Mercedes-Benz charged the BMW X6 competitor

February 10, 2015 at 17:23

Mercedes was preparing direct competitor of the crossover BMW X6 for a long time. The official debut of new car was at the motor show in Detroit in January 2015. It will be referred to as the crossover version coupe ML, which after restyling will be called GLE.
Overall dimensions crossover GLE Coupe are almost identical SUV BMW X6. Mercedes has a length of 4900 mm, 2003 – 1733 and a width – height (wheelbase – 2915 mm). Thus, the new 9 mm shorter, 14 mm wider and 29 mm higher than the Bavarian rival. The basic equipment in GLE Coupe has usual spring suspension, but is available at an extra charge air suspension Airmatic system with ADS Plus. By the way, there is only for BMW rear air suspension.

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe pics

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe image


Mercedes plans to create a unique EV platform

February 8, 2015 at 19:44

It became known that the Mercedes Company plans to create a unique platform for electric vehicles (so called – EV).
Despite the secrecy of the project, it is known that the company plans to invest in this project about € 2 billion ($ 2.4 million).
The future name of the platform in the range of the company is Ecoluxe.

The new platform will be developed in two different standard sizes and on its basis will be established, at, least four different electric vehicle.
The first model of the company, based on Ecoluxe platform, should appear at the end of 2019 or in early 2020.
This may be a coupe-crossover with an overall length of about five meters.

Mercedes-Benz pics

Mercedes-Benz picture

Mercedes-Benz Unimog traveled at an altitude of 5400 m

February 6, 2015 at 15:45

A family newlywed, traveling by SUV Mercedes-Benz Unimog in the Himalayas, has successfully overcome the most mountainous road in the world, as well as a number of other difficult passes.
Newlyweds Jennifer and Peter went to his original honeymoon in May 2013. They had a dream – to overtake India by car, visiting inaccessible mountainous regions. For this purpose, they have acquired a versatile all-terrain vehicle Mercedes-Benz Unimog 1300L. The car, despite its venerable 29-year-old age, during the journey and do not let us down has already passed more than 30 thousand kilometers. Especially exciting was the overcoming of the Himalayas, where most of the roads are open to travel only from November to May.

Mercedes-Benz Unimog  pics

Mercedes-Benz Unimog image

Mercedes-Benz will release the most expensive modification of the GL-Class

February 4, 2015 at 19:59

During the program called Grand Edition for production of the unique versions of popular models Mercedes-Benz, will be issued the new luxury SUV GL-Class.

As part of the program a special version of the SUV GL-Class has got modified exterior, upgraded interior, and, accordingly, the new prices.
Novelty is equipped with a redesigned front bumper with integrated LED running lights, a new grille, tinted head optics and unique 20-inch wheels.
In addition, Grand Edition can be identified by the original thresholds spaced exhaust pipes and special glazing.

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class pics

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class picture

Mercedes-Benz has released a competitor of BMW X6 Part II

February 1, 2015 at 22:29

Crossover got a high-performance brakes with calipers red and 390-mm and 345-mm discs at the front and rear respectively, and 21-inch alloy wheels (22-inch to modify «S»).

The standard crossover GLE Coupe charged version has a more aggressive front part of the body to another bumper. In addition, the novelty has LED headlamps, twin chrome exhaust pipes systems, advanced air intakes and wheel arches and a rear spoiler.

Shop off-road vehicle is made in the style of a conventional variant of the model In this case, it is distinguished by sports seats, leather-covered Nappa, a modified dashboard with inlays of carbon and sports pedals in stainless steel.

Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe pics

Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe picture