​The Things You Can Learn From 90s Car Brochures

Every time I get together with a handful of distant friends and talk about 90s BMWs, I have the same compulsion. It isn't I need an old BMW, it's weirder: I need to scan the amazing BMW brochures from my fanboy youth. » 8/22/14 10:36am 8/22/14 10:36am

Watch A $1 Million Mercedes Hit 93 MPH In A Tiny Parking Garage

Most intelligent civilized people know that there is a time and a place for certain things. Those intelligent civilized people likely aren't the ones blasting a rare and expensive Brabus Mercedes-McLaren SLR Roadster (with matching Smart) through a Paris parking garage at more than 90 mph. » 4/13/12 4:00pm 4/13/12 4:00pm

You can own the world's gaudiest car for just $11 million

Sorry, Lexus. If you really want a December to remember, stick a bow atop this gold-plated, ruby-encrusted Mercedes SLR. It's the dream car of Swiss club owner and Thai-food impresario Ueli Anlicker, who built the "Red Gold Dream SLR." And it's $11 million. » 12/07/11 12:00pm 12/07/11 12:00pm

Handbuilt Russian Mercedes SLR Mclaren replica must be seen to be…

It's a story familiar to most car lovers. You badly want a cutting edge exotic car but don't have the pile of cash required to afford one. One Russian man faced with a similar problem while lusting after a Mercedes SLR Mclaren decided to take matters into their own hands, literally. » 8/06/11 2:00pm 8/06/11 2:00pm

How an oil trader scammed his way into Frank Sinatra's Caddy

A Houston oil shipper used the complexity of world markets to make millions moving oil, buying huge homes, a fleet of 11 Mercedes and Frank Sinatra's 1957 Cadillac Eldorado. Now he's in jail, and the feds are auctioning his rides. » 6/06/11 4:00pm 6/06/11 4:00pm

Drunk millionaire drives $500K McLaren SLR with no front wheels

Riffing on yesterday's unfortunate (and possibly alcohol-related) 911 GT3 RS wreck, the chaps at Axis of Oversteer found an even more egregious example: the wheelless McLaren SLR of Roberto Parli. » 3/31/11 2:00pm 3/31/11 2:00pm

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The 722 in the Mercedes SLR McLaren 722 S Roadster's name is the number of the 300 SLR that Stirling Moss and Dennis Jenkinson drove to victory in the historic 1955 Mille Miglia. What a tribute. (Photo Credit: EdCallow) » 12/11/10 10:00am 12/11/10 10:00am

Forza Motorsports 3 Hot Holiday DLC Pack: What's Inside

If you're one of the million gamers laying virtual tracks in Forza Motorsports 3, the Hot Holiday DLC pack offers ten cars with a combined 5,649 HP. Below, discover why you'll want these bruisers in your virtual garage. » 12/08/09 2:30pm 12/08/09 2:30pm

World's Fastest Super Car Crashes

Wrecked Exotics has put together a list of the fastest crashes they've ever seen and it's quite the compendium of carnage. Below, evidence proving bad decision making will eventually catch up to you. » 9/23/09 12:00pm 9/23/09 12:00pm

McLaren SLR Crashes, Destroys Surrounding Cars In Ferrari Street Race

A moron in a Mercedes McLaren SLR and a moron in a Ferrari were allegedly racing mid-day in Poland when the moron in the SLR crashed, destroying four surrounding cars and, miraculously, killing no one. It's a Crash Week miracle! » 9/21/09 4:30pm 9/21/09 4:30pm

Two UK Soccer Stars Join Chrome Mercedes SLR McLaren Craze

Arsenal Defender William Gallas paid $535,000 for this chrome Mercedes SLR McLaren. He's not the only English footballer. Blackburn Rovers Striker Ello Hadji Diouf paid $642,000 for his. Dear god, make it stop. » 5/15/09 12:30pm 5/15/09 12:30pm

ASMA Perfectus McLaren SLR 722 Takes Our Breath Away, In A Bad Way

This all-carbon fiber, ASMA-designed Mercedes McLaren SLR 722 Perfectus scares the bejesus out of us. The designer, Erturul Asma, claims this design is perfection. Do we agree? » 2/06/09 10:30am 2/06/09 10:30am

2009 Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss: Now With Video!

On Friday we showed you pictures of the new 2009 Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss. Today, we have a video preview featuring Moss' 1955 Mille Miglia-winning 300SLR racer and the 2009 SLR Stirling Moss. » 12/23/08 7:30am 12/23/08 7:30am

2009 Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss

The most exciting car to debut at the Detroit Auto Show this January could well be the 2009 Mercedes McLaren SLR Stirling Moss. Hit the jump to see this beast in our gallery below. » 12/19/08 12:45am 12/19/08 12:45am

Mercedes AMG Releases Cool Runnings Simulator

Have you ever thought about buying an AMG, but needed to know how it does in the ice luge? Now you can act out those urges with AMG's newest flash game! » 12/18/08 3:30pm 12/18/08 3:30pm

All-Chrome Mercedes McLaren SLR Sets New High Water Mark On Conspicuous…

Obnoxiously over the top is an understated way to describe this Mercedes McLaren SLR » 10/21/08 9:01am 10/21/08 9:01am dressed head to toe in chrome (including chrome-tinted glass) as it causes a scene outside the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. Although this driver has a so high we'd assume it belonged to a pauper, we know it takes some serious…

Hamann-Tuned "Volcano" Mercedes SLR McLaren Spied With Ugly Paint

It looks like Hamann is working on a tuner version of the 208 MPH Mercedes SLR McLaren » 10/13/08 12:00pm 10/13/08 12:00pm, which according to the license plate, will be dubbed "Volcano." Spied parked next to a Bentley somewhere in Germania, we can tell the Hamann SLR features six exhaust pipes, roof-mounted air scoop, rear diffuser, deep dish rims,…

Mercedes SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S Announced At Intersection Of…

Daimler has dropped the details on a new version of their top of the-top of the line sports car, the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S. With a name that long you have to expect some intense upgrades, and the pointy-star brand comes through with a 650 HP version of the supercharged 5.5 liter V8 (same as the … » 9/29/08 11:20am 9/29/08 11:20am

RENNTECH Releases Mercedes Height Control System

RENNTECH, tuners of all things Mercedes and pizza-sized, have released a digital lowering module (DLM) for monster Benzies equipped with Airmatic or ABC adjustable suspensions. The DLM allows drivers to dial-in heights for each wheel and set adjustable heights based on speed. The system uses an interface similar to an… » 7/25/08 3:40pm 7/25/08 3:40pm

Brabus SLR Roadster Spotted In London

The fanboys over at Autogespot were awfully excited to spot this Brabus SLR McLaren Roadster in London; apparently, it's the first of its kind. Power is up from 626 to 650 HP, dropping the 0-62 mph time to 3.6 seconds and raising the top speed to 209 mph. While we're not that impressed by the limited performance… » 7/25/08 10:00am 7/25/08 10:00am