Exclusive Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² Review Off-Road With GTspirit

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As a European grown up in a narrow street in one of Europe's 16th century inner-cities I consider everything over the size of a BMW X3 a big truck. So you can imagine when I first came eye-to-eye with the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² show car I was a little impressed, no, frightened of the thought to drive this monster… » 2/21/15 10:34am 2/21/15 10:34am

Force India Will Test At Barcelona, But Won't Bring Its 2015 Car Yet

Twitter user Jose Manuel Salazar claims that this render of a Formula One race car is, in fact, Force India's 2015 VJM08 car. Is he right, though? We'll find out with the start of the season. While Force India will be letting Pascal Weirlein test their car at Barcelona, it will be in their 2014 VJM07 instead. » 2/15/15 1:36pm 2/15/15 1:36pm

Here's What The First Maybach Mercedes 4x4 Will Probably Look Like

Mustache-Benz boss Dr. Dieter Zetsche has been quoted saying a Mercedes-Maybach SUV is "most likely!" Logic dictates that would basically be a GL, soon to be rebadged as GLS, with a bit of a body stretch and a private-jet interior. Subtle, quick, and decadently comfortable. » 1/31/15 12:05pm 1/31/15 12:05pm

The Mercedes-Benz C450 Is The Swabian Bruiser For Sane Speed Freaks

Mercedes has a slight, wonderful problem on its hands. Its hot AMG models used to be seriously quick, but lately they've crossed into insanity. Take the Mercedes-AMG C63, for instance, with the 504-horse twin-turbo V8 out of the Mercedes-AMG GT, which is just nuts for a small family car. For the slightly more staid… » 1/12/15 6:00pm 1/12/15 6:00pm

This Is Mercedes-Benz's Vision For The Ultimate Future Of Luxury

Ask a dozen people to define "luxury" and you'll get a dozen different answers. Maybe even more than that. But at its core, luxury is about having the means to do what you want, when you want. That's what Mercedes-Benz is attempting to deliver with its fully-autonomous F 015 Luxury in Motion concept. » 1/05/15 11:31pm 1/05/15 11:31pm

Genius Dad Figures Out How To Convince His Kid To Go To Sleep

Let's be honest: "if you never go to sleep, Santa will never come" was about as convincing as "broccoli tastes good" or "you can't take a bunny to school" when you were a kid. One dad on the F1Technical.net forums has figured out the trick, though: make the bed look like a Mercedes W05 Formula One car. » 12/25/14 5:59pm 12/25/14 5:59pm

Team Radio Proves Hamilton Was Suspicious About Rosberg's Off At Monaco

Let's be honest, stuff like this is why the idea of limiting team radio communication was a bad idea. Lewis Hamilton's team radio during Monaco qualifying released in the official Formula One 2014 season review proves that Hamilton believes Rosberg went off intentionally to screw him out of pole. » 12/21/14 3:18pm 12/21/14 3:18pm

The $29,900 Mercedes Was Nothing More Than A Marketing Gimmick 

In September 2013 Mercedes released the compact CLA for $29,900. It was the first "affordable" Benz since the C coupe that Mercedes would much rather forget about. That sub $30k price was a hook to get new lessees into the dealership, and it worked. Just fifteen months later Mercedes quietly raised the price. » 12/15/14 8:33am 12/15/14 8:33am

Guy Crushes Boss' Benz With Massive Earthmover -- Is It Staged?

In a way, the internet has really robbed us all of our innocence. And not just from the weird, filthy things we know we shouldn't be watching at work — I mean our fundamental sense of trust. Years ago, if you showed me a Betamax tape of a guy crushing his boss' car, I'd have believed you. Maybe we'd hug. Nowadays, I'm… » 12/09/14 12:45pm 12/09/14 12:45pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Mercedes-Benz 300SL Wallpaper Is Here

Whether you love it for its sloping design, its classic curves, or its gull wing doors, it's hard not to love the original Mercedes-Benz 300SL. Sure the current SLS AMGs are nice, but if you're going to live out a 1950s superspy fantasy, the 300SL is probably on your short list of getaway cars. » 12/07/14 6:35pm 12/07/14 6:35pm