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The W115-Based “La Pickup” Was a Mercedes-Benz El Camino The W115-Based “La Pickup” Was a Mercedes-Benz El Camino
- Although we liked the Mercedes-Benz X-class pickup when we drove it in Chile last month, the company is probably right in not bringing it to the U.S. market: It’s too small to compete with American full-size trucks, and with its current 2.3-liter four-banger, it would fall short of the power desired...
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G’bye! Mercedes-Benz Marks G-class’s End with a Trio of Special-Edition Models G’bye! Mercedes-Benz Marks G-class’s End with a Trio of Special-Edition Models
- After nearly 40 years of production, the original Mercedes-Benz G-class is finally going to the big trail in the sky. But before Mercedes-Benz pulls the curtain off the second-generation G-class, the brand is formally saying goodbye to the current model with a trio of specials: the G500, G350d,...
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Priced from the Nines: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan Starts under $91K Priced from the Nines: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan Starts under $91K
- If you’re a luxury-sedan shopper who is unconcerned with cylinder count, we have some good news for you: The Mercedes-Benz S-class just got significantly more affordable. - The 2018 S450 starts at $90,895, a $6700 discount over the 2017 S550. But before you call Benz generous, know that the lower...
Priced from the Nines: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan Starts under $91K »
Mercedes-Benz Gives First Look at Next Sprinter Van Mercedes-Benz Gives First Look at Next Sprinter Van
- While more traditional Mercedes-Benz vehicles such as the S-class and the SL-class may be what first come to mind when one thinks of Mercedes, the not so glamorous Sprinter has become a key member of the brand in its own right. The current-generation van, however, is nearly a decade old, which means...
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If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires
- Tires are easily the single most critical component to a vehicle’s performance. For example, simply swapping tires can improve the cornering grip of a Nissan Leaf from ho-hum to near Porsche 911 levels—we tried it. And, as we’ve witnessed at our annual Lightning Lap track test, grip at the...
If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires »
If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires
- Tires are easily the single most critical component to a vehicle’s performance. For example, simply swapping tires can improve the cornering grip of a Nissan Leaf from ho-hum to near Porsche 911 levels—we tried it. And, as we’ve witnessed at our annual Lightning Lap track test, grip at the...
If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Buy ’Em: The Raciest Version of Mercedes’ AMG GT R Wears Corvette Tires »
Here’s an Early Peek at Mercedes-AMG’s 1000-HP Project One Hybrid Hypercar Here’s an Early Peek at Mercedes-AMG’s 1000-HP Project One Hybrid Hypercar
- Formula 1 racing is captivating for many reasons, not the least of which is the way the sight of such fast cars provides fodder for fantasy. We say “fantasy” because open-wheel racers like the Mercedes-AMG W08 will never be seen on public roads. Right? Right? Well, at this year’s Frankfurt...
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2018 Mercedes-Benz Updates Include New E400 Sedan, Nine-Speed for C300 2018 Mercedes-Benz Updates Include New E400 Sedan, Nine-Speed for C300
- Launching the new W213-generation E-class with a four-cylinder E300 as the only non-AMG model was a risky move on Mercedes-Benz’s part, so Mercedes is hedging its bets for the the E’s second model year by adding a six-cylinder E400 to the sedan lineup. This new variant matches the E400 coupe,...
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Sweet W116: We Take a Spin in the First-Gen Mercedes-Benz S-class Sweet W116: We Take a Spin in the First-Gen Mercedes-Benz S-class
- On the occasion of our first drive of the revised 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-class, we also were afforded the opportunity to drive an example of the first Mercedes to use that model designation, a W116 version, and the contrast was marked. A shiny, well-sorted car from the factory’s Classic Center in...
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The History of the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen: How a Farm Implement Became a Status Symbol The History of the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen: How a Farm Implement Became a Status Symbol
- From the August 2017 issue - The first design studies for the Mercedes-Benz Gelände­wagen were made in 1973, appropriately, out of wood. Clay was far too amorphous a material for the domineering angularity of this proto-SUV. Its styling suited the G-wagen’s intent when it was released globally...
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