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New Straight-Six Engine and 48-Volt Electrical System

The Mercedes-AMG CLS53 will go on sale in the U.S. by the end of 2018, kicking off a new line in the AMG performance stable. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the CLS’ new 53 variants and hinted at more 53s coming later in the E-class family.

All AMG 53 models will be powered by a higher-output version of parent Daimler’s new ...

The New Sprinter and eSprinter Vans from Mercedes

Since 1995,

the Sprinter has been defining the largest van segment in the most diverse of fields in more than 130 countries. Sales to date in excess of 3.3 million units, the Sprinter is among the top-selling commercial vehicles and is the best-selling vehicle of Mercedes-Benz Vans. Although heavily focused on commercial customers, many #vanlife couples and ...

Emission-Free Driving from Mercedes

For 2018,

the new, emission-free smart car from Mercedes-Benz has really got the shop talking.  The smart electric drive is standard-equipped with a Rearview Camera and Smartphone Voice recognition features.

What’s more? Mercedes-Benz is introducing a new paint color, Autumn Brown Metallic, and it will be available with a Sport Package option with 16-inch 8-Y-spoke wheels in black ...

Mercedes Plug-in Hybrid Takes a Page from Tesla

Longer range, more power, we have our eyes on the new Mercedes hybrid.

The third-generation hybrid transmission evolved on the basis of the 9G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission. The S-Class family growing, and the latest edition is something we’re really excited to try, the new-generation plug-in hybrid.

The Mercedes S560e has an approximate all-electric range of 25 miles. ...

What’s Up with the Mercedes AMG Puddle Lamp?

Making sure people see your Mercedes emblem has just jumped to a new level in the latest Mercedes AMGs with their new puddle lamps.

Some are different than others, but we’re sure you know a few people who take pride in their car’s emblem and how prominently shown it is. (Lookin’ at you, Gary.)

Well, the latest ...

The 2018 Mercedes S-Class

A Luxury Sedan That Packs Power and Torque

Because CK Auto Exclusive focuses mainly on new model Mercedes, we love keeping up with the latest and greatest in the Mercedes community. Keeping up with the new technology, upgrades safety features and horsepower is what we live for – because it’s a challenge.

Our team of authorized Mercedes ...

Testing ‘Intelligent World Drive’ on 5 Continents

Mercedes-Benz is really making their mark in 2018 – but it’s no surprise. Their innovative technology has been the driving force behind their brand for decades. We’ve been keeping up with the latest in self-driving Mercedes – and it looks like “Intelligent World Drive” will be tested on 5 continents.

5 continents in 5 months.

The vehicle ...

Say Goodbye to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

We at CK Auto Exclusive have enjoyed watching Mercedes-Benz vehicles grow and evolve. After almost forty years in the Mercedes family, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is starting to be phased out. The first model to go is the Mercedes-AMG G65. The G-Wagen has only received minor updates throughout its existence, mostly just to keep the tech fresh. In this ...

Mercedes Engine Rebuilds Made Simple

 

Rebuilding a Mercedes Engine

Most people understand the process of rebuilding a Mercedes engine, but few know the reasons why an engine may need to be rebuilt or removed altogether. In many cases, it’s sometimes more cost-effective to part out your Mercedes than to fully rebuild the engine.

Like everything with moving parts, vehicle engines degrade over ...