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Mercedes-Benz shows off new SLS AMG Black Series

Mercedes-Benz shows off new SLS AMG Black Series

Nov 9 2012, 1:43pm CST | by

Top speed is almost 200 mph

If you're a big fan of Mercedes sports cars, and specifically the SLS AMG you will love the 2014 model year SLS AMG Black series. Mercedes says the car was inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 racecar. The...

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Mercedes-Benz shows off new SLS AMG Black Series

Nov 9 2012, 1:43pm CST | by

Top speed is almost 200 mph

If you're a big fan of Mercedes sports cars, and specifically the SLS AMG you will love the 2014 model year SLS AMG Black series. Mercedes says the car was inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 racecar. The car weighs 3417 pounds and has a 6.3 L V8 engine.

That engine produces 622 hp at 7400 RPMs allowing the SLS to hit 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. The vehicle uses a AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed transmission and the vehicle is available with the special aerodynamics package to improve handling and dynamics at speed. The car will and sell next summer at an undisclosed price.

 
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4 days ago

CLA-Class Sales Come In At Double Mercedes-Benz’s Expectation

Sep 16 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Mercedes-Benz’s new CLA-Class is selling far better than the automaker had expected, according to Dieter Zetsche, the CEO of Mercedes' parent Daimler. The compact sedan, which is priced from $30,825, including destination, has proven so popular that tight supplies (in some cases just 10 days) are now causing Merced ...
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4 days ago

2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid: First Look (15 Photos)

Sep 16 2014 10:50am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Competes with: Audi A8 TDI, BMW 7 Series ActiveHybrid, Lexus LS 600h Looks like: An S-Class with enough rear signage for Mercedes' lettering supplier to hire an extra shift Drivetrain: 436-hp (combined), turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 and electric motor with seven-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Spring 2015, California only Witness the reprisal of Mercedes-Benz's S-Class hybrid, this t ...
Source: Cars.com   Full article at: Cars.com
 

 
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4 days ago

Online Find of the Day: Lexus-engined Mercedes pickup is a vintage hybrid

Sep 16 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, Car Buying, Classics, Truck, Auctions, Etc., Mercedes-Benz, Specialty You have to love someone who gets incredibly committed to a very weird idea. What you see for sale here is a right-hand drive 1971 Mercedes-Benz 220D in South Africa, but this old Mercedes is now converted into a pickup, complete with bed cover, and there's big secret under the hood, too. The pickup conversion appears well do ...
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1 week ago

Finishing second not bad for Nico - Lauda

Sep 9 2014 5:34am CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda says Nico Rosberg should not linger on his mistake at the Italian Grand Prix and should be content ...
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2 weeks ago

Mercedes-Benz to build new ML coupe-crossover in Alabama in 2015

Sep 5 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz will expand its factory in Tuscaloosa, AL, to build the ML Coupe, a new crossover that will join its lineup in 2015. Mercedes will also ramp up production to build facelifted versions of the M-Class and GL-Class SUVs, lifting the factory's total production capacity to about 300,000 units annually in 2015. It made 185,000 vehicles in 2013. In addition to SUVs, the Tuscaloosa site also makes the C-Class sed ...
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2 weeks ago

FP1 - Hamilton on top as Button splits Mercedes duo at Monza

Sep 5 2014 5:24am CDT | Source: Formula1.com

Lewis Hamilton made the perfect start to the Formula 1 Gran Premio d'Italia 2014 by going comfortably fastest in the opening practice session at Monza on Friday morning. McLaren's Jenson Button was second quickest, having topped the timesheet before Hamilton's late flyer, with Nico Rosberg in the sister Mercedes third. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, McLaren's Kevin Magnussen and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel com ...
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2 weeks ago

Saab Bankruptcy, 2015 Mercedes CLA, 2015 Dodge Viper SRT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Sep 2 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review When Mercedes added the CLA to its lineup last year, it brought two distinctions: It was (and still is) the smallest car in the Mercedes lineup, and it was the first front-wheel-drive model the brand has sold in the U.S. The CLA is priced, styled, an ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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2 weeks ago

2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

Sep 1 2014 7:17am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

When Mercedes added the CLA to its lineup last year, it brought two distinctions: It was (and still is) the smallest car in the Mercedes lineup, and it was the first front-wheel-drive model the brand has sold in the U.S. The CLA is priced, styled, and engineered to grab eyeballs and younger buyers. It ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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3 weeks ago

Hamilton contract talks to wait until after title fight

Aug 28 2014 8:24am CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton have agreed to postpone contract talks - and not approach other parties - until the intensity of the title battle has calmed do ...
Source: F1-Live.com   Full article at: F1-Live.com
 

 
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3 weeks ago

Mercedes-Benz SL400

Aug 27 2014 7:30am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Naturally aspirated engines seem destined for the endangered species’ list as forced induction makes its way into nearly every mainstream category. The latest example is the new SL400 roadster Mercedes announced today. It’s a direct replacement for the SL350 roadster with the only real change centered around the new 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6.The new biturbo V-6 might be down on displacement from its 3.5-liter predecessor, but it makes up for it with power — 26 extra ...
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