Mercedes Tweaks Plan for Slow-Selling R-Class

Apparently the market for a hotshot, V8-powered luxury minivan isn't as latent as Mercedes had hoped. But an anemic luxury minivan that looks like an SUV? More of that, please. That's the short version of Mercedes's plan to wring out some sort of a market for its R-Class van. It's dropping the R500 and 'bahn-worthy… » 8/13/07 9:03am 8/13/07 9:03am

Mercedes R-Class Wagon Signed by The Rolling Stones to Be Auctioned

Those of us who came up in the post—Beggars Banquet world have lots to thank The Rolling Stones for. That means we have to go see them in concert once every 15 years, like clockwork, out of respect. Of course, despite being total ass kickers well into their 60s, the Stones' pre-geriatric megatour product endorsements… » 3/16/06 11:46am 3/16/06 11:46am

Skating Mercedes AMG Launches 6.3-Liter V8 in the US

Mercedes adopted an ice skating theme — featuring hockey players cavorting with figure skaters (which is only illegal south of Ohio) — to launch two models powered by its 6.3-liter AMG V8 in the US this afternoon — the M 63 AMG and R 63 AMG models. They're the first US-bound models to get the company's first… » 2/08/06 5:47pm 2/08/06 5:47pm

Exile on Main Street: Stones Promote Mercedes R-Class on Tour

"R-Class, you mean machine, you make a grown man cry with luxury." Ok, The Rolling Stones' new association with the Mercedes R-Class isn't quite as awkward as that lyrical mash of "Start Me Up," but it's not exactly smooth as "Little Red Rooster" either. Despite the demographic perfection of the deal between Benz and… » 8/26/05 2:33pm 8/26/05 2:33pm