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Mercedes Offers K&N Filters On Selected Autos
Mercedes, a German brand name of automobiles, coaches, buses, and trucks, is offering K&N filters on selected vehicles including the A Class and B Class. K&N Engineering has designed a lifetime Replacement Air Filter (33-2914) to blend in the factory air box of the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 models of the Mercedes A-Class and B-Class. Said filters are expected to deliver luxury packaging with a serious amount of performance.
K&N 33-2914 filters measure 8.5 inches long and 6.688 inches wide. Vehicle applications include 2007 Mercedes Benz B200 2.0L L4, B170 1.7L L4, B150 1.5L L4, A200 2.0L L4, A170 1.7L L4, A150 1.5L L4; 2006 Mercedes Benz B200 2.0L L4, B170 1.7L L4, B150 1.5L L4, A200 2.0L L4, A170 1.7L L4, 1.5L L4; 2005 Mercedes Benz B200 2.0L L4, B170 1.7L L4, 1.5L L4, A200 2.0L L4, A170 1.7L L4, A150 1.5L L4; and 2004 Mercedes Benz A200 2.0L L4, A170 1.7L L4, A150 1.5L L4.
Mercedes Benz is famed for its commitment in delivering advanced safety, innovative styling and driving dynamics. With K&N performance filters on selected vehicles, the automaker anticipates that more and more aficionados would be delighted.
Compared to disposable filters, K&N air filters are environment-friendly. They are washable and reusable. Additionally, the panel air filter is formulated to boost auto acceleration and horsepower without compromising superb filtration. It also enhances fuel economy so the owner of the vehicle saves money at the pump. K&N filters UK are also backed by a 10-year or 1,000,000 mile warranty to ensure the quality and productivity of the product.
K&N Air Filters utilize an extraordinary design philosophy that made use of an oiled cotton fabric placed between two layers of epoxy-coated aluminum screen. These filters capture dirt particles without blocking air flow. Each type of filter manufactured is designed in accordance with the vehicle's make and model. The filters are capable of running up to 50,000 miles between cleanings.
For more than 30 years now, K&N Filters have been the leading alternative in engine filtration. This is attributed to its reliability and quality. The virtually unrestricted auto air flow given by the filters make the engine run cleaner, stronger and with superb fuel efficiency.
K&N Air Filters said the secret lies on the filter medium. How did the manufacturer produce the effect? The manufacturer layered 4 to 6 sheets of pleated and oiled cotton-gauze between 2 sheets of aluminum wire mesh. This design shuns dirt, dust and other harmful particles like no other filter, all while clean. Moreover, the power-enhancing air flows freely to the engine.
K&N auto filters only needs regular cleaning every 50,000 miles. When the vehicle owner is regularly doing maintenance activities, it is expected that K&N filters will last for the life of the vehicle without the expensive repairs and services.
Earlier, K&N's typhoon air intake system was added to 1.8L 2006 and 2007 Honda Civic to add a remarkable 5.72 horsepower. “Special care was taken to ensure that the Intake System followed the Civics lines,” said K&N Project Technician Nestor Cabrera. “Our kit will not obstruct or rub against other parts in the engine compartment.”
Cabrera added, “The horsepower gain is exceptional for this size engine. There is symmetry between 69-1013TS and the engine compartment. We designed the heat shield with provisions for the factory fresh air duct so that the filter (RU-4960) could receive a consistent flow of fresh cool air.”
About the Author: Hannah Racey is a 35 year old native of Chicago, Ill. She has been a car afficionado since she can remember. She now works for an automotive company based in Detroit, Mi. as a consultant.