2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class And CLS AMG: Hot Rods For German Plutocrats

Like many of its potential buyers, the E-Class has gotten a facelift. Most cars go through this sort of mid-life crisis refresh, and many would argue the old E-Class needed one particularly, with a somewhat fussy trapezoid-ish quad headlight setup and four more round driving lights below. » 1/14/13 12:45pm 1/14/13 12:45pm

This Is The First Picture Of The All-Wheel Drive 2014 Mercedes E63 AMG

The 2014 Mercedes E63 AMG has been making the rounds in camouflage for a few months. But we haven't gotten a chance to see it in the flesh. » 1/08/13 12:20pm 1/08/13 12:20pm

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe And Convertible: Here They Are

Just three weeks after the new E-Class sedan and the estate came to light, Mercedes-Benz also presented the coupe and convertible members of the family. First thoughts? Well, after calling the sedan dull, I'm happy to say that the two-door/chopped roof treatment made the refreshed design look quite a lot better. They… » 1/04/13 7:30am 1/04/13 7:30am

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: It's Official, And It Comes With A Clock

Two days after we showed it to you, Mercedes-Benz gave us all the details about it's newest E-Class. We said the car's redesigned front and S-Class shaped profile looks dull, and thought that the sedan's backside could bore even a hardcore Lexus fan, while they refer to it as "emotionally appealing". » 12/13/12 9:20am 12/13/12 9:20am

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: This Is It And It Is Dull

Here it is, the brand new E-Class in all its glory. As you can see, the biggest change is that Mercedes-Benz's most important model will switch from the dual-pod lights seen on the current one to single units with LED wizardry. I guess that's how Stuttgart says "hi" to Ingolstadt. » 12/11/12 9:20am 12/11/12 9:20am

2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 gets AMG turbo V8, trees win

AMG's new, 5.5-liter bi-turbocharged V8 impressed us in the CLS63, even if it didn't snarl like the old 6.2-liter naturally-aspirated blaster. Today, the turbo trickled into the midfield, showing up in the E-Class. Better mileage, too, for more greenness. » 4/18/11 5:30pm 4/18/11 5:30pm

Rowers rescue flooded cars during boat race

Mental note: the tide of the River Thames comes in and out twice in every 24 hours. One who parks his Audi in a slipway to catch a London rowing competition must consider such tides. This guy apparently didn't. » 3/22/11 2:00pm 3/22/11 2:00pm

Mercedes Driver Cheats Death

This commercial about a driver in a new Mercedes E-Class cheating Death is amusing, but we'd expect the real Grim Reaper to pilot one of these head-on to finish the job. » 7/08/10 3:30pm 7/08/10 3:30pm

Yes, Cars Are Getting Fatter

Thanks to feature bloat and nanny state safety regulations, cars continue to expand as fast as American waistlines. Still don't believe us? Look at this seven-generation Mercedes E-Class family picture. My, what a fat ass you have, W211. [via Blaaargh] » 6/04/10 9:00am 6/04/10 9:00am

Lorinser Presents The Acura E-Class Coupe

Acura, lacking a coupe in its lineup, turned to Benz tuning house Lorinser to take the otherwise attractive new Mercedes E-Class Coupe and graft on an Acura-esque schnoz. It's what we always never wanted! » 1/19/10 3:30pm 1/19/10 3:30pm

Ten Most Sexually Suggestive Car Commercials

In today's advertising world the question isn't whether your car commercial has a famous spokesperson, indie music or flashy graphics. The question is, when you turn on one of these ten sexually suggestive car commercials, does it return the favor? » 12/15/09 2:30pm 12/15/09 2:30pm

2011 Mercedes E-Class Convertible Drops Top

The 2011 Mercedes E-Class Convertible looks like an E-Class Coupe without its toupee and with the addition of AIRSCARF and AIRCAP technology you can keep your hair, real or fake, from blowing away at top speed. » 12/14/09 5:30pm 12/14/09 5:30pm

New Mercedes E-Class Convertible Hiding In Garage

Testing cars these days is much trickier than it used to be. Now when you take a fräulein to the mall in your partially-disguised 2011 Mercedes E-Class convertible some car nut with an iPhone's there to take photos. » 11/12/09 11:00am 11/12/09 11:00am

Mercedes Builds 1,300-Foot Slot Car Track Through E-Class Wagon

The 2010 Mercedes E-Class, in wagon form, is the ideal platform for transporting and housing a 1,300-foot DTM slot car track. We'll take one of each, please. [via The Car Lounge] » 11/09/09 4:40pm 11/09/09 4:40pm

Did This UK Mercedes Ad Cross The Line?

The new Mercedes E-Class was launched in Britain with a tree-hugging ad stating "It's a pleasure, but not a guilty one." The UK's national Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) disagreed and told them to pull the print advertisement. Who is right? » 10/06/09 12:00pm 10/06/09 12:00pm

800 HP Brabus E V12: Lord Vader, Your Clichéd Headline Is Ready

This twin-turbo Brabus E V12 uses 800 HP, 1047 Lb-Ft and 230 MPH to justify a wild bodykit, faired rear wheels and a clear hood. We bet it'd kick a CTS-V's ass around Laguna. » 9/15/09 6:15am 9/15/09 6:15am

Mercedes E-Class Convertible Spied On Sex And The City Sequel Set

The arrival of the 2011 Mercedes E-Class Convertible is as predictable as the sequel for "The Sex and The City." Expect it next summer, around the same time your girlfriend drags you to the cinema. [X17] » 9/03/09 1:20pm 9/03/09 1:20pm

German Tuning Firm Carlsson Warms Over E-Class Coupe

Want to make your E coupe handle a tad better without going crazy with modifications? Still willing to drop some fairly serious cash? Carlsson's got you covered. » 8/20/09 11:00am 8/20/09 11:00am

Ten Cars To Drive Across The U.S.A.

When we drove from Manhattan to Detroit's Woodward Dream Cruise, it got us thinking about the Holy Grail of American road trips: all the way across the country. It has to be done, but behind the wheel of what? » 8/19/09 5:30pm 8/19/09 5:30pm

2010 Mercedes E-Class Estate Debuts Ahead Of Frankfurt

The 2010 Mercedes E-Class Estate has hit the web with a load of images ahead of its Frankfurt Motor Show debut. The new wagon gets additional functionality and even manages to keep optional rear-facing jump seats. » 8/04/09 12:30pm 8/04/09 12:30pm