Geely wants a part of Daimler. After a public rejection in November the Chinese company is now buying Daimler stock on the open market. The Germans better watch out because Geely founder Li Shufu wants Daimler really bad, especially the Mercedes-Benz brand.
How bad is really bad? Very bad. As my colleague Erik explained earlier on in his brilliant article about Geely’s early history it has always been Li’s dream to build a “Chinese Benz”. Geely’s very first car was in fact a fake Mercedes-Benz. And we now have more information about this car.
Read all about it on ChinaCarHistory.com.
Mercedes-Benz GLC goes long-wheelbase for China
Everything has to be bigger in China, and even mid-sized SUVs can’t escape. These are the first photos of the new Mercedes-Benz GLC-L, a long-wheelbase variant of the GLC SUV.
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Spy Shots showing the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV testing in China. The new G-Class will debut early next year. China is one of the largest markets worldwide for the G so it Mercedes has to make sure it behaves well on Chinese roads.
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This beautiful red Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is one of the high lights of yet another impressive Mercedes-Benz collection in Beijing. The cars were dirty and dusty but overall in a very good shape.
The cars belong to the owner of a former Mercedes-Benz repair shop. Until the early 00’s there were two different kind of car shops in China: shops to buy a car and shops to repair a car. They were strictly separated and operated per brand.
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With the facelifted S-Class comes the facelifted Mercedes-Maybach. The mighty limousine gets the same visual upgrades plus unique and ultra shiny new wheels. There are also two new variants: the S680 and the S560.
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The facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been launched on the Shanghai Auto Show in China, showing off its fancy Ultra Range High Beam LED headlights. Other changes include the grille, bumpers, rear lights, and the interior has been updated. Power is up too! The C63 AMG 4matic, as seen on the first photo, now gets 612 horses and 900nm.
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The new Mercedes-Benz Concept A Sedan has been unveiled in China, on the eve of the Shanghai Auto Show, showing off a sporty body with a racy grille and the most brilliant blue headlights. The concept previews the upcoming A-Class sedan for the Chinese market. The production version will be launched next year.
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A wondrous white 3-door Mercedes-Benz G500, Spotted in China on a car market in south Beijing. The G had been fitted with various Brabus body parts, darkened windows, and five-spoke AMG alloys.
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Mercedes-Benz will unveil a compact sedan concept on the Shanghai Auto Show. The concept previews the upcoming A-Class sedan for the Chinese market. The production version will debut one year later on the April 2018 Beijing Auto Show.
The A-Class sedan is an addition to the existing lineup and not a replacement of the CLA, the latter is a four-door coupe whereas the A-Class sedan will have a more traditional sedan shape. It will be based on the new MFA-II platform and made in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture to compete with the BMW 2-Series sedan and the Audi A3 Limousine.
Mercedes-Benz will launch the facelifted S-Class and the new S560 on the Shanghai Auto Show in China. The facelift includes new headlights, new bumpers, new rear lights, a new steering wheel, a new S560 name tag, and the new six-in-line engine. Continue reading “Facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class And New Six-in-Line To Debut In Shanghai”