Archive for December, 2009


AMG Market: Mercedes-Benz 2011 SLS AMG Desert Gold

The SLS AMG Desert Gold was created for the Dubai International Auto Show that took place in mid-December. The AMG Desert Gold was unveiled at a media event in Abu Dhabi that included Nico Rosberg.


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Mercedes-Benz 2010 Silver Arrows Formula One Team Hires Michael Schumacher

It has been confirmed that seven-times Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher will make his racing return in 2010 with the Silver Arrows team. The full press release and a video interview with Schumacher is below:

Formula One 2010 Mercedes-Benz Michael SchumackerAMG Market News/Press Release from Stuttgart/Brackley – The MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One Team can confirm that seven-times Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher will make his racing return in 2010 with the Silver Arrows team. With seven Drivers’ World Championships, 248 Grand Prix starts, 91 victories, 154 podium finishes and 68 pole positions, the 40-year old German needs no introduction following an illustrious and record-breaking Formula One career from 1991 to 2006 at the Jordan, Benetton and Ferrari teams. Michael’s return to racing with MERCEDES GP PETRONAS sees his return to Mercedes-Benz Motorsport where he began his racing apprenticeship as part of the Junior Programme in 1990, racing in Group C sports cars and DTM, and sees Michael renew his partnership with Ross Brawn with whom he won all seven of his World Championships. The announcement confirms the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS driver line-up for the 2010 season with Michael partnering his compatriot, 24 year old Nico Rosberg, in the Silver Arrows cars. Continue reading » »


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AMG Market: SLS AMG In the Cockpit – Video

A close-up of the interior of the SLS AMG with commentary about the AMG designers’ intention of the aircraft “cockpit” feel.

From Mercedes-Benz TV:

The SLS AMG makes the driver feel like a jet pilot without leaving the ground. The interior of the gullwing sports car is designed to ressemble a cockpit-like atmosphere. Interior designer Hans-Peter Wunderlich reveals the design philosophy that has shaped this gullwing model.

Video on next page –  Continue reading » »


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Mercedes-Benz 1980 450 SEL Charity Auction

Charlotte Kiehle of the New York State Dept. of Tax and Finance Child Support Enforcement contacted us about a charity auction this Saturday, Dec. 5. She requested help in promoting the charity and here’s the info she provided (please pass it on, it is for a good cause – thanks).

NYS DEPT OF TAX & FINANCE CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT took possession of a 1980 Mercedes Benz 450 SEL 4 door sedan, blue (not diesel).  Pictures attached.  This vehicle is going up for auction Saturday, December 5 at 11:30 am at Manasse Auction, Whitney Point NY 607-692-4540- website is www.manasseauctions.com and the cars being sold on Dec. 5 are listed here.

They will accept phone bids.   Please let your friends know and let’s get money for child support.

Provided by Charlotte Kiehe
Ph: 315-794-0062


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