Mercedes-Benz archives

Sense and sensuousness – a compelling interpretation of a coupé concept

Mercedes-Benz builds the world’s most desirable coupés – a claim which the Stuttgart-based car maker is underlining at the 2008 Paris Motor Show with its ConceptFASCINATION design study. This unique vehicle, whose innovative and unconventional proportions interpret the emotional appeal of a coupé in a new way, represent an exciting and intelligent combination of sporty and elegant design with stylish practicality. Wood, aluminium and smoked

Mercedes-Benz C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition: Efficiency and driving pleasure on a new plane

Mercedes-Benz is set to launch a completely new diesel engine generation starting in the autumn of 2008. For its world premiere, the Stuttgart-based car manufacturer will unveil a C-Class model with this new four-cylinder engine. In the C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Prime Edition, this engine produces, with its 2.2 litres of displacement, 150 kW / 204 hp and 500 Nm of torque. The premiere model can accelerate from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 7.0

BRABUS - 73 hp plus for the C 63 AMG

The world’s most extensive high-performance tuning program for Mercedes-Benz automobiles comes from BRABUS. High performance made by BRABUS is now also available for the new C 63 AMG. The BRABUS B63 S performance kit adds a whopping 73 hp (72 bhp) / 53.7 kW to the rated power output of the 6.2-liter V8 engine, and propels the car to a new top speed of 315 km/h (197 mph). In addition, BRABUS offers a wide range of exclusive accessories from a limited-slip rear differential to custom-tailored 19

M-Class awarded top marks for safety in Euro NCAP test

The new-generation M-Class has passed European NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) crash tests with flying colours and has been awarded the top mark of five stars for its very high level of occupant protection. The Mercedes off-roader has also achieved outstanding results in tests carried out by US rating organisations

More Comfort, Better Handling Carlsson Monobloc 1/11 Ultra Light Cast Wheel

Merzig, Germany - Carlsson expands its Ultra Light wheel family with the 11-spoke monobloc wheel 1/11 Ultra Light. It is weight-optimized, available exclusively in 21", and boasts an elegant two-part design. But because looks aren't everything, it also improves road-handling properties. As one of the world's lightest wheels of its size you'll notice its positive impact on comfort and handling. High tech cast wheel 1/11 Ultra Light The surfac

New Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Posts Impressive Number of Incoming Orders

Mercedes-Benz’ new compact SUV has met with an outstanding response from customers in the first month after the vehicle was released for sale on June 30, 2008. In Western Europe alone, Mercedes-Benz has already received a total of 10,000 orders for a GLK-Class vehicle by the end of July. Deliveries of the GLK, which celebrated its world premiere at the Auto China show in Beijing at the end of April, are scheduled to commence in Western Europe i

2008 Carlsson Aigner Mercedes-Benz CK65 RS Blanchimont

Carlsson, the premium aftermarket expert has presented its latest, luxurious limited edition ride dubbed Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont. Styled and engineered in cooperation with the leather and lifestyle marque Etienne Aigner AG, the top-end Mercedes vehicle boasts amazingly attractive exterior and remarkably cosy interior styling, which catches the mood of an international clientele precisely. The fragrance of Etienne Aigner leather permeates the interior The vehicle’s interior trim and upholstery we

Exclusive iPhone pouch at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is a major event on the fashion calendar: between July 17 and 20 top German and international labels and designers will be showing their latest creations in Berlin. Exceptional products from Mercedes-Benz will add a touch of glamour to the catwalk. The exclusive iPhone® pouch, featuring high

Mercedes-Benz and fashion - a perfect match

Mercedes-Benz has been committed to fashion for over a decade, establishing itself as an experienced partner of major international fashion platforms. The Stuttgart-based automaker is the title sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weeks in Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Mexico City, and supports numerous fashion events in Milan, Stockholm, Amsterdam and elsewhere in the world. “People are interested in the things that connect them to their personal lifestyles. This is why we’ve been aiming for years to pr

Compact model with genuine character: the new Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class

Following its world premiere at Auto China in April 2008, the Mercedes-Benz GLK is being unveiled in its natural habitat for the first time. Boasting a body that is as practical as it is arrestingly succinct, an exceptional power spectrum and a bold personality, the new arrival has what it takes to redefine standards in the compact SUV class over all manner of route profiles – both on and off the road. Brimming with genuine character, the ne

The highly successful Black Series strategy continues - Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series

Sensational appearance, unique performance data, with light-weight design throughout and total exclusivity - that's the new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series. This high-performance coupé is a motorsport engineering thoroughbred, opening up new drive dynamic vistas to sports car enthusiasts. The AMG 6.0 litre V12 biturbo engine, with a maximum output of 493 kW/670 hp and 1000 Newtonmetres of torque, guarantees super sports car level performanc

Carlsson CK50: Power, Speed and Luxury (Based on the GL 500)

The most imposing vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz range is the GL Class. Despite its robust nature, this all-terrain vehicle is also distinguished by an ambience that captivates S Class drivers. The impression of luxury given can be refined even more at Carlsson in the southwest German town of Merzig. The GL 500 promises a good combination of long-range ability and excellent performance. As the CK50 by Carlsson, however, it surpasses its standard co