Mercedes-Benz

Sequels rarely measure up to the originals (the Rocky movies, any works by Warhol), but Mercedes-Benz has a history of producing second-generation winners.
LIGHTING IT UP Audi may have started the LED craze, but on this second generation of the car that launched the four-door-coupe category, Mercedes-Benz has made an art form of the headlights and tail...
Scheduled at press time for a February launch in the United States, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG ( www.mbusa.com ) is as solid as a pillbox but styled with typical AMG flair. The 2012 edition of...
There’s no denying that even straight off the showroom floor, the new-for-2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS—the automaker’s supremely stylish “four-door coupe”—is a prodigious performer. The 402 hp CLS550 will...
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe is hardly short on looks, and thanks to the wizards at the company’s in-house speed shop, AMG, it’s no slouch in the performance department, either. On the capable...
Sometimes history repeats itself. In 1954, the Mercedes-Benz 300SL—affectionately referred to as the Gullwing—was built by the German automaker as a production car with one peculiar feature: its...
The new Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG ( www.mbusa.com ) appears only slightly different from the previous version of the midsize sedan; the big changes were made under the hood. Mercedes-Benz replaced a...
Based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Becker Automotive Design’s JetVan can coddle passengers in the manner of a Maybach while offering them a host of high-tech communication devices. The latest...
Since its founders invented the motorcar 125 years ago, Mercedes-Benz has been tweaking and primping its vehicles ever closer to perfection. The Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG ( www.mbusa.com ) may well be...
The Mercedes-Benz Classic Center does more than just restore classic cars. It also reveals their stories. It would not be uncommon for a visitor to the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center ( www.mercedes-...
Our introduction to the new Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG took place this winter in the mountains of Southern California, where broad interstates leaving San Diego become two-lane byways. We dawdled past...
As the automotive world searches for the ultimate alternative to gasoline-fueled engines, the big three premium German automakers ( Audi, BMW , and Mercedes-Benz ) continue to build a case for clean...
In its ongoing quest to keep pace with BMW’s famously quick “M” cars and Audi’s high-performance “S” and “RS” models, Mercedes-Benz has—via its in-house speed shop, AMG—taken the sledgehammer...
Drive, Buy The CL63 AMG can make a driver feel invincible. The big two-door displays a very sporty character when barreling down the road like a Teutonic hammer, yet at the same time it provides an...
Proof that where there’s a will, there’s a niche, Mercedes-Benz (which already offers 16 model lines in the United States) plans to extend its family tree once again with a production version of the...
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG ( www.mbusa.com ) is more powerful, more energy-efficient, and more eco-friendly than last year’s model. Mercedes has replaced the car’s 6.2-liter normally aspirated...
Over the past two years, there has not been a more popular car style than the four-door coupe. The latest model offerings from Aston Martin, Porsche, and Audi all prove that this segment is much more...
You may not have noticed, but the CLK model no longer exists in Mercedes-Benz’s lineup of cars. The luxury automaker was rather sly about rolling out the all-new E350 and E550 cabriolet models, while...
The all-new Mercedes-Benz E350 Convertible is a handsome replacement for the recently retired CLK convertible line. You may not have noticed, but the CLK model no longer exists in Mercedes-Benz’s...
You may not have noticed, but the CLK model no longer exists in Mercedes-Benz’s lineup of cars. The luxury automaker was rather sly about rolling out the all-new E350 ($56,850) and E550 cabriolet ($...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...

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