LAREDO, TX — A trio of Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI diesel-powered production cars set world records for speed and durability at the DaimlerChrysler ATP Laredo proving grounds here. Running for 31 days and one hour from April 1 through May 1, the cars set speed records for a number of mile and kilometer benchmarks. The diesel-motivated E320s achieved average speeds of 140.92 mph (226.8 km/h) for 50,000 miles (80,467 km) and 139.69 mph (224.8 km/h) for 100,000 miles (160,934 km). ...

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