It has been more than 10 years since the first time I jumped out of an airplane, but I still recall every detail of the 60-second free fall that preceded my pulling the rip cord.
The sun is shining, a breeze is blowing, and the top is down as I navigate a dark blue 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300D onto a scenic road overlooking Newport Beach in Southern California.
The $59,890 Lotus Exige S (www.lotuscars.com) may look like a bantamweight in this company of heavy hitters, but make no mistake: This mid-e
Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG
The Mercedes-Benz Concept Ocean Drive car has the underpinnings of the long-wheelbase S600 sedan, the V-12 engine and two-tone exterior color scheme of a Maybach, and a shape that
One carmaker continues to advance standards for technology, safety, and performance in automobiles designed for real-world use.
In the very beginning, in the 1880s, while working independently and in separate workshops near Stuttgart, Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the first automobiles, which eventually led to th
It used to be that Mercedes-Benz built highly capable sedans wrapped
“What brings people to Mallorca this time of year?” I asked the concierge at Son Julia (www.sonjulia.com), a restored and resplendent 24-room
What a difference $22,000, a supercharger, some transmission reprogramming, bigger wheels, beefier brakes, tighter suspension, classier trim, and a couple of discreet AMG badges will make.
No car before or since has cleaved the air as effectively as did the 1954 Mercedes 300SL, the Gullwing.
Sir Stirling Moss buckles the strap on his trademark white open-face helmet, adjusts his goggles, and settles into the tartan cloth seat of his classic Silver Arrow Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racer.
Excepting the exotic SLR, the bad boy in the Mercedes-Benz convertible clubhouse is the SL55’s bigger brother, the SL65.
When Mercedes-Benz executives huddled together four years ago to develop plans for a brand-new model, they wisely looked no further than their own stable for ideas.
To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (www.mbusa.com), AMG fitted the upcoming G55 with the ultimate noisemaker: a bellowi
The second-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK (www.mbusa.com) will arrive in September displaying style references to the Formula One–inspired SLR McL
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In 1954, Mercedes-Benz rolled out a vehicle so unique and so revolutionary that it gained universal praise.
The Mercedes-Benz 500k was among the most desirable cars built during the 1930s.
Any moment now, the visiting American will climb into a supercharged 469-hp Mercedes E55 AMG, wheel it out onto the Hockenheim racetrack outside Stuttgart, and let ’er rip!
A drive in a Brabus K8 near the company’s headquarters in Bottrop, Germany, seemed destined for disappointment.
While all great cars have at least one party trick, the Mercedes-Benz SL55 has three. Trick number one: the burble.
We thought that it would be impossible to experience a better blend of elegance and performance than the one served up by the Mercedes-Benz E500—until AMG dangled the keys of the latest Mercedes E
Although one of the newest Mercedes-Benz models tops out at just 10 mph and produces only 0.75 hp, the history behind it accounts for the $50,000 price tag: It is the marque’s oldest machine, a th
The vehicle is an ultraluxury automobile that is 6.2 meters long, powered by a 12-cylinder engine, costs several hundred thousand dollars, and is constructed at the Mercedes-Benz factory in Sindel
I had two options for traveling between San Francisco and Monterey to attend the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August: an Embraer EMB 130, a 30-seat twin-turboprop puddle-jumper; or the Merc
It hovered above two tiny pedestals and looked like the fossilized remains of some huge flying reptile, a tangle of thin tubes describing the skeleton of the 300SL Rennsportwagen.