2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB: First Look

Mercedes-Benz GLB With the world premiere of the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLB, the automaker adds a new compact luxury SUV to the lineup between the current GLC and GLA models. The 2020 GLB rides on a wheelbase 5.1 inches longer than GLA and 1.7 inches shorter than GLC, yet it is the first Mercedes-Benz compact to…

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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When we went to the introduction of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV in 1997 no one could envision how large and diverse the SUV market would become. That original Mercedes model has expanded in 20 years from that one SUV (two, if you count the obscure G Wagon) to seven versions…

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC Sedan Test Drive

?2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC? Fourth Generation C-Class a Baby Benz no more The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was once the entry level Mercedes, which was often referred to as a ?Baby Benz?. As often happens in the auto industry, model lines progress to the next level in terms of content and capability. The Mercedes-Benz CLA models have…

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4MATIC Test Drive

?2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250? An all-new 5-passenger, 5-door compact SUV Mercedes-Benz enters the compact SUV arena for the first time with its all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 lineup which will be available in three forms: the base model GLA250 in Front-Wheel Drive, starting at $31,300; the GLA250 4MATIC- the first application of Mercedes? new generation all-wheel drive…

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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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Early Adopters Do Real World Fuel Cell Testing for MB

About 35 southern California residents are driving Mercedes-Benz hydrogen electric fuel cell vehicles as the company does real world tests of the promising technology. The B-Class F-CELL, which converts compress hydrogen into electricity, is the first zero-emissions vehicle available from Mercedes in the U.S.? Actress Diane Kruger, who stars in “Farewell, My Queen,” is one…

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Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe

?Premium quality in a compact format? The Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan is number one in sales worldwide in its market segment. That?s newsworthy in its own right, but for the 2012 model year, the iconic German automaker has undertaken a major restyling of its popular four-door C-Class sedan that incorporates more than 2,000 new parts, including…

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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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C63 AMG Coup? Black Series

Slip a big V-8 engine in to a compact coupe and you have the makings of an awesome sports coupe.? When the engine is the Mercedes-Benz AMG 6.3-liter V-8 and the car is the C-Class coupe the edge becomes even sharper and the car becomes world class. At 510 horsepower, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG…

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The High Performance/High Fuel Economy AMG V-8

Owners of the new Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG will be getting the best of both worlds with the new 5.5-liter V-8 engine.? Boasting an increase of 60-hp for the SLK55 from the previous version, up to 415-hp, the engine also is consuming about 30 percent less fuel. The new AMG Cylinder Management system and direct fuel…

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