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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT coupe

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT revealed

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT coupe

Mercedes-Benz has announced the new 2013 SLS AMG GT that has been improved for better driving dynamics and better on track performance.

The SLS AMG GT will be available both as a Coupé and Roadster complete with a new, optional AMG designo STYLE interior package.

The car is set to go on sale mid-November 2012, replacing previous SLS AMG versions. The new car will be distinguished by darker light lenses front and rear, a unique wheel color and red brake calipers.
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Mercedes-Benz to overtake Audi by 2015

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Mercedes-Benz‘s plans to regain its historical position as the world’s most popular premium automaker could be paying off, research from Germany has suggested.

The famous tri-star brand was the world’s best-loved luxury automaker until 2005, when it lost the title to rival BMW, which has held it since.

In 2011, it suffered another blow when it slipped behind Audi into third place, selling 1.26 million vehicles compared to 1.3 million for Audi and 1.38 million for BMW.
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Berlin airport to feature Mercedes-Benz in a big way

Mercedez Benz Berlin

Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz is to play a major role in Germany’s forthcoming air hub, Berlin Brandenburg International, when it opens in June.

A partnership between Mercedes and Berlin Brandenburg will leave passengers in no doubt that they have landed in the home of luxury cars when they land at the new airport, with Mercedes-Benz featuring prominently across the new airport.

Airport authorities said this past week that a ‘star tower’, topped by an eight-meter-wide Mercedes star, will be constructed on the route into the airport.
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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL

2013 mercedes benz SL

The first official images of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class have been leaked online, showing the all-new shape in full detail.

The 2013 SL bears a completely new look that draws inspiration from its smaller SLK sibling and the SLS AMG supercar.

As Mercedes has released, 89% the body is constructed of aluminum, making the SL 308 lbs – lighter than the 2012 version.
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Audi set to overtake Mercedes-Benz this year

Audi Shanghai Auto Show

Audi is set to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz for the first time in luxury car sales, finishing 2011 as the world’s second biggest premium automaker.

The German brand is poised to finish the year just behind the world’s most popular luxury automaker, BMW, beating Mercedes-Benz in the race to woo well-to-do buyers.

As automakers enter the last month of sales for the year, Audi has sold over 56,000 more vehicles than Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz, a new record which puts it on track to finish the year with a record 1.3 million cars sold.
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Streetfighter Yellow Mercedes-Benz Ducati

Mercedes SLK 55 AMG and Ducati Streetfighter 848

Streetfighter Yellow Mercedes-Benz Ducati

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new collaboration with Bologna-based Ducati to be unveiled at the Bologna Motor Show.

The ‘Streetfighter Yellow’ models are designed to celebrate the partnership between the automaker and motorcycle brand.

This partnership has already produced several collaborations such as the Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition showcased in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
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2012 Mercedes Benz ML63 AMG

mercedes benz ml63 amg

Mercedes-Benz has released the first teaser image of the 2012 ML63 AMG ahead of its official world debut this week at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The 2012 ML63 features a significantly greener powertrain, with fuel consumption of 16 mpg (14.7 l/100km), up a third from its predecessor.

It will feature a powerful 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine, with an increased power of 518 hp, which rises to 550 hp when combined with the AMG Performance Package.
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Baby Mercedes SLS

Mercedes to Launch Baby SLS AMG in 2014

Baby Mercedes SLS

Mercedes-AMG is planning a smaller and cheaper version of the SLS supercar, which will take on cars like the Porsche 911 and the Jaguar C-X16.

In an interview with Auto Express the development director of performance division AMG, Cristoph Jung, said there is room for an AMG model below the SLS.

Jung also said that the success of the SLS Gullwing – which has now sold 5,000 models since 2009 – had paved the way for a second AMG model.
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Mercedes-Benz Launches Perfume For Men

Mercedes-Benz Perfume

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has tied up with INCC Group to create its first ever fragrance for men which is expected to be launched in early 2012.

The fragrance was launched at the TFWA World Exhibition retail event held in Cannes, France and goes on sale in the first quarter of next year.

Mercedes-Benz for men was developed by perfumer Olivier Cresp and will be available in Eau de Toilette and matching grooming products.
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Mercedes-Benz F125 Hydrogen Concept

mercedes benz f125 concept

The Mercedes-Benz F125, is the latest technology concept in a long line of research vehicles, from the Stuttgart-based automaker.

