Do not rent this car

If you're coming to this post because you followed a link saying there was a Black Series with its top chopped off you're going to be as disappointed (and relieved) as the rest of us. It isn't. A sharp-eyed reader noticed a few inconsistencies with this vehicle (thanks Christopher) and, when called out, the rental… » 8/05/11 1:30pm 8/05/11 1:30pm

Canadian Valet Ordered To Pay $20,600 For Damaged SL65 AMG

A Vancouver airport valet who wrecked a 2005 Mercedes SL65 AMG during a Ferris Bueller re-enactment has been ordered to pay a California vintner $20,600 in damages, mostly depreciation. (H/T to Emir and Jon!) [CTV] » 11/04/10 9:30am 11/04/10 9:30am

Alexander Ovechkin's Slightly More Creative License Plate

When we posted a picture of the license plate on Alexander Ovechkin's Mercedes Sedan it didn't take long for everyone to remind us of the boastful vanity plate on his other super Mercedes. » 1/29/10 2:00pm 1/29/10 2:00pm

New Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series Dances Around Track On Video

With twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 under the bonnet blasting out 661 HP and 738 lb-ft of torque, the newly-revealed 2009 Mercedes Benz SL65 Black, the pointy-star brand has really upped its game when it comes to tweaking out production platforms. In fact, as the video below the jump shows, watching it in action is… » 7/14/08 9:40am 7/14/08 9:40am

RENNtech Reveals 695 HP Monster Mercedes Tuning Package

Not wanting to get left behind in a world of 500 horsepower Euro-bruisers, RENNtech announced today its new "stage 3" kit designed to squeeze an impressive 695 horsepower and 895 lb-ft of torque out of the twin-turbo AMG V12. The kit uses a revised ECU, revised cooling system and other goodies to get as much usable… » 1/29/08 12:00pm 1/29/08 12:00pm

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: Exotic Car Rental

We're getting closer to Christmas Day, so it's probably time to start considering gifts that don't require that much shipping. What if you could get your significant other an Aston Martin Vanquish, Murcielago Spider, Ferrari F430 or a Benz SL65 AMG without having to get a 400 month lease? If your pockets are slightly… » 12/14/07 1:45pm 12/14/07 1:45pm