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  1. Filed under: Green,Mercedes-Benz,Emerging Technologies,SUV,Electric,Hydrogen Battery power comes from hydrogen fuel cell or simply by plugging in.Continue reading Mercedes-Benz launches GLC F-Cell — it's a hydrogen-PHEV hybrid Mercedes-Benz launches GLC F-Cell — it's a hydrogen-PHEV hybrid originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  2. Filed under: A list of the best-looking, most pleasant automotive interiors in the business including trucks, hybrids, sports cars and luxury sedans.Continue reading Autoblog's favorite car interiors Autoblog's favorite car interiors originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  3. Filed under: Spy Photos,Mercedes-Benz,Coupe,Performance It has more aggressive aerodynamic parts.Continue reading 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R that's even more hardcore spied at Nurburgring 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R that's even more hardcore spied at Nurburgring originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  4. Filed under: Green,Podcasts,Alfa Romeo,Honda,Mercedes-Benz,Sedan,SUV,Electric,Hybrid,Luxury We also discuss the new Mercedes-Benz turbo inline-six.Continue reading Four-leaf clovers, hybrid Hondas and the next automotive downturn | Autoblog Podcast #561 Four-leaf clovers, hybrid Hondas and the next automotive downturn | Autoblog Podcast #561 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  5. Filed under: Spy Photos,Mercedes-Benz,Sedan,Luxury Our best look yet at the compact coupe-like sedan.Continue reading Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class caught in nearly bare metal Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class caught in nearly bare metal originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  6. Filed under: Spy Photos,Mercedes-Benz,Sedan,Future,Luxury It borrows from the CLS- and A-Class models.Continue reading 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy photos give us our first look at the new sedan 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy photos give us our first look at the new sedan originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  7. Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,Sedan,Autonomous It'll use Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans with Level 4 and 5 automation.Continue reading Daimler, Bosch to test automated ride hailing in San Jose, Calif. Daimler, Bosch to test automated ride hailing in San Jose, Calif. originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  8. Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,BMW,Mercedes-Benz,smart They'll each hold 50% of the joint venture.Continue reading E.U. executive conditionally approves Daimler, BMW car-sharing deal E.U. executive conditionally approves Daimler, BMW car-sharing deal originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  9. Mercedes-AMG's GT sports car is about to receive a subtle facelift, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype sporting a few tweaks View the full article
  10. Filed under: Rumormill,Mercedes-Benz,smart,Renault,Electric Smart is going fully electric in 2020, but that might not be enough to keep it alive for long.Continue reading Smart brand might be doomed Smart brand might be doomed originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 12:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  11. Filed under: Design/Style,Mercedes-Benz,Quick Spins,SUV,Luxury,Performance Who cares what it looks like?Continue reading 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe Drivers' Notes Review | Show and go 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe Drivers' Notes Review | Show and go originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | CommentsView the full article
  12. Lewis came home in P3, racing to the 15th podium at a US Grand Prix for Mercedes-Benz Power View the full article
  13. The KW Variant 4 coilover kit with its three-way high-performance dampers now unleashes the current Mercedes-AMG GT top model GT R (Type 197). With KW suspension, the 585 hp “Gran Turismo” is even more saturated on the tarmac, even on poor side roads, the dampers prevent an inharmonious driving behavior. With the possibility of adjusting the damping forces separately in rebound as well as in low speed and high speed compression stage, the pre-set performance adjustment of the Variant 4 can be changed to a more comfort-oriented setup. A stepless lowering of up to 45 millimeters is possible. Optionally, a hydraulic lift system (KW HLS) is available for the KW coilover kit and the standard suspension. At the push of a button, the hydraulic lifting cylinders allow to lift the front of the AMG GT R while driving by 40 millimeters in order to overcome speed bumps and steep parking garage ramps. The cooperation between the suspension manufacturer KW automotive and Mercedes-AMG goes back to a successful history. Countless AMG Black Series models are already equipped from the factory with KW suspensions. KW also works closely with Mercedes-AMG for racing. For example, the Mercedes-AMG GT4 from the Mercedes customer sport program is delivered to the motorsport teams with KW Competition racing dampers. While according to the regulations two-way KW high performance dampers are used in the Mercedes racing car, the KW coilovers Variant 4 from the “KW Street Performance” delivery program has three-way high-performance shock absorbers. Whether on a trip to the racetrack or for everyday life, with the new KW coilover kit, the GT R is lying fully on the road. With the Variant 4, the Mercedes-AMG acts neutral on load changes and has a direct steering behavior. On poor roads with a wavy asphalt surface, the suspension dampens harmoniously and prevents restless driving. Nodding and rolling movements of the body structure are significantly reduced. “The separately adjustable rebound, low-speed compression and high-speed compression stage give our customers numerous options to adapt their AMG GT R on their personal driving demand and no longer have to live with the compromise of the series”, said KW Product Manager Johannes Wacker. “The standard suspension only gives the