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Mercedes-Benz internal model designations (in-house design codes) were always more or less just consecutively allocated design codes devoid of any deeper meaning. For the passenger cars they are so-called W-numbers, from German word Wagen (=car). For example, W202 is C-class, W220 is S-class etc. This system started in 1926 and the numbers are consecutive continued till now. From the 1970s letter W is used for saloons, while the other letters have been add for the different body types (f.e. W212 is E-class saloon, V212 is E-class limousine, S212 is E-class estate etc.). For the commercial vehicles for early decades letter L was used instead of letter W (German word Lastwagen means a truck). From the 1950s letter L was omitted, resulting in just 3 numbers code. Sometimes word Baumuster (model) or Baureihe (model line) was used, like Baumuster 352 (or in short BM352) or Baureihe 352 (in short BR.352). So, basically, with or without a letter(s) in front, there is unique 3-number code, which determine every Mercedes-Benz car. As for the trucks, 300-i.e. numbers were used till the 1980s to code Mercedes commercial vehicles, 600-i.e. numbers were used in the 1980s and 1990s, and 900-i.e. numbers have been used from the introduction of Sprinter and Actros .
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The first Mercedes-Benz truck range, presented at the 1926 Berlin Motor Show (October) and at the 1927 International Motor Show for Trucks and Special Vehicles in Cologne (May) included three basic models with the payloads of 1.5, 2.5 and 5 tons. Each model was available with a standard and a low-frame chassis. Low chassis made sense especially that time to make easier loading and unloading of the vehicle. Also the low chassis has been used to build the buses. The models with the standard chassis were L1, L2 and L5 (L stood for Lastwagen, German word for a truck, and the digit stood for the rated payload in tons). The models with the low chassis were N1, N2 and NJ5/N5 (N stood for Niederwagen, German word means a low car). The trucks were equipped with the 4 cylinders petrol engines (M14, M2 and M5), developing 45HP, 55HP and 70 HP. Mercedes-Benz L1 and L2 were the new models, but Mercedes-Benz L5 truck was basically a continuation of famous Benz 5CN truck, which was developed before the merge of Benz & Cie and Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft companies.
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Before 1926, Mercedes-Benz was two separate companies that were competitors. One originated from Karl Benz, who invented the car, and Maybach and Daimler, who started Daimler which produced the Mercedes brand. Somehow the companies survived two world wars and various economic depressions to become one of the major suppliers of automobiles and trucks in the 21st century in Germany and in many parts of the World. The company has also supplied engines to many different products
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In 1927-1928 Mercedes-Benz also expanded the range of the truck models, adding the small model L3/4 with the payload of 750 kg (3/4 ton), which was developed from the passenger car Typ 200 Nürnberg, and a heavy three axis model N56 with the payload 7-9 tons. The payloads of L1 and L2 models was increased with the new 6 cylinder engines from 1.5 to 1.75 tons (model L1/N1) and from 2.5 to 3.0-4.0 tons (model L2/N2). To fill the newly formed gap between L1 and L2 models, Mercedes-Benz offered new 2.5 tons model L45/N46 and (a bit later) 2.75/3.0 tons model L57/N58.
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Introduced at Mercedes’ facility at Brooklands in the UK today, the AMG GT R will produce 577 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, up from 503hp / 479 lb-ft. and 456hp / 443 lb-ft. in the 2017 AMG GT S and the base AMG GT, respectively. Those 577 horses are good enough to propel the R from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds on its way to a top speed of 198. (You’d think Mercedes would’ve pushed hard to clear that magical 200 mph mark, but it probably won’t take long for aftermarket tuners to make it happen.)
