2014 Audi RS5 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 507 Coupe! - Head 2 Head Ep. 51
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Jonny Lieberman sets out to discover which
German hot-rod-personal-luxury-coupe is the best you can get. The 507 Coupe
is the last iteration of the W204 C63. With the exception of the very
limited-run Black Series, it's the best C63 that AMG has ever done. Under
its hood sits a hand-built, 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 good for 507
more do you want? Perhaps something more high-tech, and that's where the
Audi RS5 comes in. The sexy coupe from Quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm features
a 4.2-liter V-8 that spits out 450 hp. That¹s less power than the 507
Coupe makes, true, but the Audi also features AWD, a dual-clutch
transmission, bigger wheels and tires, plus a trick torque-vectoring rear
differential. Which one is quicker? Which one is more fun to drive? Which
one is best? Watch and find out!
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Mercedes Benz A-class W168 Development
Production of the W168 A-Class began in 1997. It was also the first front
wheel drive passenger car from Mercedes-Benz. Its front engine, front wheel
drive layout was quite unusual for Mercedes. To date, more than one million
units have been sold worldwide.
One innovation of the W168 was a frontal-impact absorption system called
the "Sandwich" (see patents DE4326 9 and DE4400132 in the name of
Mercedes-Benz). In the event of a violent frontal impact, the engine and
transmission would slide underneath the floor below the pedals rather than
entering the passenger compartment.
The W168 became infamous in 1997 after flipping over during the traditional
"moose test" performed by the Swedish automobile publication Teknikens
Värld. According to the report, the W168 overturned when maneuvering to
avoid the "moose". Mercedes initially denied the problem, but then took the
surprising step of recalling all units sold to date (2,600) and suspending
distribution until the problem was solved by adding electronic stability
control and modifying the suspension. This marked the world premiere of
stability control in a small car. Nevertheless, the W168 A-Class was voted
the worst-handling car in Britain in the Top Gear Survey 2007 (completed by
owners of the vehicles).
As a result of the suspension stiffening described above, the ride on the
W168 is very firm; this combined with the short wheelbase makes this car
very jittery over rough surfaces. This is not a problem with the long
wheelbase version of the car.
Mercedes Benz A160 CDI Cold start
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decided to make a cold start Video. Please make comments, that i know how
my first Video was. Thanks for watching.
2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG! Head 2 Head Ep. 46
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Jonny Lieberman heads to Graz, Austria, the
home of one of the world's toughest off roaders - the Mercedes-Benz
G-Wagen. The last time a G63 appeared on Head 2 Head, it beat out the
all-new and quite excellent Range Rover Supercharged. This time, however,
the G63 faces even stiffer competition — another G63. Of course, this
particular G has an extra axle, because it's the $500,000+ G63 AMG 6x6!
Costing roughly twice as much as the awesome twin-turbo V-12 powered G65, the 6x6 is the ultimate
expression of the Gelandewagen... on paper. But is it actually any good? Is
the 6x6 as awesome as it looks, or is the regular G-Wagen just too well
thought out? And why is the 6-wheeled truck always jumping in the air like
that? Watch and find out!
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