2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTec 4MATIC Test Drive

?2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTec 4MATIC ?Diesel added to SUV lineup Mercedes-Benz?s initial entry into the SUV marketplace was the first generation M-Class back in 1997,which was followed in 2001 with the G-Class. In 2005, the second generation M-Class bowed, and 2005 also saw the introduction of the R-Class. The following year, the GL-Class debuted, followed…

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Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When it comes to variety, we can?t think of a manufacturer who offers more variations, models and niche products that Mercedes-Benz. They have so many variations and models; it?s difficult to even count them all. In the sport utility category alone, the German automaker has four basic body styles with…

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Test Drive: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 4MATIC

?2013 GLK: Gateway to Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup? Mercedes-Benz initial entry into the SUV marketplace was the first generation M-Class back in 1997,which was followed in 2001 with the G-Class. In 2005, the second generation M-Class bowed, and 2005 also saw the introduction of the R-Class. The following year, the GL-Class debuted, followed by the introduction…

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Mercedes Gives E Class the Hybrid Treatment

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its hybrid offerings to the E Class in 2012.? Scheduled to debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid and the E 400 Hybrid which both promise impressive performance on the highway and at the pumps. The 4-cylinder diesel engine of the E…

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Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Greenough, Mont. ? It seems like just last year that I was attending the introduction of the original Mercedes-Benz M-Class in Alabama.? We drove through the beautiful countryside, lunched at the NASA Space Camp and wallowed through the slickest mucky mud I?ve ever seen.? That was 1997, now 14 years later; I?m in Greenough, Montana…

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Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz R350 BlueTEC

With a few differences, the Mercedes-Benz R350 is much like a small business jet ? for example a Cessna Citation Mustang, a smaller Bombardier LearJet or even the upcoming HondaJet.? The concept is the same, they all carry about a half-dozen passengers including the driver (pilot), they have plush, leather-clad cabins and there is room…

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