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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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    Report: Mercedes-Benz exec promises C-Class convertible
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    Mercedes-Benz is already at work on the next-generation C-Class sedan, but USA Today reports that the automaker promises to add a convertible model for to the mix as well and will offer it in the US. The new C-Class is expected out next year as a 2014 model, and it will be the first time the C-Class has ever directly offered a drop-top model, likely to be ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Mercedes-Benz C-Class getting worked out at the 'Ring
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    Not too much is certifiably known about the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but putting together various snippets presents a sedan that will be moving the bar in various directions. Caught at the Nürburgring under comprehensive camo, it's said the styling underneath will take plenty of sculpting cues from the aggressively styled CLS, suggested here by ...

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    Study: These are the best-selling cars in wealthy zip codes
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    Perhaps the most frustrating thing about being mired in the 99% is that due to the prevalence of reality-distorting TV and the booming personal security business, we really have no idea what it's like to be Mitt Romney, Donald Trump or one of the Koch brothers. At least in the olden days, we plebs could point and stare, mouths agape as the robber barons ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz sells out of C63 AMG Black Series coupes
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    If you've been sitting on your hands mulling over the idea of spending $125,000 on a Mercedes-Benz C-Class, we've got some bad news for you: your time is up. That's because, according to reports coming in from Europe, the German automaker has sold out every last example of the C63 AMG Black Series coupe. The most hardcore of AMG models, need we remind ...

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    Report: 2013 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic to get detuned 3.5L V6
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    The Mercedes-Benz C-Class range just received a substantial update for the 2012 model year, but some new changes are already in the works for 2013. The all-wheel-drive C300 4Matic is slated to get a new 3.5-liter direct-injected engine, according to Car and Driver. Currently, the C300 4Matic is powered by a sluggish 3.0-liter V6, only putting out 228 ...

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    Video: Mercedes releases even more drift-happy C63 AMG footage from Laguna Seca
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    Mercedes-Benz and its AMG division wanted to thank the two million viewers of its various videos, so it dropped a C63 AMG at the top of the Corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and recorded it drifting down. The treat was wasn't as sweet as it should have been due to an editor who got a bit too happy with the "Cut" button, and watchers said as ...

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    Report: Nissan breaks ground on new engine plant in Tennessee
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    Nissan breaks ground today on an expansion to its Decherd, Tennessee engine plant and will start churning out powerplants for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz models in about four years. The plant already builds four-, six- and eight-cylinder engines for several Nissan models as well as the Infiniti JX SUV. In 2011, the Decherd plant built 580,000 engines. ...

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    Official: Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series launched as DTM safety car
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    The latest hotted-up safety car for DTM is the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series. If we'd been in a racing accident, we're not sure we'd trust the men who stepped out of a car that's half steroids, half Satan, but after 12 years of providing the safety cars (along with Audi) for the German touring car series, we'll assume Mercedes-Benz knows what it's ...

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    Video: Mercedes techs taking C63 AMG Coupe Black Series for joyride caught on video
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    The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series is a whole lotta car. Not only is the name a mouthful, but the 510-horsepower German rocket can be a handful too, well, in the wrong hands. This wouldn't be the first time we've seen techs or valets getting their kicks behind the wheel of a vehicle that doesn't belong to them, but it seems some employees at one ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C350 4Matic
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    All-Wheel Drive Sans Compromise One can hardly mutter the words "German," "luxury" and "all-wheel drive" without invoking visions of Audi. The company has worked hard to make its Quattro all-wheel-drive system synonymous with each of the phrases above, and its tireless marketing, successful motorsports programs and loyal fans have inextricably married ...

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    Geneva: Brabus Bullit Coupe 800 is German for "hot rod"
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    Here's an age-old recipe for awesome pie: Take one small chassis, add one massive engine, sprinkle with forced induction and serve smoking hot. Brabus has followed that recipe to the letter with the new Bullit Coupe 800 unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The brawny C-Class features a bored-out version of the 5.5-liter V12 that typically powers the ...

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    Official: Brabus bringing 800-HP "Bullit" C-Class Coupe to Geneva
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    Brabus has taken the time to work over the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe in the company's trademark over-the-top style. The result is the Brabus Bullit Coupe, which is headed for a debut at the Geneva Motor Show this week, complete with an 800-horsepower version of the same V12 found under the hood of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. That kind of craziness is ...

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    Report: Refreshed 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK to get diesel option
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    Even though spy shots signal that exterior adjustments on the next Mercedes-Benz GLK will be subtle, there's one giant adjustment coming under the hood, and it smells like oil – in a good way. Automotive News says the revamped softroader will gain a new diesel engine option. For its part, Mercedes-Benz hasn't said which of its oilburners it will ...

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    Nissan will make four-cylinder engines for Mercedes' 'Baby Benz' in Tennessee
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    Nissan reached an agreement to make four-cylinder engines at its Tennessee plant for Mercedes-Benz, marking a continuation of a collaboration launched in 2010 between Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Nissan will start making four-cylinder powertrains for Mercedes-Benz starting in 2014 and will expand production to as many ...

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    Report: Mercedes C- and E-Class coupes to get AWD option next year
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    4Matic has proven to be a popular feature on various Mercedes-Benz models, especially in U.S. regions that experience four distinct seasons. But while all-wheel-drive is almost a necessary option in the luxury sedan segment, Daimler's C-Class and E-Class coupes have soldiered on only with rear-drive. According to Car and Driver, that will change for ...

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    Video: Mercedes releases drool-inducing C63 AMG Black Series featurette
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    Mercedes-Benz has given the company's 2012 C63 AMG Black Series a life of its own. The newest commercial for the vehicle shows exactly what happens when dealers shut off the lights and go home for the night. The coupe sets about prowling the streets of some unnamed metropolis in a quest to quench its insatiable thirst for asphalt, frightening away ...

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    Video: Hear the glorious 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe all by its lonesome
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    Engine notes are a funny thing. They don't add anything to a car's performance capabilities. They don't improve emissions or lower fuel consumption. They don't contribute to ride quality or overall refinement – in fact you could argue just the opposite, at least indirectly. Yet automakers spend a great deal of time and resources to ensure their cars ...

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    Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe DTM AMG OMG
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    The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe is going racing, and it has its eyes set on conquering the DTM series. That means the standard C-class Coupe gets the typical DTM outfit of a massive front splitter, seductively wide fender flares and a wing large enough on which to throw a party fit for Dance-centrum in Stuttgart. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe DTM ...

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    Brabus rocks EV, hybrid Mercedes-Benz conversions in Frankfurt
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    Don't get your EV lust receptors too excited. Brabus is indeed bringing two mean-looking Mercedes-Benz concepts to the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show this week, but there's a small disclaimer at the bottom of the press releases detailing these beasts: Prototype not for sale. Still, we can take a peek at what Brabus imagines a Mercedes hybrid and an all ...

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    Video: Mercedes-Benz's heavy hitters to unveil new C-Class DTM in Frankfurt
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    Mercedes-Benz fields no shortage of F1 drivers in the DTM touring car series these days. In fact, up-and-coming F1 star Paul di Resta earned his stripes driving Silver Stars in the series. But while the likes of David Coulthard and Ralf Schumacher can be found in the Mercedes paddock at tin-top events around Germany and across Europe, it will be the ...

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