CANBERRA – Mercedes-Benz is bringing the world's first standard 7-speed automatic transmission for passenger cars to Australia next March, following introduction in Europe this fall. The luxury auto maker says the new 7G-TRONIC 7-speed automatic will be a standard feature on the E500, S430, S500, CL500 and SL500 models, replacing the current 5-speed automatic. Recommended retail pricing will be announced closer to local release. Mercedes says the new transmission reduces fuel ...
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