While it has often been contested, Karl Benz is said to have created the first automobile in January 1886. Gottlieb Daimler and engineer Wilhelm Maybach's original Mercedes automobile in 1901 while the first Mercedes-Benz vehicles were produced in 1926, following the merger of Karl Benz's and Gottlieb Daimler's companies into the Daimler-Benz company. The creation of AMG, their in-house tuning facility and the revival of the Maybach brand as well as a partnership with McLaren has allowed Mercedes-Benz to become much more than simply a luxury car maker.
Known in much of the country as the winter that wasn’t, you wouldn’t know it in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Mercedes is showcasing the latest version its 4MATIC all-wheel drive system and planning ahead for next year.
If you’re not familiar with modern diesels the folks at Mercedes are doing everything they can to change that. The company’s latest vehicle to receive a diesel engine is its GLK midsize SUV. Was it worth the wait or is it as stinky as the oily fuel it runs on?
Mercedes-Benz has an all-new version of its S-Class flagship sedan. The totally redesigned S550 4MATIC promises to lead the field in more ways than one all while delivering an unbeatable luxury experience.
We threw the brand-new Subaru WRX STI and the equally fresh Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG into an informal dogfight at one of the country’s fastest race circuits. Did we prefer one strongly over the other? Was there a clear-cut winner between these unlikely competitors?
Ferrari’s celebration in North America swept the Internet by storm. AutoGuide.com‘s most popular stories shared through Facebook, Google+ and Twitter for the past week include our coverage of the Ferrari 60 year celebration on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, a video showcasing the new Mercedes-AMG GT S and pricing announcement on the 2015 Dodge Charger... more
The Maybach nameplate will make its return in Los Angeles this year. The Mercedes Maybach will make its debut at this year’s LA Auto Show, based on the German automaker’s S-Class sedan. According to a recent report from Car and Driver, the Maybach will be roughly 18 feet long, landing it between the S550 and the... more
Mercedes is going above and beyond to hide its latest concept car. AutoGuide.com‘s spy photographers have caught what might be the most concealed concept car in the history of spy photos, as the German automaker is preparing something new for the upcoming auto show season. With very little to go off of, we do get... more
The next-generation Mercedes E-Class sedan is in its early stages of testing. Giving us the best look yet of the new E-Class, AutoGuide.com‘s spy photographers have caught it testing heavily camouflaged in Germany. The next-generation E-Class will be built on the same platform as the new C-Class, known as the modular MRA platform, but the E-Class... more
We’re evaluating two brand new cruising vehicles and revisiting an old gas-sipping friend. See and learn all about the cars we’re testing this week on AutoGuide Now. 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550: Mike Schlee, Road Test Editor - “This week I’ll be spending a few days in the Mercedes-Benz S 550 4MATIC. One of the best... more
Now that you’ve seen how stunning the Mercedes-AMG GT S, how does it sound? It’s true that Mercedes went the downsized and turbocharged route with its newest sports car, but that doesn’t mean the GT won’t be an aggressive performance machine. With a 4.0-liter turbocharged engine under the hood, we already know that the GT... more
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