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The 2018 G-Wagen Is Different And Mercedes Really Means It This Time

The angry, blocky Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen has been around in its current shape since the 1970s. Over the years its powertrains have changed, its interior’s been wrapped in different cloths, but it looks like 2018 will be the first major update the world’s roughest luxury “car” has had in a long, long time.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here Are Some Reasonable Christmas Gifts

Christmas is coming up fast and that means you have to start buying gifts for people. Luckily, I acquired a copy of lifestyle magazine Town and Country (not the Chrysler product) and they have a few perfectly sensible automotive gift ideas for the car person in your life. After all, car enthusiasts are sometimes hard…Read […]

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A Forgotten Electric Mercedes Was Recently Spotted Testing At Nürburgring

Several years ago, Mercedes produced a prototype electric sports car called the SLS E-Cell that pretty much came and went. But, recently, at Nürburgring, a version of that car was spotted with all sorts of gadgets attached to it, presumably in the midst of testing. Perhaps the SLS E-Cell still lives?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Volvo Parent Geely Buys The Flying Car That’s Always Two Years Away

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here Is Why ’90s German Cars Had Stubby Passenger-Side Mirrors

This weekend I was doing a few minor repairs to my 1995 Audi S6 in preparation for Radwood next month. One of those involved replacing the 22-year-old self-dimming mirrors, which had discolored and separated a bit from their backing. I bought a set of European-style convex “blind spot” mirrors to fit for maximum rear…Read more… […]

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Dota Tournament Rolls Teams Out In Mercedes-Benz Sedans

This weekend’s ESL One Hamburg is the first major of the 2018 Dota 2 season, which makes it crucial for getting some early points on the circuit. Outside the points and $1 million prize pool, there’s also another prize: a pretty sweet car.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Mercedes-Benz Just Confirmed That Bruce Wayne Definitely Plays Gran Turismo

I’ve never understood why automakers put their pie-in-the-sky concept cars that real people can’t buy in movies and TV shows (unless they’re set in the future, like I, Robot or something), but Mercedes is doing just that with the upcoming Justice League movie.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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No One Can Leave A Big Pile Of Leaves Alone—Not Even Mercedes Drivers

Fall is finally here, and provided you don’t choke on whatever pumpkin spice abomination you’ve just crammed down your pie-hole, it’s arguably one of the best seasons of the year. Not only is it finally pleasant outside, but trees everywhere drop their leaves. No one can resist playing in the leaves. No one. Read more… […]

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No, Elon Musk Didn’t Convince Daimler To Invest $10 Billion In Electric Cars Over Night

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was on Twitter again, this time calling out Daimler following the company’s announcement that it would invest $1 billion in its Alabama plant to manufacture its upcoming electric vehicles. Musk tweeted that Daimler should invest much more, and today it responded directly to him by saying it would.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R Puts An Evil Voice In Your Head

On a twisty backroad in Connecticut, behind the wheel of the new 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R, I followed a vehicle doing the posted speed limit of 55 miles per hour and thought to myself, “should I pass?” I had absolutely no reason to. Not one. But I did it anyway. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE43 Is Like A Decent Light Beer

There are many variants of Mercedes-AMG vehicles these days: coupes, sedans, wagons, convertibles and even trucks. But the main distinction between any of them is what numbers are glued to the back. Or at least what those numbers stand for: what’s under the hood.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA Shows How Mercedes Can Phone In An Electric Hatch With A TV For A Grille

It’s notable that the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA uses a large, color display screen in place of the grille, because that makes it easy to remove or change the big Mercedes tri-star badge and replace it with, say, any other company’s badge. If that happened, you’d never notice because this concept car, while sleek and…Read more… […]

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