Spotted at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, there weren't really any drastic changes for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. But we're not exactly complaining as the end result pretty much speaks for itself:
Equipped with a 451-horsepower 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V8 under the hood, it's enough to give you that extra boost even if you decide to opt out from adding the
optional AMG Development package. There's a 7-speed Speedshift MCT gearbox based on the cogswapper in the SL63 AMG. The transmission also has a new 'Controlled Efficiency' mode, and combined with a new power steering pump and other small changes, which supposedly makes this particular model consume 10% less fuel than previous versions.
Just a few years ago, the majority of cars were manuals. Automatic gearboxes were seriously expensive and a luxury only the wealthy could afford. Over time, as with so many other things, prices came down, and automatic cars went mainstream, especially in the US. Today, most people drive an automatic, something that was unthinkable forty years ago, just like it was unthinkable that most people would have airbags. But it happened, nonetheless. Read more
It’s a sad fact that car accidents are very common all around the world, and one of the leading causes of death, even in developed nations. It’s also an unfortunate fact that the large majority of traffic collisions are caused by human error in some way. While most people will stick to road laws and drive carefully, there’s no such thing as a perfect driver. Here are some of the most common causes of car accidents, and how you can avoid them. Read more
Being a pickup truck owner doesn’t make you that much different to people that own cars, for example. You both drive mechanical objects on wheels, and you all have to maintain and repair your vehicles. Read more