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?
Each year, Consumer Reports conducts its Reliability Survey in order to determine which vehicles presented the most problems fresh off the assembly line. In this year’s study, the publication found that consumers complained the most about infotainment systems and associated electronics, as more and more vehicles adopt advanced systems that are supposed to make their owners’... more
V12-powered vehicles from Mercedes-AMG aren’t going to disappear any time soon. Mercedes-AMG will continue to offer V12-powered vehilces, but future versions will use a hybrid powertrain and an updated version of the current mill. AMG CEO Tobias Moers told AutoCar that the 6.0-liter V12 engine will be extensively re-engineered and will include some element of... more
It’s only been about three weeks since Mercedes-Benz officially revealed its new sports car and it’s already getting an especially warm reception. AMG CEO Tobias Moers told AutoCar that the vehicle is already “pretty much sold out” through the 2015 – 2016 model year. Mercedes hasn’t said how many copies of the car it plans... more
Does Mercedes-Benz have a winner in the crossover segment? AutoGuide.com‘s most watched video for the week of October 19-26 is our review of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG while compact sports car enthusiasts kept their eyes on our 2014 Honda Civic Si coupe review. Our third most watched video for the week is the... more
The upcoming Mercedes GLC AMG compact crossover was spotted frolicking in a black-and-white suit, but don’t think it’s doing a stint in prison. This high-performance vehicle is running free out on the road, ostensibly to get some real-world miles, or kilometers as it were. This is the company’s replacement for the GLK utility vehicle. Mercedes... more
AutoGuide.com’s spy photographers have managed to snap a few more pictures of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class Convertible. Regrettably they only managed to get a coupe shots of this open-air model from the rear but we can glean a few details about it. The car’s trunk was not covered in distracting black-and-white camouflage so we can... more
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