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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC Gets Hulked Up with Toyota 2JZ Engine

Seeing a classic 1977 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC in an almost pristine look is definitely a rare treat. The car does not only have a beauty to boast, but it also has a powerful engine. However, an unnamed tuner did a restomod to the car that puts more oomph beneath its hood by swapping its engine with the Toyota 2JZ power unit. The 1977 450 SLC here is a mishmash of German architecture and Japanese engineering. According to Speedhunters, the original 4.5-liter naturally-aspirated V8 engine of the car was replaced by a 3.0-liter inline six Toyota 2JZ unit. The resulting power of the swap is a whopping 450 hp for the… Continue Reading »


Where Does Mercedes Rank Among the World’s Top-Selling Carmakers

As of 2016, there were already 88.1 million vehicles being driven worldwide. The figure went up by 4.8% compared to its previous year. The numbers continue to grow as more demand pour in and more players in the car industry come in. So where does Mercedes-Benz rank among the world’s top-selling carmakers? According to a study done by Regtransfers, Toyota remained as the best-seller when it comes to cars last year. The Japanese automotive manufacturer was the number one in 49 countries. The brand was followed by Volkswagen in terms of popularity in 14 countries. Third was Ford, which topped in 8 countries. Renault and Skoda led in 6 countries… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Share Their Views on the Tesla Brand

Tesla surely had a rocky year in 2008 wherein the company had trouble with its resources. In the account of Elon Musk, the company’s Chief Executive, during his interview with Forbes, the problem was such that the company nearly closed down and he had to spend all his personal reserve in an effort to save it. But thanks to a timely investment by Daimler, by pouring $50 million into the company, it was able to support its operations. That was further improved by a $465 million taxpayer loan and Toyota’s $50 million investment in 2010. According to Forbes, it seems like Daimler and Toyota’s faith in Tesla paid off as… Continue Reading »


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