Tag: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Unveils All-New 2014 B-Class Electric Drive For US

With an increase in popularity of electric vehicles, automakers are either developing new electric vehicles from scratch or modifying the drivetrains of existing vehicles. Popular German marque, Mercedes-Benz, has unveiled the all-new 2014 B-Class Electric Drive which, obviously, is an emission-free vehicle based on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class for the US market. The car will be launched in US during this summer. Based on the conventionally powered B-Class, the 2014 B-Class Electric Drive has been developed in collaboration with Tesla Motors.

Previously, Tesla has provided the battery for the predecessor of the smart fortwo EV. And this time as well, Mercedes-Benz looked no further than the electric car pioneer. The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive is powered by Tesla drive system that consists of an electric motor capable of generating 177 hp of power and peak torque of 251 lb-ft or 340 Nm. Compared to a modern 3 liter petrol engine, the



Mercedes-Benz Unveils 2014 SLS AMG Black Series: Details Inside

Mercedes-Benz has presented the 2014 SLS AMG Black Series, a Black Series model from Mercedes-AMG that is inspired by the SLS AMG GT3. Based on the AMG Lightweight Performance strategy, the car only weighs 3,417 pounds and achieves a power to weight ratio of 5.49 lb/horsepower. With such a brilliant power to weight ratio in hand, the SLS AMG Black Series delivers outstanding driving dynamics. Powering the 2014MY SLS AMG Black Series is a fine tuned AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine that puts out 622 hp and a peak torque of 468 lb-ft, making it the most powerful AMG-built vehicle with an internal combustion engine, to date.

With that much power on tap, the Black Series propels from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 196 mph. Paired to the mighty AMG powerhouse is AMG-built SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports automatic transmission that offers four



All New Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Unveiled: Details Inside

Expanding its lineup, Mercedes Benz has unveiled the all new 2014 Mercedes Benz CLA. The new four door coupe styled compact sedan takes its design cues from the Mercedes CLS and does not deviate much from the Concept Style Coupe on which it is based. Launched in the CLA250 specification, the car is expected to arrive in US dealerships come September. The exterior carries the radical design of the Concept Style Coupe and features seamless integration of convex and concave surfaces. There is a diamond look grille, a muscular hood with power domes, headlamps with flame effect, daytime running lights, a coupe-like sloping roof line, prominent character lines, optional panorama roof and more.

The premium look and feel of the CLA is also reflected on the inside, credit going to anthracite finished elements, black ash wood, burl walnut wood and aluminum trims. Other highlights include black piano-lacquer trim display with



Mercedes-Benz Unveils All New Concept Coupe SUV

Talk about Coupe SUVs and the only word that crosses your mind is BMW X6. Until recently there was no competition to the X6 but with the unveiling of Mercedes Benz’s latest creation, it seems the threat is on its way. Mercedes Benz has unveiled the all new Concept Coupe SUV and for sure, it is one of the best attempts by any manufacturer at mixing the utility of an SUV with the sensuousness of a coupe. The design of concept is contemporary and imposing, credit goes to the high beltline, large wheel arches, muscular wings and massive 22 inch wheels.

In terms of dimensions, the 4-door, all wheel drive concept is nearly 5 meters long, 2 meters wide and has an overall height of 1.75 meters. The exterior is painted in Alu Beam color which is not only unique but reminds of the Mercedes Benz Silver Arrows from the



Mercedes-Benz Launches SL400 Sport In UK: To Replace SL350

Today, Mercedes-Benz has launched the all new member of its SL-Class family, the SL400 Sport. The SL400 Sport has not been launched as a separate model but replaces the entry level SL350. In brief, the SL400 Sport is 27 hp more powerful, offers 110 Nm of more torque and is even quicker than the outgoing entry-level SL model. Powering the SL400 is an all new 6-cylinder, 2996 cc engine that equips two turbochargers to produce a lovely 333 hp of max power and peak torque of 480 Nm. Despite being half a liter smaller than the currently available unit, the new engine offers a 0 to 62 mph sprint time of 5.2 seconds.

