Mercedes-Benz — Page 2 | – Part 2

The new Mercedes-Benz GLK is the first entry in the crossover market from the German luxury carmaker. Its boxy shape and small size suits perfectly people who want something with a taller ride height, but don’t want to spring for an ML or the even bigger GL class. Looking to prove the worth of the GLK in crowded cities, the team at… …read the full post

Brabus sure loves to fiddle with Mercedes-Benz models, and after releasing the E V12 sedan at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year, the tuners decided that the E Class Coupe would also be worthy of such a treatment. As such, the 6.3-liter twin-turbo V12 found its way onto the E V12 Coupe, and was showcased at last week’s Geneva Motor Show. Power… …read the full post

Mercedes-Benz is reducing emissions across its lineup and wants to become a cleaner carmaker. From this process not even the venerable G Class off-road model, now celebrating 31 years of existence, has escaped. The German company has announced the introduction of the G 350 BlueTec model, with reduced emissions of nitrogen oxide (Nox). This is due to… …read the full post

Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance division has just unleashed its newest engine, codenamed the M157, promising increased performance and improved efficiency. The unit in question, a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8, will gradually replace the aging 6.2-liter naturally-aspirated unit. The first car to feature the new mill will be this summer’s revised… …read the full post

Formula 1 is one of the most extreme motorsport competitions, with the special race cars reaching dizzying speeds on the track. As such, whenever there’s a crash, a safety car of equal performance must be used to set the pace of the racers. Starting with the 2010 F1 season, the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG supercar will be used, as the SL63 AMG… …read the full post

Besides showcasing the F800 Style Concept at the Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz will also showcase a prototype of a new type of hybrid drivetrain on an E Class model. The Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTec Hybrid will combine a 2.1-liter twin-turbo engine, capable of 204 HP and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque, with an electric motor capable of 20 HP and an… …read the full post

In a rather peculiar move, but which will be definitely welcomed by many fans, Mercedes-Benz announced a new accessories program, dubbed MercedesSport, which will run in parallel with the AMG one for existing MB models. The new styling programs will be showcased next week at the Geneva Motor Show on the E Class models, including the sedan, estate and… …read the full post

Many Mercedes-Benz were quite pleased yesterday with the announcement of the newest concept coming from the company, the F800 Style, which previews the next generation CLS range. Now, you’ll be happy to hear that we found five new videos showcasing everything you might want to know about the innovative concept, from its looks, to its exterior… …read the full post

Mercedes-Benz has just presented a new concept car, which was teased at the Detroit Auto Show at the beginning of the year. The Mercedes-Benz F800 Style, as you can see above, most likely previews the future CLS Class, which not only will include the four-door coupe, but also a smaller edition. While classic concept elements, like the sliding rear… …read the full post

After tuning the Mercedes-Benz E Class E63 AMG performance model, the team at VÄTH Automobiltechnik have tried their hands on the most powerful model in the regular lineup of the E Class Coupe, the E500. The result of said tinkering? An increase in power of 46 HP, to a total of 429 HP and a torque rating of 424 lb-ft (575 Nm). This was achieved thanks… …read the full post

Audi is growing in terms of sales, despite the global recession still taking a toll on the spending power of many people, so the Ingolstadt company should feel pretty happy right? And what’s the best way to boast its sales success? By making fun of its main rivals, of course! The company revealed a new ad in which it “breaks the spell”… …read the full post

Mercedes-Benz really changed the way people look at its E Class with the current generation, but even though it has a more aggressive style, there are plenty of things to be improved upon, even in the top-of-the-range E63 AMG performance model, at least according to the tuning crew at VÄTH Automobiltechnik. Entitled the Vath V63RS, the model sports… …read the full post

Mercedes-Benz always thinks ahead, at least this is what you can say after it presented a new version of the SLS AMG tunnel commercial, in which the car, driven by a professional pilot, goes upside down in a tunnel, proving physics isn’t a match to the engineering of the MB supercar. But while the original video showed an unnamed driver, the… …read the full post

Carlsson has just announced that it will unveil at the Geneva Motor Show a limited edition model, dubbed the C25, which will see … you guessed it, 25 models being made. But you will definitely enjoy those 25 models, as they are based on the Mercedes-Benz SL600 model and will be powered by a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine with 753 HP and a torque… …read the full post

The guys at Brabus haven’t missed any new Mercedes-Benz model and offer a wide range of customization options and upgrades for almost all vehicles in the lineup. The latest to get such a treatment is the GL Class, with the big, heavy SUV getting a new engine, courtesy of the ML 63 AMG, and various other enhancements. The engine has been modified… …read the full post