choice between the Dynamic Select driving modes ‘Comfort’, ‘Sport’ and ‘Sport Plus’.” The three-way valve technology of the Variant 4 with its 16 clicks for rebound forces, six clicks in low-speed compression level (seven characteristic lines) and 15 clicks in high-speed compression (16 characteristic lines) allow to individually adjust the Mercedes-AMG GT R in driving behavior to the personal preferences of the driver. This multi-valve technology also makes it possible to consider the grip level of the tires when changing from road tires to sport tires. Even with maximum lowering and fast driving over bumps or large transverse joints, the wheels spring in through the blow-off characteristics of the Variant 4 dampers. The KW coilover suspension allows on the front axle of the AMG GT R a continuous lowering from 20 to 40 millimeters and at the drive axle from 20 to 45 millimeters. Hydraulic lift kit for Mercedes-AMG suspension and KW Variant 4 Many super cars and sports cars are often equipped with hydraulic lift systems from the factory. “For the AMG GT R, there is no lift kit on the option list”, explains KW Product Manager Johannes Wacker. “If you still want to get more ground clearance at the touch of a button, you can equip your AMG with our proven KW HLS.” The lift kit is available in various options for the KW Variant 4 and also for the standard suspension. Depending on the setup, the hydraulic lifting cylinders increase the ground clearance of the GT R by 40 millimeters. The KW coilovers Variant 4 with its three-way high-performance shock absorbers are also available as a set with the hydraulic lift system or the KW HLS in conjunction with a KW coilover spring set where the series dampers can further be used. The post KW develops three-way-coilover kit for Mercedes-AMG GT R appeared first on Mercedes Tuning Mag. View the full article
  14. Sportservice Lorinser stands for exclusive car conversions and innovative accessories for Mercedes-Benz automobiles. The family-led business, now in the third generation, benefits from experience dating back to 1930, as one of the very earliest Mercedes dealers. This know-how is also benefitting the latest Lorinser development, the LO light-alloy wheel. The mono-block wheel is cast using special aluminium alloy, in a retro-look and is a new version of a Lorinser design from the 80’s. Not only does this make the deeply cupped Lorinser wheel stylishly eye-catching on classic automobiles, it also allows car testing centres to enter this with an H registration on vintage cars. With dimensions 8×16 ET11, 9×16 ET11 and 8×16 ET22, it has been developed to target the Mercedes series 107, 126, 116 and 123. The Sportservice Lorinser LO light-alloy wheel is finished with a silver-coloured coating and a UV-resistant surface treatment, and costs from 460 Euro (net). Other colours of paint or powder coating can be applied on customer request, for an additional charge. The post Retro wheels with benefits LO – the comeback of a Sportservice Lorinser classic appeared first on Mercedes Tuning Mag. View the full article
  15. There can be no doubt that the latest AMG C 63, as well as its even more powerful offshoot, the AMG C 63 S in particular, have been among the most popular and successful models from AMG in recent years. The mid-range sports car may come with up to 510 HP off the line, but with the expertise of G-POWER the power has been significantly increased. The turbocharged four-liter V8 (M177) under the hood generates no less than 800 HP / 588 kW of power and 1,000 Nm of torque after getting a power enhancing treatment from G-POWER. Compared to the standard 467 HP of the C 63 off the line, this means an increase of a whopping 324 HP and 350 Nm. Thus, the AMG easily reaches the same level of performance as purebred supercars: after only 3.4 seconds from a standing position, the car has already sprinted to a speed of 100 km/h. And even after that, the car just keeps on accelerating at an impressive pace: this Mercedes does not reach its top speed until well beyond the 330 km/h mark. An exciting video on the vehicle can be viewed at the following link: https://youtu.be/2gDkeFh-THoThe reason for this outstanding performance boost is for one thing the well-known G-POWER Performance Software V4, which currently comes with a price advantage of 35% G-POWER´s current anniversary year, as does the supplementary offer of a cancellation of the top speed limitation But of course, this kind of enhancement cannot be achieved by optimizing the engine software alone. For instance, the V8 engine of the C63 was provided with the G-POWER turbocharger modification V2, which entails comprehensively optimizing the chargers with larger CNC-machined compressor and turbine wheels, an optimized compressor housing and an enlarged intake area. Overall, these changes reduce the exhaust gas back pressure, increase the air flow and lower the exhaust gas temperature, among other things. And after the HURRICANE RR engine conversion, the engine itself comes out significantly optimized. G-POWER installs lighter and sturdier forged pistons which help reduce the compression, optimizes the manifold and installs a high-performance fuel pump. What is more, a new intake system with a high-flow air filter for an optimized fresh air supply and stainless-steel downpipes round off the engine conversion. And the seven-speed sports transmission on the AMG C 63 is also reinforced in order to withstand the phenomenal torque. In this case, the look of the G-POWER C 63 AMG also makes it unmistakably clear just what it´s made of. This is not only thanks to the striking camouflage look applied here- the wheel cases also boast a set of the company´s own “HURRICANE RR” 20-inch forged rims. These double-spoke wheels made of high-tech aircraft aluminum with their jet black finish and high-sheen surface – the G-POWER DIAMOND CUT – are a perfect match for the look of the body. They are fitted with high-performance 255/30 ZR20 and 285/30 ZR20 tires. Further details concerning the G-POWER performance products for the C 63 AMG are listed in our online shop: www.g-power.com The post G-POWER C 63 AMG: Family sedan with super sports car´s power appeared first on Mercedes Tuning Mag. View the full article