Tag: Mercedes-Benz

Buy/Drive/Burn: Big German Luxury Sedans of 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1671206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,768" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1991 BMW 735i" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671206 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>They’re large, expensive, and hail from a time when the sedan was king of the luxury pyramid. German exclusivity […]

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Unabashedly Big and Not Afraid to Go Green

It’s getting increasingly difficult to decide what constitutes a luxury vehicle these days. Premium manufacturers seem preoccupied with technology and providing customers with entry-level compacts they’re supposed to pay big money for. Fortunately, things get clearer as you move up the food chain. Nobody would think to doubt the S-Class’ luxury credentials, and Mercedes-Benz is […]

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Bridging the Gap: With Its Concept GLB, Mercedes-Benz Wants More Passengers in the Small CUV Space

Not everyone’s attention is on New York City this week. Half a world away, Auto Shanghai presents another stage for automakers to show off their upcoming models. For Mercedes-Benz, Shanghai serves as the venue for a new concept that appears almost ready to enter production: the Concept GLB. A quick perusal of MB’s naming strategy […]

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robust mercedez-benz concept GLB SUV unveiled at auto shanghai 2019

at auto shanghai 2019, mercedes-benz debuts a new concept that proposes an alternate idea to the production GLA. named the ‘concept GLB’, it is introduced as another sporty all-rounder in their compact SUV platform. however, this time, the design focuses on robustness as well as spaciousness with the ability to comfortably accommodate up to seven […]

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Shades of Tomorrow: Mercedes-Benz’s ‘In-Car Gaming Challenge’

The Mercedes-Benz-sponsored “In-Car Gaming Challenge” isn’t exactly breaking news. Daimler made the announcement almost a week ago, with the story only gaining traction online thanks to a slower-than-usual news cycle. Frankly, we originally planned to ignore the topic entirely — until we realized no one discussed the broader implications. That probably sounds more ominous than […]

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Wheels: Eyes on the Road! (Your Car Is Watching)

The automobile, in American life, has long been a hallmark of freedom. A teenager’s first driver’s license offers freedom from Mom and Dad. A new car and the open road bring the freedom to chase the American dream. But as more technology creeps in to help drivers, so, too, will systems that eavesdrop on and […]

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BMW i2 to Become the Company’s First Jointly-developed EV With Daimler

<img data-attachment-id="1643160" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159770745.jpg" data-orig-size="2564,1683" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"WILFRIED WULFF","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1535537352","copyright":"Wilfried Wulff","focal_length":"30","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW i3" data-image-description=" bmw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159743210-450×295.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159743210-610×400.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1643160″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159743210-610×400.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”400″> The unlikely alliance between BMW and Daimler, solidified earlier this year, is in the opening stages of producing something tangible. The duo are already said to be […]

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2020 mercedes-benz GLC coupé dynamically drops its roofline rearwards

following the launch of the new ‘GLC‘ SUV, the mercedes-benz ‘GLC coupé’ continues with a more muscularly sculpted exterior but with an added essence of elegance. its more compact form combines the sportiness of a coupé with the functionality of an SUV. the resulting car is distinctive in its pairing of off-road capability and a luxury […]

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2019 mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake defined by muscular, sloping rear

following the first in 2015, the second generation mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake has been revealed at the 2019 geneva motor show, and will be available from september this year. once again, it is a five-door coupe in terms of proportions yet delivers ample more space. differently, however, the new car showcases a new spin on […]

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2020 mercedes-benz GLC defined by a more muscularly sculpted exterior

revealed ahead of the 2019 geneva motor show, the 2020 mercedes-benz GLC continues the legacy of its predecessors to deliver an interplay of excelling aesthetics, agility and intelligence. it is said to combine outstanding on- and off-road driving with spaciousness, practicality and comfort. all images courtesy of daimler AG the 2020 mercedes-benz GLC resoundingly follows […]

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Where Your Author Eliminates a Couple of Coupes

In an introductory post last week, I detailed a couple of cars I was considering as a replacement to my decade-old Infiniti M. The comments (some filled with unusual anger) prodded me to add another car to the list. A week later, I can tell you that two of those former options are absolutely out […]

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Where Your Author Steps Away From Infiniti

Some heavy thoughts are weighing on my mind lately; some might even call them urges. And those urges are telling me to sell a blue Datsun sedan and get something else. Should I give in? The M35x pictured above has occupied the lone space in the garage since early November of 2013. I bought it […]

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Rare Rides: The Mercedes-Benz SEC AMG of 1986

What happens when a tuning company takes an already luxurious coupe and adds more of everything? The answer is this Mercedes-Benz SEC AMG from 1986. The now-legendary W126 sedan debuted in late 1979, a successor to the company’s flagship W116 platform. A year later, the S-Class range expanded to include a hardtop coupe. Unlike its sedan […]

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mercedes-benz cooperative car uses lighting effects to signal intensions to pedestrians

it’s seems like autonomous driving will be an integral part of mobility in the future. this explains why car manufacturers are on a mission to build trust amongst consumers when it comes to safety. one way of achieving this is to let pedestrians know what an autonomous vehicle intends to do. which is why mercedes-benz […]

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Mercedes-Benz Wants You to Purchase Options Digitally After Your Car Leaves the Factory

Daimler is updating its “Mercedes me” app to include on-board purchases via a virtual store, available across the globe. With the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, B-Class and GLE, customers can even order some optional equipment online after purchasing their vehicle. According to the manufacturer, customers can subsequently purchase digital radio, smartphone integration with Apple Carplay or Android Auto, […]

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BMW and Mercedes-Benz: The Next Automakers to Buddy Up?

Cooperation is commonplace among automakers. Chrysler has worked with, or been purchased by, just about everyone at this point, but it’s far from the only manufacturer to get chummy with a rival company. Ford and Volkswagen are busy discussing their future together and Toyota tapped other brands to help it co-develop performance models like the 86 […]

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QX-Gone: Infiniti Brass Suggests QX30 Headed to the Bin

The littlest member of the Infiniti crossover family appears ready to turn in its badge at the end of its product cycle. Infiniti’s bite-sized crossover, called the QX40 QX20 QX30 (thanks, Johann), and the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class are a set of twins resulting from a tawdry relationship between Mercedes-Benz and the Japanese brand. Based on remarks […]

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Pricing Puts Audi On Notice

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for its new A-Class sedan while throwing the gauntlet Audi’s way. The 2019 A220 starts at $32,500, which happens to be the exact cost of a base A3. The cars even share an identical $995 destination fee. Considering both models feature 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engines producing 188 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque, we […]

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Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unplugged — The blockchain bubble and car autopilots

Sitting in a press Q&A with Jensen Huang, the CEO of Nvidia, is like listening to a comedy routine. I appreciate that because so few tech CEOs are willing to engage in a dialogue and crack jokes with the media. Huang’s sessions are unique because he’s one of those billionaires who doesn’t muzzle himself in […]

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