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PeterH on March 28th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz SL, R 231, 2015

Open for sporty and exclusive refinement

Elegant cabriolets and sporty roadsters are among the highlights of Mercedes-Benz’s model history. At the Salon Rétromobile in Paris, Mercedes-Benz Classic is shining the spotlight on this tradition combining design, sportiness and comfort.

The vehicle exhibits range from the luxurious 300 S from 1956 and the 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet from 1969 to two SL sports-car classics in the shape of the 300 SL Roadster from 1959 and the 280 SL from 1968 to the new S-Class Cabriolet (A 217) and the new SL (R 231).     (more…)

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PeterH on March 27th, 2016

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Mercedes-Benz sponsoring Mille Miglia 2016

The Mille Miglia 2016 will take place from 19 to 22 May 2016. Mercedes-Benz is supporting the prestigious and famous road race across Italy as Automotive Sponsor.

The brand itself is fielding numerous vehicles from its own collection in the 1,000-mile race, including the Mercedes-Benz SS, SSK and 300 SL models.      (more…)

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PeterH on March 25th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Vierzylinder Premium-Diesel, OM 654, 2016 Merced

More economical and powerful, more lightweight and compact

Stuttgart.  The new four-cylinder diesel unit OM 654 marks the debut of a ground-breaking family of engines from Mercedes-Benz.

Exemplary efficiency and emissions ensure that the premium diesel is future-proof while underlining the key role to be played by the diesel engine in achieving the challenging global climate targets.

The first all-aluminium four-cylinder diesel engine from Mercedes-Benz celebrates its world premiere in the new E-Class E 220 d in spring 2016.      (more…)

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Ola Källenius, Member of the Board of Management, Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales: “We continued the positive development of record year 2015 in January, and started the new year successfully.”

Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse Limousine (W 213) 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Cl

Mercedes-Benz started the year 2016 with record unit sales. In January, 150,814 vehicles with the three-pointed star were handed over to customers – an increase of 19.9%.      (more…)

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PeterH on March 22nd, 2016

Luxury and technology: Mercedes-Benz S-Class W 140

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The S-Class model series 140 is a superlative Mercedes-Benz. 25 years ago it was premiered at the 1991 Geneva Motor Show.

Its developers concentrated on maximum comfort, for example through generous dimensions and double glazing for optimised acoustic insulation.

Plus there were numerous systems supporting the driver. In addition it was the brand’s first series-production passenger car to be available with a twelve-cylinder engine.

The model series 140 placed itself at the service of a future which is the present today: as early as the 1990s a technology platform tested autonomous driving.      (more…)

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PeterH on March 20th, 2016

Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupé, (A 205), 2016

New member of the C-Class Performance family

Affalterbach.  Mercedes-AMG has added another sporty model to its C-Class family: the new C 43 4MATIC Coupé.

For the highly dynamic driving experience that is the hallmark of the brand the Affalterbach-based development teams have put together a scintillating engineering package: the 270 kW (367 hp) 3.0-litre V6 twin-turbo engine is combined with the new 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission that provides agile gearshifts.

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