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Mercedes-Benz Shows off C63 AMG Edition 507

Mercedes-Benz Shows off C63 AMG Edition 507

Feb 1 2013, 8:27am CST | by

507 horsepower sounds pretty good to me

Mercedes-Benz has announced an even more impressive version of its C63 AMG available in coupe and sedan forms. The vehicle is called the C63 AMG Edition 507. The Edition 507 comes from the fact that...

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Mercedes-Benz Shows off C63 AMG Edition 507

Feb 1 2013, 8:27am CST | by

507 horsepower sounds pretty good to me

Mercedes-Benz has announced an even more impressive version of its C63 AMG available in coupe and sedan forms. The vehicle is called the C63 AMG Edition 507. The Edition 507 comes from the fact that the 6.3 L V-8 engine has power output increased by 56 hp compared to other models giving a total output of 507 hp.

To go along with the 507 hp, the V-8 also produces 450 pound-foot of torque. The V-8 engine in the car uses forged pistons, ports connecting rods, and lightweight crankshaft. The Edition 507 version of the C63 will be available in the summer of 2013 at an undisclosed price.

Mercedes says that the vehicle will hit 60 mph in 4.1 seconds making it 3/10 of a second faster than the AMG Development Package C63. The Edition 507 also gets red brake calipers and special additions to the interior.

 
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2 weeks ago

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 to help Mercedes transfer some of the h ...
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3 weeks ago

Mercedes, VW to put brakes on Google's in-car data inroads

Oct 31 2014 4:43am CDT | Source: Automotive News

VW Group and Mercedes called on fellow automakers to establish separate platforms for data on vehicle use to avoid handing over sensitive cus ...
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3 weeks ago

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. But according to the latest rumors, it ...
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5 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. The Dartz ...
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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 ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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8 weeks ago

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 released its final autonomous-car regula ...
Source: Car and Driver   Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 
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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 version of PlugShare ...
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