Powered by hydrogen and electricity, the F125 will initially evolve from it’s gullwing coupe effect, into a four door sedan, and it may very well be the future generation of the S class Mercedes-Benz.

This luxurious eco-friendly car of your dreams is perfected by an E4Matic all-wheel-drive-system, consisting of 4 motors mounted in each wheel.
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Ducati AMG Diavel

Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition

Ducati AMG Diavel

Ducati is to show a new motorbike inspired by the Mercedes-Benz AMG line at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month.

The Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition is the flagship model of the 2012 Diavel family and has been co-inspired by AMG, Mercedes-Benz’s high-performance racing brand.

Based upon the Diavel Carbon, the new model features AMG’s signature wheel styling and an AMG-style sport exhaust system with engraved end-caps, the finishing touch to the hand-built matte black carbon-fibre body work.
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American Express teams up with Mercedes-Benz

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Mercedes Financial has partnered with American Express, which is Amex’s first partnership with an automobile brand in the U.S.

One card offers a revolving credit line, the other requires payment in full monthly.

Both offer 5x membership rewards points on purchases of Mercedes-Benz products and services, including maintenance, and other perks.
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Vietnam luxury car sales on the rise

Vietnam AutoExpo 2011 show

Luxury cars are increasingly irresistible for many Vietnamese, say industry players who report rising sales even as daily life becomes harder for the majority struggling to cope with one of the world’s highest rates of inflation.

Audi’s A6, launched at the Vietnam Auto Expo last month, costs almost $142,000 — which would take the average Vietnamese worker 182 years to earn.

Yet Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Audi and other high-end brands are increasingly common on the narrow streets of Hanoi, where they vie for space with the motorcycles which are standard transport for most people.
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Mercedes-Benz posts record sales

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Luxury cars are in demand more than ever, according to statistics released this week by some of Germany’s top automakers.

Mercedes-Benz, one of the world’s best known luxury auto brands, has sold more vehicles around the world in the first half of 2011 than in any previous year, with 610,531 drivers splashing out on a car between January and June.

It says that by the end of this year, it has its sights on selling 1.3 million Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, setting an all-time sales record.
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high tea miniature Ritz-Carlton Berlin

Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels

high tea miniature Ritz-Carlton Berlin

There was a time when a toddler dressed head-to-toe in designer labels would have raised eyebrows, but walk around the streets of Europe’s capitals nowadays and you’ll see it’s become almost de rigeur.

Perhaps then, as the popularity of dressing and feeding every member of the modern luxury-loving family in the same way grows, it’s no surprise that hotels are becoming ever more creative when it comes to conceiving classy new services which can keep both parents and their pint-sized progeny amused.

The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin was the first in the German capital to introduce a “Very Important Kids” program aimed at satisfying the needs of its younger clientele, and relaunched it earlier this year with an even wider selection of activities — and the promise that it’s the “ultimate luxury hotel experience for children.”
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Mercedes M-Class ML 350

Mercedes-Benz unveils latest fuel-efficient SUV

Mercedes M-Class ML 350

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its latest SUV, the M-Class ML 350, a fuel-efficient model designed to help it overtake rival BMW.

The new Mercedes-Benz M-Class promises to cut fuel consumption by 25 percent compared to the previous model, and is described as a “quantum leap”.

It could enable Mercedes to gain a lead on BMW‘s rival, the X5 SUV, with analysts predicting that there could be a sales difference of as little as 1,000 by 2013.
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Mercedes Releases New Bike Collection

mercedes bike

We’ve seen Maserati, Audi, McLaren, Range Rover, Lexus, and even Shelby come out with their own bicycles in the past few months.

And now German automaker Mercedes is getting ready to jump on the bandwagon. In its Bike Selection 2011, Mercedes-Benz combines uniquely attractive and innovative frames with dedicated, up-to-date components.

For those racing on the road, Benz has a carbon fiber bike weighing 6.8 kgs. And for those doing terrain biking, Mercedes-Benz has a mountain bike that is powered with Fox Racing F32 RL suspension fork with a DT suspension strut on the rear.
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