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A Forgotten Electric Mercedes Was Recently Spotted Testing At Nürburgring

Several years ago, Mercedes produced a prototype electric sports car called the SLS E-Cell that pretty much came and went. But, recently, at Nürburgring, a version of that car was spotted with all sorts of gadgets attached to it, presumably in the midst of testing. Perhaps the SLS E-Cell still lives?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster And Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Both Hail From A Golden Age

“You can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been” is the kind of lame, sing-song fortune cookie saying you get from time to time in lieu of an actual fortune. And while on most days, I think it’s merely a hokey way of reminding people that the past is important, when it […]

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Volvo Parent Geely Buys The Flying Car That’s Always Two Years Away

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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At $10,999, Could This High-Mileage 2006 Mercedes CLS 55 AMG Prove Four Is More?

Mercedes’ first generation CLS is in my humble opinion, the most beautiful Benz of the modern era. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe CLS 55 has the balls to back up those looks, but will its price prove an ugly counterpoint?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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It’s Only Free Practice 2 And Lewis Hamilton Just Set A New Track Record In Austin

The sun peeked out this afternoon just long enough to let the 2017 Formula One cars show their true speed on a dry track during Free Practice 2. Early in the session, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton smashed the F1 track lap record with a ridiculously quick 1:34.668 lap time. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Valtteri Bottas Will Drive For Mercedes In 2018 But Maybe Not After That

When Nico Rosberg retired right after winning the 2016 Formula One title, his Mercedes F1 team was left with a seat to fill—fast. So, they plucked Valtteri Bottas from Williams and signed him for a year. It made sense, given that it was a quick decision on a driver who hadn’t proven himself in the […]

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Valtteri Bottas Will Drive For Mercedes In 2018 But Maybe Not After That

When Nico Rosberg retired right after winning the 2016 Formula One title, his Mercedes F1 team was left with a seat to fill—fast. So, they plucked Valtteri Bottas from Williams and signed him for a year. It made sense, given that it was a quick decision on a driver who hadn’t proven himself in the […]

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Mercedes Is Making A G-Wagon Crossover Purpose Built For Rich Road-Going: Report

Mercedes-Benz is finally catching on that rich people don’t buy the boxy G-Wagon for its brutish off-roading capability, so the SUV originally designed for military use will be inspiring a new crossover that still looks the part, but won’t feel like you’re about to democratize a small country.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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We Could See A Mercedes Electric Compact Concept Very Soon: Report

Fans of gasoline and loud noises can make their own loud noises of protest all they want but it ain’t changing shit: electric cars are the future. That’s why Mercedes will offer a buttload of them soon and could show off another concept at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, this time an electric compact car.Read […]

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