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With its sophisticated all-wheel drive system and classic shape, the Carrera 4 provides everything that drivers expect from a Porsche. While the 911’s longtime popularity and evolutionary styling...
The Carrera 4S Cabriolet is one of the best-handling convertibles on the market today, thanks to an all-wheel-drive system derived from the 911 Turbo. While the Porsche 911’s longtime popularity and...
The standard Carrera Cabriolet features a weather-guarded folding ragtop that retracts in less than 20 seconds. While the Porsche 911’s longtime popularity and evolutionary styling changes help...
Throughout the 20th century, Morgan made a name for itself as an innovator, turning out capable performers on road and track. In the early days, scrappy Morgan owners broke records in trials, and the...
After more than a half-century, the gullwing doors are back. Officially called the 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the new gullwing is an obvious throwback to the 1955 300SL. But the SLS AMG also...
The original SLK was the first car in its segment to feature the now-obligatory folding metal roof, and the current AMG model shows why it’s still so popular. As with the BMW Z4, buyers are actually...
Rain or shine, the hardtop convertible SL550 is fit to handle anything. But the big news for 2010 was the return of the Gullwing doors for the SLS AMG, so the SL-Class model line has taken a bit of a...
The big news for 2010 was the return of the gullwing doors for the SLS AMG, so the SL-Class model line has taken a bit of a backseat. An all-new SL is still a couple of years away, so Mercedes-Benz...
Mercedes-Benz’s strong V-12 engine feels like it was designed specifically for the S600. But Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range to complement the other AMG model: the Bentley-battling S65...
The SL63 AMG does everything right: great power, great styling, and great fun. But the big news for 2010 was the return of the Gullwing doors for the SLS AMG, so the SL-Class model line has taken a...
In order to keep up with its GL-Class brethren, not to mention high-powered versions of the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X5, the M-Class now offers AMG’s brawny 503-hp, 6.2-liter V-8. For those less...
The S550 was one of the first models offered with the most recent S-Class redesign; it is plenty powerful and plenty good. But Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range to complement the other AMG...
Last year, Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range, which complements the other AMG model: the Bentley-battling S65. Whereas the S65—which boasts 604 hp and 738 ft-lbs of torque—is adept at consuming...
When Mercedes-Benz decided that it was time for the S-Class to receive a nip-tuck-style face-lift for 2010, it also chose to offer a model that would appeal to a more discriminating driver: one that...
The S-Class is a big car, and the AMG-developed 6.2-liter V-8 is a big engine. This could be the perfect marriage. Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range to complement the other AMG model: the...
For those who do not need the AMG variant, the ML550 provides plenty of power without displacing comfort. But in order to keep up with its GL-Class brethren, not to mention high-powered versions of...
Although this is available only as a lease through Mercedes-Benz, it shows that the manufacturer is thinking outside of the standard SUV box. And in order to keep up with its GL-Class brethren, not...
Like the E350 BlueTEC that came before it, the ML 350 BlueTEC offers good mileage and a cleaner conscience. But in order to keep up with its GL-Class brethren, not to mention high-powered versions of...
The ML350 is part of Mercedes-Benz’s smaller SUV category, but it is not a crossover; that space is reserved for the much smaller GLK. But in order to keep up with its GL-Class brethren, not to...
The GL550 is larger than BMW’s X5 and Audi’s Q7, making it the better choice for those with several (or more than several) family members. The Mercedes-Benz GL550 is also a study in contradictions:...
Although it has less power and torque than the AMG version, the G550 is just as capable of off-roading as the G55 AMG. After 30 years of production, the Mercedes-Benz Geländewagen (or G-Class for...
Until Mercedes-Benz decides to launch an AMG variant of its E-Class coupe, the E550 is the most powerful variant in the model line. But for those looking for serious performance from a four-door, the...
With better exterior styling and increased interior comfort levels, the E350 is a large improvement over the now-retired CLK-Class coupe. But for those looking for serious performance from a four-...
One of the first clean diesel offerings in the U.S., the E350 BlueTEC is not the loud, dirty, and jarring vehicle that diesel cars were in the 1980s. But for those looking for serious performance,...
Although it may not have the power of its V-8 counterparts, the V-6-powered E350 still provides all the interior amenities of the E500 and E63 AMG sedans. But for those who like a little adrenaline...
Optional night-view software in the 2010 E550 adds awareness, so that the driver can keep those in (and out) of the car safe and protected. But for those who like a little adrenaline coursing through...
With the seven-passenger GL320 BlueTec, Mercedes-Benz is using blue to go green. The improved combustion of the BlueTec engine efficiently uses ultralow- sulfur diesel—in addition to a...
After 30 years of production, the Mercedes-Benz Geländewagen (or G-Class for short) is a timeless classic. The rough-and-tumble G55 AMG comes equipped with the ultimate noisemaker: a raucous 500-hp,...
With space for seven passengers, the GL450 is one of three offerings in Mercedes-Benz’s supersized SUV class. The Mercedes-Benz GL450 is also a study in contradictions: It is a German-engineered,...
The CL550 is designed for those who do not need huge horsepower numbers, but like the comfort of a large coupe. Essentially an abbreviated version of Mercedes’ flagship S-Class sedan, the CL filters...

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