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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive is the World's Fastest Electric Car

Jun 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

What you're looking at here is the very top of the line from Mercedes-Benz. The Electric Drive version is based on the SLS AMG, but replaces its 6.2-liter V8 with 751 horsepower's worth of electric motors. The result is the fastest electric car you can buy.... Read More

All-New Mercedes-Benz S-Class Aspires to be the "Best Automobile in the World"

May 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

With a product portfolio as extensive as it boasts, Mercedes-Benz is constantly rolling out new models – everything from coupes and convertibles to crossovers and sport-utility vehicles. But one of its longest-serving model lines has been its flagship luxury sedan: the S-Class.... Read More

Compact Luxury Crossover Concepts Debut in Shanghai

May 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

We recently brought you news of two new compact premium performance sedans from Germany’s finest luxury automakers. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and Audi A3/S3 sedans are more economical on fuel, easier to park, nimbler to handle and cheaper to buy than their larger counterparts — but what they don't skimp on is the luxury. However, four-door sedans aren't the only cars that the world’s automakers are downsizing.... Read More

Audi and Mercedes Reveal Smaller Performance Sedans

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Luxury is getting smaller. Where buyers once correlated large with upscale, more and more — in Europe especially — have begun demanding smaller vehicles that can better negotiate crowded city streets (and gas-pump prices), without skimping on the accoutrements. It’s a trend that drove BMW to produce the 1 Series, Audi the A1 and A3, Mercedes-Benz the A-Class and Lexus the CT200h, to name a few. But those are just starting points for these upscale automakers which are rapidly downscaling the size of their entry-level vehicles. Where there are smaller luxury cars, there will be pint-sized performance versions as well.... Read More

Mercedes Goes to Extremes with Six-Wheeled G63 AMG

Apr 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  4 Comments

There used to be a limit to how much you could spend on a sport-utility vehicle, with the Range Rover holding the high ground pretty much all on its own. However, with the top luxury sedans now selling for six figures and exotic supercars for seven, the elite class of SUV's is following suit. Porsche already makes an SUV and soon so will Lamborghini, Bentley and Maserati, with Aston Martin, Spyker and even Rolls-Royce considering getting in on the action. But this auto...this is the new king of the hill.... Read More

Mercedes-AMG Launches New Performance Luxury Automobiles

Mar 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There are some letters that, when combined, carry a certain significance. Say the letters AMG to anyone who's ever driven (or for that matter even seen) a performance-oriented Mercedes-Benz and you're bound to elicit shivers.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Launches New E-Class Coupe and Convertible

Jan 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

Just a few weeks ago Mercedes-Benz released its latest E-Class sedan and wagon. Long considered the benchmark in its class, the new E-Class represents a significant new debut for the German automaker, one that will account for a large share of the prestige carmaker's sales. That in and of itself would be enough to keep most companies busy for a while, but Mercedes-Benz is not most companies. So following the debut of that new family-size luxury automobile, Mercedes has followed up with new versions of its svelte E-Class coupe and convertible.... Read More

MBZ GL Class Awarded Top Honor By "Autoweek" Magazine

Dec 26, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz GL-Class sport utility has won Autoweek magazine's 2013 Best of the Best award for its truck category. The full story on the GL-Class SUV is available in the magazine’s January... Read More

Doom, Gloom | The End of the Luxury Boom?

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Sophie Doran

Could recent announcements by LVMH, Daimler, Remy Cointreau & the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie mark the end of the luxury industry’s economy-defying performance?... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Introduces SLS AMG Black Series as Their Performance Flagship Supercar

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

The letters AMG carry a certain cache with enthusiasts of performance-oriented Mercedes-Benz automobiles. The name represents the German luxury automaker's high-performance line, atop which have in recent years sat two parallel models: the SLS AMG and the AMG Black Series.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz and Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Unite to Help the Youth of New Orleans

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

In lieu of the many recent economically crippling events that have devastated the United States, including a great recession, numerous natural disasters and a government absurdly in debt, America’s youth have received a hard blow to their futures. Budget cuts have put many adolescents at a three times higher... Read More

New Fragrance by Mercedes-Benz is for the Ladies

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The new luxury fragrance by Mercedes-Benz is the second bottle by the auto brand, and is geared towards women. Just last year, Mercedes-Benz released its first perfume for men, and now the awaited ladies’ version is available. Created by Olivier Cresp, the fragrance includes top notes from fresh and sparkling chords of bergamot and juicy peach, with middles notes of delicate and subtle floral notes from mimosa, and its base notes include patchouli, white musk and vanilla.... Read More

The Latest Boutiques | Berluti, Dior & Saint Laurent Paris

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Sophie Doran

Alexander McQueen, Mercedes-Benz & Burberry all look to digital tools to bring stores to life, as Saint Laurent Paris debuts its first retail concept under Hedi Slimane... Read More

Mercedes AMG Celebrates 45th Anniversary with Special Edition SLS GT3

Oct 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Spending six or seven figures on a luxury car may be a purchase most of us can only dream of, but the fact of the matter is that, with ever-constricting regulations and traffic congestion, those who do spend that kind of money rarely have the opportunity to really enjoy the capabilities of their new toys. Hence the rising popularity of track cars.

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New smart fortwo Electric Vehicle to Debut in 2013 for $25,000

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The Mercedes-Benz USA–owned brand, smart USA, will debut its third generation electric car for two in Spring 2013 at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $25,000. The starting price point will make the tiny car the most affordable production electric vehicle in the U.S. market. A cabriolet model will also debut at $28,000, making it the only convertible EV on the market.... Read More

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