September 1991: Viersitziges Cabriolet der Baureihe 124 hat Premiere: Offene Fahrkultur: 25 Jahre E-Klasse Cabriolet

Open-air refinement: 25 years of the E-Class Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz presented a sunny outlook for the upper medium class at the 1991 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main.

That is where an elegant convertible celebrated its September premiere 25 years ago. The four-seater model with a fabric soft top belonged to the 124 series, which bore the name E-Class from 1993 onwards.       Read the rest of this entry »

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PeterH on August 31st, 2016

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (BR 213), 2016

Efficient and intelligent

The new E-Class Estate is now available to order. With prices starting from €48,665.05 the newcomer costs on average 1.1 percent more than its predecessor when equipped to the same specification.

There is up to 1820 litres of load space and, in spite of a much sportier roof line, headroom and elbowroom in the rear are once again the best in this class.      Read the rest of this entry »

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PeterH on August 29th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Classic bei der Arlberg Classic Car Rally

ALL TIME STARS on breathtaking Alpine roads

Three days, 120 classic automobiles and around 600 kilometres on dream roads between Tyrol and Bavaria: those are the key details of the seventh Arlberg Classic Car Rally, which takes place from 30 June until 1 July 2016.      Read the rest of this entry »

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Weltpremiere AMG GT R, Brooklands, 2016

Lewis Hamilton and Tobias Moers present the new AMG GT R

Weltpremiere AMG GT R, Brooklands, 2016

With the reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton as the star guest, Mercedes-AMG this evening presented the new AMG GT R* as the latest and most powerful member of the successful V8 sports car family.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

The venue for this presentation was the legendary Brooklands circuit in Great Britain, which is now the home of the automotive experience centre “Mercedes-Benz World”.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

Around 100 international media representatives were present when the 430 kW/585 hp “Beast from the Green Hell” was let out of its cage.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

The “Green Hell” refers to the birthplace of the AMG GT R – the North Loop at Nürburgring, where the new top model in the GT family was extensively tested.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

The name is also a reference to the exclusive, special “AMG light green magno” paint finish of the world premiere car.

Weltpremiere AMG GT R, Brooklands, 2016

Mercedes-AMG continues to grow and is expanding the top end of its product range with the introduction of the new AMG GT R. The AMG GT R is a roadgoing sports car with motor racing genes.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

With its innovative technical solutions it offers an impressive driving experience. It combines the driving dynamics of the AMG GT3 racing car with the everyday practicality of the AMG GT.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

The newcomer once again confirms that the designers of racing and roadgoing cars work together very closely.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

In workshops covering driving dynamics, weight optimisation, aerodynamics and design, the experts from Mercedes-AMG explained technical highlights such as the active rear axle steering, the intelligent lightweight construction, the active aerodynamic section in the underbody and the expressive design with motorsport features such as the new AMG Panamericana grille.

* Fuel consumption, combined: 11.4 l/100 km; CO2 emissions, combined: 259 g/km

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

“We have defined every single component dedicated to performance. The result is an overall composition which perfectly reflects our motto: “Handcrafted by racers”.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

That makes this sports car a milestone when it comes to driving dynamics.” Tobias Moers, Chairman of Mercedes-AMG GmbH, said about the latest member of the GT family.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

The Mercedes-AMG GT R can be ordered from 21 November 2016, and the European market launch will begin in March 2017.

World Premiere Mercedes-AMG GT R (C190) Brooklands 2016

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PeterH on August 25th, 2016

CLS Coupé und CLS Shooting Brake Final Edition

Exclusive upgrade for the style icons

Stuttgart. With immediate effect Mercedes-Benz is offering the four-door CLS Coupé as well as the five-door CLS Shooting Brake as special Final Edition models.       Read the rest of this entry »

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Kampagne zur Weltpremiere des neuen Mercedes-AMG GT R: Lewis Hamilton bändigt das Biest aus der „Grünen Hölle“

Lewis Hamilton tames the beast of the “Green Hell”

Mercedes-AMG is launching a special high-profile campaign to coincide with the world premiere of the new Mercedes-AMG GT R sports car on 24 June 2016 in Brooklands, UK at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Under the motto “Beast of the Green Hell”, the new AMG GT R trembles the “Green Hell” of the Nürburgring and nobody less than reigning F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is up to the task of taming the beast.

 

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