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U Spy 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE or M-Class Facelift

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Next year's facelift for the current-gen Mercedes M-Class won't only bring changes to the SUVs appearance, but if the reports are true, to its name as well.

Mercedes Reportedly Planning to Rename M-Class to GLE-Class, GLK to GLC, GL to GLS

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For an automaker, renaming one of its established models does take some courage, as no one can predict how the market will react to the change. Just look at the re-branded Infiniti lineup, can you name at least one of its models except the highly-publicized Q50 sedan?

2015 Mercedes-Benz MLC Spied With Herd of 2015 M-Class Prototypes

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Previewed by the Concept Coupe SUV at this year's edition of the Beijing Auto Show, the upcoming Mercedes-Benz MLC will have one of the fastest transitions from concept to production vehicle if we are to look at the recent history of the three-pointed star.

Spied: Mercedes' ML Facelift Spotted in Southern Europe

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At the same time that work is progressing on the new MLC (or ML Coupe), Merc's BMW X6 challenger, the Germans are continuing the development of the facelifted M-Class SUV to keep it fresh and competitive.

Porsche Cayenne Turbo Pitted Against ML 63 AMG by Fifth Gear

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Two all-wheel drive leviathans were recently pitted against each other by the chaps over at Fifth Gear, and as with just about any other comparison test out there, only one of them emerged as the victor.

Mercedes-Benz' Facelifted CLS and M-Class Play Peekaboo with our Spies

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Our scoop photographers caught a quick glimpse of two updated Mercedes-Benz models coming out of one of the manufacture's facilities in Germany, including the 2015 CLS sports sedan and the 2015 M-Class SUV.

Scoop: Mercedes Tosses Out Some of the M-Class Facelift's Camo

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With the clock counting down to the debut of the facelifted M-Class that could happen as early as the 2014 Paris Motor Show this October, Mercedes is gradually reducing the amount of camouflage on the prototype models – not that the exterior of the car sports any drastic changes.

Dummy Warning: BMW X6M versus Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

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If you're going to tool around and race on a public road (which you shouldn't) with one of your peers, you should at least try to be attentive and avoid getting yourself into a pickle for the silliest of reasons, right?

New Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV is Stuttgart's BMW X6

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Mercedes CEO Dieter Zetsche yanked the covers off the brand's new Concept Coupé SUV on the occasion of the Annual Shareholder's Meeting of Daimler AG in Berlin today. Based on the ML's underpinnings, it's Mercedes answer to the BMW X6.

Facelifted 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Reveals its Inner Secrets

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We had a hunch that something of the tablet-sort was hiding under the dashboard covers of the last prototype of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV that we spied back in December of 2013, and now, we can finally show you what it looks like.

Spy Shots: 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Visits Dr. Facelift

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A light breeze of change is blowing around the third-generation W166 M-Class, Mercedes' contender in the luxury mid-size SUV segment with rivals including the BMW X5, Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7.

Launched in the summer of 2011, the German SUV will go under the knife with these spy pictures of a camouflages prototype suggesting that it will receive a new face with different designs for the hood, bumper and grille.

Brabus Brings the Thunder to Mercedes' ML63 and GL63 AMG SUVs

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Do you really need to have more than 500-horses under the hood of luxury, family orientated SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz ML or its longer sibling, the GL? The answer is no, but that's the wrong thing to ask buyers of these type of vehicles as they would rather prefer the question, 'Is it cool to have more than 500 ponies on tap?'

If you agree with the above, then read on to learn what famed Mercedes-Benz tuner Brabus has prepared for the latest ML 63 AMG and GL 63 AMG, which in factory guise, come with a twin-turbo V8 churning out up to 550hp (557PS) and 760Nm (560 lb-ft) of peak torque.

Mercedes Wants You to Say Twinkle Twinkle Little Star with New Illuminated Logo

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You probably remember when we wrote about Mercedes’ decision to offer the illuminated star as a genuine accessory for the new E-Class. Well, it looks like this feature will be offered across the entire range, with the next models to get it being the GL-Class from the model years 2013+, M-Class MY 2012+, E-Class MY 2014+ and CLS MY 2006+.

China’s BAIC Hires Aussie Designer Responsible for Mercedes CL, CLS and Original ML

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BAIC Motor of China has just announced that it has snapped up renowned Australian automotive designer Peter Arcadipane. He was chosen to draw up an entire range of luxury vehicles that are set to challenge the establishment, “with sophisticated styling and great proportions.”

The first of these new luxury models will be a rear-wheel driven sedan of “medium-large” dimensions, which will be predictably followed by crossovers and SUVs that are “big news in China.”

Boston Bombing Suspects Traced Thanks to Mercedes' Mbrace2 GPS-Based System

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The two alleged Boston Marathon bombers, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, were tracked by the police thanks to Mercedes’ factory-installed GPS system, according to a report from Autonews. The two suspects made the mistake of carjacking a 2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class that was fitted with this technology, so when the driver escaped and called the police, officers were able to track the SUV using its GPS system.

Quick, to the Popemobile: Mercedes-Benz Delivers New Ride to the Leader of the Catholic Church

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Pope Benedict XVI, the head of the Catholic Church, has received an early Christmas present in the guise of a new and specially modified Mercedes-Benz ML, which will be used for his public appearances both at home and abroad

Hofele-Design Customizes Mercedes-Benz ML and Calls it the Starcruiser GT 550

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German tuner Hofele-Design has spent some time fettling the latest generation of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and the outcome is a fully customized model series, which it names "Starcruiser GT 550".

Beginning with the ML's exterior, the tuning house has developed a 14-piece wide body kit that adds a new front bumper with big air intakes and LED daytime running lights, front and rear fender extensions, side skirts, a rear apron with a diffuser shrouding quad stainless-steel tailpipes, a tailgate spoiler and various trim pieces.

Mercedes Recalling 2012-2013MY ML-Class' Floor Mats Because They May Trap the Gas Pedal

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A problem with the all-season floor mats sold for use in model year 2012 and 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class vehicles has led to a recall notice.

In a form filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the German premium brand said that the mats may not fully conform to the contour of the vehicle's floor and could interfere with the accelerator pedal.

Mercedes-Benz Presents New ML 500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY for Europe

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While the new ML is already offered with a V8 engine in North America (besides the ML63 AMG, that is), in Europe, Mercedes-Benz has just added a V8 petrol version to the ML's non-AMG range in the shape of the ML 500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY that will be available for order from June 22 with first deliveries in the fall.

Watch a 500hp Ram SRT-10 Carrying a Life-Size Plastic Cow Race a Range Rover, X6M and ML63

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As it turns out, adding a real life-size plastic cow to the bed of a Dodge Ram SRT-10 will not help you win a race, at least not one where speed is the operative parameter, but it will help you stand out from the crowd.

The cow-equipped SRT-10 featuring the Viper's 8.3-liter V10 engine with 500-horsepower went up against a Range Rover Sport Supercharged GT600 producing 600 ponies, followed by a stock Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG with 510-horses and a BMW X6M Evotech Stage 2 rated at 630hp.

There's a video just after the break for your enjoyment.