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Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Options Get Priced

Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Options Get Priced

Jan 25 2013, 9:49am CST | by

Yellow paint is only $18,000

The Mercedes SLS AMG Black edition is expected to be one of the more expensive sports cars you around. The Black edition adds to the already impressive performance of the standard version of the SLS...

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Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Options Get Priced

Jan 25 2013, 9:49am CST | by

Yellow paint is only $18,000

The Mercedes SLS AMG Black edition is expected to be one of the more expensive sports cars you around. The Black edition adds to the already impressive performance of the standard version of the SLS AMG and has a number of options to up the ante even further.

Pricing for some of the options for the vehicle have turned up and they are insanely expensive. The AMG carbon fiber trim comes a standard, but if you want the extended carbon fiber trim package that will cost you another $5100. If you want fancier five spoke forged wheels in matte black, you need to cough up another $2800.

Mirrors with carbon fiber backs are $2200 and a special B&O Performance surround sound system will add $6500. If you want to carry the carbon fiber over to the engine compartment you need to cough up six grand. I always thought if I had the money to buy one of these cars I would go for the yellow version, but that yellow paint is an $18,000 option. The base price is expected to be somewhere around $300,000.


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Mercedes hopes Tesla technology in electric B-Class will help hatch beat BMW i3

Nov 3 2014 7:33am CST | Source: Driving Canada

Mercedes-Benz’s first mainstream electric car has Tesla technology under the hood, though it’s not flaunting it. Unlike BMW, which wrapped its competing emission-free model in futuristic carbon fiber, Mercedes unit put an electric motor and battery inside its existing van-like B-Class hatchback. The only clues that it’s electric are a couple of small decals and the blue trim on the mirrors and front grille. Teaming up with Tesla is supposed t ...
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Mercedes, VW to put brakes on Google's in-car data inroads

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VW Group and Mercedes called on fellow automakers to establish separate platforms for data on vehicle use to avoid handing over sensitive customer information ...
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Motorsports: Audi rumored to ditch Le Mans, DTM for F1

Oct 26 2014 2:31pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports, Audi If you've been scratching your head wondering how - between Audi and Porsche - the Volkswagen Group could possibly support two rival top-tier LMP1 programs at Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship, but stay out of Formula One entirely, you're not alone. In fact, Porsche was said to have been eying an F1 entry if Audi had internally blocked aspirations to return to Le Mans. ...
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4 weeks ago

Latest Mercedes-based Dartz comes with armor plating, available retina scanner

Oct 17 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, SUV, Mercedes-Benz, Specialty, Design/Style The folks at the Russian company Dartz take tuning Mercedes-Benz models to extremes most people would consider impossible. Two of their recent creations include an armored G63 AMG 6x6 in pink camouflage and another one with a portable smoking room. Now, it's giving the GL-Class some attention, and the result is a dream for those extremely paranoid about their safety. ...
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5 weeks ago

2015 Mercedes C-Class recalled over steering issue

Oct 12 2014 10:15am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury This probably isn't the start Mercedes-Benz execs in Stuttgart were hoping for with the launch of the critically praised 2015 C-Class. The company is recalling 10,500 examples of the US-market sedan because the steering wheels squeak and won't turn, The Detroit News reports. Mercedes is blaming the problem on a production issue affecting the steering coupling interlock, according to the report. Speaking to Autoblog, ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog


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California’s First Autonomous Driving Permits Go to Audi, Mercedes, and—of Course—Google

Sep 23 2014 9:44pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Manufacturers looking to analyze robot cars on public roads in California must now register with the Department of Motor Vehicles, and Audi was the first in line to snatch the state’s newly available autonomous-car permits. The outfits holding second- and third-place tickets? Mercedes-Benz and Google. Don’t you wish your DMV line was so short? After becoming the third state to allow autonomous car testing on public roads in September 2012, California ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver


8 weeks ago

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Gets Own Version Of PlugShare App

Sep 23 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Green Car Reports

Recargo announced today that it has developed a version of its PlugShare charging-station locator app for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. The company partnered with Mercedes parent Daimler to develop the app, which will be integrated into the car's navigation system. This vehicle-specific versi ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.


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