“GT Spirit” tours the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, Germany

GT Spirit takes us on a tour of the MBZ museum in Stuttgart in their wonderful walk-through article.

Some interesting factoids:

The architecture was  designed by UN Studio and is inspired by DNA’s double-helix shape see more in Mercedes below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Mo7Kg7jaxA

The museum has 177605 square feet of displays

They offer 2 different tours daily

7 legend rooms detail different legendary times in Mercedes-Benz history

More info on the museum linked here.

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Rare Mercedes Lotec C1000 to be auctioned

Expecting to fetch 1-1.3 million US Dollars at auction, the Lotec / Mercedes-Benz C1000, a supercar dreamed up by a billionaire in the United Arab Emirates was produced in 1995 and is called “C1000” because of it’s all carbon-fiber body and it’s 1000 horsepower MBZ engine. The original car specs state that the car has a 0-60 time of just over 3 seconds, this hasn’t yet been independently verified. The auction house RKM Collector Car Auctions will be in charge of ...

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New Mercedes-Benz C-class images show Google Maps in navigation

Apparently, the new Mercedes-Benz C-class will follow a short list of Google Map nav systems to feature Google Maps as the native navigation app. Cnet reports that recently published interior photos of the new C-class shows Google Earth and Maps embedded into the controls of the infotainment system in the dashboard.

From the article:

“Audi uses Google Earth satellite imagery for its navigation system, although the head unit’s computer performs all route calculation. The Tesla Model S offers ...

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MotorTrend shares their first reaction to driving the new Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec

MotorTrend’s Frank Markus takes the new 4-cylinder E250 Bluetec for a trip through the wilderness in Washington. Some takeaways, they didn’t get above 36MPG, the power is adequate and the navigation routes you to gas stations that have changed since the nav was updated. That’s a harsh finding in a brand new luxury Diesel hybrid from a leading automaker like Mercedes-Benz.

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