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Where Poise And Refinement Are Mutually Exclusive

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is entertaining in the bends, but its ride quality and noise level make it tough to recommend for everyday driving.

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The Rap Train Storms Germany

In which we talk bling, schnitzel, Karl Marx, and the German countryside from behind the wheel of Mercedes-Benz's absolutely ridiculous G65 AMG.

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ML No More: M-B's Midsize SUV Gets a New Name And A Beastly "Coupe" Version

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is a thoroughly updated version of its bread-and-butter M-Class. We test the full line, including the new "Coupe" version.

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When Less Power Isn't A Bad Thing

Mercedes-Benz' decision to drop its 402-hp, twin-turbo V8 for a 329-hp, twin-turbo V6 in the M-Class was curious, but it's a boon to the CUV's refinement.

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'Mission Metris' Lands In America

Mercedes is bringing its midsize van, the Metris, to the United States. We put it to the test on the open roads of Colorado.

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She's No Lady, She's A Machine

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 has squared off some of its feminine curves, and sharpened its demeanor to boot. Not unlike a certain 1980s 'Russian' ice princess we grew up admiring.

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Boldly Going Where No FedEx Driver Has Gone Before

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets added capability for the 2015 model year with the addition of a four-wheel-drive system. We put the big van through its paces on and off road in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.

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Fly Me To The Moon

We test the outrageously powerful, immensely luxurious, and incredibly gorgeous 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe. Yes, it really is that good.

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"AMG Lite" Still Proves Substantial

No, it's not a full-blown, fire-breathing AMG like the C63, and it doesn't get the newfangled "Mercedes-AMG" nomenclature. But after spending some seat time in the C450 AMG Sport, there's a decent chance you'll be quite alright with that.

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A Story About The Little Pistons That Could

Mercedes-AMG follows a familiar path in its latest C63, forcing more power out of a smaller engine through the use of twin turbochargers, and ends up creating the best sports sedan in its segment.

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Has Daimler's Ultralux Brand Gone From Overpriced To High Value?

Mercedes-Benz is relaunching its failed Maybach ultra-luxury division – sort of. This 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 inaugurates a new sub-brand with a suddenly reasonable-sounding price tag. We drive it and let you know if it still feels like big money.

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One Man's Goldilocks Is Another Man's Overkill

Conventional wisdom would dictate that adding more power and several key performance enhancements to an already very good car, like the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe, will end up equaling an even better car. In the case of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe, conventional wisdom sort of applies, but perhaps not as much as we'd have initially guessed.

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Wolverines, Whiskey And The Apogee Of Grand Touring

At a Halloween party a couple of weeks ago, a rather inebriated new acquaintance of mine pulled a beautiful round flask out of his extravagant wolverine costume (the animal, not the X-Men character – I live in Ann Arbor) and offered me a pull. I wasn't driving, and I'm neither an asshole nor a fool, so I took a sip.

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For Nerds And Connoisseurs Alike

On a recent, transcontinental flight home I warded off the mild urge to get some work done and started browsing Delta's list of terrible movies for something that a) I hadn't seen before, and b) I wouldn't get in trouble for watching without my wife. I settled on a documentary called Somm, which follows four young and accomplished sommeliers on a mission to pass the mind-bendingly difficult Master Sommelier exam. In between a lot of late-night flash cards, obsequious Windsor knot tying and the p

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An Even Brighter Three-Pointed Star

It ain't easy being the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Up until now, the compact luxury sedan has had a tough job description: offer sufficient driving dynamics to allow it to compete with the lauded BMW 3 Series, while also serving as the lowest cost of entry into the coveted Mercedes-Benz portfolio. Daimler has had to make it good enough to steal people away from BMW, Audi, Cadillac, Infiniti and Lexus, yet make it affordable and reasonable enough to win over first-time luxury shoppers. Talk about a t

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The Grade Is Right There In The Name

Mercedes-Benz has made reviewing the B-Class Electric Drive pretty darn easy. They included the grade the car deserves right in the name: A nice, solid B.

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The Car Everyone Can Disagree On

With more than a year separating my test week with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 from its debutante ball at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, I had the advantage of a mountain of data and diatribes with which to inform my initial opinion. Conversations with colleagues and coworkers netted splintered ideas about the CLA's driving demeanor; reading hundreds of comments posted on Autoblog articles revealed a popular divide about everything from exterior styling to the execution of its navigation screen.

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