Blog at Mercedes-Benz at Herb Chambers

What is Mercedes-Benz mbrace?

Available on vehicles model year 2016 and newer, Mercedes-Benz mbrace is designed to make your ownership experience even more enjoyable. Your new car purchase allows you to enjoy the base package of mbrace Connect for five years, at no additional charge.

But, what exactly is mbrace? Let’s explore.

Mercedes-Benz mbrace comes in four distinct packages. Each package improves your Mercedes-Benz experience by making various aspects of your life easier and more convenient. Let’s…
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What's the Difference Between Leasing and Purchasing?

Buying a Mercedes-Benz is a big deal, and one of the most common questions we get is whether it’s better to lease or purchase your new vehicle.

As with most large purchases, the answer here is “it depends”. We always recommend speaking to one of our business managers, as they are best equipped to help you make that decision. However, we thought it might be helpful to explain some of the differences between leasing…
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Do I Really Need to Use Premium Fuel?

You see it on the fuel door every time you stop at the pump: premium fuel only. Your salesperson probably reminded you, too, right before you brought your new car home.

When you pull up to the pump, the first thing you’ll notice is that premium fuel is quite a bit more expensive, usually around 50 cents per gallon.

So, the question remains: does your Mercedes-Benz really need premium gas? Read on to find…
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Popular Mercedes-Benz Safety Features, Explained

In 1886, Carl Benz was awarded German patent #37435 for a three-wheeled, self-propelled Motorwagen.



By 1931, the Mercedes 170 features the first ever fully independent suspension, allowing each wheel to respond individually. In 1949, the conical pin door lock is designed to help prevent doors from opening in an accident. In 1951, the crumple zone is invented, allowing cars to better absorb impact in an accident and helping to keep occupants safe.

Since then, Mercedes-Benz…

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Introducing the 2018 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

With 604 horsepower, 627 pound-feet of torque, and the ability to go 0-60 miles per hour in 3.3 seconds, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63s is the most powerful E-Class variant of all time.

 

For 2018, there are a number of design and performance enhancements.  Let’s review some of the most notable:

4MATIC+: a newly engineered version of the 4MATIC system we’re already familiar with, 4MATIC+ combines all-wheel drive with rear-wheel drive.  It gets…
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Model Comparison: E-Class vs. S-Class

There's no doubt that the E-Class and S-Class are two of the most popular Mercedes-Benz models. But, which one is right for you? We get a ton of questions from clients who are debating between the two and need help deciding which one fits their needs best. While everyone's precise needs and requirements will be different, we've made a short list of the some of the biggest differences between these two vehicles…
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The Herb Chambers Advantage

Here at Herb Chambers, we have three convenient Mercedes-Benz locations: Boston, Lynnfield, and Natick. Each dealership has its own unique inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles, as well as fully trained sales and service staff to help you with your needs.

While each location might be able to offer you something different based on your unique situation, one thing is consistent: we are fully committed to providing you a Mercedes-Benz worthy experience! Here’s how…
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SMART Pricing Explained

One of the most common questions we get from people who are shopping for a pre-owned Mercedes-Benz is about price.  And, we get it: you want to make sure you’re getting the best possible deal.

At Mercedes-Benz at Herb Chambers, we’ve sought to make your pre-owned purchasing experience as hassle-free as possible. We’ve done that for you in a number of distinct ways.


Several years ago, Herb Chambers asked his customers what…
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ECO Start/Stop Explained

One of the most common questions our sales team gets is whether a particular vehicle has ECO Start/Stop.  While the short answer is that, yes, many of our new vehicles do have this feature, we think it’s an important one to talk about as it has numerous benefits.


ECO Start/Stop is the result of an increased focus by Mercedes-Benz to reduce fuel consumption and lower vehicle emissions.

While the mechanical specifics vary…

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Mercedes-Benz of Boston: AMG Performance Center Elite

Welcome to our brand new AMG showroom!
  
The AMG Performance Center Elite combines state of the art technology with the AMG “one man, one engine” philosophy.  This gives you a hands-on, interactive experience that you simply can’t get anywhere else.

The truly immersive experience starts the moment you walk into the room.

The floor looks and feels like asphalt, transforming the typical blasé showroom experience into something unique and exciting – just like a Mercedes-AMG…
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