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    Quick Spin: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

    Make way for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG, the most wonderfully preposterous car I have ever driven. There is absolutely no reason why any two-seat roadster should be fitted with a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 developing 621 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque, but I sure am glad that ...

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    Report: Mercedes offers 3,000-euro discount amidst struggling sales

    The bad economy looks to be getting deeper over in Europe. The latest evidence is German carmakers' desperate efforts to prop up badly-lagging sales. Last month, European discounts on German brands averaged 12.2 percent. And now, Mercedes-Benz is offering a 3000-euro ($3,900) trade-in incentive ...

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    Report: Fortune offers 10 reasons why German cars rule

    What is it about German cars that compels many of us to lust after Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche models? Fortune asked that question and came up with 10 well-thought reasons: 1. First and foremost, the Germans have been practicing this automotive thing a bit longer than most countries. ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG [w/video]

    How The World's Most Powerful Sport Utility Vehicle Fails At Being Absurd Twenty years ago, sport utility vehicles were trucks. They had big, heavy frames, solid axles and low-range four-wheel drive. At best, they would accelerate to 60 miles per hour in under nine seconds and top out just over ...

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    LA 2010: Mercedes-Benz shows off Biome concept for LA Design Challenge

    Mercedes-Benz Biome Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Each year the LA Auto Show plays host to the Los Angeles Design Challenge, where aspiring designers partner with automakers to envision the future of mobility. This year's theme was to create the 1,000-pound car, and ...

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    Report: Daimler denies Zetsche will be replaced by Bernhard soon

    There's no question that Wolfgang Bernhard is well liked by the boys at Daimler. In fact, rumor has it that he's currently being groomed (for the second time, actually) to take the reins at Daimler's Mercedes-Benz automotive unit. If you believe the rumors, the only real question is when Bernhard ...

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    Officially Official: 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS revealed before Paris debut

    2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seems like every automaker wants to have a "four-door coupe" in its lineup these days. Hyundai has its rakish new Sonata, Volkswagen has the stylish CC and BMW has reportedly given its Gran Coupe concept the go-ahead for ...

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    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 order books open for 2011 race season

    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The full-on competition version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is now officially available to order for race teams in preparation for the 2011 season. Mercedes-Benz will start delivering the GT3-class race cars in February of ...

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    Rumormill: Mercedes planning C63 AMG Coupe

    It's been confirmed for some time that Mercedes-Benz is developing a new two-door coupe version of its C-Class to replace the current hatchback CLC model. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that Autocar is reporting that Mercedes-Benz is also working on an AMG variant of the coupe to ...

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    Mercedes-Benz unveils 2011 S63 AMG with twin-turbo 5.5L V8 [w/video]

    2011 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Engine downsizing has now come to the almost top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG with the adoption of AMG's new twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8. The new direct-injected V8 bumps output up from a mere 518 horsepower to 571 ...

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    Bloomberg: Mercedes to overtake battered Lexus as U.S. luxury leader?

    2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 Sedan - Click above for high-res image gallery
    After a decade at the top of the U.S. luxury vehicle sales charts, Lexus may soon be unseated by the previous leader, Mercedes-Benz, as well as BMW. While Lexus sales have been recovering this year from the dismal first half ...

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    2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class tries to overcome inattentive drivers

    2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class active steering correction – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The refreshed 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class coupe is a prime example of how engineers are starting to take some of the disparate hardware technology that has been introduced over the last decade ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS spotted completely nude

    One would think that if Mercedes-Benz was really invested in keeping the upcoming 2011 CLS under wraps, it wouldn't be conducting an official photo shoot right outside of the company's museum in Stuttgart. Evidently, though, that's not the case. One keen-eyed visitor to the halls of Silver Arrow ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Mercedes-Benz SLM, possibly plug-in hybrid

    Apparently the product planners at Mercedes-Benz and AMG have decided that both cheaper and more expensive derivatives of the gull-wing SLS coupe would be too problematic and have instead opted for something completely different. AMG is now reportedly developing a mid-engined SLM to take on the ...

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    Video: David Coulthard tries out the Mercedes-Benz SLS E-Cell

    David Coulthard drives the SLS E-Cell – Click above to view the video after the jump
    Retired Formula One driver David Coulthard got a chance to sample the Mercedes-Benz' SLS E-Cell prototype, running the electric supercar through some acceleration and slalom tests on a runway before hitting ...

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    2010 International Engine of the Year awards honor ten best engines

    Mercedes-Benz AMG 6.2-liter V8 – Click above for all winners
    The 2010 International Engine of the Year awards have been announced and ten different engines have been honored in 11 categories, plus an overall winner chosen. The engines were rated by a jury of automotive journalists from ...

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    Video: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell in motion (and German)

    We got our first look at the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell prototype yesterday and now we can see it in motion. The German magazine Bild has a video of their first drive in the electric supercar. Unfortunately, our conversational German isn't up to snuff, so it's hard to decipher the commentary ...

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    Preview: 526-horsepower Mercedes-Benz SLS E-Cell

    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Shortly after introducing the SLS AMG last year, Mercedes-Benz announced that it was also developing a battery electric version of the gull-wing supercar. The first prototype is now ready to be shown to the ...

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    Mercedes-Benz plans updated Three-Pointed Star, new ad campaign [w/video]

    Mercedes' new ad campaign, "The best or nothing" – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Mercedes-Benz's new slogan as of last Friday is "The best or nothing." That catchphrase will be joined by a redesigned Three-Pointed Star pretty soon, but the new icon doesn't appear to have gone on ...

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    Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG available in Alubeam - If you have patience

    2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in Alubeam silver – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're shopping for a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG finished in Alubeam silver here in the United States, you're in luck, but you'll have to be patient. A reader dropped us a note to let us know that a Dallas, ...


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