Published on 01-30-2014 01:21 AM
The CLA45 AMG and the new M133 2.0 liter four-cylinder just continue to impress. Mid 12's from a factory 2.0 liter turbocharged motor with a warranty? Believe it. The all wheel drive and dual clutch transmission certainly help but the CLA45 AMG in the video below manages a 12.67 @ 108.8 with a 1.846 60 foot in warm Australian weather. BenzBoost hopefully does not need to provide a geography lesson and explain why it's summer in Australia right now. ...Published on 01-28-2014 10:40 PM
The news regarding Michael Schumacher's recovery from his tragic skiing accident is grim. The seven time world champion may never again regain consciousness after a medically induced coma to repair a brain hemorrhage after his head struck a rock. There is no date for when doctors might try to wake him and after being in an induced coma and on life support for such a prolonged time period doctors believe there is not much of a chance for a limited recovery let alone a full recovery. ...Published on 01-28-2014 04:10 AM
Camtronic is something we will all be seeing mentioned more often from Mercedes. Currently no AMG motors features the technology. Why? Because it is mostly an efficiency technology. BenzBoost will delve into what it does in the following paragraphs but the motors that feature this technology are the M270 and M274 four-cylinders. Why is this important? Because the upcoming M177 4.0 liter V8 set to power the new C63 AMG will essentially be two of these M270/M274 four-cylinder put together. ...Published on 01-28-2014 01:34 AM
If you have ever wanted to give your W221 S-Class a more aggressive look mimicking the AMG Black Series offerings you are in luck. Here is the new PD Black Edition V2 widebody kit for the W221 S-Class from Prior-Design. The design is very similar to their Black Edition V2 offering for the W216 CL. Prior-Design essentially took that kit for the W216 CL coupe and adapted it to the four-door W221 S-Class with very good results. ...