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Cool AMG Coupe Coming Soon

Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers had a recent interview with Top Gear magazine dropping juicy hints and details for the upcoming release of the ultra-premium Black series in AMG.

It seems the goal of the Black series is to take successful AMG models and push them to perfection with overhauls to make them more powerful, smoother and “balanced” as Moers put it.

We can expect the Black series to resemble previous well loved models, with a major tune up from bumper to bumper.

 

A new maximum-performance edition of the amazing Mercedes-AMG GT will hit dealers in 2018, Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers told Top Gear magazine. The new Black Series will top even the incredible AMG GT R announced in June.

The upgrade will start under the hood, because even the GT R doesn’t make enough power for Moers’ liking. “I know the GT R chassis is able to handle more power,” Moers told Top Gear.

But this new flagship GT won’t just be a muscle car. We already know that AMG can build powerful engines, like the V8 in the 612-horsepower E63, but they are looking for balanced performance from the upcoming Black Series, he said. Continue Reading

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Impress People Without Bragging

When it comes to being a personal accountant or CPA, you will likely end up taking having more than your fair share of lunches with clientele that result in the two of you driving somewhere to eat. In these situations, you are going to want a vehicle that lets you impress the client without overtly bragging about yourself. There are a number of vehicles that fit the billet as far as this is concerned, but we have a few favorites (and you might be surprised that not all of them are Mercedes-Benz):

 

Chevrolet Tahoe

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Not only are there some serious luxury options available with Chevy Tahoes, but they offer a tax advantage due to depreciation. Though the depreciation might feel like the vehicle isn’t a great investment, savvy clients will notice that you know how to handle money matters in more than just business accounting.

Likewise, your client and three of his or her associates will be able to fit rather comfortably inside a Tahoe, making it a great choice for gathering up a group of partners and wooing them.

 

Porsche 911

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On name alone, Porsche impresses most people. Having a Porsche 911 elevates that into a whole different level, especially if you get the chance to drive your client around in it.

The only real downside to having a 911 is that you’re only going to be able to drive one client around at a time, but it will leave quite an impact on that one person.

 

Mercedes-Benz S550

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The best of both worlds, the Mercedes-Benz S550 is visually elegant while offering four doors and spacious back seats for anyone else who might be along for the ride. What stands out about the S550 is that the impression left is somewhat subtle compared to those left by the Tahoe or 911, but it’s a subtlety that will leave you looking classy and smart.

 

Tips on Using a Car to Impress

Remember, the point to driving any of these or another nice vehicle is to leave an impression without bragging. That being the case, keep these 5 tips in mind:

  1. Don’t ever say the type of vehicle you’re driving unless directly asked.
  2. When lunch gets agreed on, ask something like, “Your car or mine?”
  3. Keep your music on but only loud enough to be noticeable.
  4. Always drive safe. You don’t need to show off how powerful the car is, they already know. Anyway, a smooth ride is generally preferable to a stop-and-go, jerky one.
  5. Don’t ask your client whether or not they liked the ride, just assume they did.

Don’t have the kind of cash that one of these cars would require, you can leave a similar impression with a nice older Mercedes-Benz as long as the interior is clean and you keep it tuned up.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium Already Winning Awards

While it has been known for a while that the Mercedes Benz Stadium was a technical masterpiece, it has also been announced that the stadium also will be the first LEED Platinum venue. If you don’t know, that’s an award given for its energy and water saving features as well as an integration into alternative travel methods to reduce pollution from stadium goers as well.

Now it’s your turn. How about you tune up your Mercedes and do your part for the environment?

 

Football fans have more than just the 53rd Super Bowl to look forward to in Atlanta—the city will soon be home to the NFL’s first-ever LEED Platinum sports stadium.

Designed by architecture firm HOK, the under-construction Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a multipurpose stadium that will be powered by solar energy and capture rainwater for reuse. The world-class venue is the first major U.S. football facility to pursue LEED v4 credits and is expected to save more than 40% in energy usage as compared to a typical stadium design.

Located at the top of the Proctor Creek Watershed, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS) makes water conservation and management a core focus of its design. Continue Reading

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’30s Benz Roadster with a History Set to Sell

Not only is this gorgeous 500k Special Roader by Mercedes-Benz only one of 29 existing models, it has also gained historic relevance. The Benz is said to have been owned by German industrialist Hans Prym who had lost the car to allied soldiers who had occupied his estate. In 2011 the Roadster was seized by the government and returned to the descendants of Hans Prym who have now set it for auction.

For your classic Mercedes needs, click here and find any parts you need for a tune up to keep the lifespan of your classic car maximized.

 

A rare Mercedes believed to have been stolen by Allied troops at the end of World War Two is up for auction with a £6 million price tag.

