As part of plans to bring eight diesel engine variants in the U.S by 2014, Mercedes will be adding the GLK250 BlueTec to the existing range of E-, M-, GL- and R- class models. Also on offer in the near future would be a diesel S class. We might also see an upgraded 2012 C class in September, but its diesel version could take at least another year.
Mercedes will be putting the SLS AMG E-Cell into production in short time as they have confirmed their official plans. The proposed model is said to be very similar to the leaked, teased and test-driven prototype. The prototype model was driven by David Coulthard.
We are sure this is something that will excite you. We hear Daimler has begun parleys with Aston Martin to outsource the production of Maybach. The two auto giants are said to be holding talks as to reach a deal with regard to a situation where Aston Martin would get engine technology in exchange for building the next-generation Maybach.
Renault has reaffirmed that its engine formula for 2013 will even out the playing field in the auto industry. This was following suggestions that its existing 2.4 liter unit was not in the same league as that of Mercedes and Ferrari.
Mercedes has come out with a new Magic Sky Control roof that is incorporated with the 2012 SLK. The company has tested the vehicle with their new addition that promises to keep cabin components (shifter, armrest, etc) up to 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit) cooler than a standard sunroof.
Not one, but two unique AMG models have been displayed at the Australian Motor Show by Mercedes. On is the SLS AMG – which looks distinct and exclusive in appearance sporting a very appealing sight with its designo magno Night Black paint and red accents.
New spy photos of the 2012 Mercedes ML 63 AMG have emerged. The prototype was undergoing testing near the Nürburgring and was spotted with far less camouflage than ever before. A sleeker front bumper was revealed, as were sweptback headlights, a tailgate-mounted spoiler, and AMG wheels. This model too has a dual exhaust but it is still not known whether Mercedes will drop AMG’s traditional four-pipe setup.
Inspired by supercars, Hyundai may introduce a Sonata Turbo at the SEMA Motor Show. Although the company hasn’t revealed detailed specifications, they have hinted that the design of the car is actually inspired from Ferrari, Mercedes and Porsche.