Tag: Mercedes

50 Years Ago The NHTSA Tried To Make America’s Cars Ugly, But Cars Fought Back

Governments and their agencies love making life hard for automakers in the name of supposedly making life better for the rest of us. There are rules about sound and exhaust emissions, and, of course, laws about safety. And to keep engineers on their toes, those regulations are constantly changing. From this year any new car […]

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Brazen Thieves Steal Luxury SUVs At Gunpoint From New York Parking Garage

Four luxury vehicles have been stolen from a Manhattan parking garage in a dramatic armed robbery. Local police report that a parking attendant was guarding the luxury vehicles when a group of men pulled a gun on him. The robbers then quickly escaped in a handful of luxury vehicles, including a BMW X7 and a […]

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Four Unlucky 2021 Mercedes GLB 250 SUVs Have Disabled ABS And Stability Control Systems

There are four very unfortunate Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 owners in the United States who are driving around in SUVs without vehicle stability control and ABS. The car manufacturer has revealed that the ESP control unit may have been damaged in the logistics process and that moisture could leak into the ESP unit and internal components […]

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New Brabus P 900 Rocket Edition Is An Insane G-Wagen Pickup Truck With 888 HP

You might think that Brabus already offers too many different variations of the G-Class, but you’d be wrong, as the tuner revealed another souped-up version of the iconic off-roader. The new Brabus P 900 Rocket Edition will enter a limited production of ten units, as the most road-focused Geländewagen with a bed. And 888 hp. […]

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls 161,000 GLE And GLS Models For A Rear Window Fix

A multitude of Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLS models have been recalled in the United States because the fastening on the rear door window trim may not meet production specifications. A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recall notice reveals that the rear window trim bar might separate from the vehicle while driving. If this were […]

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The RENNTech S76R Is A Reimagined 1992 Mercedes 600 SEL With A Massive 7.6-Liter V12

Renntech has built a special one-of-one W140-chassis Mercedes-Benz S-Class to show the world what it’s capable of. Under the hood of this already classic 1992 Mercedes 600 SEL is the largest displacement M120 V12 ever built at 7.6-liters pumping out 615 hp (458 kW) to the rear wheels only. Here’s a detailed look at one […]

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This AMG-Tuned 1991 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Is The Granddaddy Of The Modern S63

Mercedes-AMG might be a popular sub-brand offering performance-focused variants of nearly the entire Mercedes range, but let’s not forget it was once an independent tuner before the merger in the late ’90s. Still, AMG-tuned models were always quite desirable, like the pictured 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 6.0 AMG being auctioned by The MB Market, featuring an […]

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Mercedes GLA Facelift Shows That Even Non-AMG Cars Need To Put In Their Nurburgring Hours

The world’s quickest production cars can lap the Nürburgring Nordschleife in well under seven minutes, but it’s not only hot cars that are subjected to its 150 turns during development, as this facelifted Mercedes GLA proves. The Nordschleife isn’t only used to test a car’s handling qualities, but its durability too, and that’s why this […]

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2023 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Returns As A 671-HP Plug-In Hybrid That Says 4 Cylinders Is Fine

The new 2023 Mercedes-AMG C63 S E Performance has a very big name and a very small engine. But with a massive 671 hp (680 PS) on tap from it’s electrically-assisted 2.0 liters, it might persuade you not to care that it’s swapped a V8 for a turbocharged four, and traded a low-speed growl for […]

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Mercedes Shows Off eActros LongHaul That Could Go Up To 497 Miles On A Charge

First announced in 2020, Mercedes has now unveiled the eActros LongHaul prototype, a heavy-duty electric transport truck designed to go long distances, which is being shown off for the first time at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover, Germany. As previously previewed, the body features contoured lines and LED light strips at the front. Mercedes says, […]

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The Will.I.Am Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Looks Utterly Bizarre

