Detroit Auto Show Preview: Mercedes-Benz Vision GL 420 Bluetec Concept

Hey, here's one that's not on embargo — it's the Bluetec diesel concept GL 420 Vision, or is that Vision GL 420 Bluetec Concept diesel? Either way, Mercedes is continuing its cleaner-diesel strategy for the US by showing a version of its largest SUV, fitted with aqueous urea-spraying, emissions-scrubbing whatnots, in… » 1/03/07 4:35pm 1/03/07 4:35pm

Third Row with More Go: Brabus Mercedes GL-Class

The tuning gnomes at Brabus have worked up a package for the Mercedes GL-Class that will have speed-freak lacrosse moms begging their private banking reps for liquidity. Like other Brabus-tweaked Mercs that originally sported the 5.5-liter V8, Brabus customers can choose the company's 6.1-liter bored-out version for… » 8/21/06 8:22am 8/21/06 8:22am

Mercedes Releases Official Photos of New GL-Class SUV

After quite a year of spying by photogs and sneaking all 'round by Mercedes, the company has released the first full set of official press images of its new GL-Class SUV, ahead of the truck's official launch at the Detroit auto show next month. The bruiser will debut in the US market with Merc's 335hp 4.6-liter V8… » 12/09/05 12:00am 12/09/05 12:00am