Mercedes-Benz has an electrified vision for the future, and it includes their all-new VISION EQXX. Aside from achieving a 621-mile range on a single charge, it has a very impressive energy consumption of less than 10 kWh per 100 kilometers, or roughly 6 miles per kWh. The company redefined the automotive engineering rule book by building a software-driven electric car that re-imagines the road trip for the electric era. Read more for two videos, including an in-depth look, additional pictures and information.
Based on the Mercedes-Benz Atego general purpose rigid truck, the SOD RISE 4×2-950 motorhome might be the first one with a rooftop terrace, or at least straight from the factory. Unfortunately, it will set you back at least $700,000 USD from Stone Offroad Design for the most basic model. This one has a fully decked out interior, complete with marbled porcelain stoneware. Read more for additional pictures and information.
In case of zombie apocalypse or just to go off-road in pure luxury, Classic Youngtimers Agency’s Mercedes-Benz X 350d 6-Wheeler “Black Edition” pickup truck is the vehicle to choose. It was built atop a custom-made subframe that makes room for a third axle, resulting in a heavy duty commercial vehicle offering plenty of room for four passengers as well as the driver. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
What could make the Mercedes-Benz GLE 63 S 4MATIC+ Coupé even better? How about a 900-horsepower makeover by BRABUS, and that’s exactly what the famed tuners did to this luxury vehicle. More specifically, they increased displacement of the original twin-turbocharged V8 engine to 4.5L, which now makes 888 horsepower and 774 pound-feet of torque, enabling it to hit 62 mph in a mere 3.2-seconds, while topping out at 205 mph. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Mercedes-Benz has integrated the first brain-computer interface (BCI) in its Vision AVTR concept car, and it made its debut at the IAA MOBILIY 2021 show in Munich. That’s right, it forms a biometric interaction with the vehicle using a direct connection to the human brain. Users wear the BCI device implanted with electrodes on the back of their head to records brain activity and establish a direct connection to the vehicle after a one-minute calibration. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
From afar, the Mercedes-Maybach EQS easily stands out, thanks to its signature two-tone paint finish in Obsidian Black Metallic and Zircon Red Metallic with a fine pinstripe in chrome as a visual dividing line. The chrome surfaces not only extend over the air intakes and diffuser at the front . rear, but also frame the side windows with a dynamically flowing chrome surround in a 3D-like design. There are automatic comfort doors in the front / rear with extending handles when users approach, and when the driver approaches, their door opens automatically. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Watch out Tesla, the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE is coming in 2022 to take on the Model S. This is a standard electric luxury sedan, with a fixed rear window and separate trunk lid, but with a long wheelbase of 122.9 inches, which is built on the same dedicated EV platform as the EQS. Power comes from a single permanent-magnet motor at the rear wheels generating 288 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds, while topping out at 130 mph. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQG points to an electrified future of their iconic G-Class SUV. Featuring the familiar angular silhouette, illuminated stripes, and a sleek two-tone paint finish – gloss black on top, gloss aluminum beam on the bottom – that runs in the area of the front end directly under the overlying bonnet. Up front, you’ll find the typical round headlights, a continuous deep black radiator grille illuminated star with 3D effect and an all-round illuminated band wraps the Black Panel. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
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The Mercedes-Benz X-Class may have ended production due to low sales, but this particular X350d was transformed into a one-off, 6-wheeled pickup truck by Classic Youngtimers. Featuring a custom-built subframe that makes room for a third axle, seating room for our passengers as well as the driver, and the ability to go just about anywhere. Unfortunately, it has already been sold. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Mercedes-Benz teased the interior of its all-new 2022 EQS a few months back, but now, they’ve officially unveiled their luxury electric sedan. The vehicle combines technology, design, functionality and connectivity to delight both drivers as well as passengers. The US market is set to get the EQS 450+ with 329 hp and the EQS 580 4MATIC with 516 hp, both of which can be charged with up to 200 kW at fast charging stations using a direct current, good for up to a 479-mile range. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.