• V-8 Kompressor

    Late last year we first heard that Mercedes-Benz, together with its high-performance AMG division, was going to replace its entire engine lineup with a new range of more fuel efficient direct-injected and turbocharged units. Today, we have the first solid details on one of the most exciting of the newcomers, a 5.5-liter V-8 that will replace the 6.2-liter unit found in the current AMG lineup. Codenamed M157, the new 5.5-liter engine will feature direct-injection and twin-turbocharging technologies to ensure it produces more power and torque than the current 6.2-liter naturally aspirated mill...

  • 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe rendering
    Rendered: 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

    The current C216 CL was first introduced at the end of 2006 but prototypes for the facelifted version had been spotted testing in Germany as early as August last year.

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