Mercedes C-Coupe DTM 2012

September 16, 2011 at 11:05 am

And here’s Mercedes contender for 2012 DTM season, based on the new C Class Coupe AMG. Visually it looks even cooler than Audi’s new race car, with its massive wings and stuff, and of course the ever awesome Mercedes silver and black racing colors. Mechanically though, the car is pretty much similar to the Audi, because they are built based on certain standards to make DTM competitive and then worth to watch! The new season imposes tougher safety regulations and cost reduction policies will also be applied. Given all the boundaries, Mercedes seem to have done a good job. Development, design and manufacture of the new car began in June 2010 at HWA headquarters in Affalterbach, near Stuttgart, Germany. HWA [...]

Mercedes SLK55 AMG 2012

August 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm

Mercedes took the wraps off the new SLK55 AMG ahead of its debut at the IAA motor show. Its newly developed AMG 5.5-litre V8 engine featuring cylinder shut-off combines the ultimate in performance with the best possible fuel consumption. With a peak output of 422 hp and maximum torque of 540 Nm, the SLK 55 AMG outperforms all of its direct competitors. Its fuel consumption of 33.6 mpg on the combined cycle and CO2 emissions of 195 grams per kilometre are around a 30 percent improvement of that of its predecessor. The SLK 55 AMG is the perfect embodiment of the new AMG brand claim of “Driving Performance”: in the compact high-performance roadster segment there is nothing to compare to [...]

Fancy A Race With David Coulthard?

August 17, 2011 at 10:04 am

If you’ve always been dreaming about challenging a Formula 1 star, you can now actually do it! Here’s how: On Monday 5 September 2011, star of Formula 1 – David Coulthard will be using all his skill from 14 years of Grand Prix racing to power a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG to victory in what is set to be a dramatic virtual v. reality race. Coulthard will compete in real time, in the same car, on the same track against opponents racing on Gran Turismo5 – the latest evolution of the most successful and realistic PlayStation 3 driving game of all time. A competition prize draw has been launched to find his challengers. The big race can be viewed live online [...]

Special Livery For Mercedes SLS GT3 At Spa

July 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

40 years after a momentous victory at the Spa-Francorchamps with the superb SEL 6.8 AMG, Mercedes is returning to the track for the 24 hours race with the decadent of the original racer, the Mercedes SLS GT3. What makes it special is the similar livery that the SLS is wearing. The SLS AMG GT3 is being entered by the private team Black Falcon, and is visually reminiscent of the legendary racing touring car that made AMG world-famous overnight. The red paint finish, the start number 35 and the sponsor stickers keep the memory alive, and almost give the two AMG racing cars the appearance of twins. In addition to Black Falcon with start number 35, six more SLS AMG GT3s [...]

Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series

July 24, 2011 at 9:20 am

There’s the Mercedes C Class, then the C63 Sedan, then C Coupe, then the C63 AMG, and now the C63 Black Series! It is the ultimate C-Class. The Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series is more of a track weapon than a day to day car, and features a 6.2 liter V8 with 380 kW (517 hp) and a maximum torque of 620 newton metres. It also gets adjustable AMG coil-over sports suspension, the AMG high-performance compound braking system and the advanced standard equipment. These features make it sharp, edgy, aggressive and extremely fun to drive. Broad, low, brawny and ready to pounce even at a standstill – the C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series makes a mighty impression. It’s clear [...]