The engine is completely compliant with EU6 emissions. Features wise, the new entry level replacement model is thoroughly loaded including 19-inch AMG 5-spoke alloy wheels, AMG aprons at front and rear, AMG side skirting, body colored boot



2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 4MATIC Coupe: Details Inside

Adding a new member to the already big family of AMG products, Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2015 S63 4MATIC Coupe today. The S63 4MATIC Coupe is AMG version of the newly introduced Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe. Thanks to AMG, the new model not only looks more exciting than the coupe it is based on but also talks performance, real performance. Starting with the styling of the car, AMG has done a commendable job in enhancing the appeal of the coupe. AMG has added plenty of aerodynamic and styling elements such as a 3D AMG “twin-blade” radiator grille, AMG lettering, a 3D body colored A-wing which acts as a ducting element, a front splitter, AMG side sill panels, exclusive AMG alloy wheels, V8 BITURBO lettering, gloss black rear diffuser, AMG sport exhaust system, and more.

The interior of the S63 4MATIC Coupe is just as special and sporty as the exterior is.



Mercedes SL 2LOOK and SLK CarbonLOOK Edition Models Introduced

Come spring, Mercedes-Benz will introduce two new special models based on the SL- and SLK-Class. These special models have been named SL 2LOOK Edition and SLK CarbonLOOK Edition which look strikingly attractive, thanks to their unique exterior profiles and a high quality interior. The special edition models are available for order now, while the deliveries are expected to begin later. Starting with the SLK CarbonLOOK edition, the model comes with a number of cosmetic upgrades such as a muscular front apron, new side sill panels, new rear apron, 5-spoke titanium grey-painted alloy wheels by AMG, anodized aluminum inserts on roll-over bars, dark surrounds on headlamps and more.

On the technical front the model equips a sports suspension which is 10 mm lower, and a new braking system. The interior of the SLK CarbonLOOK edition features plenty of highlights pleasing enough for the customers. The list includes two upholstery choices: designo



Mercedes-Benz AMG To Showcase Two Sport Concepts At Miami International Boat Show

Mercedes-Benz’s performance division AMG,in collaboration with Cigarette Racing has developed two visionary super sports concepts that are ready to be unveiled at the 2014 Miami International Boat Show scheduled to take place on February 13, 2014. This is the fourth consecutive these two legendary brands have joined hands to develop futuristic vehicles. The first of the two cars is the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo, a radical looking sports car developed specially for the the new PlayStation3 racing game Gran Turismo 6.

The car is extremely eye catching and packs a punch under the hood. Powering the Vision Gran Turismo is a AMG developed V8 engine that is capable of putting out 577 hp (430 kW) of peak power and a max torque of 590 lb-ft. As mentioned above, the concept sports car is radical from head to toe. Some of the highlights include extraordinary headlights, an expressive hood, red



All New Mercedes-Benz GLA250 SUV Unveiled: Details Inside

With the compact SUV market getting more attention than other segments lately, global car manufacturers are putting in best of their efforts to create the best of the compact crossovers. Mercedes-Benz, one of the most loved carmaker, has unveiled the all new 2015 GLA250 a.k.a GLA Class for the US and the car is all set to hit nation-wide dealerships this fall. Lately, Mercedes Benz has changed its design philosophy by focusing more on character lines and sculpted contours and the GLA is one of the best examples of the same.

The car carries a unique appeal that is accentuated by the clear contours and smooth surfaces. There are a number of bodily elements that add to the appeal of the car and the list includes optional Bi-Xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights, front bumper integrated fog lamps, skid plate, standard 18-inch wheels and optional 19-inch set, curved rear



2015 Mercedes Benz S-Class Coupe Unveiled: Details Inside

After a not so long wait, Mercedes-Benz has revealed the first images and details of the production version of the S-Class Coupe. The car is all set to make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show which is scheduled to take place in the month of March this year. What is really interesting about the S-Class Coupe is that Mercedes-Benz has not deviated much from the concept version it showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year. This means that it looks like the saloon model yet pretty sporty and aggressive.

