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Mercedes-AMG Plans All-Electric High-Performance Cars

The Mercedes-AMG brand is more popular with its longtime use of powerful petrol engines. However, does it have plans for all-electric performance cars? According to Autocar‘s interview with Ola Kallenius, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, there is a possibility for AMG to offer such cars in the future. He cleared out though that their focus right now lies in the “power-hybrids” of AMG. He described these as units that use battery power to boost their performance rather than increase their electric range. Kallenius reminded everyone that an all-electric car for AMG is no longer new. He said that they have been… Continue Reading »

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300,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class Gets a Unique Body Art

Ben Daye did it again. The famous street artist turned the 300,000th unit of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class into a unique piece of art. Previously, Daye demonstrated his special talent when he gave a black G-Class a custom paint job featuring a striking street art design. This time, he made the 300,000th unit of the SUV stand out with personalized wild visuals. Just like his previous work, he painted the hood and spare tire cover of the Mercedes G-Class with vibrant colors. The artwork seemed to blend well with the cool blue color of the unit he used. Again, his accomplishment sparked a massive approval from people in social media platforms… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz EQ Spied During Winter Testing

The production version of the Mercedes-Benz EQ was recently spotted while it was undergoing winter testing. The sport utility vehicle is a part of its maker’s electric vehicle offensive going to 2022. The Mercedes-Benz EQ appeared fully-clothed in a zebra camouflage so it is still hard to make out all its features. According to Autoblog, which is also the source of the spy shots, the SUV appeared large and it could be three-pointed star marque’s potential challenger to the likes of the Tesla Model X, Audi E-Tron Quattro and the Jaguar I-Pace. The report tells us that the vehicle pictured here is already in its final design. From the looks of… Continue Reading »

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Awesome Features of the Mercedes-AMG 53 Models Introduced at the Detroit Motor Show

Together with the new Mercede-Benz G-Class, the three-pointed star marque also unveiled the Mercedes-AMG 53 models of the CLS, E-Class Coupe and E-Class Cabriolet at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Performance The Mercedes-AMG 53 introduces a new hybrid engine to AMG’s high performance cars. Beneath the hood of each vehicle with the AMG 53 designation is a 3.0-liter inline-six engine. The unit alone produces 435 hp at 6,100 rpm and 520 Nm of torque at 1,800 to 5,800 rpm. The petrol-fed engine of the Mercedes-AMG 53 comes with exhaust gas turbocharger and electric auxiliary compressor. Combined with the electrified system of Mercedes called the “EQ Boost”,… Continue Reading »

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Top 3 Features of the New Mercedes-Benz G-Class Unveiled at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show

The ultimate off-roader of Mercedes-Benz just officially shed its camo. The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class was unveiled at the opening of the 2018 North American International Auto Show or the Detroit Motor Show. Here are the features of the latest Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Exterior Outside, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class stayed true to its roots dating back to 1979. The SUV retained its boxy look, taut body lines, angular fenders, trapezoidal hood and circular headlamps. Revisions in the styling were only slight in nature. The noticeable updates can be found in the radiator grille, bumpers, lighting system and wheels. The G-Class gained extra measurements though. According to its maker, the new model is 53… Continue Reading »

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4 New Problems Encountered by Mercedes Self-Driving Cars

School buses, Bott’s Dots, carpool lanes and speed limits signs. These are four major problems that the individuals behind the Mercedes-Benz self-driving car project are trying to solve. During the last leg of Mercedes’ Intelligent World Drive global tour wherein the automaker fitted its S-Class with self-driving capabilities, they found out that the factors mentioned presented potential trouble for autonomous cars in the United States of America. 1. School Buses In the U.S., school buses are special road users. Once a school bus comes to a halt and its red sign has been activated, every vehicle within its immediate vicinity must also stop. Even incoming autos from the opposite directions must… Continue Reading »

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1979 Mercedes-Benz G-Class in an Amber-Like Encasing Displayed at 2018 NAIAS

The same Mercedes-Benz G-Class encased in a block of amber, which was featured in an advertisement released earlier, was put on display at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Sitting at the Cobo Hall entrance was the 1979 model of the iconic SUV to hype its latest version making its debut at the event. According to Daimler, the material used around the 1979 Mercedes-Benz G-Class was made of synthetic resin. The block weighs 44.4 tonnes. The cast measuring 5.5 meters long, 2.55 meters wide and 3.1 meters high was created in 90 days. The exhibit highlights the timeless feature of the G-Class. The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class will be officially… Continue Reading »

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