PeterH on August 15th, 2005

Yesterday I also managed to drive the band new diesel CLS, the 320 CDI. This car uses the new lighter 3.0 V6 common-rail turbodiesel engine that makes 224-horsepower and 510 Nm of torque (376 lb/ft). Its coupled to the 7Gtronic automatic transmission. Let me say this now, I LOVE THE CLS-CLASS! This car is a sex machine. (more…)

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PeterH on August 12th, 2005

The engines in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class: World premiere of a new eight-cylinder unit – V6 and V12 engines with considerably more output and torque.
The engines for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class are new or further developments which offer up to 26 percent more output and up to 15 percent more torque then the preceding series. Fuel consumption is reduced by up to nine percent. In autumn 2005 a new 5.5-litre eight-cylinder engine developing 285 kW/388 hp will celebrate its world premiere together with the luxury saloon. The range of outputs from the engines in the S-Class will extend from 173 kW/235 hp in the S 320 CDI to 380 kW/517 hp in the twelve-cylinder S 600. (more…)

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PeterH on August 10th, 2005

World premiere of new support systems for even greater safety and comfort.
Mercedes-Benz has developed and improved well-proven safety systems such as Brake Assist, PRE-SAFE and DISTRONIC even further for the new S-Class.


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PeterH on July 24th, 2005

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Looks Back on a Success Story: 220 Series Is Worlds Best-Selling Luxury Sedan
Last 220 Series S-Class rolls off the assembly line at Sindelfingen plant
More than 500,000 luxury sedans sold worldwide since 1998
Pioneering innovations make the S-Class the trendsetter for the entire automotive industry


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PeterH on July 13th, 2005

The worlds most powerful naturally aspirated eight-cylinder engine – made by Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes-AMG has taken a completely new departure: the new AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine is the first in the world to combine the high-revving concept with a large displacement. Developed entirely by AMG, this high-performance engine has a displacement of 6.3 litres and generates an output of 375 kW/510 hp at 6800 rpm, plus a maximum torque of 630 Newton metres, which makes the new power pack by AMG the world´s most powerful naturally aspirated eight-cylinder production engine. Thanks to its large displacement, the V8 by AMG develops around 20 percent more torque than comparable naturally aspirated engines in this performance class. (more…)

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Stuttgart – Generation-change at the pinnacle of automotive engineering: Mercedes-Benz presents the new S-Class. The new luxury saloon will be appearing in the showrooms of company-owned outlets and authorised dealerships as of autumn 2005. (more…)

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