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Beltbag: A New Safety Feature to be Released by Mercedes-Benz

As roads are becoming more dangerous overtime because of drunk or neglectful drivers, car manufacturers are actively looking for protective devices that they can put on their models. The airbags, for example, are being highly developed. Now, there are airbags for the knees which are adopted by almost all car makers. But Mercedes-Benz is not stopping there, they are now releasing the “Beltbag.” According to Daimler’s media site, the Beltbag will go in production in a luxury class model, which, we think should be the S-Class that will be released sometime next year. Like what the name implies, the Beltbag will be worn like a belt by the passengers in… Continue Reading »


Sales of the CLS Shooting Brake Announced

Another car is now part of the luxury brand’s line, the CLS Shooting Brake. Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Member of the Board of Mercedes Cars explained, “The new CLS Shooting Brake represents a new dimension of vehicle design and promises discerning customers independence at its most beautiful”. Truly, the car is one of the most beautiful in the market today. With the designo wooden luggage compartment floor, the interior of the car look extravagant. Externally, the CLS Shooting Brake boasts of the fact that it is the world’s first car to have the dynamic LED High Performance headlamps. With regards to safety, the model is not to be left behind. It… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Museum Welcomed Royal Guests

During their visit in Germany, Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene visited the Mercedes-Benz Museum. In their visit, they were regaled to a tour that took them back to where the automotive industry started. And because Prince Albert II is a classic car enthusiast and owner, he was naturally enchanted by the collection that he found in the museum. Other than that, he seems impressed with the development and research work that is being done in all the cars of Mercedes-Benz. The couple, the report said, particularly liked the environmental friendliness, sustainability and renewable forms of energy that is being put in the car models. They saw, not… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Registration in the UK is on the Rise

In a six-month time frame, Mercedes-Benz along with many other car manufacturers broke some records of the highest sales and registrations in the United Kingdom. One of the numbers that the company is very happy about are the cars that bears the Mercedes badge which have been registered in the first half of 2012 because it reach 47,245, a 4.5% increase from last year. The AMG brands, in spite of its unpopularity in the ‘fuel economy’ still showed an incredible increase 150%, which is surprising considering that Europe is in recession. The S-Class, the leading luxury class in the UK still maintained its lead, along with the C-Class. Commercial vehicles… Continue Reading »


The SLS AMG Roadster made it to the Guinness World Record

What happens if David Coulthard, an F1 legend, rides the 571hp SLS AMG Roadster? Well, it surely is record-breaking. Mercedes-Benz UK organized an event to get a Guinness World Record of the ‘farthest golf shot to be caught in a moving car”, and they succeeded. When professional golf player Jake Shepherd made the ball fly at 178mph, it was caught by the Mercedes car rolling at 120mph. Everyone was elated and Guinness, upon seeing the video of what happened, immediately confirmed that it was indeed a feat. Here’s the full press release: The absolute skill of Formula 1™ legend and DTM driver David Coulthard, behind the wheel of the awesome… Continue Reading »


Chrome Silver CLS63 AMG by DBX

Black has always been the most famous color of car. It makes any vehicle look muscular or elegant, but it does not really make heads turn because seeing one is all too common to almost everyone. Now that people are more adventurous when it comes to the colors of their car, some paint them purple, some green and some scarlet red. But what if you see chrome painted cars? Surely, you will be fascinated and you won’t be able to contain your admiration for the car. That’s what the American tuner Diamond Black Xteriors want; they want you to marvel at their new project based on the Mercedes CLS63 AMG…. Continue Reading »


Presenting the ML500 4Matic BlueEFFICIENCY

Today, Mercedes showed the public the ML500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY. If you like fast cars and you do not think that fast and family car does not go together, then you should take a look at this. If you cannot get the AMG version for some reasons, then this vehicle should bring you happiness nevertheless. Powered by a 4.7L V8 engine that’s twin turbo, it creates 408PS and 600Nm of torque. Transmission is 7G-Tronic Plus which allows it to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 5.6 seconds. Top speed is at 250 km/h. Fuel consumption is low with 24.6-25.7 mpg UK, emissions is only in between 258 to 269 of carbon… Continue Reading »


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