2016 Mercedes AMG GT R

April, 2017 § Leave a comment

Green Hell Magno it’s the colour… a reference to Jackie Stewart’s famous description of what the Nürburgring was “a green hell”.  Declaring this AMG the most sportive of all the family.  With a big fixed wing, a new grille and wider front and rear fenders.

Enjoy this nice car with a 577-hp 4.0-liter V-8 engine twin-turbo near his “cousin”, a bot from Cigarette Racing.

2016 Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster

October, 2016 § Leave a comment

Say welcome to the cabrio version of the 2015 AMG GT.  This gorgeous C model has a wider rear track to control a 4.0-litre V8 engine with 547hp. What a car! My birthday will be soon, don’t forget it 😉

 

 

 

2015 Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA

September, 2015 § Leave a comment

More and more we are seeing active aerodynamic on nowadays cars. Elements that constantly adjust to get more speed, or in this case, to improve efficiency. This “wow” concept, transforms into aero mode when you get more than 50 miles per hour. The rear of the concept stretches over 15 inches to guide air down the tail. Flaps in the bumpers also extend outward, and the wheels adjust to improve the flow around the sides. To trim things out underneath, a portion inside the front bumper moves, as well.

So you get to an incredible low drag coefficent of 0.19! Add a plug-in hybrid engine and you get great efficiency.

Gran Turismo concept cars

January, 2015 § Leave a comment

I thought the videogames would be the only place where you can admire and/or drive classic cars. You know, sometimes it’s becoming hard to find good pics of some classic cars.

But now, videogames not only store the past of motor industry, they are also creating the future. One of the most important car’s videogame ever created, Gran Turismo, thru its creator Kazunori Yamauchi’s, ask manufacturers to build concept cars for his game version 6.  Results are so interesting because brands can imagine new car designs being free of restrictions or limitations.

A lot of brands has created a virtual concept or even a real one.
– 2013 Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo,
– 2014 BMW GT6 Concept
– 2014 Subaru Vision GT
– 2014 Mitsubishi XR-PHEV concep
– 2014 Toyota Vision Gran Turismo (based on FT-1)
– 2014 Aston Martin DP-100
– 2014 Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo
– 2014 Infiniti Vision GT Concept
– 2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI Roadster Worthersee
– 2014 Chevrolet Chaparral 2X
– 2014 Mazda LM55
– 2015 Renault Alpine

Even Red Bull, with tech genius Adrian Newey, has designed the RB X2014.

2015 Mercedes AMG-GT

November, 2014 § 1 Comment

It’s the second car entirely developed by AMG, the first was the gorgeous 2009 SLS.
The SLS was a really nice and special car, with gullwings doors, this GT it’s the little brother.

This car will fight in size, power and price against the mytical Porsche 911, with a biturbo 4-litre V8’s in a front-mid position.

1970 Mercedes C111-II

August, 2014 § Leave a comment

The C111 was a series of experimental automobiles produced by Mercedes-Benz in 60’s and 70’s.  The design of this series II it’s surprising coming from the german manufacterer.  They were experimenting with Wankel engines (like Mazda RX7), 350hp on 600cc! But a lot of pollutant emissions and high fuel consumption. So this kind of motors were canceled and subsequent versions of the C111 were powered by a diesel engine.

Anyway, a nice car, a special design…  a car that deserves to be visited on Mercedes Museum. Enjoy the pics of C111-series and also, the three series together on some pics.

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K von Krieger Special Roadster

August, 2014 § Leave a comment

Baroness Josephine von Krieger purchased this car as a graduation gift for his son.  This car crisscrossed countries and continents to flee the horrors of WWII, to finally was found in a ­Connecticut garage in 1989.

A lot of history for this one of 26 540K Special Roadsters built, no doubt, one of the most gorgeous Mercedes that have been built.

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