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Is It Cheaper to Insure a Mercedes-Benz or BMW?

Mercedes-Benz and BMW are neck and neck in the luxury car segment and their models are almost similar in features in an attempt to woo customers, but surprisingly, the appraisals of their insurance premiums differ. Insuring a luxury vehicle is not the same as insuring common household cars. Although luxury vehicle owners can still opt for the normal policy, they won’t get the optimum coverage that specialized high-end vehicle insurance offers. Therefore, the latter should be chosen if the owners want to make the most out of them. Some factors that drive up the price of luxury vehicle insurance are their expensive repairs and maintenance as well as their tendency… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes F1 Reclaim Lead in F1 Standings

The battle for the Formula 1 Drivers Championship intensifies as Lewis Hamilton retains his lead on the standings after the Hungarian Grand Prix. Likewise, his team, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 is again on top of the mid-season rankings. Currently, Hamilton has 192 points on his scorecard. That’s just six points ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen who impressively finished third last season. Meanwhile, Valtteri Bottas is at fourth with 108 points, which is five points behind McLaren driver Lando Norris. On the team rankings, Mercedes leads at 300 points while Red Bull is looming with 290 points and McLaren is third at 163 points. The race in Hungary ended with… Continue Reading »

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Drag Race: Mercedes-AMG E63 S Sedan vs Audi RS6 Avant Wagon

After seeing its crossover counterpart, the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe, get smoked by the Audi RSQ8 in a recent drag race, the Mercedes-AMG E63 S sedan is looking to get one back against the Audi RS6 Avant wagon in a new match. The German cars are at it again with CAR Magazine’s new video. The publication’s editor, Ray Leathern, and journalist, Sean Parker, can be seen behind the steering wheel of the two high-performance cars. Tale of the Tape The matchup appears to favor the Merc in terms of power and weight advantage. Although both cars come with 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engines, the AMG E63 S has an output… Continue Reading »

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Is Sebastian Vettel Moving to Mercedes F1 Team?

Rumors about Sebastian Vettel moving to Mercedes AMG Petronas have been going around since 2017. Nothing has come out of them due to the success of Mercedes Formula 1’s own drivers though. As his contract with Ferrari is about to come to a close at the end of 2020, some are asking again whether he is in some kind of negotiation with the current Constructors Champion. The contracts of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas with Mercedes F1 is set to expire this year. However, with the World Champion status of the Briton and the success of the Finn in the recent Austrian Grand Prix, their seats are most likely locked… Continue Reading »

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Valtteri Bottas Emerges Victorious Amidst Chaos in Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas managed to win the Formula One Austrian Grand Prix despite the race being riddled with drama from start to finish. Lewis Hamilton was only half a second far from his Mercedes AMG Petronas teammate in the checkered flag but a five-second penalty kicked him out from the second to the fourth rank. Hamilton was penalized in the Qualifying for failing to slow down when the yellow flags were lifted following Bottas going off track during the session. As a result, Red Bull lodged a complaint and the stewards gave the reigning World Champion a three-place grid penalty that promoted Max Verstappen to P2. Verstappen appeared to challenge the… Continue Reading »

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Door-to-Door Transport Versus Dropping Your Mercedes Car Off at the Port or Shipping Hub

Should you personally drive your Mercedes-Benz car to a shipping hub or opt for door-to-door transport? Both provide an ensuring way for you to move your auto from point A to B but obviously, door-to-door auto transport offers more benefits than the other. Jump to: Door-to-door auto transport Dropping your car off at the port or shipping hub Either way, you will need to get your car ready to ship Conclusion Door-to-door auto transport One of the most convenient things about shipping your Mercedes in 2019 is the overall availability for car haulers to provide door-to-door auto transport. This allows your driver to pick-up your Benz at your house or… Continue Reading »

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Daimler, Parent Company of Mercedes, Warns About Profit Drops in 2019

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, posted a warning about a likely slump in its profits for 2019. The company blamed the numerous recalls, legal issues and low consumer demand for new cars as the reason for the drop. According to CNN, Daimler projects €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) profit for the second quarter. The figures are a significant dive from the same period last year, which saw the company’s earnings at €2.6 billion ($2.9 billion). With that, the automaker is estimated to rake up less than the €11.1 billion ($12.5 billion) profit it recorded in 2018. Among the mentioned factors for the low returns were the Takata airbag recall,… Continue Reading »

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