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    2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

    Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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    On the heels of a major leak, the new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 has gone official, with full specs and details of the new R231, the sixth generation of the SL Class. This beauty wont debut until next year, but we here at this NJ Mercedes-Benz dealership can’t wait! Read here for all the latest news and photos, courtesy of Motor Authority!

    Powered in SL550 form by a twin-turbo 4.6-liter V-8 engine rated at 429 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, it’s a significant upgrade over the previous SL550, with 47 more horsepower and 125 pound-feet more torque. Weighing in at up to 308 pounds less than the former SL, it is also lighter, helping it live up to its SL–Super Light–moniker.

    That weight savings and extra power enables the new SL550 to claim a manufacturer-stated 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds.

    The real story with the new SL is in the design, however. On the outside, the 2013 SL wears an all-new look that nevertheless draws on its heritage. The front end, for example, has hints of the R107 in it, with the upright grille, more vertical headlights, and character-lined hood. At the sides, accent folds and vent strakes are the key visual elements, flowing smoothly into the somewhat plain rear-quarters, which in turn blend into the expansive, slightly sloped rear deck, the large triangular tail lights, and the dual exhaust outlets in the rear bumper. The overall silhouette is intended to lose the broken wedge-like side surfaces of the R230 to give the R231 more of the look of the classic SLs.

    To read the full article, click here

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    embrace Your World From Your Benz

    Monday, June 20th, 2011
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    Our NJ Mercedes dealership loves all of the Mercedes-Benz mbrace services. They’re all  very convenient and  keep you and your family safe, which at the end of the day is all that matters. Below you will find information and videos on the three services offered in mbrace: Safety & Security, Navigation & Destination Planning, and Convenience. Take the time to browse the information and videos and find out why Mercedes-Benz vehicles are “The Best or Nothing”.

    Source: MBUSA

    The next generation of groundbreaking in-vehicle services from Mercedes-Benz, mbrace offers peace of mind 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by keeping you connected to the assistance you need, at the moment you need it – with expanded and enhanced features. It’s backed by industry-leading expertise. It’s accessible in your vehicle, online or through the new mbrace Mobile Application. It´s your world, from your car.

    Mercedes-Benz mbrace helps protect you, your loved ones and your vehicle on the road. Advanced, embedded technology provides timely response in the event of an emergency…even to the point of calling for help if you are unable.

    Take some time and check out all the mbrace services offered:

    * Safety & Security
    * Navigation & Destination Planning
    * Convenience

    For more information about mbrace services click here.