What Everyone's Getting Wrong About The New Mercedes Pickup Truck

Since news broke this morning that Mercedes-Benz will build a mid-sized pickup truck, every comment I've seen has been "WTF," "stupid status symbol," or "why wouldn't they sell this in America?!" If those was your instinctive reactions, here's why you're wrong. » 3/27/15 4:50pm Friday 4:50pm

Mercedes Is Building A Mid-Sized Luxury Pickup, World Has Gone Mad

Throw away everything, because Mercedes-Benz is building this. For real. Yes. Seriously. We didn’t spike our coffee this morning. Are you ready for this? » 3/27/15 8:10am Friday 8:10am

When All The Cool People Had A Mercedes Gullwing

Jay Leno didn't believe in the 300 SL until he bought one that was missing its engine and transmission, but having this faded Cherry Red sports car certainly turned him into a Gullwing fan. This was the one to have in the fifties. » 3/25/15 4:13pm Wednesday 4:13pm

The Tires Remain The Craziest Thing About AMG's Red Pig

Mercedes used AMG’s Rote Sau to score a second place at the 24 Hours of Spa in 1971, but the car’s racing career was over once they couldn’t find legal tires for it anymore. » 3/24/15 3:48pm 3/24/15 3:48pm

Looks Like Mercedes' Inline-Six Revival Will Come With Lots Of Turbos

Engine geeks everywhere mourn the decline of the inline-six engine and its inherent smoothness and sweet sound. Once a remarkably common setup, it’s been largely replaced by the more packaging-friendly V6. But now it seems that those rumors about a Mercedes-Benz inline-six revival appear to be true. » 3/23/15 9:56am 3/23/15 9:56am

Pininfarina And Mercedes-Benz Never Talk About This 6.3 Bastard Child

This is the only picture Pininfarina has of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 Pininfarina Coupe. Mercedes' massive online database doesn't even mention its existence. But the car is very real, and an 82-year-old Dutchman has it. » 3/18/15 3:43pm 3/18/15 3:43pm

Five Thoughts We Had Hooning the Last ML63 AMG at a Winter Autocross

Say goodbye to the Mercedes ML63. In 2016, it graduates to G-Class, becoming the GLE63, so we took one of the last hopped-up mini Mercs to Lime Rock Park's Winter Autocross see if the off-road Geländewagen badge is deserved. Here are five thoughts we had while hooning the bejesus out of a $114,000 race car… » 3/16/15 8:21pm 3/16/15 8:21pm

Was Mercedes' Gearshift Design To Blame In In Fatal Train-Car Accident?

On February 22, a 49-year old woman accidentally drove into the path of an oncoming train. The tragic accident claimed her and five other peoples' lives, and while the exact reason why she drove into the path of the train isn't known, Mercedes-Benz automatic gearshift design is a suspect. Let's see why. » 3/05/15 10:20am 3/05/15 10:20am

​You Can Be Trained To Test A Self-Driving Car In Less Than Two Hours

The California DMV is in charge of overseeing autonomous car testing in the state. Part of that includes ensuring the people operating the fleet of robo-cars are properly trained, but because the DMV is incapable of getting its shit together, that means some companies only require a couple hours of training before… » 2/25/15 4:46pm 2/25/15 4:46pm

The Mercedes-Benz G63 6x6 Is Totally Sold Out

The last of the mighty Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6s are being built this month, and if your order isn't in already you're just gonna have to wait 'til they start showing up on eBay. But that doesn't mean they're done with extreme off-roaders... on the contrary, Mercedes might just be getting warmed up. » 2/23/15 9:06am 2/23/15 9:06am

Can You Do Gymkhana In A V12 Mercedes?

A V12 Mercedes Benz is good for lots of things: impressing your heroin dealer coworkers, impressing your protection industry coworkers, or even impressing your World Bank coworkers. But what about gymkhana? » 2/23/15 1:00pm 2/23/15 1:00pm

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

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

Mercedes Benz World Brooklands

As i've got a fairly quiet Saturday, I thought I would head over to Mercedes Benz World at Brooklands to play with my Camera. I dont shoot static cars very often, and MBW provides a great oppotunity to practise in challenging light, and busy surroundings. The results i am quiet happy with, was quiet enough that with… » 2/07/15 12:02pm 2/07/15 12:02pm

There's A Reason Why A Classic Mercedes-Benz Will Run Forever

If someone told me to go out and buy the most reliable car I could get, I wouldn't go for a Camry or a Civic, I'd get a classic Mercedes-Benz. » 2/03/15 10:25pm 2/03/15 10:25pm

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. » 1/30/15 2:44pm 1/30/15 2:44pm

Here's The Sweet Mercedes Fire Truck Racing Van On Dubs You Asked For

This Mercedes V-Class in fire-department tuner car livery is for those of you who habitually answer the question "why" with "why not?" Seriously though, I find this unjustifiably alluring. » 1/27/15 4:12pm 1/27/15 4:12pm

Your 6.2 AMG Has Nothing On The Original Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

Long before starting to badge 6.2 V8s as 6.3s as a ploy to sell more cars by referring back to its past, Mercedes-Benz created the best sedan in the world by jamming its largest engine into its smaller four-door's body. The 300 SEL 6.3 has been Jay Leno's favorite car ever since. » 1/27/15 9:00am 1/27/15 9:00am

Hilarious Mercedes Ad Proves Germans Have A Sense Of Humor

Ever wondered what's it like to get a jug of milk at night from the grocery store using a gullwinged Mercedes-Benz C111 prototype? Justin O'Shea has the answer. » 1/14/15 4:32pm 1/14/15 4:32pm

The most beautiful car sales brochure in the world!

The Mercedes 600 was the flagship of Mercedes-Benz between 1963 and 1981. It was the ride of choice for the millionaires, presidents, dictators and even the Pope. Each 600 was special ordered to client's specifications. But if you're a small Merecdes-Benz dealer in a banana republic, how could you sell the newly risen… » 1/10/15 7:50pm 1/10/15 7:50pm