In 1927 Mercedes-Benz presented its first diesel engine (OM5), which immediately became a sensation. It was the world’s first six-cylinder diesel engine, installed on the commercial vehicle. Also from 1927 Mercedes-Benz offered the more powerful 6 cylinders petrol engines (M16, M26 and M36) developing 50HP, 70HP and 100 HP. Four cylinders engines were discontinued only one year later. Therefore, in 1927-1928 most of the trucks from the series L1,L2,L5 were available with 4 or 6 cylinders engines. To distinguish that, 6 cylinders versions of the trucks were referred sometimes as, for example, L1/6 or N2/6.
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Gullwings are no longer part of the design, but the GT is still set to swoop in and snag buyers away from its archnemesis, the Porsche 911. Its three variants all have a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8. In the base model—if anything at this level can be called base—the engine makes 456 hp. The GT S adds 47 hp, and in the halo GT R edition, engine revisions give it 577 hp. In our testing, we got a GT S from 0 to 60 mph in 3.0 seconds. We expect the GT R to be even quicker when it debuts in summer 2017. Jump to First Drive Review – 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
Resulting diversity of the trucks made an impressive lineup of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, but also required a new, better system for their designations. In fact, by the year of 1930, only the model L5 still referred to its payload (5 tons). L1 model’s payload has been gradually increased up to 2 tons, L2 model’s payload – up to 4 tons, and L45/N46 and L57/N58 model names were not saying about their payload at all from the beginning, but were rather the company’s internal model designations. So in October 1930 a new system for the commercial vehicle designation has been introduced. Basically, instead of the one digit, standing for the rated payload in tons, a four digits number, standing for the rated payload in kg, has now been used. This number followed the same letter L for the trucks (as before), or the letters Lo (LO) for the low chassis, or the letter O for the buses (O stood for the German word Omnibus, what is translated as a bus). According to that, the model L1 was renamed to L2000, model L45 was renamed to L2500, model L57 was renamed to L3000, model L2 was renamed to L4000, model L5 was renamed to L5000 and the model N56 was renamed to L8500. This nomenclature has been used for more than 20 years, until 1954.
The nomenclature: In 1954 the old four-digit model series designation (indicated the payload in kilograms), was replaced by a three-digit model series designation, which basically corresponded to Mercedes-Benz internal model designations (in-house design codes). This nomenclature have been used for almost 10 years, from 1954 till 1963.
The tautly drawn shape of the AMG GT S is sculpted to conquer wind and weight, and capture stares and hearts. Its proportions celebrate its rear-wheel-drive power and ideally balanced chassis. Every brilliant detail combines purpose with poise. The result is at once timeless and trendsetting, and a sports car that seduces your gaze to linger.
Design Carved from a singular passion A shrine to high performance Like a fine leather driving glove Staggered 19″ and 20″ wheels Carved from a singular passion Perfect proportions, with an extra portion of power. The tautly drawn shape of the AMG GT S is sculpted to conquer wind and weight, and capture stares and hearts. Its proportions celebrate its rear-wheel-drive power and ideally balanced chassis. Every brilliant detail combines purpose with poise. The result is at once timeless and trendsetting, and a sports car that seduces your gaze to linger. A shrine to high performance Driving controls, designed for driver control. The AMG GT S cockpit envelops your body, heightens your senses, and connects with your driving instincts. The dramatically wide console and crisp instruments are inspired by the precision of aviation. The thick steering wheel and intuitive controls put you in command and at ease. Deeply contoured AMG Performance seats support your every move. Like a fine leather driving glove Custom-tailored, from the finest materials. From its finely finished cockpit to its abundance of styling choices, you can have your AMG GT S tailored to fit. Hand-fitted upholstery is complemented by an array of sleek, modern trim options for the console and other elements. For the exterior, express your passion with six wheel designs, gloss or matte paint, and three styling packages. Staggered 19″ and 20″ wheels Grips the road, rewards your grip on the wheel. Every AMG GT grips the road via high-performance tires and precision-crafted wheels that are staggered in width and diameter. The 19″ or 19″ front/20″ rear wheels are sized to optimize power delivery and steering feel. Six choices include cast- or forged-alloy construction and three finishes, from shimmering silver to menacing matte black.