The 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster was hidden on the estate of German industrialist Hans Prym, who was imprisoned in 1945, during the war.

But invading American troops stole the car while they lodged at Prym’s estate, according to Bonhams, which is handling the sale.

“It’s no surprise that the 500K appealed to Hans Prym, who was a highly successful industrialist,” said Philip Kantor, Bonhams European head of motoring. “The vehicle was vast, stately, and incredibly powerful, only to be possessed by the elite.” Continue Reading

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Will Cars of the Future be Made of Wood?

While yet to have a release date, Mercedes Benz has given us a sneak peak at the Alpha, the first wooden chassis car of their line. The concept of making cars from wood might be raising many a skeptical brow, due to such things as deforestation and the material making a stand in for modern metal alloys. Perhaps this skepticism in the market is why we’re so far off from seeing this come to the market. However, Mercedes does offer some wonderful concepts with this new technology concept.

As it stands right now, trees are being genetically modified to grow faster than ever, and mixing that with centuries of tree shaping techniques, there is plenty of plausibility in growing some complex components out of wood so long as the structure is properly engineered for the stress that the genetically modified wood can handle, which is a lot more than people seem to be criticizing it for considering normal woods are already notably rigid.

Whether or not the Mercedes Alpha will come within any reasonable time span, it seems the auto-manufacturers greatest trial with this concept would be selling the concept to a market that has had iron and steel manufacturing since the Model-T, but perhaps the lighter material weight of the Alpha can contribute to an excellent gas mileage, or impressive range of travel should Mercedes go the electric route.

Nevertheless, seeing as there aren’t any wooden parts yet, if you want to start saving up for the wooden car of the future, you should look into tuning up your Mercedes Benz rather than buying or leasing a new car every couple of years. What makes getting your tune-up parts from our selection easier to save up for an awesome grown wooden car is that we offer a ten percent discount on everything that we offer.

 

When we imagine an automotive production line, we think of mostly metal parts being put together down an assembly line. The Mercedes-Benz Alpha concept challenges this modern manufacturing style by introducing an entirely new production method.

What if you could GROW your Mercedes?! That’s the idea behind the Alpha. It’s two-part wood frame/chassis is thoughtfully formed from the second a seedling is planted. Using age-old grafting and tree-shaping techniques, entire genetically modified, fast-growing groves could be shaped to efficiently produce the vehicle’s various components in an eco-friendly way. After harvesting the pre-shaped timber, each section can be carved to the appropriate shape to form parts of the frame.

With this technique, nature itself becomes the cleanest, most efficient manufacturer without any artificial and polluting production processes. In fact, the trees are clean air contributors while they grow. Furthermore, the final production unit’s electric power brings its total carbon footprint down to almost zero. Continue Reading

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Mercedes Benz Ownership Doesn’t Have to be Expensive

Freddy Hernandez proves it doesn’t take a fortune to own a Mercedes S-class, but just a little mechanical and market know-how. It’s unfathomable to many to drive a luxury car on the regular as a day to day car to get you around to where you need to be, but Freddy proves it’s possible with a 16 year old S-class that he got for $3000 and has piled on 20,000 miles on since his purchase a few years back.

His secret is in the Mercedes Benz S500 which has a plethora of amazing features making it an excellent luxury car, but due to one easily fixable problem the car has plummeted in price over the years to be a ludicrously affordable car that will give a Civic a run for its money in almost every single category you could put the two in.

The only reason it matches the average aftermarket Civic in price is due to a critical fault that can cause the entire car to become water damaged in some ways you’d never heard of in modern cars. But this fault can be fixed by following simple online guides, and every other issue can be solved by buying replacement parts by clicking here and reading up on maintaining your Mercedes model.

 

Whenever I see a 1998 Acura Integra with a cursive decal on the front window saying “Daily Driven,” my reaction is a curt “Yeah, no shit.” However, if you own a heavily depreciated and insanely complex luxury car like I do, the prospect of driving it daily on a shoestring budget becomes exponentially more interesting, if only to outline how many things have gone wrong over the years.

For the last two years, I’ve owned a 2000 Mercedes-Benz S500. When it was new and Y2K was deemed a legitimate threat for people who didn’t understand how computers worked, it cost more than $100,000 in today’s money. It had more than 200 patents filed in its development, had a fiber optic audio system, double-paned windows, massaging seats, and it served as the flagship for the Mercedes-Benz brand, taking over the mantle of the tank-like W140 chassis.

Fourteen short years after its build date, I purchased it for a miserly sum of $3000. Continue Reading

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Mercedes Benz Tests Bus Of The Future

The internet has been all over the idea of self-driven cars as the way of the future, a luxurious idea of always being a passenger in your own car as your car and chauffeur are integrated into one high tech and smart system. Mercedes has strayed from this fantasy and given it one amazing practical application in the future bus that just successfully drove 20 kilometers without the need of any manual corrections. This feat shows the possibility of driverless public transport.

