Archive for September, 2009

Inside Look at Mercedes-Benz Design Process

Ever wonder how the SLS AMG or the E-Class Coupé is created? Where is the future of Mercedes-Benz design headed?

This year at the 2009 International Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is allowing auto enthusiasts to take a behind-the-scenes look at how professional Mercedes-Benz designers create new cars.  From the first design sketch to the finished model, spectators can witness the design process first hand.

It is a great opportunity for show visitors to learn about auto design. The official press release from Daimler is below: Continue reading » »

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – The New Gullwing

AMG Market News/Mercedes-Benz PR from Stuttgart/Affalterbach/Sept. 10:  The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which is about to celebrate its world premiere on 15 September 2009 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, embodies a blend of consummate automotive fascination and high tech. The super sports car delivers a compelling mix of purist styling, consistent lightweight design and superior driving dynamics. At the same time, the SLS fully lives up to all the expectations of hallmark Mercedes everyday practicality and optimum safety. In essence, the new ‘Gullwing’ offers the ideal synthesis of the strengths of Mercedes-Benz and AMG. (Continue reading for link to SLS AMG Gullwing photo gallery…)

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New Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing 2011 Engine – Video

Watch the assembly of an AMG engine from installation of the crankshaft. This relatively short video shows the major components being added.

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