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Show your love for the Mercedes-AMG brand with a new option: the LED Projector AMG Emblem

In 2013, Mercedes-Benz started offering a novel way to make the vaunted Mercedes-Benz star on the grille more noticeable in the dark – by illumination. This simple but innovative illuminated Mercedes-Benz star managed to attain huge success, with increasingly more customers availing of this option from Mercedes’ original-parts program. Now, this program is offering another way to spice up a Mercedes vehicle – the new LED Projector AMG Emblem feature.

Mercedes is making the LED Projector AMG Emblem available to almost every model in its lineup. This means that whether a customer drives an A-Class or is hitting the road in a GLS, he or she could have this customization feature be installed on his or her ride. However, the LED Projector AMG Emblem could only be fitted on Mercedes model with the door lighting packages that come with factory-installed entrance light mounted at the bottom of the front doors. Once installed, the LED Projector AMG Emblem would replace the factory-installed entrance lights.

Once the driver or front passengers open their respective doors, the AMG emblem – an apple tree on the river that symbolizes the company’s location in Affalterbach, Germany – would be projected into the entrance area in a three-dimensional manner through the entrance lighting mechanism located at the bottom of the front door. This mechanism makes one’s entry into a Mercedes vehicle more special, allowing the driver or the front passenger to enjoy a more exceptional experience.

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Mercedes-Benz will entice customers with a wide range of accessories at Frankfurt

Those who will attend the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show will be able to personally witness the Mercedes-Benz EQ A Concept, but if you want to experience something even more high-tech, check out the automaker’s E-Class Estate that features an augmented reality roof box. You’ll probably wonder how Mercedes-Benz Accessories’ demonstration works. Well, visitors of the auto show will have to use Microsoft’s HoloLens glasses and a camera to recognize their hand movements, which lets them store skis and bags into the storage space.

Some of you may not be into high-tech gimmicks like this, and that’s completely fine because Mercedes-Benz Accessories will also display several customized X-Class pickups that will demonstrate the wide variety of available parts to improve the truck’s overall appearance. These include soft or hard tonneau covers for the truck, a bed cap, styling bars, side steps, a bed liner and storage box. For a more durable and a better off road truck, Mercedes can offer you a three-piece stainless steel underbody guard to protect the engine, transmission and exhaust system.

It is not just the pickup that Mercedes will be putting on display in Frankfurt. A GLC Coupe will feature the company’s aftermarket roof spoiler. In the cabin, passengers will get an attachment point that fits a coat hanger, folding table, a camera mount, or tablet holder. The C-Class Estate gets the same item too. The GLA-Class, on the other hand, will be getting roof rail tracks. This lets the compact crossover carry the Mercedes-Benz Mountain Bike, with a carbon fiber frame and 3.9 inches (100 millimeters) of suspension travel. Last but not the least, the S-Class Cabrio sits on a set of 10-spoke, 20-inch wheels.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils its light-alloy wheels for the 2013 warm season

With the changes in the season, Mercedes-Benz Accessories is making sure that its customers are prepared. It is presenting different new wheels for warmer temperatures, including a set of very appealing light-alloy wheels. It also offers several wheels in the sporty 19-inch size as well as those that feature a high-sheen finish, for multiple current model series.

The high-sheen light-alloy wheels are more attractive due to the contrast between the bare metal surface and the painted areas. They give the vehicle a more exclusive look, something that Mercedes-Benz designers believe will leave a lasting impression and won’t just be a fad. These light-alloy wheels improve the vehicle’s looks as well as its safety.

The wheels have been developed specifically for a model when it comes to stress, strain and dimensions. Before the light-alloy wheels are deemed suitable for use, they are subjected to a comprehensive development and testing programme. During the program, each wheel design has to pass different rigorous tests in accordance with strict Mercedes-Benz guidelines.

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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL receives an extensive range of accessories

In order to make your brand new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL unique, the German manufacturer revealed an extensive range of accessories. As expected all the products are manufactured to Mercedes-Benz's usual high quality standards. The range includes all-weather floor mats or ten-spoke alloy wheels and were created to tailor the roadster even more closely to customer’s needs.

The SL owners will be glad to know that Mercedes-Benz will offer eleven stylish alloy wheels and a total of eleven stylish alloy wheels. Other upgrades include COMAND Online multimedia system, boasting a DVD changer, and the media interface, which can be integrated via cable with a host of mobile end devices.

Moreover, the elegant door sill made from brushed stainless steel and featuring illuminated lettering is also available as well as the key ring, a replica of the SL symbol on the boot lid. AMG couldn’t miss this list and offers genuine accessories such as the AMG bodystyling package, comprising front and rear aprons and side skirts, but also a choice of three 19" five-spoke wheels.

