When the Mercedes-Benz CLA-class made its debut, marketers made hay with its sub-$30,000 base price. That starting figure has since drifted up to $33,625 (with destination), which evidently has the brand thinking about fielding a new A-class variant that would again target the magic $30,000 mark. That’s the word according to Automotive News, which reports […]
The gorgeous, iconoclastic Mercedes-Benz 300SL has been fetching upward of a million dollars in the classic-car marketplace for years now. But two examples that are being sold by Gooding & Company may challenge even those lofty valuations. The SLs are both completely original, unrestored examples owned by a single family since new. Set to be auctioned […]
Mercedes-Benz celebrated the 50th anniversary of AMG at the 2017 edition of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring this weekend, but the seven AMG GT3s gunning for the podium were just part of the excitement. In a darkened trackside room, AMG CEO Tobias Moers pulled the cover off a drivetrain mockup and spilled a few […]
Mercedes-Benz will not import any diesels for the 2017 model year, and perhaps longer, as the company continues to face a federal investigation over allegedly illegal emissions. The automaker’s PR chief, Rob Moran, told Automotive News that due to a tougher EPA certification process for diesel cars that has been in force since the Volkswagen diesel […]
Because Star Wars Day is now an international corporate marketing holiday, Mercedes-Benz has chosen May 4, 2017, to announce a couple of CLAs for the Japan market. Following in the footsteps of Uber’s First Order Stormtrooper Dodge Chargers, the 1:1 scale Hot Wheels creations, and Nissan’s myriad connections of its coincidentally named Rogue CUV to […]
Mercedes-Benz is about to make a number of major changes to its product portfolio, some of which were first publicized by Automobile Magazine’s Georg Kacher. We spoke to our own sources in Stuttgart, and here’s what we can report. MFA Platform: Only three models using Daimler’s modular front-wheel-drive platform are offered in the United States right now: the CLA-, […]
Sensual Purity: The Mercedes-Benz Future World shows how the environment of the future takes shape as boldly yet realistic visions.
Chief Design Officer Daimler AG Gorden Wagener explains the philosophy behind the new concept car Concept A Sedan.
In the last few years, the luxury car sales war has been a two-horse battle between Mercedes-Benz and BMW. The two German manufacturers have been trading …
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With the Concept A Sedan at Auto Shanghai, Mercedes-Benz is providing an outlook of the next generation of compact vehicles and a potential, new body type.
The Mercedes-Benz concept car Concept A Sedan celebrates its world premiere at the Auto Shanghai 2017.
Mercedes-AMG has announced pricing of its sports car, the GT R: $157,995 before all applicable taxes. The 577-hp max-attack GT R may sit at the summit of AMG performance, but its MSRP exactly matches that of the somewhat less intense, and more suntan-friendly, GT C roadster. With the GT R numbers now out, we can […]