2015 Mercedes Benz GLA: Like an Aged Ribeye, Not Really Necessary but Quite Nice to Have
Aug21

2015 Mercedes Benz GLA: Like an Aged Ribeye, Not Really Necessary but Quite Nice to Have

Does Mercedes Benz need another compact SUV crossover type thing when they have the GLK?  No.  They definitely don’t.  But some of the best things in life aren’t needed.  Do I need a 28-day dry-aged ribeye for dinner?  No.  Do I really, really, really want one?  Yes.  Same deal with the 2015 Mercedes Benz GLA-Class.  It’s not absolutely necessary, but it does make things a little bit better… a little bit more...

Read More
2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC: The Big Merc with Serious Speed
Jul20

2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC: The Big Merc with Serious Speed

In the words of Bartok the Bat, “Wow.  I tell you what, wow.”  Mercedes-Benz has just lifted the silks on the latest and greatest iteration of their super-sedan, the 2014 S63 AMG 4MATIC.  And, wow.  With 577 horses 664 pound-feet of toque on tap from the hand-built 5.5 liter twin-turbo V8 with direct injection and an air-to-water intercooler, this bad mamajama has power to spare.  Engine output is up 41 hp and 74 lb-ft...

Read More
[Update: Price] 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC: The Big Merc with Serious Speed
Jul20

[Update: Price] 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC: The Big Merc with Serious Speed

In the words of Bartok the Bat, “Wow.  I tell you what, wow.”  Mercedes-Benz has just lifted the silks on the latest and greatest iteration of their super-sedan, the 2014 S63 AMG 4MATIC.  And, wow.  With 577 horses 664 pound-feet of toque on tap from the hand-built 5.5 liter twin-turbo V8 with direct injection and an air-to-water intercooler, this bad mamajama has power to spare.  Engine output is up 41 hp and 74 lb-ft...

Read More
2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class L: China Gets a Stretched E-Class.
Apr26

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class L: China Gets a Stretched E-Class.

Long-wheelbase sedans are all the rage in China.  A while back, to capitalize on the trend, Audi introduced the A6 L, BMW did the same with a stretched 5 Series.  Now, Mercedes-Benz is hoping to take a chunk of the Chinese stretched, mid-level, luxury sedan market with the 2014 E-Class L unveiled in Shanghai at Auto China 2013. The E-Class L is five-and-a-half inches longer than the standard 2014 E-Class, all in the rear seats.  This...

Read More
Mercedes-Benz Leaks Photos of the GLA Concept Before Its Debut in Shanghai
Apr18

Mercedes-Benz Leaks Photos of the GLA Concept Before Its Debut in Shanghai

The forthcoming Mercedez-Benz GLA Concept will debut in a few days at the Shanghai Motor Show.  But, MB leaked a few images of their new crossover.  We do know that the GLA-Class will be based on the A-Class.  So, it should probaly come with a 2.0 liter turbo I4 and perhaps a diesel.  Mercedes’ seven-speed DCT is the most likely trans.  A GLA45 AMG should follow shortly after the GLA.  Other than that, we’ll have to wait...

Read More
Page 2 of 212