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Mercedes-Benz Accessories is expanding its range of wheels with a new set, just in time for the changeover from winter to summer tyres. The new wheels are available for numerous model series such as the 2013 SL-Class, the 2012 ML-Class, the 2012 C-Class, the 2012 E-Class and the 2013 GLK.

According to Mercedes-Benz, the new wheels are available in a high-sheen bichromatic finish. As expected, the same high safety standards are applied to all the light-alloy wheels.

In order to be sure that the customers treat their light-alloy wheels well, Mercedes-Benz is giving us few advices: don’t clean with sharp or rough sponges; use only genuine Mercedes-Benz wheel bolts, fit only the size of tyre approved for the wheel; adjust the tyre pressure when carrying high payloads; observe the specified wheel tightening torques; do not use aggressive cleaners.

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We have the chance now to personalize the Mercedes-Benz B-Class even further with the extensive lineup of accessories that the company is offering. These features include mobile phone cradles and portable Rear Seat Entertainment system. Also available are parking aids like the Quickpark acoustic warning system and a reversing camera. Another retrofit option is the new COMAND Online system -- with or without DVD changer.

The Audio 20 Radio can also be converted into a powerful navigation system with 3D map views, thanks to the Becker MAP PILOT navigation system.

Options for exterior enhancements include rim locks, light-alloy wheels, hub caps and valve caps. For the interiors, stainless steel pedal covers and leather steering wheel are options. There is also an array of child seats for every age group.

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To meet the individualization needs of the most discriminating customers, Mercedes-Benz has created an extensive array of new accessories for the M-Class that are made to the company's high quality standards. Among the various add-ons to enhance the vehicle's exterior are snow chain systems, a choice of 12 different light-alloy wheels, bonnet fin attachments, aluminum-finish running boards and valve caps in sterling silver.

For the interior, the new accessories include a wood/leather steering wheel, floor mats, coat hangers or sports pedals in stainless steel, illuminated door sill panels, and various child restraint systems.

Electronic highlights include a rear-seat integration kit for the Apple iPad, an InCar Hotspot for internet access in the vehicle and a Rear Seat Entertainment System. The powerful Becker MAP PILOT navigation system is also an option. This system can transform the Audio 20 Radio into a powerful navigation system with 3D map views. Another retrofit option is the recent COMAND Online system, with or without DVD changer.

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With the approaching winter season, Mercedes-Benz is turning its concentration specifically on fans of the latest GLK with a variety of stylish yet practical genuine parts. The range extends from striking fashionable products and precision-fit carriers and safety systems to advanced communication and entertainment gears.

It is not just in the fashion world that Mercedes-Benz focuses on individuality and graceful styling: the top quality accessories for the latest GLK provide many ways to give the compact Sports Utility Vehicle a highly individual dash and expand its range of uses. One chiefly striking piece is the tough, easy-fit roof box XL in an extremely stylish calcite white.

An exceptional color matching process guarantees that the box is a perfect match for the original GLK paintwork theme. The mixture of color-imbued ABS plastic and first-rate acrylic surfaces produces a tough high-gloss finish. The sleek design of the box highlights the unique contours of the GLK. The family box has a maximum capacity of 450 liters and is offered with the opening on either the right or the left.

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MercedesSport is the newest label from the German manufacturer and in order to make a proper introduction on the market Mercedes-Benz decided to present the portfolio of elegant and sporty individualisation products for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show.

The new brand brings specially designed light-alloy wheels, a sports suspension and mounted aerodynamic and styling components but there will be initially available for the E-Class Saloon, Estate, Coupe and Cabriolet.

The MercedesSport product range includes new specially designed front aprons, spoiler edges, side skirts, rear and roof spoilers, a diffuser-look rear apron insert and fog lamp louvres.

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The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is entering an all-generation in the 2019 model year. Renowned German tuner Brabus is giving the current generation 2018 G-Class a fitting goodbye with the new Brabus 700 4x4² "one of ten" Final Edition. Safe to say, it is the final boss for the current G-Class with lots of power within.

Based on the Mercedes-Benz G 63 of the W 463 model series, the Brabus 700 4x4² "one of ten" Final Edition preaches it monstrous capability with a number of exclusive features. For instance, the exterior of the new super SUV is marked by the carbon BRABUS roof spoiler above the windshield. This spoiler comes fitted with daytime running lights, both on its left and right sections.

Complementing its 9.5 J x 22 wheels – which are shod with 325/55 R 18 Pirelli Scorpion ATR off-road tires – are massive carbon fender flares.

