Whenever I see a 1998 Acura Integra with a cursive decal on the front window saying “Daily Driven,” my reaction is a curt “Yeah, no shit.” However, if you own a heavily depreciated and insanely complex luxury car like I do, the prospect of driving it daily on a shoestring budget becomes exponentially more interesting,…
A Mercedes-Benz S-Class should be a few things: luxurious, comfortable, and above all, quiet. My car was two of those things, but failed pretty miserably on the last bit because of one common component failing in spectacular form. Here’s how I fixed it with my bank account and sanity intact.
Uber’s just plunked down a load of cash on the future of self-driving car tech. The company just ordered 100,000 Mercedes S-Class vehicles, according to German business magazine Manager Magazin.
I’ll be the first to say buying a cheap used luxury car is, above all else, tempting. It’s like ordering a $10 eight-ounce steak and then realizing that the measurement was in pounds, not ounces—even if it does have an expiration date that may prove uncomfortable for most. Here’s how my cheap used luxury car met its…
The Mercedes Benz S-Class is the reason why this class of cars exists. What do you need to know before you buy an S-Class? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
Mercedes plans to raise the roof at the Frankfurt Motor show this year with the drop-top, super-hot S-Class Cabriolet.
There are luxury cars, then there are German luxury cars, then there is the Mercedes Benz S-Class. It is a monolithic brick of teutonic engineering. The S-Class is a car designed to place your comfort above all else. These days it seems that everyone’s interpretation of a luxury car is to try and beat the BMW M5 at…
Mercedes-Benz’ autonomous ambitions have been pretty clear. It’s the future of luxury and all that. Now Darren, a Jalop reader in western Ireland, caught this prototype S-Class fitted with a massive LIDAR array on its roof. But what the hell is Mercedes doing with it?
Mercedes-Benz makes great luxury super-sedans, and their newly unveiled Mercedes-Maybach S600 is no different, touting cutting-edge comforts that your E-class-leasing manager could only dream of. But here's something your boss doesn't know: This $250,000 car is almost completely useless.
Mercedes is out with its plug-in hybrid version of the S-Class, and in addition to packing a 8.7 kWh battery that can run the S for up to 20 miles on pure electricity, it's featuring some pretty interesting tech, including a gas pedal with haptic feedback.
According to a report from Bloomberg, Mercedes-Benz plans to release an embiggened version of it's flagship S-Class, and it might be called Maybach. Mercedes will also release a Pullman edition of the S-Class which will be a whopping 21 feet long.
This is what you see if you sit on the rear left seat of a 2014 Mercedes S-Class. The best thing about it? A clever table. One you can actually use for work while on the move.
You're familiar with the term "land yacht" to describe huge, old, floaty American cars. The world's super-wealthy have a new class of vehicle. I'm calling it the Land Jet, and it's typified by the new 850 horsepower BRABUS S Class.
Mercedes goes into insane amounts of detail and precision for almost everything it produces, but the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is going to be its new flagship. And when it's your flagship, you've got to do it right. This video shows the borderline-obsessive attention paid to development and testing for der neue S.
Not sure if anyone got to see this with the Kinja mess so re-post: So the Mercedes S63 AMG has 577 hp and hits 60 in 3.9 seconds, but the Audi S8 has 520 hp and hits 60 in 3.5 seconds. I realize the 0-60 numbers on the Mercedes are not official yet, but it seems that the S8 is a rather under-appreciated, super-quick,…
Being 220 pounds lighter than the previous S 63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz's newest beefed up S-Class will reach 60 mph in 4 seconds thanks to the 577 horsepower and 664 ft·lb coming from the 5.5-liter AMG V8 biturbo up front.
The first official photos of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class hit the web this morning, and guess what? It's really nice! Were you expecting something different?
New shots of the recently unveiled 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class have leaked online, showing off just how much the new top-of-the-line Merc is like a business jet.
This may seem hard to believe, but the current Mercedes-Benz S-Class bowed way back in 2005. Eight years is forever in car time, but the S still looks pretty classy and striking on the road. A new one is apparently on the horizon. Is this mule a preview of what's to come?