Performance Is Not Only Reserved For The AMG Badge If someone asked you to name a moderately priced, fun-to-drive, compact, rear-wheel-drive sport sedan, the BMW 328i would likely be the first vehicle that pops to mind. After that, other four-door models like the Cadillac ATS, Lexus IS250 and even the Audi A4 (if you are willing to accept its rear-bias all-wheel-drive system) would follow suit. The Mercedes-Benz C250 would eventually make the list, but that luxury-oriented sedan would likely be near the bottom. But what if an entry-level C-Class could be configured to run with a... Read More
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Mercedes' C-Class luxury compact class just got a little greener. Well, since this is Daimler we're talking about, the correct term is bluer. Mercedes announced today the introduction of BlueEFFICIENCY, a combination of better engines, improved aerodynamics (.25 Cd!), lighter weights and smoother tires that reduce fuel consumption by up to 12 percent, to ...
Click the pic above for more high-res shots of the BRABUS Bullit.The term "sleeper" isn't quite accurate when referring to the BRABUS Bullit. It has presence, with an air of understated brutality. The aero mods speak volumes about its predilection for sinister speed, and the V12 emblems flanking the sides only tell half the story. Housed within the engine ...
Click image for updated gallery of media and live pics var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/Mercedes_Benz_C300_BLUETEC_Hybrid_station_wagon_rolls_out_in_Frankfurt'; Mercedes, so far, has had the biggest stage production of any manufacturer here in Frankfurt. It was so big they needed to construct their own building next to the existing exhibit halls to ...
Following the unveiling of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, we all knew it wouldn't be long before AMG would have their turn at the new baby Benz. Sure enough, spy photos have begun hitting the internet, showing the next C63 AMG undergoing testing at the fabled Nurburgring. Set to face off against the likes of BMW's upcoming (albeit manual and two-door) M3 ...
UPDATE: New live shots added to the gallery!Click on the photo to see a live gallery of the US debut of the new C-ClassMercedes-Benz took the wraps off of the 2008 C-Class for the first time in the United States at the New York Auto Show yesterday. The US version has a choice of 3.0L and 3.5L 24V V6 engines with 228hp and 268hp, respectively. All the ...
click above image for 39 high-res pics of the US-spec 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-ClassMerecedes-Benz just dumped a whole lot of details about the new US-spec C-Class in our laps, including data and pics. You can read all of the stats on the next page, but the important bits are right here. There will be three models initially (all 4-door sedans), including the ...
To be totally honest, when we heard that there were new shots of the Mercedes Benz C-Class floating around the webiverse, we didn't pay much attention. We've seen so damn many of them over the past few months that more pics of the camo'd four-door sedan are hardly enough to get our attention anymore. Then we saw them.Frau Priddy and her long-lensed militia ...
As the horsepower wars rage on, the AMG team saw fit to stuff the 4-valve DOHC 6.2-liter V8 into its entry-level sedan and create the C63 AMG. With 475 hp being created at 6,800 rpm and 465 lb.-ft. of torque at 5,000 rpm, Stuttgart's luxury brand is seeking to give the RS4 and soon to be released M3 a run for their money.While air is siphoned in through a ...