Mercedes-Benz at the NY Auto Show

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Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the world premiere of the redesigned 2011MY R-Class luxury crossover at the New York International Auto Show, open to the public April 2-11, 2010 at the Jacob Javits Center.

 

2011 R-Class

 

One look is all it takes to see that the new MY2011 R-Class conveys a new level of assertiveness, underscoring the unique personality of this multi-talented vehicle. The completely redesigned front end completely transforms its overall appearance, taking its inspiration from Mercedes-Benz sedans and SUV models. Alongside its fresh exterior, the inner values of the redesigned MY2011 R-Class also speak for themselves. These include the spaciousness of a luxury SUV, as well as the safety, style and exclusivity of a Mercedes-Benz sedan.

 

Powered by a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine, the R350 4MATIC produces 268 hp and 258 lb-ft. of torque, while the R350 BlueTEC 4MATIC features a 210-hp 3.0-liter turbo diesel delivering an impressive 18 mpg city and 24 mpg in the highway driving cycle. Available in 6- and 7-passenger seating configurations, all models feature the sure-footed confidence of standard 4MATIC all-wheel drive.

 

E-Class Wagon Makes North American Debut

 

The new 2011MY E350 4MATIC wagon joins the sedan, coupe and cabrio models to complete the versatile E-Class lineup. Featuring standard 4MATIC all-wheel drive and a 7-speed automatic transmission, the V6 E350 4MATIC wagon features a 3.5- liter V6 producing 268-hp and 258 lb-ft. of torque. Detailed with expressive aluminum roof rails, the sleek 2011 E-Class wagon appears to have continuous side windows from the front windshield all the way to the rear lift gate, thanks to flush roof pillars trimmed to blend with the side glass.

 

A 60-40 fold-down rear seat makes for cavernous cargo capacity that's highly flexible; the E350 4MATIC wagon is the only vehicle in its market segment to feature sevenplace seating as standard. With coil spring suspension up front and electronicallycontrolled air springs at the rear, the load-leveling air suspension keeps the car level regardless of the cargo weight.

 

SLS AMG GT3 Makes U.S. Debut

 

Automobile fascination paired with spectacular race car design - that is the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3. The racing version of the 2011 SLS AMG has been conceived as a customer sport vehicle for participation in race series based on FIA

GT3 regulations. Meticulous lightweight construction and optimized chassis, brakes and aerodynamics deliver uncompromising dynamics. The extra special SLS AMG will make its race track debut in 2011.

 

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