Bragging rights for the lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschleife are back in German hands, but it’s not Porsche that’s reclaimed its title. Instead it’s Mercedes which has finally grabbed the record, with a 6:48.047 official lap time.
Mercedes is plotting quite the Geneva Motor Show this year. It’s recently revealed it will debut new halo models in the G-Class and S-Class ranges at the show in March. Apparently that 1,200hp duo isn’t enough for the brand.
The inaugural race of the 2018 Formula One season is only weeks away. With it comes several changes to the sport itself — grid girls, grid kids, and even the logo — and the cars are no exception. As the teams set up to reveal their cars over the coming days, both Mercedes and Ferrari F1 teams kick things off a little early by firing up their engines.
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In a certainly unexpected turn of events, Cigarette Racing Team has announced a surprising partnership with Mercedes-Benz and Sony to build the $1.5-million Cigarette Racing 50’ Vision GT Concept boat. Yes, that’s right – a speedboat.
Late-night TV host, comedian, and “car guy” Jay Leno has had a strong connection with the Gran Turismo series since his “Tank Car” first appeared in GT4. He also served as the “host” of Gran Turismo PSP, narrating the game’s English voice-overs.
It’s easy to lose track of things when you’re still coming off of the sheer excitement surrounding the GT6 reveal at Silverstone last week, and it’s possible that you may have missed this interesting bit of news regarding the muscle Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division is bringing to GT6.
Remember when Marco Calvo took home a real-world SLS AMG last month, in Mercedes-Benz’s GT5 Signature Edition driving challenge? They’ve since released a video of the finals – hit play above to see how it all went down.
The Signature Edition Challenge to win a real-life Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG kicks off today! As previously mentioned, the challenge will be run entirely within GT5’s B-Spec mode and is, of course, open only to Signature Edition owners.