Now, to ensure that you can ride in a Mercedes without taking public transportation, keep up maintenance and click here for any parts you need to tune up that beautiful car.

 

Some people have theorized that self-driving cars and ride-hailing apps will lead to the end of public transport, but really, you still can’t beat the efficiency of cramming a load of people into a single bus. Combine that with autonomous driving tech and you might have a whole new sort of public transport. At least, that’s what Mercedes-Benz thinks, and its semi-autonomous Future Bus program has just passed a major milestone: navigating a route of more than 20 kilometers.

Now, this is nothing compared to the million-plus kilometers traveled by Google’s self-driving cars, but every journey starts with single step (or rotation of the wheel). The Future Bus followed a route from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport to the town of Haarlem, a journey that included numerous bends, tunnels, and traffic lights. Local laws meant that the bus had to have a human driver ready to take over in an emergency, but Mercedes-Benz says all its extra technology — collectively known as CityPilot — means the end ride is more safe and efficient. Continue Reading

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The relatively new technology of 3D printing has been played around with by various car producers, but few have put the technology to any dedicated use. Mercedes is breaking out from this trend by dedicating the technology for printing plastic parts for their various trucks.

This is great news especially for owners of older Mercedes truck models as it will make rare parts more accessible for their tune ups and repairs. For any parts for your tune up that can’t be printed in plastics click here to see our great deals.

 

While companies like Local Motors are dabbling with the idea of a fully 3D-printed car, bigger manufacturers are embracing the technology on a smaller scale. Mercedes-Benz Trucks is harnessing the on-demand benefits of parts produced in this way, using an environmentally friendly 3D printing process to create spare parts.

This isn’t the first time Daimler has made use of 3D printing, with the company using the technology to manufacture more than 100,000 prototype parts every year. The same Selective Laser Sintering printing process will now be used in the production of 30 different plastic truck components, including covers, spacers, spring caps, air and cable ducts, clamps, mountings and control elements.

The process is especially useful when it comes to low-volume parts, or parts no longer being series produced. Rather than forcing production facilities to maintain old tooling, Continue Reading

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BMW has not been experiencing a bad year, but it’s slow growth has allowed Mercedes-Benz to take the lead in luxury auto sales by 20,000 units according to Bloomberg. Mercedes growth in sales this year has been double that of what BMW has experienced and the trend continues. With Mercedes becoming the lead brand of luxury automobiles, be sure to get the parts to tune up your Benz.

 

Mercedes-Benz appears to be succeeding in its quest to displace BMW as the top global luxury brand.

Daimler’s luxury division has delivered more than a million vehicles in the first half of the year, representing an increase of 12 percent over the same period last year.

BMW is not having a bad year, selling around 986,500 vehicles through June, though its six-percent growth rate has allowed Mercedes-Benz to extend a 20,000-unit sales lead, according to numbers cited by Bloomberg.

As the rivalry between BMW and Mercedes-Benz continues to grow, Audi appears to be firmly relegated to third place with 953,200 vehicles delivered in the first half. Continue Reading

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oil-pumpingOver the last few months, the world’s oil supply has been far greater than was needed, and that has led to some severe price drops which, of course, benefits us the consumers but hurts oil producers. The lower oil prices are expected to run through at least the end of the year. Because of that, it’d be a good time to put some time into your Mercedes, starting with a tune-up.

 

Paris (AFP) – A global oil glut that has sent prices tumbling is set to “shrink dramatically” later this year, as wildfires have disrupted Canada’s output and demand in India soars, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Thursday.

Demand for oil worldwide is set to grow at a “solid” rate in 2016, with India the “star performer” after making up nearly 30 percent of the global increase in demand in the first quarter of the year, the IEA said.

“This provides further support for the argument that India is taking over from the China as the main growth market for oil,” the 29-nation IEA said in its closely watched monthly report. Read More

spark-plugThough it should be common knowledge, it seems that many people don’t know that the coming of warm weather after winter should mean giving your car a quick tune up. You don’t have to go all out and drop thousands of bucks at a mechanic to get the job done, in most cases you should be able to handle everything yourself – it’ll certainly save you a ton of cash and your car will be operational for years to come.

 

Spring weather might be hard to find in Ontario this year but even though it’s cold outside it’s time to start thinking about giving your car or truck a spring tune-up.

“More than 90 per cent of your driving decisions are based on what you see, so visibility is critical, ” says Bill Gardiner, mechanic and spokesperson for Kal Tire.

Gardiner says windshield wiper blades are among the most important safety items worth replacing in spring time but they’re often overlooked by drivers. Continue Reading

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