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Mercedes Has Great News For Sports Car Lovers

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As new car buyers continue to shift away from sedans to SUVs and crossovers, the longterm future of sports cars comes into question. Two-seat coupes and roadsters are two of the slowest-selling segments these days and this trend isn’t likely to end soon. BMW and Toyota, for example, teamed up for the latest Z4 and Supra in order to share development costs because it was next to impossible to make a business case otherwise.

One automaker who knows a thing or two about sports cars is Mercedes-Benz. Yet it currently only offers three sports cars: the SLC Roadster, SL Roadster, and AMG GT (let’s face it, the ultra-limited Mercedes-AMG One doesn’t really count). The SLC Roadster is not returning for the 2020 model year and there are no immediate plans for a successor, as far as we know. As Mercedes’ most affordable two-door sports car, this begs the question as to whether or not the company still sees the segment as worthwhile. Turns out the answer is ‘yes.’

2017-2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Top View

Autocar recently spoke to Mercedes design director Gorden Wagener who not only confirmed the company is committed to sports cars, but there are other encouraging signs their popularity isn’t dwindling as much as some may think. “I read that one race track a week is being opened in China,” Wagener said. “Many of them are private facilities, but this underlines that there is still a strong appetite for sporty cars for the future.”

What Wagener didn’t mention is what will motivate them. Will future sports cars still be powered by internal combustion engines? Or will they go the all-electric or plug-in hybrid route? Chances are it’ll be a combination of all three for the foreseeable future.

2017-2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster Front View

Porsche, however, appears to be moving relatively fast into the world of EV sports cars, evidenced by its decision to electrify the next-generation 718 Cayman. A mid-engined sports car layout is ideally suited for all-out electrification because the weight distribution and low center of gravity were already ideal. If Porsche is considering a 718 Cayman with 400 pure electric horsepower, it’s hard to imagine Mercedes isn’t examining similar possibilities.

As long as there are driving enthusiasts opening tracks and buying sports cars, it appears Mercedes will always somehow manage to make a business case.

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I Want Two Boyfriends : Lady Reveals

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A lady has to disclose that she wants two boyfriends on Twitter due to reasons best known to her.

A lady took to Twitter to disclose that she wants two boyfriends so that she can dress them like twins.

Sevyn as she is known tweeted:

“I want two boyfriends so I can dress them like twins..

I want two boyfriends

Many guys are shocked over her tweet since they can’t imagine sharing her with another guy.

Will you ever want to be her boyfriend if you had the chance?

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Bitcoin: CEX.IO Limited Launches New Services, Including Crypto-Backed Loan

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CEX.IO Limited announces an extension of its regulatory permissions. Granted by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission, CEX.IO Limited has received the Money Lender License.

This license allows CEX.IO customers to instantly borrow funds against their cryptocurrency holdings without credit checks via the new CEX.IO LOAN service.

The digital asset-backed lending service provides much-needed capital to various crypto market participants, including investors, traders, HODLers, startups, entrepreneurs, and large enterprises. At the same time, CEX.IO LOAN users can borrow any amount between $500 and $500,000 with flexible durations (ranging from seven days to one year) and a competitive loan interest starting at 14% to 8.4% per year.

With a 50% Loan-to-Value (LTV) ratio, registered and verified CEX.IO customers can borrow funds instantly against their Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) assets. The cryptocurrency exchange’s new customers have to open an account and complete the necessary Know Your Customer (KYC) checks before requesting a loan on the CEX.IO LOAN service.

After a successful request, the customer’s collateral is placed in secure cold storage. At the same time, CEX.IO Limited credits the loan to the borrower’s user account in USD or EUR. The customer can then withdraw it to a card or bank account or use the sum to trade digital assets on the platform. Upon the full repayment of the loan’s principal and interest, CEX.IO Limited automatically releases the cryptocurrency collateral back to the borrower.

Besides security, convenience, and accessibility, CEX.IO Limited considers regulatory compliance as one of its top priorities. For that reason, the cryptocurrency service has a number of licenses in multiple jurisdictions, including the United States, Cyprus, and Gibraltar.

Since last year, the company has been licensed as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission under Gibraltar’s highly reputable DLT regulatory regime. However, the extension to its regulatory permissions allows the firm to provide additional products and services to its customers all within a safe and well-regulated environment.

“Our new service makes cryptocurrency-backed loans accessible for participants of the digital asset market who require extra capital. With the new Moneylending license, CEX.IO LOAN can accomplish this goal, and we are delighted that Gibraltar’s regulators and Government have shown their support for our LOAN service. Through innovation and an expanding ecosystem of licensed products, we are committed to creating value on the cryptocurrency market,” Anton Chashchin, Commercial Director for the CEX.IO LOAN service, said.

“The crypto industry in Gibraltar has been growing substantially since we put the DLT Regulations in place. Given the pace at which the industry is evolving, it is no surprise that firms such as CEX.IO Limited are expanding their offering. It has been a pleasure for us to assist CEX.IO Limited in their expansion plans from a legal and regulatory perspective, which, thanks to the professionalism of all involved, has been a seamless task”, – stated Anthony Provasoli, Partner at Hassans International Law Firm Limited, which has assisted CEX.IO with legal and regulatory matters in Gibraltar.

About CEX.IO LOAN:
CEX.IO LOAN is a part of the CEX.IO Group, with this service provided by CEX.IO Limited, Gibraltar. Founded in 2013, CEX.IO operates one of the largest international exchanges of the cryptocurrency market, which has been featured among Crypto Compare’s ten best exchange services and Coin Metrics’ trusted service providers. With a multi-functional digital asset exchange, CEX.IO serves over 3 million customers worldwide with a team of over 250 professionals and offices in the UK, USA, Ukraine, Cyprus, and Gibraltar. From entry-level cryptocurrency users to professional traders as well as institutions and businesses, CEX.IO suits the needs of various crypto market participants with a reliable, high-security digital asset service.

For many years, CEX.IO Group has been working to expand its ecosystem with new solutions, including the B2B fiat-to-crypto exchange solution CEX.IO Direct, the technical solution for liquidity aggregation CEX.IO Aggregator, and a verification and compliance platform Identance. Recently, the group started offering the staking service called CEX.IO Staking.

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Slay Queen Goes Mad After Dropping From An Expensive Car | WATCH

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A beautiful lady has allegedly run mad after she was pushed down from an expensive car.

Someone who filmed the incident from a story building nearby captured the moment the lady was pushed down from the car.

Just when she hit the floor, she started acting strange — as a mentally disabled person would do.

The car after dumping the lady quickly sped away as onlookers tried to come to the aid of the lady.

Watch the video below:

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