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 Monday 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

eBay Challenge: What's The Best Mercedes For Less Than $15,000?

If there's any auto manufacturer that exemplifies all the amazing attributes of depreciation, it's Mercedes-Benz. This week's challenge is to find the best examples of the German brand, for less than the price of your average base model domestic econobox, or $15,000. This should be good. » 12/05/14 8:35pm 12/05/14 8:35pm

Why Mercedes Having A "Shrink" At Abu Dhabi Is Nothing Crazy

Several tabloids this week have run sensational headlines claiming that the Mercedes Formula One teams have a "shrink" on standby to console the loser of this year's World Driver's Championship after the final race at Abu Dhabi. Here's why they're all a sack of turds for singling Mercedes out on this. » 11/23/14 9:09am 11/23/14 9:09am

Mercedes In Urgent Contract Talks With Lewis Hamilton

Per Motorsport.com, Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff wants to get into contract talks as soon as possible to keep both Lewis Hamilton as well as Nico Rosberg on the team for the forseeable future. This would shut the door on a Fernando Alonso to Mercedes move as well for Hamilton going back to McLaren. » 11/17/14 1:02pm 11/17/14 1:02pm

​Mercedes-AMG Just Snagged A Stake In Motorcycle Maker MV Agusta

The rumors are true. Daimler has purchased a 25 percent stake in Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta through its AMG performance arm, putting it (a quarter) on par with Audi, which purchased its rivals at Ducati in 2012, and of course BMW which has had its own motorcycle brand since the 1920s. » 10/31/14 11:51am 10/31/14 11:51am

Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: Budget baller or the real AMG deal?

For many years now, AMG have been churning out ballistic machines with hand-built engines. The cars sole purpose has been to generate power, noise, and tire smoke. Now though, there's a new generation of AMG vehicles and one of the interesting spots in the lineup is occupied by the CLA45 AMG. » 10/07/14 2:48pm 10/07/14 2:48pm

The Twin Engined Mercedes A-Class

As potential performance cars go, the first generation Mercedes A-Class is not a vehicle that immediately springs to mind. After a Swedish magazine famously rolled one performing the elk test in 1997, chucking one around a corner at speed never sounded like a great plan. AMG had other ideas though, ideas that revolved… » 9/26/14 11:46am 9/26/14 11:46am