PeterH on December 28th, 2005

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The worlds most powerful series-production car: The new S 65 AMG: in a class of its own. Exclusivity and dynamism in a wholly new dimension: the new Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG in a nutshell. The compelling top-of-the-line model of the brand new S-Class delivers 450 kW/612 hp and reaches peak torque of 1000 Nm more than any other vehicle in this segment. The use of the new, innovative AMG high-performance composite brakes with twin sliding callipers at the front further illustrates the unique technological prowess of the powerful AMG Saloon. The standard specification of the new S 65 AMG includes a new AMG sports suspension based on Active Body Control, the unmistakable AMG bodystyling, multi-piece 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels, DIRECT SELECT gearshift with AMG steering-wheel gearshift paddles as well as the new AMG main menu with RACETIMER. The powerful AMG Saloon stands self-confidently ahead of the competition, testimony to the outstanding role of Mercedes-AMG GmbH in developing extraordinary vehicles and powerful drive systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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PeterH on December 28th, 2005


  • 2.7 million units manufactured
  • For the first time a station wagon
  • Numerous safety innovations

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PeterH on December 20th, 2005


Three Canadian soldiers and a journalist injured by a bomb in Afghanistan may well have been killed had it not been for the light-armoured vehicle they were travelling in, say military experts and the reporter involved in the blast.
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PeterH on December 8th, 2005

World Premiere of Seven-Seat Premium SUV Planned for Detroit Show
MONTVALE, NJ, Mercedes-Benz is poised to enter yet another market with the all-new GL-Class, a seven-seat luxury sport-utility vehicle that will be produced in the companys Alabama plant along with the M-Class and R-Class. Already offering the broadest and most diverse product portfolio in the automotive industry, Mercedes-Benz is launching its first large sport-utility. Read the rest of this entry »

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PeterH on December 6th, 2005

The new Maybach 57 S with high-performance attributes:Luxury and performance combined at the highest level.

6.0-litre V12 biturbo engine with 450 kW / 612 hp Modified chassis for outstanding handling dynamics. Luxurious and dynamic aura.

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PeterH on November 23rd, 2005


Oh yeah, I finally got to experience the joy of driving an SLK350! :sun:] This SLK had a nice light metallic blue color to it. Not my favorite color, but it looked ok on the car and I was happy the thing wasn’t black as it was a hot day. Great car, great car!
Now, let’s make this clear from the start. SLK350 = 3.5-l 4-valve per cylinder V6 with 272-hp and 350 Nm of torque (258 lb/ft). The SL350 I drove yesterday had a different engine (3.7-l V6, 245-hp). ] Read the rest of this entry »

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