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Carlex Design isn't a beginner with regards to tuning the Mercedes-Benz X-Class. In fact, it has even created a version with Maybach-like appearance and features. It has also created Off-Road-focused and Urban-tailored versions. Now, Carlex Design seems to be not contented with how far it has gone with the X-Class and is now presenting a new concept design for the luxury SUV from Mercedes.

Indeed, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class represents the luxury side of pickup trucks. While offering a drive that is comparable to a sports utility vehicle, the X-Class also delivers a smooth, comfortable ride that is expected of luxurious vehicles. Furthermore, it is laden with features usually found in premium cars. But at Carlex Design, the X-Class can be turned into luxurious 6x6 beast off the road. This can be well seen on the new X-Class Exy 6x6 Concept by Carlex Design.

The X-Class Exy 6x6 Concept is essentially the X-Class evolved into a whole new luxurious beast. It is much different from Carlex Design’s previous re-imaginations of Mercedes’ luxury pickup. The concept pickup has six wheels – two wheels more than a standard X-Class and previous Carlex Design X-Class creations. This also meant an extra axle on the rear section of this X-Class 6x6. The addition of two wheels naturally resulted to an extended bed, allowing this conversion of the X-Class to load and carry a greater volume of cargo.

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Plug-in hybrid vehicles are increasingly the mobility of choice for many people. For short drives around the city or urban areas, plug-in hybrid can be switched to all-electric mode for a zero-emission driving experience. However, current plug-in hybrids can only offer up to 50 km (31 miles) of all-electric range.

Mercedes-Benz is hoping to break the status quo by not just surpassing the 50-km barrier, but also offering up to 100 km (62 miles) in pure electric range. Quite a number of plug-in hybrids still offer 30 km of electric range, while there is an increasing number of models that are engineered to reach 50 km.

As divulged by Ola Kallenius, head of Daimler group research and Mercedes-Benz cars development, the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLE PHEV will be the first plug-in hybrid to offer a 100-km range, as per WLTP cycle.

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The battle for supremacy in China among premium SUVs with long wheelbases will soon hot as Mercedes-Benz reveals the long-wheelbase version of the GLC. The new Mercedes-Benz GLC L will only be sold in the Chinese market and will compete against the long-wheelbase variant of the Audi Q5 crossover (Q5 L). Mercedes-Benz is expected to unveil the new GCL L to the public at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in November 2018.

When compared, the new Mercedes-Benz GLC L basically looks like the regular wheelbase version – just like any extended model being sold in the Chinese market. However, the long wheelbase variant of the GCL does appear extended on the side because of its now stretched length. This is evident beyond the B-pillars of the new GLC L, where the roofline looks to have grown longer. This is also evident when looking at its rear doors, which now appear to be longer than those in the regular wheelbase version of the GLC SUV.

For its exact dimensions, the new Mercedes GCL L measures around 4.76 meters (187.6 inches) in overall length as well as 1.89 meters (74.7 inches) in overall width. Its wheelbase – the main focus of this version – has grown by around 100 mm (3.93 inches). An extended wheelbase typically results to larger space in the rear cabin, given rear passengers more room to operate, especially with their legs. Since many people in China tend to be chauffeured off than to drive, vehicles with long wheelbases are a hit in this part of the world. Nonetheless, Mercedes will offer both versions of the GLC – regular model and the L variant – in China.

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German premium carmaker Mercedes-Benz has created a new plug-in hybrid vehicle that combines the power of two technologies –electricity (battery) and fuel cell (hydrogen). In short distances, it relies on pure electricity. When there is a need to travel over long distance, this plug-in hybrid relies on the power of fuel cell. This is the new Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL PHEV.

Using the Mercedes GLC as the base, this technological showcase isn't a futuristic vehicle, but is a real SUV that will be delivered to customers at the end of October 2018. It was originally envisioned as a plug-in hybrid, but now represents an important step by the German carmaker in the development of fuel cell technology.

As engineered, the Mercedes GLC F-CELL PHEV features four operating modes: Battery, Charge, F-Cell and Hybrid. All operating modes are supported by an energy recovery function that allows energy to be recovered during braking or coasting, then store it in the lithium-ion battery.

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In terms of performance, the Mercedes-AMG GT – whether in its base or R version -- already packs a good punch. Nonetheless, several tuning companies have already created their own version of the AMG GT, and they all managed to create a greater monster out of the "Beast of the Green Hell." Now, it is the turn of Fostla, a tuning firm from Germany, to show off its own formula of steroids for the AMG GT.

First off, Fostla saw it fit to make the AMG GT look meaner on the road. This entails the fitment of a number of aftermarket parts and components. While these aftermarket parts and components should make the AMG GT become visually more appealing and more dynamic, they should give these beast an aerodynamic advantage.