This is ‘The Flip,’ a unique take on the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe that was conceived by musician will.i.am and brought to life earlier this year. Significant changes have been made to the car and although they won’t be to everyone’s taste, they result in a very striking vehicle which, somehow, is more restrained than […]

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2023 Mercedes CLE Coupe Thinks The C-Class Interior Is Too Good To Mess With

Mercedes is simplifying its lineup by replacing the old C-Class and current E-Class Coupes with one two-door model that will wear the CLE badge and offer sleeker styling for Benz buyers who want something a little different from an ordinary sedan. But it looks like the differences don’t extend to the interior. Our spy photographers […]

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Electrified Mercedes-AMG C63 E Performance Teased Prior To Sept 21 Debut

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Mercedes To Test Long Haul Electric Trucks With Help Of Amazon

Mercedes announced today that it has signed letters of intent with Rhenus, a European logistics company, and Amazon, the American e-commerce company, to test the eActros LongHaul electric truck in real-world conditions starting as early as 2023. “As with all our e-trucks, we will rely on early practical tests with customers for our eActros LongHaul,” […]

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NACTOY Names 26 Semifinalists For 2023, Who Do You Think Will Win Each Category?

The North American Car, Truck, & Utility Vehicle Of The Year (NACTOY) awards have already announced their winners for 2022, but well before the year’s end, they’ve announced their semifinalists for next year’s competition to give the public ample time to vote. There are 26 entries across 3 categories, so let’s take a look. The […]

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Mercedes Wants To Keep Building And Selling V8s Beyond 2030

Mercedes-Benz could continue to offer V8 engines beyond 2030, should its customers want them. The German car manufacturer wants to have an all-electric line-up from 2030 but has noted this will only be possible “where market conditions” allow it, giving it some flexibility to offer combustion engines in select markets. During a recent interview with […]

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Driven: The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C 300 4Matic Offers S-Class Charisma For A Fraction Of The Price

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The Cadillac Escalade V Drag Races The Mercedes-AMG G63 And The Range Rover P530

The Cadillac Escalade V is all about excess and unlike many performance-leaning SUVs it’s got enough grunt to make it stand out. It’s not alone though as challengers from Mercedes and Land Rover are also pushing the envelope of just how fast a high-end luxury SUV can be. Here’s a front row seat to the […]

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Toyota Ranked Last Among Top Carmakers For Its Electrification Efforts, GM First

Toyota, Honda, and Nissan ranked lowest in Greenpeace’s Auto Environmental Guide 2022, but all automakers will have to do more to decarbonize the industry if we are to stay within the 1.5°C goal agreed to in the Paris Climate Agreement to save ourselves from worse impacts of climate change. The advocacy group said it looked […]

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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA Struts Its Facelifted Stuff At The ‘Ring

The facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLA has been spied in the midst of testing once again and while it won’t look dramatically different than the outgoing model, it will certainly make the crossover feel a touch more up-to-date. These spy shots of the updated model should Mercedes-Benz engineers putting it through its paces at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. […]

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2024 Mercedes-Benz Vito Facelift Spied Hiding Its New Face

The third-generation Mercedes-Benz Vito / Metris has been around since 2014, and the mild facelift of 2020 did little to change the looks of the LCV. Thus, Mercedes is preparing a more comprehensive update for 2023, hoping to keep its van relevant for a few more years. Our spy photographers caught a lightly camouflaged prototype […]

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2023 Mercedes EQS SUV Starts At $104,400 And Offers Up To 305 Miles Of Range

The 2023 Mercedes EQS SUV will arrive at U.S. dealerships this fall and the company has announced pricing will start at $104,400. The electric luxury crossover will be offered in three trims, each with three different powertrains. Mercedes hasn’t released full details at this point, but entry-level Premium variants come nicely equipped with heated and […]

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Behold The Horror And Glory Of The Mercedes S63 Brabus V12 Maybach, Complete With 12 Exhaust Tips

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