While more traditional Mercedes-Benz vehicles such as the S-class and the SL-class may be what first come to mind when one thinks of Mercedes, the not so glamorous Sprinter has become a key member of the brand in its own right. The current-generation van, however, is nearly a decade old, which means it’s time for Mercedes […]
You need to pick up friends at an airport, but you don’t know where along the arrivals curb they’re waiting. You’re meeting a client, but you are unsure which entrance to use at their sprawling corporate headquarters. You’re headed to a wedding in a scenic park, but you don’t know exactly know where the ceremony […]
Mercedes-Benz has been building sport-utility vehicles—the M-class and now the GLE-class—at its plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for 20 years. And now the company has announced a major investment in the facility aimed at preparing it for the surge of electric vehicles expected over the next 20 years. In 2020, the plant will start building electric SUVs […]
Allegations of cheating on diesel emissions controls were only days old the last time the auto industry gathered for the Frankfurt auto show, and the ensuing headlines overshadowed whatever announcements carmakers had planned. So it was understandable that organizers were eager this year to move beyond that sullied spectacle, preferring to focus on a fresh […]
Mercedes-AMG Project ONE: The design philosophy of Sensual Purity embodied the performance of Formula 1 racing cars.
The concept vehicle EQA is an example of the consistent further development of the design language of the Sensual Purity of Mercedes-Benz.
Most folks know the roots of the Mercedes-Benz G-class—a.k.a. the Geländewagen, or G-wagen—stretch back to the 1970s, when it was created as a go-absolutely-anywhere off-roader. In the intervening time, roadgoing versions and the fact that its fundamental look has barely changed have made it one of the most iconic vehicles not just in Mercedes-Benz history, but […]
Mercedes-Benz’s budding EQ lineup of electric cars isn’t due to appear before 2019, but that isn’t stopping the automaker from trotting out EQ-branded concept cars. Following the Generation EQ, which debuted last year, is the EQ A pictured here. Previewing a potential compact EQ electric hatchback, the EQ A will be fully revealed at September’s Frankfurt auto […]
We’ve run piles of four-door sedans at Virginia International Raceway—where we head each year with the hottest performance cars, in order to extract their quickest lap—and here we present the 10 quickest so far.
The EQA is the latest, fully electric Mercedes-Benz concept car. The teaser allows a first insight.
Formula 1 racing is captivating for many reasons, not the least of which is the way the sight of such fast cars provides fodder for fantasy. We say “fantasy” because open-wheel racers like the Mercedes-AMG W08 will never be seen on public roads. Right? Right? Well, at this year’s Frankfurt auto show, Mercedes-AMG will introduce a […]
The smart vision EQ fortwo embodies the urban luxury of the future. It is a radical approach with a cool and minimalist design.
A 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer has won one of the highest awards in the classic-car world, the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Best of Show trophy. Owned by collector Bruce McCaw of Bellevue, Washington, the prewar roadster has an illustrious history and a strong connection to a racing pedigree. It’s the eighth Mercedes-Benz to win the award; […]
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet incorporates the classic proportions of art deco design with its puristic, flowing lines.