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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Ladders. As children, we learn how important they are: even if you don't know who Jacob was or where he was climbing, you know how to make his ladder from string. If you don't want to be cursed, you know not to walk under them; and if you want to win the game, you know you need to avoid the chutes and climb the ladders. As adults, ladders take on more practical (if metaphorical) importance: if you want to rise above your station – to win the game of life, say – you need to avoid the chutes and climb the ladders. It was the early 1980s when German automakers began introducing... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 3.0L V6
Power:
329 HP / 354 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed Auto
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    Spy Shots: Mercedes C-Class Cabriolet nears production readiness
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    Mercedes-Benz has lifted some camouflage off the C-Class Cabriolet, the vehicle that will finally give the German manufacturer a dedicated challenger to the BMW 4 Series Convertible and Audi A5 Convertible. As has been reported already, there's a folding canvas roof below that camouflaged faux hardtop. We'll admit, we do find it somewhat surprising that ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Mercedes E-Class caught testing in C-Class body
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    At first glance, you might think these spy photos show off the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. After all, this test car sports obviously widened fenders, not to mention camouflage around all of the areas we would expect Mercedes to modify its C-Class sedan for a high-power version. However, according to our spy shooters, it's all a ruse. Under all the ...

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    Video: Mercedes' Alabama plant gets Happy with start of new C-Class production
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    Mercedes-Benz first announced plans start building the C-Class at its Alabama factory back in 2009. It's taken a few years to get everything ready, but the first one finally rolled off the line on Wednesday. The milestone gave workers there enough reasons to be happy that they just couldn't help cranking up some Pharrell and dancing. Alabama governor ...

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    Video: Mercedes details new 503-hp twin-turbo 4.0L V8 for AMG GT
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    Mercedes-Benz can't seem to help itself from leaking out information about the upcoming AMG GT sports coupe, but this is one seriously big drop of news. We already know what its sounds like, but a new video reveals a ton of juicy technical details about its twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8 called the M178, including its power and torque figures. Mercedes ...

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    Official: IIHS releases new rankings from crash-avoidance tests [w/video]
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    Out of 24 vehicles tested, eight earned the highest rating of "Superior." In the past, automotive engineers focused on creating safety systems that protected drivers in car crashes. In the future, advances like the Google self-driving car on display this week, will likely remove motorists and their steering wheels from the driving equation. In the ...

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    Spy Shots: Mercedes C450 wagon looks ready for primetime
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    There was a rumor back in April that Mercedes-Benz was busy developing a C450 model that would sit in between the current top-shelf C-Class, the C400, and the coming-soon C63 AMG. It appears that is entirely the case, and our spy shooters have the photos to prove it, showing off the newest model with no camouflage (in fetching Touring guise, no ...

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    Report: Mercedes sees room for C-Class four-door coupe
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    The Mercedes-Benz C-Class isn't on sale in the US yet, and there are already rumors of even more variants for the platform on the way. Mercedes is reportedly working on a four-door coupe model of its executive sedan with styling derived from the CLS-Class four-door coupe, in an effort take on the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe. Mercedes' research and ...

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    Official: 2014 Mercedes C-Class Wagon is just the sort of sporty utility we want [w/video]
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    Will the Estate come to America? It's not a yes, but it's not a no. Meet the new, more versatile cousin of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Called the C-Class Estate, this long-roof version of the upcoming compact sport luxury sedan carries on the long line of C-Class wagons that have graced European roads. The C-Class Estate is notable not just for its ...

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    Spy Shots: Mercedes testing C-Class plug-in hybrid modes in Germany
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    Testing appears to be underway for what would be the first Mercedes-Benz C-Class with a hybrid powertrain. We can see a pair of the prototypes undergoing testing in Germany, with one, a C-Class Wagon, still heavily clad in camouflage and featuring a more noticeable outlet on the passenger side of its rear bumper. There's also a more production-looking ...

