Tag: Mercedes

190 At 40: How The Baby Benz Changed Everything For Mercedes – And For BMW

Ask most people to name the definitive small sports sedan from the 1980s and they’ll almost certainly namecheck the second-generation BMW 3-series, codenamed E30, which just so happens to be celebrating its 40th birthday this year. But there’s another small, premium German sedan turning 40 in 2022, the W201 Mercedes 190, and it’s arguably even […]

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This Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Proves Just How Valuable The Car Is Becoming

For quite some time, prices of used Mercedes-Benz SLR McLarens were stagnate and showed little sign of increasing. Over the past couple of years, however, prices have started to rise and this particular unit is one of the priciest we’ve come across. Listed up for auction through Bring a Trailer, this SLR McLaren is a […]

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Mercedes Won’t Sell Paid Subscription For More Power To European EV Owners

Already bored of your EV’s neck-snapping acceleration, or wishing you’d shelled out for a more powerful version? That isn’t problem for North American Mercedes buyers who will soon be able to “tune” their cars through an official “Acceleration Increase” subscription program. But Mercedes owners in the UK and Europe won’t be offered the power boost […]

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Mercedes Releases A $1,200 Annual Subscription To Unlock A 60 To 110 HP For To Its EVs

Mercedes-Benz USA has posted a new product called “Acceleration Increase” to its online shop’s website. The new service costs $1,200 for one year (excluding tax) of the service, which can improve an EQ vehicle’s acceleration by 0.8 to 1.0 seconds. The automaker writes that the new service will “unleash enhanced performance for your car” and […]

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Mercedes Will Have To Pay $5.5 Million To Settle Cheating Diesel Case In Arizona

Mark Brnovich, the Arizona Attorney General, announced that Mercedes-Benz has agreed to pay around $5.5 million to settle a case related to deceptive advertising practices surrounding the use of its diesel vehicles. The settlement means that Mercedes will have to pay $2,835,000 in consumer restitution to qualifying Arizonans, who will receive up to $625 per […]

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This Team Has Built A V12-Powered Mazda RX-7, But It’s No Pagani Engine

Few Japanese sports cars are as iconic as the Mazda RX-7 and few are more popular for engine swaps. Of all the engine swapped RX-7s that we’ve come across over the years, this is one of the most remarkable. The Mazda RX-7 in question has been in the possession of the same owner for 15 […]

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