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World Car of the Year: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been voted “World Car of the Year 2015,” beating out the other two finalists – the Ford Mustang and Volkswagen Passat – all from an original group of 24 vehicles. The World Car Awards (WCA) winners are chosen by a judging panel made up of 75 prominent automotive journalists from around the world that form a global community of experts. Each of them is appointed based on his or her expertise, experience, credibility by the World Car Steering Committee. Mercedes-Benz…

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High-end on two wheels: ROTWILD GT S inspired by AMG

ROTWILD and Mercedes-AMG have unveiled a mountain bike which has been inspired by the new Mercedes‑AMG GT S and developed for the toughest off-road conditions. The ROTWILD GT S inspired by AMG is based on professional feedback from the top athletes in the AMG ROTWILD MTB racing team, and combines the very best of racing technology on four and two wheels: dynamism, lightweight construction, design and comfort. It has already proven itself; winning a junior world championship title. With paintwork is in distinctive, contrasting solarbeam and carbon black, “Inspired by…

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Mercedes-Benz to Enter Pickup Market

Mercedes-Benz announced today their intention to enter the mid-size (one-tonne) pickup market. “We see opportunities to enter this market as the first premium brand,”  Volker Mornhinweg, head of Mercedes-Benz Vans said, but failed to go into much more detail about the truck. They are planning to launch their “rough luxury” utility in multiple countries across Europe and South America, as well as South Africa and Australia. Curiously, Mornhinweg has so far been coy on details of a US launch. There have previously been rumours that Audi…

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Car of the Week.

Lets end the week by taking a look at one of the most beautiful estates ever produced. The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake. Breathtakingly sporty proportions and a powerfully dynamic design idiom with sensuously shaped surfaces lend the CLA Shooting Brake an unmistakable appearance. The elongated coupé-style roof contour line, the low greenhouse and the sweep of the high beltline are the key design features of its distinctive profile, as is the gentle downward slope of the roof line, which makes for…

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