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?
This past week, the AutoGuide team headed to the 2014 Geneva Motor Show to catch all the wild debuts. Surprisingly, the cars that grabbed the attention of our viewers weren’t the uber exotics that made their debuts, but rather the highly anticipated 2015 Audi TT and Honda Civic Type R concept. In addition, our readers wanted to... more
Intakes, brakes, exhausts and a diffuser – these are the things we can see in these new spy photos of the upcoming Mercedes C63 AMG. But there’s a few interesting details about what we don’t see here too, namely the engine lurking under the hood. Seen here testing well before its Paris Motor Show debut... more
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 will arrive in the U.S. early next year. The new version of the 4×4 Sprinter Van will come in both 144- and 170-inch wheelbases, in low or high roof configurations and available body styles include Passenger Van, Crew Van and Cargo Van. The exclusive powertrain for the 4×4 option will... more
Though it was revealed well ahead of its official debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is so stunning, it was worth a closer look on the show floor. In production form, Mercedes didn’t stray very far from the concept car it first displayed during the Frankfurt Motor Show last... more
The folks in Stuttgart nailed it with their brand new S-Class, the company’s flagship model. But putting the luxury competition on notice wasn’t enough. They had to go over the top and introduce this, a two-door version of the iconic sedan. This is the brand-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe. The car is making its global... more
A mobile website designed to deliver more accessible services to Mercedes-Benz customers was announced today at the Geneva Motor Show. Launching later this year in English and German, the site gives users the ability to see the status of their car, schedule service, apply for financing, see updates on Mercedes-Benz products and even schedule a... more
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