An astounding spec ad for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class featuring the most incredible twist ending ever devised to promoting a car's on-board collision-prevention-assist system is ruffling some stuffy feathers at the headquarters of Mercedes parent company Daimler AG.
When New Jersey mechanic Zenop Tuncer took delivery of a $180,000 Mercedes 320 that he purchased for a client, he thought he had been ripped off. What was described as a two door convertible arrived as a four door with no roof.
Protected by 13 feet of concrete, the Führerbunker was a multi-story underground complex in Berlin that became the central nervous system for the last five months of Hitler's murderous Nazi regime. Now it's a parking lot. And until recently, you'd never even know it was once there. Here's how to find it.
With their 800 mm guns, 270 mph race cars and dreams of an empire from the Atlantic to the Caspian, those Third Reich people sure had a thing for big. The Breitspurbahn (broad-gauge railway) was bigger than big: a brand new cross-continental railway with a gauge of 9 feet and 10 ⅛ inches, it was to run the length and…
The first BMW product may have been an aircraft engine, but it took help from the United States to return BMW to their roots after World War I put an end to German aircraft engine production. This BMW 132 radial nine began life in 1926 as the Pratt & Whitney Hornet and went on to power thousands of Luftwaffe planes,…
It’s the easiest mod ever. All you need is a white Trabi and a black BMW grille, and your touching tribute to German unification is ready to roll.
A letter written from prison by young Adolf Hitler to a Mercedes-Benz dealership features the Führer-to-be asking the dealer to take "a couple thousand [reichs]marks" off a prospective purchase. Seems his pocketbook couldn't support the aggressive automotive expansion. [AFP]
What do Trabis and Hitler have in common apart from Godwin’s Law and the lack of steel after World War II due to heavy Wehrmacht usage?
We giggle every time we hear the words "Esh-Esh!" in this subtitle-fake dubbed Der F hrer Gestohlener Tr ger. [Hat tip to Jason, Austin, and everyone else who's sent us this. And no, we didn't decide to not run this because I'm Jewish. We decided to not run this because we were busy. In case you haven't noticed,…