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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new addition to the company's line of personal security vehicles. The M-Class Guard features bullet-proof side windows made with special laminated glazing and a polycarbonate inner layer to protect occupants from shards of glass. Mercedes says the M-Class Guard meets protection level VR4 according to the Bullet Resistant Vehicles 2009 standards, based on testing from the independent Ulm-based Ballistics Bureau, which means it can withstand .357 Magnum and .44 fire from multiple angles. It can also stand up to the DM51 hand grenade when equipped with optional... Read More

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    Featured: Mercedes-Benz introduces new heavy security M-Class Guard model
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    Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new addition to the company's line of personal security vehicles. The M-Class Guard features bullet-proof side windows made with special laminated glazing and a polycarbonate inner layer to protect occupants from shards of glass. Mercedes says the M-Class Guard meets protection level VR4 according to the Bullet Resistant ...

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    Official: Mercedes delivers new Popemobile in Rome
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    Catholics already have a celebration in December in honour of a figure with a nine-month gestation, and that's exactly how long it took the latest Mercedes Benz Popemobile to go from conception to delivery. While The Messiah arrived in a manger, the new Popemobile was delivered by company head Dr. Dieter Zetsche, who said "It is an honour for ...

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    Breaking: Ontario teen splashes Mercedes-Benz SUV into Lake Ontario
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    19 year old, Hang Jiang must have had a pretty good time last Friday night, judging from the fact that he was driving home loaded at 5:30 am on Saturday. His morning ended with a splash, when he plunged his 2004 Mercedes-Benz M-Class into the icy waters of Lake Ontario. Jiang had been heading south on Lower Spadina Avenue when he failed to stop as he ...

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    Quick Spin: 2012 Mercedes ML350 BlueTEC w/ On&Offroad Package
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    Getting Deliciously Dirty With Clean Diesel Back in July, our man Bowman got his first chance to drive the new Mercedes M-Class in the wilds of Montana, and he came away particularly impressed by the ML350 BlueTEC 4Matic. It's great news that this updated diesel powertrain is coming to North America in November, but in Montana, we missed out on the ...

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    Los Angeles: 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG offers all-weather, all-family rapid transit
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    %Gallery-139739% We posted the official pictures from Mercedes-Benz earlier this week, but it wasn't until today that the 2012 ML63 AMG was revealed in the flesh. Muscle arrives in the form of the now-familar twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8, which replaces the naturally aspirated 6.2-litre V8. No need to complain, as the boosted engine produces 518 ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz reveals 518-hp ML63 AMG ahead of Los Angeles debut [w/video]
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    We've seen a lot of action from Mercedes-Benz and its AMG performance division this year, most of which concerns replacing the naturally aspirated 6.2-litre V8 with the company's new, more powerful, more efficient twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8. The 5.5 is a great engine, but we've lamented the death of the 6.2 for a while now (though Merc is still ...

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    Recalls: Mercedes-Benz recalling 6,800 diesel models
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    Nearly 7,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles are being recalled for potentially leaky fuel filters. Included under the recall are diesel (read: Bluetec) versions of the 2011 E-Class, GL-Class, M-Class, and R-Class, as well as the 2012 S-Class. The 2011 model year vehicles being recalled were built between January 2010 and April 2011. NHTSA says fuel filters on ...

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    Mercedes-Benz announces $2-billion US investment into Alabama plant
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    Mercedes-Benz has just announced that the German automaker will invest more than $2 billion US ($1.93 billion Cdn) into its Tuscaloosa, Alabama manufacturing facility. The cash is slated to go toward production of current the current M-Class, though funds will also go toward producing the next-generation GL-Class and C-Class at the factory. The funds ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec 4Matic [w/video]
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    Proof That There's Still Life Left In The SUV Game It's getting harder and harder to hate SUVs these days. As manufacturers continue to walk down their own personal Green Mile toward stiffer CAFE standards, engineers have been working double-time to come up with creative ways to increase fuel economy without putting drivability or power on the ...

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    Report: Report: Mercedes-Benz working on M-Class Hybrid Popemobile
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    The Papal motorcade is packed with new cars, but the most famous of them is the Popemobile. Typically based on a Mercedes-Benz sport-ute, most recent examples have been modified versions of the G-Wagen or M-Class (like the one pictured above). His Holiness has vocalized his desire for an all-electric vehicle, even a solar-powered one. But while moving ...