BMW vs Mercedes

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BMW vs. Mercedes: The War of Luxury

Luxury: does it mean? For some it a fancy dinner, well-prepared. For it’s a suit of fine silk. Still others luxury something that you can They want a powerful, automobile. A car is so much more just a form of transportation. a status symbol, it’s a way of it’s something biggger itself. That’s especially when dealing with from makers like BMW and

These two companies have going back and forth in with one another for almost 100 BMW was born in 1917, by which Mercedes was about 17 years Even with the slight that Mercedes had, the has been fast and furious. can you expect? When two companies are so and have such high-quality it’s bound to get a little

BMW Mercedes History

It’s to look at the conditions that rise to these two mighty if you want to understand the roots of epic struggle and where the hope to go in the future. It’s a wild ride for both and it shows no sign of stopping any soon.

In 1900 the first unofficial car was built. It was designed and developed by Maybach, chief engineer at It was “unofficial” because the company even called Mercedes at time. The name came in 1902. The company was renamed in of a girl named Mercedes, who was the of a very valued customer. The grew steadily for 56 years a deal in 1958 with Corp.

Teaming up with the US allowed Mercedes to get its foot in the in the American market. This business eventually led to a merger DaimlerChrysler, resulting in a company “Mercedes-Benz AMG.” 2007 saw getting the fifth-highest rating for from J.D.Power and Associates. commitment to quality obviously translate to higher gas mileage, because they were 30 million dollars in 2009 for to meet minimum gas mileage

BMW, on the other hand, about almost by accident. Rapp Motorenwerke was restructured in BMW was officially born. They originally an airplane engine 1923 saw them swtiching to motorcycle production. This was the Versailles Armistice Treaty airplane engine production

They lasted out the war by making pans, and bicycles. Motorcycle resumed in 1948. Four later they rolled out first car, the classic 501 In 1973 they moved an even bigger production in Dingolfing when they their Munich Plant. saw them outpacing Mercedes for the time in history.

BMW Mercedes

The emblem of an expensive car is almost as at the car itself. Like a knight’s of arms, it says to all who see it: “I am a member of a group. This is part of how we ourselves.” But like the evolution of heraldic symbols, the emblems by these two auto-giants have much over the years, retaining that air of craftsmanship and

BMW’s logo is a direct reference to their origin as builders. The alternating blue and sections within the circle a white propeller slicing clear blue skies. more, that logo virtually unchanged since its conception.

Only in the 1970′s did it a radical transformation, introducing red the color scheme for the first (making a red, white, and combo). The swilling arrangement of the and curves was still evocative of however. It was not to last, though, as BMW logo is almost identical to the

Mercedes, meanwhile, has been all the map. Starting off in 1902 simply “Mercedes” inside an 7 years later they the three-pointed shape that has synonymous with their 1909 saw a switch to simply themselves as “BENZ,” but by 1916 the shape and the name “Mercedes” back in the mix.

Ten years is was “Mercedes Benz,” with the points, in a circle with branches (an element of the original logo). The modern logo has away with all that. simply the three-pointed shape a circle. If you don’t know it represents Mercedes-Benz, then too bad.

BMW Mercedes Car Stats

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In 2010 BMW almost 1.5 million cars. wasn’t far behind with 1.2 million. BMW made more 60,000 million euros off sails. Mercedes made to 53,000 million euros is not too shabby). But how could they sell so many or make so money? Well, for starters, the expensive BMW, the 760Li, in at $137,000. The most expensive the SLR McLaren Roadster, costs shy of half a million dollars!

cars are definitely trading on the names of their manufacturers. all, BMW is home to a car that can go 0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds and has a max speed of 230 mpg. would be the G Power H6 Hurricane CS. On the side of the aisle is Mercedes-Benz their SLR McLaren 772 Edition. a 640 HP monster with a top speed of 209 mph goes 0 to 60 in 3.6 seconds.

The BMW/Mercedes Rivalry Today

how similar their products are and how their histories have tied together, it’s not to find many ways in these two auto giants are making moves that one another.

For starters, they favor the American south for production facilities. BMW has a plant in Carolina. Mercedes builds American cars in Alabama.

it comes to engine power, has put their faith in superchargers. on the other hand, went turbochargers. Speaking of engines, BMW rolled out the 750iL with its engine, Mercedes was right them with their Turnabout is fair play that in 1956, BMW started carbon copies of Mercedes’ classic 1936 diesel.

are some differences, however. BMW is putting their chips hydrogen fuel cells for alternative energy vehicles, is exploring pretty much other type of alternative instead. Also, BMW is busy a prototype V-16 for Rolls Mercedes is countering with for a possible V-24 engine for

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Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 772 Edition
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 772 Edition
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 772 Edition
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 772 Edition
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