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?
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG coupe has been officially revealed. Powered by an AMG 6.0-liter V12 biturbo engine, the 2015 Mercedes S65 AMG coupe features 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque, making it one of the most unique and powerful luxury coupes on the market. The third AMG high-performance car to come equipped with... more
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+. Popular news from this past week include a story of the Bugatti Veyron successor to be a 1,500-hp hybrid. In addition, news about the 2016 Audi R8 losing its manual transmission... more
Whether you’re shopping for a sports car, SUV or all-purpose wagon, AutoGuide.com’s most watched videos have you covered. This past week, our viewers flocked to the review of the all-new Lexus NX crossover to see how it stacks up to the competition in a rapidly-growing segment. In addition, our review of the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG... more
Mercedes-Benz has added another package to its popular CLA 250 model. Called the Sport Package Plus, the trim package offers several AMG-developed upgrades including a sportier front-suspension setup, throatier exhaust system and cross-drilled rotors accented by red brake calipers. Subtle red accents can also be found on the front and rear bumpers while the interior... more
If you’re excited for the upcoming Mercedes-AMG GT, we’ve got a treat for you. The German automaker has released new photos of the camouflaged AMG GT prototype, that offers the best look yet for the upcoming sports car. The company has been very methodical with releasing information on the AMG GT, which will boast over... more
Mercedes-Benz is reviving the Maybach badge for the new S-Class, though it may spread to more vehicles in the Benz lineup. The brand is planning a Maybach GL SUV according to Motoring.au, which would essentially be an ultra-luxury version of the big seven-seater. The Maybach lineup will be like the brand’s AMG offerings, except instead of going... more
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