To achieve this, Fostla saw it suitable to install a widebody kit, which aftermarket package was provided by Prior Design. This widebody kit gave the AMG GT wider hips as well as a rear wing. Prior Design’s aftermarket package likewise includes a number of aerodynamic elements like front and rear flicks as well as a meaner rear diffuser. Up front, the stock front grille of the AMG GT was replaced with a blacked-out configuration evoking the Panamericana grille.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks is introducing the latest generation of its flagship heavy-duty truck – the all-new Mercedes-Benz Actros. The all-new flagship truck is now more efficient, more comfortable, more integrated and more high-tech. For the newest generation, the all-new Actros gets rid of the conventional side mirrors and makes use of side mirror cameras called MirrorCam.

The online introduction of the new Mercedes Actros serves as a precursor to the official unveiling of the all-new flagship truck at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, which is scheduled to happen from September 20 to 27, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. It will be available to order as soon as the 2018 IAA show starts, with first batch of deliveries set in spring 2019. The new Actros can be configured according to the requirement and needs of its customers.

Compared to its predecessor, the all-new Mercedes Actros consumes up to five percent less fuel on rural routes as well as up to three percent less fuel on long-distance haulage. Annual mileage in long-distance haulage usually exceeds 120,000 km, and a three-percent less fuel consumption on motorways and expressways means that a lot of fuel and money is saved. This feat is achieved through improved aerodynamics, advanced Predictive Powertrain Control and a new rear axle ratio.

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Crime prevention is usually a job for the police authorities. Nonetheless, being in the wrong time and wrong place can make one a victim of a crime. Mercedes-Benz is currently working on an app that would allow drivers and their passengers to not become crime victims.

Places usually not frequented by many people are the usual venues for crimes. Criminals lurk in these places simply because the chances of being seen or caught are quite low. One of these places is the parking area, where vehicles typically outnumber people, except when it is time to go home. Going into a safe parking area already means a lot for any driver. At Mercedes-Benz, its software developers are finding ways to help Mercedes-Benz drivers avoid parking areas that are prone to crime.

Still under development and planned for future use on Mercedes-Benz models in the United State, this new app allows cars to use crime data to recommend safe parking spaces or areas. An in-car service, the new app would cross-reference police statistics with available parking spaces, to tell Mercedes-Benz drivers whether it is safe or not to park in a certain parking space.

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Mercedes-AMG has a new entry-level performance model that will compete in the compact segment. Set to go against the Audi S3 hatchback, the new Mercedes-AMG A35 4MATIC is out to prove that premium hot hatches are able to deliver a new level of driving performance on the road.

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 4MATIC was developed along with the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class right from the start, allowing AMG to inject the vaunted AMG DNA into every detail of the new hot hatch. The Mercedes-AMG A 35 4MATIC makes use of the design idiom of the new A-Class with the addition of distinctive AMG elements.

For instance, the front end of the new AMG A 35 4MATIC is marked by a radiator grille with twin louvers, a front splitter and a AMG Line front apron with flics on the air intakes. Silver chrome trims are also found on the louvers in the outer air intakes. On the sides, the premium hot hatch features side sill panels of the AMG Line as well as aerodynamically optimized 18-inch light-alloy wheels in twin-spoke design. The rear end, meanwhile, is defined by a spoiler lip on the roof, two round tailpipe trims and a rear apron with a new diffuser insert.

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Compared to its predecessor (2011-2019 model years), the next-gen GLE is more elegant, more intelligent, and more technological. Likewise it is more spacious, more aerodynamic and more suited to off-road adventures.

Mercedes-Benz will unveil the next-gen GLE to the global public at the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris 2018, which will be held from October 4 to 14, 2018). It will arrive in the United States and Europe in early 2019 and in China in spring 2019.

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Whenever Mercedes-Benz officially unveils a new generation vehicle, it also creates a special edition model dedicated to the launch of the all-new model. Typically called as the Edition 1, this model is essentially a more lavish version of the newly launched next-gen model. Now, after unveiling the new generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan, the carmaker is introducing the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Edition 1.

As a launch edition model, The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Edition 1 is differentiated from its ordinary counterpart with a number of visual tweaks. In addition, compared to the ordinary 2019 A-Class Sedan, the Edition 1 will have more equipment included as standard. The A-Class Sedan Edition 1 Edition 1 is essentially derived from the AMG Line version. It features “Edition” badging on the front fenders to communicate to the world that it is not your typical A-Class Sedan.

Visual tweaks implemented on the exterior of the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Edition 1 include a number of copper accents. These copper accents include the pins on its “diamond” front grille as well as on its elegant 19-inch alloy wheels.

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