreciate it more with this video.
Mercedes-Benz has released a video of the part 1 of the SLS AMG GT3 production. Now, here is the continuation of the 6,208cc’s making. You will see the specialists install the front grille, hood and front fenders in this video, you will also get to see some behind the scenes in the clip.
A cycling team in Spain has filmed the brand-new 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class while either making a promo spot or shooting some picture for print material. The video was taken on Jan 26 by bike team OGOTT, as they were cycling from El Golfo to Playa Blanca when they stumbled upon the brand new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. As you can see in the video, it’s a very clear shot of A-Class, revealing all the front and side details. We are very surprised that it looks almost identical to the prototype, even the beautiful and futuristic grill was kept. Concept A-Class
The CLS Shooting Brake is also one of the most awaited Mercedes-Benz vehicle. There were some renderings and press releases published about the estate version of the Mercedes CLS four-door coupe. It is said that the three star company is planning on selling diesel and petrol engine versions of the vehicle and an AMG version too! The production of the car will start this year in Sindelfingen plant. Meanwhile, check it out while doing a winter testing.
The well-heeled among us who don’t bother with little things like money will appreciate this new video of the Pagani Huayra, which is powered by an AMG-Mercedes twin turbo V12. Displacing 6 liters and giving an output of 700 horsepower, the Huayra’s engine has been further refined for 2012 by Mercedes to minimize turbo lag. As you will see from GT Spirit’s video, the Pagani doesn’t give away any luxury to achieve its stratospheric levels of performance, as extensive use of carbon fiber has kept the weight of this supercar down. No expense has been spared in building this supercar, and Pagani even specifies lightweight and super-expensive bolts to put… Continue Reading »
How do you compare cars’ speed? By making them race on a track or by making them drag race? In this video you will see that four cars made by European manufacturers, equipped with v8 engines and are selling for a little less than $100,000 were pitted against each other.Racing in a straight road of 1000 meters, who would win this, will it be the Jaguar XFR, Porsche Panamera S, BMW M5 or our very own Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG?