It was like telling a fourth grade class they were going to Disneyland. Upon landing in southern France to drive the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the assembled group of jet lagged automotive writers were informed that they were not only about to drive the first next-generation G-Class ever (incredibly cool and exciting in its own right) but were also going to get a chance to drive a selection of classic G Wagens as well. An audible gasp was heard.
Sprinter vans in the United States will be offered with these two diesel engines, along with a gasoline-powered 188-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. We'll have a choice of rear- and all-wheel drive, though the front-wheel-drive model available in other markets will be a no-show stateside.
The next decade in cars will revolutionize the landscape, as iconic holdouts switch to electrification. When Australian outlet Car Advice asked Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Möers about the future of the brand's high-performance cars, Moërs revealed, "[The] next-generation Mercedes-AMG C 63 will be a hybrid — that's now a given." What's more, AMG might have the AMG C 63's successor send its power to all four wheels.
Mercedes-Benz will soon jump into the U.S. car subscription pool. Carmakers like Audi, Cadillac and Porsche, as well as tech companies like Clutch Technologies and Flexdrive, have already begun trialing multi-vehicle subscription services here. The Mercedes offering, called Flexperience in Europe and entirely controlled though the Mercedes Me app, should shortly begin trials in Germany with the help of the two largest dealer groups there. Mercedes doesn't know when or where the U.S. version of F
After their four-door siblings bowed at the Geneva Motor Show, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet will send their greetings to the world at the New York Auto Show. Naturally, most of the story here carries over from the sedans.
The inclusion of the 48-volt EQ Boost system is part of what makes this powertrain so satisfying to use.
Could an entry-level Aston Martin coupe be in the works?
It'll debut later this year with a twin-turbocharged V8 making 630 hp, with hybrid variants likely.
The view out the sleeping area in the back is awesome.
It would certainly be a conversation piece.
The G-Wagen will debut in Detroit next month, with the G500 boasting a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 up front.
It's finally here, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS. This is the third generation of the car that popularized the four-door coupe design. This version has a 48-volt mild-hybrid system to improve fuel efficiency. For more coverage of the 2017 LA Auto Show head over to https://www.autoblog.com/la-auto-show/
We highlight all the features, design cues, and technology that the AMG Project One shares with the Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ Formula 1 race car.
Mercedes unveils the Concept EQA at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, an electric compact with a range of up to 400 km depending on modular battery size.
Top honors went to a pre-war beauty.
Go ahead and reward yourself. You deserve it.
And Fernando Alonso returns to F1 after racing at Indy.