Category Archives: Performance

Eight Fastest Mercedes-Benz Vehicles In History

Top Mercedes-Benz Nürburgring Lap Times

One of the most exciting parts about a new supercar is finding out how quickly it can scoot itself around the infamous Nürburgring in Germany. As of today, Mercedes-Benz holds 8 out of the top 100 fastest lap times at the Nürburgring. Or should we say Mercedes-AMG because three of them are GTs and most of them have AMG® in the name? Either way, neither could exist without the other in the eyes of the Nürburgring, and Mercedes-AMG is owned by Mercedes-Benz, so we would consider it a mute point. Read the rest of this entry >>

What is the difference between AIRMATIC AMG RIDE CONTROL and DYNAMIC SELECT?

What Is The Difference Between AIRMATIC (®), AMG RIDE CONTROL, and DYNAMIC SELECT?

AIRMATIC (®) Suspension is what Mercedes-Benz calls its air-ride suspension system. For most drivers, DYNAMIC SELECT is more than enough to adjust this accordingly. It even features an INDIVIDUAL mode that allows for some customization. AMG RIDE CONTROL, however, allows you to fine tune your suspension settings separate from transmission or engine settings. Realistically, this is only used on the race track. Neither DYNAMIC SELECT, nor AMG RIDE CONTROL can be present without AIRMATIC (®) suspension, which comes as an option on all Mercedes-Benz vehicles. All AMG (®) vehicles will have all three of these features, standard. Read the rest of this entry >>

What is Mercedes-Benz RACETIMER (™)?

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What is Mercedes-Benz RACETIMER (™)?

One of the things Mercedes-Benz does best is giving customers features that are likely never to get used. In many circumstances, you might have your Mercedes-Benz for 10 years but you will only be aware of 90 percent of its functionality. Mercedes-Benz RACETIMER (™) is one of these features. What is it? Read the rest of this entry >>