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Prices for the New Mercedes-Benz E-Class: E 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY
The new E-Class, which will be launched by Mercedes-Benz in the spring of 2009, will cost between €41,590.50 and €70,269.50 ex-works. Prices for the new E-Class will therefore remain at the same level as those for the predecessor model, despite more extensive equipment features, new engines, and improved technology. The model program for the new E-Class at market launch will consist of ten saloons equipped with four, six, or eight-cylinder engines that consume up to 23 percent less fuel than before.

Mercedes-Benz Super Coupe: SL65 AMG Black Series
Say “goodbye” to the McLaren-built Mercedes-Benz SLR, which finishes a five-year run, and “hello” to the next AMG Black Series Mercedes…. (Mercedes-Benz marketing article published in the San Francisco Chronicle – brief overview of the AMG Black Series). The 2009 SL65 AMG Black Series Coupe in a nutshell:

  • Base price: $299,000 ($325k plus with options)
  • Engine: 6.0-liter, 661-horsepower V12
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic
  • Wheelbase: 100.8 inches
  • Length: 180.6 inches
  • Width: 82.2 inches
  • Height: 50.6 inches
  • Curb weight: 4,345 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 21.1 gallons
  • Fuel consumption: TBD (or, yes)
  • AMG Black Series Dyno Run
  • Road and Track article on the 2009 SL65 AMG
  • More SL65 AMG Black Series articles here.