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    Spy Shots: Uncovered Mercedes C-Class wagons look ready for dealers
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    We've spotted the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon testing in the past, and we even caught a fairly undisguised example of the AMG version in development. However, the latest shots show it with almost no disguise at all. In fact, these vehicles almost look ready to be dropped off at European dealers to find homes with happy consumers. Mercedes did a good ...

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    Report: 2015 Mercedes C-Class order guide leaked
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    We may not have an official starting price for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but as of right now, we can tell you about all the options for the eagerly anticipated new luxury sedan. Benz Report has the entire order guide for the C-Class, with breakdowns from package pricing to how many different colors, wheel designs and lighting configurations will be ...

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    Report: Mercedes to bridge gap to AMG with C450 Sport
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    Want to get your hands on a new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but find the existing range-topping C400 too pedestrian and can't stretch to (or wait for) the upcoming new C63 AMG? We've got some good news for you, friend. The latest word from Stuttgart has it that Mercedes is planning to bridge the gap with a new C450 Sport. Though not a full-on AMG model, it is ...

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    Mercedes-Benz C-Class scores well in TUV lifecycle analysis
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    Mercedes-Benz drivers and treehuggers don't always go hand in hand, but, like a lot of other companies, the German automaker is looking to boost its green cred. This time, it's all about the car's lifecycle carbon footprint. The Daimler AG unit is using its new C-Class sedan as an example of how it's making progress in that department. Mercedes-Benz, ...

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    Spy Shots: 2016 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG resurfaces for a better look
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    With a new 2015 C-Class already upon us, we've known it's only a matter of time before Mercedes-Benz drops a new C63 AMG on us. And it looks like that time is coming soon. Spied here undergoing testing in its native Germany, this is the second time we're getting a glimpse at the upcoming new C63, but while it may be wearing just as much camouflage as ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    Perhaps The Last Rung You'll Ever Care To Climb 1394553420

    Ladders. As children, we learn how important they are: even if you don't know who Jacob was or where he was climbing, you know how to make his ladder from string. If you don't want to be cursed, you know not to walk under them; and if you want to win the game, you know you need to avoid the chutes and climb the ladders. As adults, ladders take on more ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Mercedes C63 AMG wagon nabbed
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    Just days after we caught the first glimpse of the next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG doing cold weather testing, here are some fresh images of its high-performance wagon sibling getting a workout. It has been a while since we've spotted Mercedes testing the C-Class T, but it's clear Affalterbach's version is getting an extra dose of ...

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    Spy Shots: Most powerful Mercedes C63 AMG ever hits the test circuit
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    While the next Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG has been rumored to get a new twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8 with somewhere between 450 and 500 horsepower, the looks of the actual car have been a mystery – at least until now. Our spy shooters have caught Affalterbach's latest creation during cold-weather testing in Sweden, and it's surprisingly ...

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    Video: Which would you rather have, Audi's RS5 or Mercedes' C63 AMG 507?
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    If you're in the market for a German sports coupe with a naturally aspirated V8, run, don't walk, to your nearest dealer because they are going to be gone very soon. European fuel economy and emissions rules have conspired to force automakers into seeking forced-induction mills. Motor Trend personality Jonny Lieberman is hosting the retirement party in ...

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    We take a closer look inside the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class [w/videos]
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    The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has had its reveal under the bright lights of a few auto shows now, so we already know quite a bit about the German luxury brand's new volume seller. Mercedes dove into all-aluminum series production in 2010 with its SLS AMG, fashioning 20 bodies a day out of the lighter-than-steel metal, then graduated to 140 bodies a day ...

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    Rumormill: Next Mercedes C63 getting convertible version
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    Mercedes-Benz launched its latest generation C-Class in January at the Detroit Auto Show, with the new sedan taking on the styling of the latest S-Class and shrinking it down to a more nimble, affordable size. Even though the new sedan is not going on sale here until September, the German luxury maven is reportedly already working on future variants ...

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