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Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the most reliable car according to ADAC breakdown statistics

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class takes first place in its segment in the latest ADAC breakdown statistics. According to surveys carried out by the largest European automobile club, this makes it the most reliable car in the medium class. The breakdown statistics are based on the practical, day-to-day experiences of the breakdown assistance personnel from the ADAC, Europe's largest automobile club. These statistics, which are published every year, t

vath v63rs: power c-class clubsport wagon

VATH V63RS: Power C-Class CLUBSPORT wagon

Väth Automobiltechnik presents the new V63RS, an uncompromising sports car on the basis of a Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon. Although they did little to improve the already stellar looks of the standard C63 AMG wagon, in the area of power, horses are plentiful (585 hp).  As for the torque, with his 690 Nm all awaiting your eager right foot. Together, they will propel you to a top speed of some 202 mph, while a limited slip differential with a 60 percent locking rate ensures optimum power transfer to the road.

Daimler acquires stake in Tesla

Daimler AG has acquired an equity stake of nearly 10 percent of Tesla Motors Inc. This investment deepens the relationship between the inventor of the automobile and the newest member of the global auto industry. Tesla is the only production automaker selling a highway capable electric vehicle in North America and Europe. The two companies have already been working closely to integrate Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs and charging electronics into the first 1,000 units of Daimler’s elect

brabus refines the new mercedes-benz e-class coupe

BRABUS Refines the New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

The new Mercedes E-Class Coupe just went on sale and BRABUS already presents an extensive tuning program for the new two-door. The pinnacle of the available performance tuning is the BRABUS 6.1 displacement engine. It has a rated power output of 462 hp (456 bhp) / 340 kW and propels the E 500 (US: E550) to an impressiv

mercedes-benz glk in a sportservice lorinser outfit

Mercedes-Benz GLK in a Sportservice Lorinser outfit

Off-roaders are only suitable for terrain; compact means sacrifice and sports cars only appeal to contortionists who have no spine: once prejudices were easier and the choice of the right car was therefore complicated. Who would have thought that the Mercedes GLK would one day turn all these clichés on their head and

avus performance mercedes-benz c63 amg – a wolf in sheep's clothing

AVUS PERFORMANCE Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG – A wolf in sheep's clothing

After the latest two publications from AVUS PERFORMANCE they are now showing that they are modifying not only cars from Ingolstadt. Their latest project car is a complete conversion based on the current Mercedes C63 AMG. Understatement was something the tuner has focussed on again. Besides the original 19" AMG multi-spoke wheels (20" optionally) first thing that stands out is the lower suspension setting which has been achieved by changing the

Mercedes-Benz 2009 SUV campaign

BlueEFFICIENCY and BlueTEC technologies, efficient engines, even more attractive appointments, all-new body elements and an upgraded interior will make the Mercedes-Benz GL even more appealing. In its new model year, the world's top-class luxury SUV will consume up to 8 percent less fuel (preliminary value) and be even more environmentally compatible. Other outstanding features of the GL-Class will include excellent handling both on road and off road, exceptional roominess and the comfort of

Cobra Refines the Mercedes M-Class

Innovative and functional accessories are the specialty of Cobra Technology & Lifestyle. With the new Cobra CITYGUARD® with integrated LED daytime running lights the German company lends the Mercedes-Benz M-Class a more striking appearance. But that's not all: The type-approved accessory also improves active safety. Further highlights are custom-tailored light-alloy wheels with diameters of up to 23 inches, a front guard with EG operating certificate and rocker panel guards with integrated

BRABUS Monoblock F, G and Q Wheels Exclusive for Mercedes and Maybach

BRABUS Monoblock light-alloy wheels are the number one choice for owners of Mercedes-Benz and Maybach automobiles around the globe who appreciate exclusive design and top quality.  Now BRABUS presents three new Monoblock F, G and Q wheels. BRABUS Monoblock F BRABUS Monoblock F – the name stands for the new sporty BRABUS PLATINUM EDITION forged wheels with a diameter of 21 inches. The design features offset cross spokes that extend all the

mercedes-benz cl phantasma65 v12 bi-turbo by asma-design

Mercedes-Benz CL PhantASMA65 V12 Bi-Turbo by ASMA-Design

The new CL PhantASMA65 thrilled us with his new front, as well as with the new tail. The new front and rear of the CL PhantASMA65 provides for even more sportiness and individuality. The new front with a long grill adapted to the massive body kit transforms the PhantASMA65 to an eye-catcher. Air intakes in the rear, to

F-CELL Roadster on the historic route of Bertha Benz

The F-CELL Roadster built by apprentices at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen covered a section of the historic route taken by Bertha Benz on the past weekend. Starting in Mannheim, the fuel cell powered car was driven via Ladenburg and Heidelberg. The symbolic passing of the finish line was at the chemist’s sh

Mercedes-Benz E-class by Carlsson: World Premiere at the Tuning World Bodensee

The new E-class by Carlsson celebrates its world premiere at the Tuning World Bodensee in Friedrichshafen from April 30th until May 3rd 2009. With the new E-class, the automobile manufacturer has combined sportiness and elegance to a harmonic symbiosis. In former times, thorough-blood race-horses where bred at Gut Wiesenhof in Merzig/Saarland - today it is the Carlsson headquarter and production location for the new sportive Carlsson E-class.