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Report: Mercedes-Benz still on track with a straight-six

Motoring.com of Australia recently received an update that once again reaffirms Mercedes-Benz’s rumored return to the use of the straight-six. Past reports from Automobile, AutoCar, and Germany’s AutoBild have all echoed the same plans for the return of the classic gasoline Mercedes-Benz straight-six. In the latest follow-up, which also reflects on the aforementioned past reports, the new inline-six […]

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Report: Mercedes still rumored to return with the straight-six for the new E-Class

Straight-six lovers rejoice! Because Mercedes-Benz will apparently be reviving their use of the straight-six for the new E-Class due sometime in 2016. The new mill is also expected to find its way into the 2017 C-Class and eventually, other models. Rumors have been floating around suggesting Mercedes-Benz’s return to the beloved motor design after the […]

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Report: More details on next generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class, CLK to return, straight-sixes to be revitalized

Automobile was able to get the scoop on some details surrounding the all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. So far, the outlet seems to have been a bit critical of the Silver Arrow’s recent productions. But after learning some new bits about what Mercedes has in store for the C-Class, Automobile happily reports that the C-Class is […]

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Rumor: Mercedes-Benz may drop entire V6 lineup for a new family of straight-sixes

Inline sixes have always been favored over V6s by enthusiasts for their unparalleled refinement, mechanical balance and simplicity. However, over time, companies who only produced straight-six engines have resorted to the “Vee” configuration to help cut costs and cater to a more space-conscious market, especially from the growth of longitudinally placed engines for front-wheel driven […]

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