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Icon Meets Icon: Presenting the Mercedes 300 SL Used by Andy Warhol in “Cars” Series

It’s been 35 years since the legendary Andy Warhol, the leading figure in the visual art movement, passed on. However, his legacy lives on through his pop art, and through the original model of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing that he used as a model for his timeless “Cars” series. The “Cars” series was commissioned by then Daimler-Benz AG in 1986 to mark the centenary of the invention of the modern automobile by Karl Benz. It aims to showcase 80 pictures documenting the colorful history of the automobile from the Daimler Motorized Carriage and the Benz Patent-Motorwagen (Patent-Motorcar) in 1886 up to the cars available in 1986. Unfortunately, Warhol only… Continue Reading »

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Brabus Mercedes-AMG G63 of Lil Baby Wins in Summer Car Show

Rapper Lil Baby, who’s famous for his “In a Minute” song, just bagged the Best SUV award in the Certified Summer Car Show 2022 held by Whips by Wade, thanks to his Brabus Mercedes-AMG G63. Lil Baby and his rides are no stranger to car shows because of the rapper’s close partnership with Atlanta’s Road Show International car dealership. The same company is responsible for his bespoke autos, including the Brabus G-Class with extra customizations shown here. According to the information provided by Road Show International, the showcased SUV started off as a 2020 Mercedes G-Class with the Brabus G800 Widestar package. It features a Nipsey Satin Blue exterior and… Continue Reading »

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RENNtech Produces the World’s Most Powerful Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series

RENNtech just unveiled the world’s most powerful Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, or so it claims. The sports car’s output has been tuned to beat the likes of the Mercedes-AMG One and Bugatti Veyron’s power. The AMG GT Black Series shown here has 1,051 hp and 1,127 lb-ft of torque. It benefits from RENNtech’s R3 bundle consisting of an ECU tune with upgraded turbochargers, stainless steel downpipes, blow-off valves, and other mods. The power boost reduces the 0-62 mph run of the car by a couple of tenths of a second while topping at 219 mph. In comparison, the stock configuration of the AMG GT Black Series is already mind-blowing. The… Continue Reading »

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What are ECU Handheld Programmers and What Can They Do to Your Mercedes?

Over the years, we have featured a lot of tuned Mercedes-Benz. That’s because we really do love it when people find ways to unlock the hidden potentials of their cars. Don’t you know that there are many ways to achieve it? One of the most popular, easiest, and most affordable ways to do it is thru ECU handheld programmers. Here, we will show you how this process works, what are its pros and cons, and whether or not it is worth investing in. What are ECU Handheld Programmers? In a nutshell, ECU handheld programmers are devices that allow you to reprogram the computer in your car. This can be useful… Continue Reading »

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Check Out This 1989 Mercedes 560 SEC Koenig with Widebody Design

Mercedes-Benz units produced between the 80s and 90s definitely do not get much love as their predecessors in the classic car department. However, Koenig cars are an exception to this because of their high level of exclusivity and imposing presence. Featured here is a rare specimen in the form of a 1989 Mercedes 560 SEC Coupe Widebody, which is just 1 of 100 units produced by Koenig. This special edition car offers a plethora of exterior and interior modifications that turn it into a complete head-turner. This sample was introduced in the early 1990s and quickly became a favorite among Mercedes fans. The Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC Koenig is a two-door… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GT R Gets Near 900 HP Upgrades Using OEM and Aftermarket Parts

BS Teile Center (BSTC), a German shop that sells used Mercedes parts, just unveiled its latest project based on the Mercedes-AMG GT R that mainly uses new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts and some aftermarket parts. The result is an 891 hp beast with a more striking exterior. Starting with the engine, the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 of the car benefits from the new Weistec Engineering W.4. turbochargers, ARMA carbon-fiber intake, Wagner air coolers, and IPE downpipes with 200-cell sport catalytic converters to bring its output near the 900 hp mark. That numbers make the AMG GT R more powerful than the top-of-the-line Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series with 720 hp. As… Continue Reading »

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Brabus Makes a Buggy Out of the Mercedes-AMG G63

As soon as I read the new press release that Brabus sent to us, the first thing that came into my mind right away was “What were they thinking?” From tuning the Mercedes-AMG G63 into a more aggressive, more posh, sportier SUV and even making a pickup truck out of it, they recently went out of their way to turn it into a hardcore buggy. The renowned Mercedes tuner calls its newest creation the “Brabus 900 Crawler”, and refers to it as the “ultimate desert dunes racer”. Basically, Brabus stripped the G-Class from all its luxurious features down to the interior, and then replaced them with plenty of carbon fiber… Continue Reading »

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