In fact, the S-Class Coupe is one of the most beautiful coupes developed till date. Proportion wise, Mercedes Benz has kept the overall length same while reducing the wheelbase from 124.6 inches to 116 inches. A very evident feature at the front is the diamond grille which was first seen on Mercedes CLA. Complementing the innovative grille is



2014 Mercedes-Benz V-Class MPV Details and Pictures

Mercedes-Benz has finally released the first images of its highly anticipated MPV. Yes it is the new Viano but, as per previous reports, has been renamed as Mercedes-Benz V-Class. Mercedes says it is the “Mercedes Among MPVs” and certainly, that statement holds true for every aspect. The new V-Class talks luxury and sportiness from every possible angle. Some of the highlights. in brief include an available Exterior Sports package and an Interior Design package, two wheelbase options, a seating capacity of up to 8, two engine options, and plenty of other optional goodies.

The styling is just as modern as you would expect. There is a fascinating radiator grille with the three dimensional badge, progressively designed headlamps with all lighting functions in LED – a first in class feature, a sculpted bonnet, lowered air intakes, strong character lines and more. The powertrain options include a state-of-the-art 2.1 liter 4 cylinder



Mercedes-Benz UK Launches C-Class AMG Sport Edition

For all those Mercedes-Benz C-Class fans in the UK, there is a good news. In an attempt to make the current C-Class even more exciting, Mercedes-Benz UK has announced a range of enhancements for the C-Class, which includes new option packages and a new model line. Mercedes-Benz’s performance division AMG has introduced the new C-Class AMG Sport Edition for the entire C-Class lineup, including the saloon, estate and coupe variants. The AMG Sport Edition will not be available as another option but will replace the AMG Sport and AMG Sport Plus model lines.

Talking about the styling of the AMG Sport Edition, it retains a number of features from the outgoing AMG Sport model such as 15 mm lower sports suspension, AMG body styling, alloy wheels, and steering wheel. While retaining the aforementioned features, the AMG Sport Edition gains an AMG boot lid spoiler for the Saloon and Coupé variants,



2014 Mercedes Benz S 600 Top Range Model Unveiled In Detroit

Mercedes Benz has already made its mark with the reinvented Mercedes S-Class, thanks to the immensely long list of technologies the car comes with. Shortly after the launch of the 2014 S-Class, Mercedes and AMG together brought the S-Class AMG which again proves to be a strong contender in the executive saloon segment. The next big thing coming from Mercedes’ stables is the 2014 S 600, the top of the range S-Class that has been unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. S 600 is only available with long wheelbase and packs a range of luxury features.

“The S-Class has always been the embodiment of our claim to deliver the very best in terms of both technology and design” emphasised Ola Källenius, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Mercedes-Benz Cars. “And our flagship model, the S 600, epitomises the focus of our development work, the ‘Essence



2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG Is Here: Complete Details

Mercedes Benz’s performance division has come up with their latest creation, the GLA 45 AMG. Yes, it is the AMG version of Mercedes’ all new GLA Class compact SUV which is all set to offer blistering performance not only off-road but on road too. The GLA 45 AMG is powered by the most powerful series-production four-cylinder engine in the world which puts out a healthy 360 hp of power and 450 Newton metres of torque. In spite of being so powerful, the GLA 45 is an efficient car with a fuel consumption of 37.6 mpg and CO2 emissions of 175 g/km, meaning the car is a beast and environment compatible at the same time.

Talking about GLA 45 AMG’s driving dynamics, the car can propel from zero to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds and can achieve an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. Such astonishing sprint and top speed



2015 Mercedes Benz GLA Class: All You Need To Know

Mercedes Benz showcased its latest compact SUV, the GLA Class, last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show and is now readying the car for deliveries, as the same is scheduled to start this year. First things first, the GLA Class is reminiscent of the all new A-Class or should I say the GLA is a high riding A-Class but since it is an SUV, it comes with a more muscular styling, bigger alloy wheels, roof rails, dual exhaust configuration, rear spoiler and some other SUV specific features. Proportion wise the car is 4417mm long, 1804mm wide and 1,494mm tall and has a drag coefficient of 0.29.

