The third generation of Mercedes-Benz’s wildly popular M-class has been unveiled, and it sports a wider, cleaner new grille and a new V6 diesel engine. The ML350 BlueTEC gets a newly massaged 3-liter V6 diesel engine that’s 50-state compliant and features 55-lb/ft more torque than the last engine, bringing that figure up to 455. It… Continue Reading...
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The legendary Unimog has been a Mercedes-Benz workhorse for the past 60 years—a truly rugged, no-frills vehicle that can go anywhere and do anything with neither affluence nor pretension. This Bizarro-World lime-green concept? Not so much. Mercedes-Benz unveiled this crazy Unimog concept as a symbol of what might happen for the next 60, with LED… Continue Reading...
Those that have been waiting for a roadster variant of Mercedes‘ SLS AMG supercar can start heading over to their nearest Benz dealership to drop off a deposit. The 2012 SLS AMG Roadster is now official and will make its North American debut in Fall of 2011. The AMG-powered 6.2-liter V8 powerplant puts out 563-hp… Continue Reading...
RETTmobil, Europe’s largest trade fair for rescue and mobility, will have an interesting concept car on display this year. Mercedes-Benz will be strutting out an emergency medical concept based off of their SLS AMG flagship, which is hardly the vehicle any of us would think about first when it comes to an emergency vehicle. The… Continue Reading...
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK may look like just a gawky facelift. But under the skin and in its exhaust pipes lies a leaner, cleaner heart: the SLK200 with BlueEFFICIENCY, for example, reduces fuel consumption from 24 percent. Too bad it’s not available in America. But the entire range has been upgraded (efficiencized?) from beginning to… Continue Reading...
The Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG has become DTM’s official safety car for the 2011 season and will debut May 1st at the opening race of the German Touring Car Masters season. The C 63 AMG will be slightly modified from its factory counterparts in order to meet the demands of being a DTM safety car and will… Continue Reading...
As if Mercedes-Benz’s SLR wasn’t amazing enough in factory form, Edo Competition might have built the ultimate variant of the SLR we have ever seen. Sporting 722-hp and 656 ft-lbs of torque, up from the factory 617-hp and 580 ft-lbs of torque, the Black Arrow is as fast as it is menacing. The 5.4L V8… Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz‘s Sprinter was designed to be a luxurious commuter van, fit to transport multiple personnel in a more comfortable fashion than your typical box van. But clearly there’s a demand for a much more luxurious experience, and Brilliant Transportation has done just that with their Brilliant Van. They’ve taken your run-of-the-mill Sprinter and transformed it… Continue Reading...
Brabus has already claimed the title of world’s fastest sedan with their Brabus Rocket; now they’re looking to claim the title of World’s Fastest Off-Roader, or perhaps simply, just the world’s most powerful SUV. Their 800 Widestar is based off of Mercedes-Benz‘s G55 AMG but this version sports a modified 6.3L bi-turbo V12 powerplant that… Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz is following in BMW’s footsteps and launching an online short film, dubbed an “interactive movie” to coincide with the debut of their new C-Class Coupe. While BMW’s short films featured A-List Hollywood directors and megastar Clive Owen (before he was widely known), Mercedes is taking a different approach, with the artistic side of the… Continue Reading...
This isn’t really news, but Misha Designs has made it officially official: they are releasing a widebody kit for the Mercedes-Benz SL. In case you missed the news earlier, we revealed that iForged built an SL55 for SEMA that would sport Misha Designs’ widebody kit. Now Misha Designs has released the full specs on the… Continue Reading...
Now this is how you build a luxury sports coupe. You take what Mercedes-Benz has already done oh-so-well with their AMG Black Series vehicles – this one being a CLK63 – play on the black theme some more by making the entire car matte black, outfit it with a perfectly measured set of ADV1 wheels… Continue Reading...
Alright RENNtech, you got us good. When we first saw C74 Konzept in our inbox, our jaws dropped assuming that RENNtech went above and beyond, taking a Mercedes C63 AMG and overhauling the power plant to a 7.4L monster. But then we took a stab in the heart when we read the actual release to… Continue Reading...
We gotta admit, this world needs more bright pearl orange cars. In going bold and beautiful, Mercedes-Benz Australia teamed up with AMG to present the Concept 358 to the Australian market, debuting the car at the Australian International Motor Show. It gets its name from its power output: 358 kW, which is essentially 480-hp. It’s… Continue Reading...
The Mercedes-Benz CLS is one of the decade’s most influential vehicles, responsible for setting in motion the “four door coupe” trend that’s gripping luxury car makers everywhere. The CLS itself ended up selling 170,000 units, cementing its status as a success for the three pointed star. As Mercedes prepares to roll out the second generation… Continue Reading...
What’s the one car Michael Schumacher cannot pass? The official Formula One Safety Car, of course! That’s the riddle Mercedes-Benz’ Dr. Dieter Zetsche asked before introducing the SLS AMG F1 Safety Car at the Geneva Auto Show. The SLS AMG Safety Car then drove to the stage and its gullwing doors opened up to reveal… Continue Reading...