Mercedes Benz History

In 1886 Karl Benz introduced the very first automobile named the Benz Patent Motor Car. The Benz car sported three-wheels and weighed about 200 lbs. The single-cylinder four-stroke engine produced 2/3 hp at 250 rpm and is considered by most to be the worlds first car. A few months later Gottlieb Daimler unveiled a four-wheeled […] More »

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History of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Almost a century after introducing its first car, the world-renowned prestigious automakers Mercedes-Benz, debuted its first C-Class car, the 190. The car was universally referred to as the “compact class,” but was not officially named the C-Class until 1993 with the introduction of the second C-Class cars. The main differences between the C-Class and its […] More »

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Mercedes Benz AMG Black Series CLK63 and SL65

When AMG first graced the Mercedes 300SEL in the late ’60s, a legend was born. Dubbed the “rote sau” (German for red pig), the full-size Mercedes was no lightweight. But with AMG’s help, the 300SEL went on to win its class at the 1971 24 Hours of Spa, placing second overall. From then on, AMG’s […] More »

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Mercedes-Benz GLK Special Feature: 4MATIC Technology Explained

The 4MATIC drive system in the GLK is among the most powerful all-wheel-drive systems there is; its control systems break new ground. Advantages over other systems with a transversely installed drive unit are achieved thanks to the basic compact, light and friction-loss-optimised design with its longitudinally positioned engine and integrated main and transfer case. Fuel […] More »

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The Mercedes-Benz C-Class gains top marks in US safety test

Top Safety Pick 2009: Key reason to buy: The Mercedes-Benz C-Class gains top marks in US safety test Stuttgart – The respected Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the United States has named the Mercedes-Benz C-Class one of its Top Safety Picks for 2009 – the best reason to buy in terms of safety. […] More »

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