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Here’s the NASCAR-Inspired Mercedes-Benz G-Class with Louis Vuitton Touch

What happens when Mercedes-Benz Chief Design Officer Gorden Wagener and Louis Vuitton Chief Creative Director Virgil Abloh clash and they choose the G-Class as the canvass of their artistic talents? The result is a unique creation called “Project Gelandewagen”. Project Gelandewagen is simply a 1:3-scale resin model of a modified white Mercedes-Benz G-Class. It strips the sport utility vehicle of most of its exterior accessories, including its side mirrors and bumper bars, leaving only its basic parts intact. Then the vehicle is given wider fenders and its ride height is lowered giving it an aerodynamics design inspired by NASCAR cars. The interior of the model is also laid bare and… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz EQV Electric Van Boasts a 418 KM Range

The first premium electric multi-purpose vehicle of the three-pointed star brand, the Mercedes-Benz EQV, is out. The official specs of the auto revealed that its 90 kWh battery has an electric range of 418 km at full charge. Before going further, Mercedes reminded us that the EQV is not a part of the 10 EQ luxury cars in its road map to 2022 since it belongs to another division. The EQV is the product of the Mercedes-Benz Vans division. The EQV combines the EQ electric technology of Mercedes with the V-Class platform. However, the company replaced the conventional engine of the van with an electric motor powered by a water-cooled… Continue Reading »

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Hunter Sport Homes Turns the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Into a Motorhome

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is indeed a versatile van. It can be optimized as a passenger vehicle and it can serve as a full-size cargo van. The auto is also a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts because it can be turned into a recreational vehicle. Recently, a British company called Hunter Sport Homes converted the long-wheelbase version of the Sprinter into a home-away-from-home with its own sleeping area, couch, cooking space, shower, toilet, storage room, and mini-garage. The van houses a small sleeping area for a couple at the rear, and the living area of the van houses an L-shaped leather couch that can be transformed into another bed for two. The… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Gets 789 HP From Brabus

The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door is one of the most powerful saloons or four-door coupes in the world. One of its most amazing feats by far is the 7:25.41 lap time held by its Mercedes-AMG 63 S 4-Door model at the Nurburgring Nordschleife track. Recently, Brabus mechanics once again dipped their hands on the car, and the result was a huge power boost plus enhanced visuals for it. Using the Brabus 800 tuning kit that includes new turbochargers and ECU modification, the company was able to bump the output of the AMG GT 63 S 4-Door from its original 630 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque to a whopping 789 hp… Continue Reading »

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New Mercedes-Benz G-Class 4×4 in the Works

It looks like we haven’t seen the last of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class 4×42 just yet. New spy shots further confirm that the three-pointed star marque is working on the successor of the iconic sport utility vehicle. The new spy photos of Motor1, show a variant of the G-Class riding on high suspension, portal axles, and 22-inch wheels similar to the 4×42. The track width of the auto is also increased by 11.7-inches to give it better stability. Meanwhile, its ground clearance is now at 17.7 inches with a fording depth of 39.9 inches. Among the other upgrades seen in the G-Class are the extended fenders and a possible LED light… Continue Reading »

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California Fines Mercedes-Benz $1.5 Billion for Emission Scandal

The aftermath of the controversial emission scandal involving Volkswagen, which is also known as “Dieselgate”, resulted in government regulators probing into other automakers for potential violations. On Monday, it was found out that Mercedes-Benz was using cheating software to manipulate emission figures too, and was subsequently fined $1.5 billion by the U.S. government and California State. According to CBS News, the US Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, and the California attorney general’s office found out that Daimler used a “defeat device software” to skirt around the emissions testing from 2009 to 2016. It was estimated that the company sold 250,000 cars and vans bearing the three-pointed star logo that… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Gets a Dark Military Look

Despite the three-pointed star brand’s decision to ax the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, tuners are still not giving up on it. Recently, Kahn Automobiles released a modified version of the auto with a dark military-inspired design. Currently, Kahn Automobiles offers plenty of accessories for those who want to customize the appearance of the X-Class. However, this particular setup for the right-hand-drive variant of the X350d model is getting plenty of attention because of its very sinister aura. The whole upgrade costs £63,999 or $84,552 based on prevailing exchange rates. It features a tubular metal brush bar and front grille with vertical slats similar to the design of AMG vehicles. The pickup possesses… Continue Reading »

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