The standard cargo space that the crossover offers is around 421 liters but customers can fold the rear seats down to increase it to 836 liters. For those who are still not satisfied with the default amount of space, Mercedes Benz is offering an



All New Mercedes C-Class Revealed: Complete Details

For those of you planning to buy a new mid-sized sedan a great news comes in the form of the 2014 C-Class. Yes, Mercedes Benz has revealed the all new C-Class which, as per the German major, promises to set new standards in its class once it gets officially launched in the first quarter of 2014. One of the most important changes is that the all new C-Class is larger yet lighter than its predecessor, and a major contribution to that comes from its new aluminium-steel hybrid body. The new sedan, at 4686 mm, is 95mm longer than before, with an additional 80 mm going in for the wheelbase, and is up to 100 kg lighter.

And with a width of 1810mm, the new C-Class is 40 mm wider as well. “Mercedes at its best – that’s the new C-Class, which sets new standards for the mid-range segment on many



2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Final Edition: Detailed Review

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the 2014 SLS AMG Final Edition, the car that bids farewell to the SLS AMG series. By the second quarter of 2014 Mercedes-Benz will stop the production of SLS AMG and the Final Edition is the last car of the series and will be built in limited numbers, 350 units to be precise. So for all those customers who want to see the 2014 SLS AMG in their garage, this is the last opportunity. In this post we would talk about the car in detail and know what is new and what’s not about the 2014 SLS AMG Final Edition.

The car’s launch will happen in March 2014 and it will be made available in Coupe and Roadster versions. Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH said, “As the first car to be completely developed by AMG, the SLS AMG marked the beginning



Mercedes S65 AMG and SLS AMG GT Final Edition To Debut At Tokyo and Los Angeles

The upcoming Tokyo Motor Show and Los Angeles Auto Show hold immense importance for Mercedes-Benz as the German automaker is completely prepared to showcase two new products. The first product is the AMG version of its S-Class executive sedan, the S 65 AMG. And the other one is the final version of the SLS AMG, called SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION, and Mercedes will halt the production of SLS after this version. Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH says: “The two new AMG high-performance vehicles represent the spectacular next level for our exciting model array.

The S 65 AMG stands for maximum exclusiveness and the unparalleled dynamism of a V12. With the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION we are showing an ultimate, particularly attractive variant of our super sports car.” First up is the S 65 AMG which has set new benchmarks with its performance



2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Uncovered

There are not many sports cars that actually deliver true track performance on normal city roads and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series is one of them. As per the tradition, Mercedes-Benz unveils upgraded versions of their cars each year and after bringing the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series last year, the German automaker is back with the next version of the car, the 2014 SLS AMG Black Series. This is the fifth model in the Black Series range and comes with a host of new improvements and features that one cannot overlook.

In Mercedes-AMG’s words, the 2014 SLS AMG Black Series boasts a mix of breathtaking design, outstanding driving dynamics and uncompromising lightweight construction in line with the AMG Lightweight Performance strategy. Under the hood of this beautifully designed monster is an AMG developed 6.3-liter V8 engine that generates 622 bhp of max power at 7400 rpm and



Mercedes high-performance compact class – A45 AMG and C63 AMG Edition 507, are now available on order

Mercedes-AMG has embarked on a new era with the debut of high performance models, the A 45 AMG and C 63 AMG in early March at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show, Switzerland and both of these models are now available to order in Germany/Europe. A Sneak Peak into Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG Setting up a new benchmark in the high-performance compact class, the Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG is expected to capture younger target group spanning the age range from 30’s to mid 40’s. Flaunting the unique specialities and technical details, the A 45 AMG is claimed to deliver fascinatingly sporty driving experience along with impressive craftsmanship and a broad selection of optional equipments, colours and materials.

Delivering the maximum output of 265 kW (360 hp) and a peak torque of 450 Newton metres, it consumes only 6.9 litres of petrol per 100 kilometres, while engine complies with the EU6 emissions