2009 Mercedes G-Class Gets A Lot More Power, Not A Lot Else

Already one of the most overpriced and unnecessary vehicles on sale, the 2009 Mercedes G-Wagen is getting more power and more fuel consumption. The G500 gains a new 5.5-liter V8 and with it a 30% improvement in power. While 382bhp and a 0-60 time of 5.9 seconds might sound ridiculous to you or I, it's positively… » 5/30/08 12:20pm 5/30/08 12:20pm

2009 Mercedes Benz G-Class Gets More Power, Still Delightfully Ugly

The Mercedes Benz G-Wagon is a safari car everyone can love, despite its recent usurpation by fashionistas and the affluent douchebag class. For 2009 the Galendenwagen gets the three bar grille spreading like a virus from Ford to Mercedes, and new wheels, but more importantly a much more powerful engine. For '09, the… » 5/22/08 5:30pm 5/22/08 5:30pm

New Popemobile a Drop-Top Geländewagen

It's a da freakin Popemobile! In addition to his M and S-Class, Mercedes has put together another ride for the Pope. This "Fair Weather Popemobile" is a new G 500 with the top shaved off and a specialty roll/hold bar for the Holy Father. We know it's hot, just try and stay off it, for your own safety. We're not joking… » 12/05/07 9:45am 12/05/07 9:45am

Exclusive 2006 SEMA Preview: Four-Door Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited…

While at the Paris Auto Show at the beginning of the month, Spinn and I walked past the Chrysler Group display and as we passed the four-door Wrangler Unlimited, we both made a startling realization — the 4x4 with more off-road lineage than a Hummer could ever have totally has the potential to be a Hummer killer. We… » 10/27/06 11:16pm 10/27/06 11:16pm

Kanye West's Held-Hostage Merc: Does Jesus Drive With Him?


A lawsuit filed in LA Superior Court yesterday alleges Kanye West failed to pay for his $1,295 a month Mercedes G500 he signed a personal guarantee for back in 2002. Although the lease expired this past January, DaimlerChrysler Financial Services has seen no payments and no returned car, so they're looking for $53K… » 5/09/06 7:50am 5/09/06 7:50am