Mercedes-Benz is upgrading the C- and E-Class with six new models and a comprehensive range of modifications, with particular focus on multimedia systems.
The C 180 BlueEFFICIENCY, C 200 BlueEFFICIENCY Coupé, E 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Edition and E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID set new records for efficiency in their respective segments, while the Coupé models C [...]
The best of 2011 – Part I: January to March
The new-generation C-Class
The new C-Class is a comprehensive modernisation. The front and rear sections of this bestselling model have a more striking design.
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Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG and Ducati Streetfighter 848: Mercedes-AMG and Ducati highlight cooperationDonnerstag, 1.Dezember 2011
Mercedes-AMG and Ducati stage joint appearance at the Bologna Motor Show (3 – 11 December 2011): the new SLK 55 AMG and the new Ducati Streetfighter 848 – both finished in “Streetfighter yellow” – are to go on show to the public at the north Italian motor show in a move set to underscore the [...]
M-Class and SLK are best in class in 2011 “Golden Steering Wheel” awards: Two golden steering wheels for Mercedes-BenzDonnerstag, 10.November 2011
No other automotive brand has had more success in the “Golden Steering Wheel” awards than Mercedes-Benz. This year’s Europe-wide vote saw the M-Class and the SLK each win their respective category.
These two first places put the Stuttgart-based premium-brand manufacturer at the very top of the “Golden Steering Wheel” all-time winners’ list. Mercedes-Benz has won [...]
The introduction of the new SLK 250 CDI by Mercedes-Benz not only marks the continuation of the company’s unique diesel engine heritage, but also serves to counter in impressive style the common misconception that diesel engines and sports cars are incompatible.
The four-cylinder diesel engine in the Roadster delivers 150 kW (204 hp) from a [...]
Mobile use of Facebook, Google Streetview and Google Panoramio – New Mercedes-Benz apps as of autumn of 2011Montag, 25.Juli 2011
Only a few months after the launch of the new multimedia generation, Mercedes-Benz is extending the range of integrated apps: new apps for the Facebook online network, for Google Streetview and Google Panoramio will be available for COMAND Online from this autumn.
Streetview enables locations all over the world to be seen in 360-degree perspective [...]
The new Mercedes-Benz SLK is celebrating a brilliant victory in the great AUTO BILD magazine design competition. After the E-Class in 2009 and the SLS AMG in 2010, Mercedes-Benz has now won the AUTO BILD Design Award for the third time in a row.
The new Roadster from Mercedes-Benz was voted as the overall winner of [...]
The neutral auditors from TÜV Süd have acknowledged the high level of environmental compatibility of the new SLK. The sporty Roadster has received an Environmental Certificate in accordance with the ISO 14062 standard, based on a lifecycle assessment of the SLK.
“We have been making rapid advances in efficiency, the likes of which have never been [...]
He is undoubtedly the absolute star of the new outdoor season. The new, third generation of the legendary SLK was long expected and is now available at Mercedes-Benz distributors, precisely to the beginning of the summer.
Obviously, it was a question of honour for the PIECHA Design specialists to develop as one of the first [...]
Following strong sales results in the first quarter, Mercedes-Benz continued to be successful in April. Sales rose by 8.2 percent compared to the high volume recorded in the same month last year. The brand delivered a total of 100,703 passenger cars worldwide (April 2010: 93,077). Since the start of the year, sales have risen by [...]
Mercedes-Benz USA announced prices for the next generation SLK roadster and CLS coupe line.
Suggested retail pricing for the 2012 SLK350 will start at $54,800, while the 2012 CLS550 will begin at $71,300 and the high-performance CLS63 AMG at $94,900. Prices exclude a $875 destination & delivery charge.
The “small” roadsters from Mercedes-Benz: Evolution of sheer driving pleasure – from the 190 SL to the SLKMittwoch, 13.April 2011
The new Mercedes-Benz SLK features a new, exciting design, exceptionally high levels of comfort for a roadster, as well as exquisite technology and no shortage of open-air driving pleasure. As such, the agile sports car already in its third generation looks set to continue a success story which started back in 1994, with a show [...]
Even in the base version, the new SLK has an eye-catching appearance with its exciting design, stature and high-class interior. Even more dynamic highlights can be added with the optional AMG Sports package.
The AMG Bodystyling package adds a further sporty and businesslike touch. This includes a muscular front apron, prominent side skirts and a new [...]
A radio and other entertainment media are a matter of course in today’s vehicles, electronic navigation systems have meanwhile almost as common, and it must be possible to integrate a mobile phone easily into the onboard network. To meet these requirements in the best possible way, Mercedes-Benz has equipped the new SLK with latest-generation telematics. [...]
The new Mercedes-Benz SLK sets new safety standards in the roadster segment. The best or nothing – the safety experts at Mercedes-Benz have long adopted this motto, coined by Gottlieb Daimler, as their guiding principle.
Far from contenting themselves with achieving rating targets, they work intensively on attaining a level of safety which far exceeds [...]
The engines for the new SLK excel with a considerably lower fuel consumption combined with a comparable or higher output than those in the preceding series, as well as sporty and emotional appeal. There will initially be three models of the SLK available at its market launch, all of them powered by new engines with [...]« Previous