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Triple Threat Race: Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Vs Ferrari GTC4 Vs Aston Martin DBS

What happens when you pit the Mercedes SLR McLaren, Ferrari GTC4Lusso, and the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera against each other in a drag race? On paper, the Aston Martin DBS is the likely candidate to win the race. The 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 engine of the Superleggera that produces 715 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque is the most powerful among the bunch. All that is distributed to the rear wheels via an eight-speed torque converter automatic transmission. It is also the lightest with only a total weight of 1,700 kg, but it has no launch control. The Ferrari GTC4 may be heaviest with its 1,900 kg frame but it comes… Continue Reading »

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Is the Mercedes-Benz SLR Making a Comeback?

The Mercedes-Benz SLR traces its roots to a car that forever etched its name in the world of racing. Going back to the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR driven by legends such as Juan Manuel Fangio, Stirling Moss and Pierre Levegh, the car is mostly known for winning the 1955 World Sportscar Championship as well as in the 1954 and 1955 Formula 1 championships. After taking a bow in 2010, the Mercedes-Benz SLR name could be making a comeback. This is based on a new trademark filing of Daimler via a New York law firm to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on March 1. According to a TheDrive, the SLR… Continue Reading »

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5 Most Iconic Mercedes-Benz Cars Ever Built

Mercedes-Benz is an iconic brand that goes way back: it all started in 1885 when German engineer Karl Benz came up with the world’s first internal combustion engine that would see the birth of automobile as we know it. Since then, the German brand has truly defied time by producing iconic and sophisticated models one after the other. Here we look at the 5 most iconic Mercedes-Benz cars made by the third most successful automobile brand in the world, behind BMW and Toyota. 1. The Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Launched in 1963 and built in the 1960’s and 1970’s, the 600 Pullman is a highly luxurious model that has transported the most… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss Available In The Market

A number of decades ago, cars were considered good investments since many modern luxury sports cars lose their value at a increased pace these days. But, there are always a number of exceptions to this rule. The value of a car model increases when a renowned car company limits its work of a select number of vehicles. A RW Automobile GmbH- owned Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is considered the most valuable Stirling Moss in the world with its price reaching €3,965,650, as indicated on a report from autoevolution.com. While two other units that were bought at a price tag of around €2,500,000 may be a bargain, this is still way beyond… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Racer Available In The United Kingdom

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is considered as the most iconic and sought-after model of the German luxury vehicle manufacturer. However, only one other model can rival the SL Gullwing as the most desirable Mercedes-Benz model, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racer replica. The SLR racer is the same one that allowed Sir Stirling Moss to win the Mille Miglia in 1955. It appears that a replica of the vehicle of Moss is available for sale in the United Kingdom, as shown on a report from motorward.com. The authenticity of the model remains uncertain, but it is nearly impossible to get the original since only six units are currently existing, and… Continue Reading »

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Check Out This Weistec Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Weistec Engineering never ceases to amaze us with their works involving the powerful cars of the three-pointed star marque. A few days ago, the tuner released a video through its YouTube channel showing us what its tuned Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren can do on the road. According to the description of the video, it took two years for the engineers of Weistec to develop the world’s most powerful SLR to date. Inside the car rests a stock V8 engine, but with the tinkering of the tuner, the power of the auto is raised to a whopping 922 hp and 810 lb-ft of torque. The goal of Weistec is to make a consistent and… Continue Reading »

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Is a Mercedes-AMG Supercar in the Works?

Just a few weeks have passed since the news Mercedes-AMG declared they were not going to enter the hypercar race to compete with the likes of the McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder, and the epic Ferrari laFerrari. It’s no secret that Mercedes has a focus on performance as noted by authorities like Gear-Heads, and while it is not surprising, it is disappointing that they have no interest in pursuing a hypercar model. Possibility of a Mercedes-AMG Supercar While a hypercar is out of the running, there are reports that a competitive model of Mercedes-AMG supercar could be released in the near future. This would be a car that takes on… Continue Reading »

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