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Made in Germany ... Except Not
Cultural stereotypes aside, Germany is known for its advanced technology, engineering prowess and top-quality manufacturing. The land of beer, bratwurst and BMW is especially famed for its automobiles, which are renowned the world over for their driving dynamics and Autobahn-proven performance.
There’s good news on the horizon for anyone willing to spend a quarter-million on a luxury SUV and half again as much in fuel: the G65 AMG will finally breach U.S. borders.
Cars like the Mercury Grand Marquis and Buick Roadmaster are quintessential examples of “old-person transportation,” if we may make a blatantly ageist statement.
Potentially offensive remarks aside, these large, rear-wheel-drive sedans were a favorite of the grandparent set; it’s hard to believe they didn’t come from the factory with wrap-around sunglasses, AAA stickers and boxes of tissues on their parcel shelves.
Even though these smooth-riding, body-on-frame cars are gone and their breed just about extinct, there are still quite a few current-production vehicles with plenty of elderly appeal. In our opinion, here’s a list of the 10 Most Geriatric Cars and Trucks on the Market Today.
Imports and European automakers still reign supreme in customer satisfaction.
Mixing the S-Class Coupe with the sort of V8 potency pumping out of AMG’s mad scientist laboratories is a great way to polish off fossil fuel, but what if the idea of eight cylinders seems pedestrian or even vulgar?
Beethoven, Pavarotti and Nikolaus Otto?
It’s hard to beat the noises a well-designed, high-performance engine makes; experiencing this is of life’s great pleasures, especially when it isn’t adulterated by restrictive exhaust systems or synthesized bullshit piped through a vehicle’s speakers.
Through social media, some stories have a life of their own. AutoGuide.com has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
Luxury, exotic and technology were the trending topics this past week, with the debut of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG coupe. News on the even hotter LaFerrari Spider and FXX also spread across the Internet while a survey revealing that autonomous vehicles will take over by 2035 was also quite popular.
Whether you’re shopping for a sports car, SUV or all-purpose wagon, AutoGuide.com’s most watched videos have you covered.