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?
Not even a few days after the debut of the Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV at the Beijing Motor Show, AutoGuide‘s spy photographers have caught a prototype of the production model testing. The Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV showed off a competitor to the BMW X6, and it appears that the German automaker isn’t wasting any time in bringing... more
Mercedes is planning a more performance oriented version of its C-Class sedan that will slot between the C400 and C63 AMG. The new C450 AMG Sport will arrive in Europe for the 2015 model year and will use the same twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 as the C400, but with a power boost of about 34 hp... more
It might seem easy to ignore the Beijing Motor Show. After all, it is halfway around the world. But the Chinese auto market is growing quickly. In fact, it surpassed the U.S. in 2010. The auto show in Beijing is getting bigger, too. This year’s debuts mark a new pinnacle in BMW luxury sedans, a... more
Is Mercedes-Benz readying its own competitor to the BMW X4 and X6 models? That certainly seems the case with the new Concept Coupe SUV that debuted at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, which clearly takes notes from the BMW “Sports Activity Coupe” models. Sporting muscular wings, large flared feders and massive 22-inch wheels, the Concept... more
Daimler’s ultra-luxury Maybach brand might have been killed off last year, but we could see a return of the nameplate as soon as this year. The German automaker plans to bring an exclusive Mercedes-Benz S-Class variant sporting the Maybach name to the Guangzhou Motor Show and the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show later this year.... more
What if we told you there was a car that combines the torque of a NASCAR racer with the luxury of a private yacht? Well It doesn’t exist. That’s because this car, the Mercedes S63 AMG coupe actually makes more twist than an oval track racer. And it can also turn right. It’s also really... more
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