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The 2021 Mercedes S-Class Is Going To Have A Cool Fingerprint-Pattern Interior

Just when I thought flamboyance was back, leaked pics of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class seems to indicate that the German automaker’s going another way with its flagship. It’s minimalist, digitalist, and you’ll be able to order it with about 1,000 square feet of glossy blackness.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s What Happens When A Van Filled With 1,700 Pounds Of Concrete Blocks Crashes Into A Wall

You’ve probably all seen standardized crash tests where cars filled with dummies crash into rigid or deformable barriers. But have you seen many crash tests of fully-loaded cargo vehicles? Check out this Mercedes Vito filled with 1,700 pounds of concrete blocks crashing into a wall at 31 mph. It’s disturbing. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why Car Dealerships Think They Should Stay Open During The Pandemic

Why car dealers consider themselves “essential” enough to stay open during Coronavirus shutdowns, Tesla is finally stopping car production its Fremont plant, Germany considers pumping tons of money into its economy, and you can forget about new vehicle debuts. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, March…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Automotive Industry Is Grinding To An Undignified Halt

Toyota, Honda, and the Big Three have shut down manufacturing plants. Mercedes is keeping its Alabama factory open, but it will probably run out of parts. Tesla may or may not be contradicting a legal order not to produce cars, and Ford doesn’t want to sit on a mountain of repossessed vehicles. All that and […]

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Here’s The Geometry Of Mercedes Trick F1 Steering

Mercedes’ innovative dual-axis steering system has been making waves in the Formula One paddock, but if you’re unfamiliar with aerodynamics it can be tough to actually understand how changing the angle of the tires can make a car faster. Thankfully, we’ve got a new video detailing the whole concept of toe angles to…Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes’s Fancy Steering Is Legal, But Not Legal Enough To Make It To The 2021 F1 Season

Formula One preseason testing is well underway—and so is the drama. All the talk has been surrounding a new innovation by Mercedes called dual-axis steering, or DAS. Basically, by pushing or pulling on the steering wheel, drivers can change the toe angle of the front tires in order to manipulate airflow and downforce…Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes’s Fancy Steering Is Legal, But Not Legal Enough To Make It To The 2021 F1 Season

Formula One preseason testing is well underway—and so is the drama. All the talk has been surrounding a new innovation by Mercedes called dual-axis steering, or DAS. Basically, by pushing or pulling on the steering wheel, drivers can change the toe angle of the front tires in order to manipulate airflow and downforce…Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes’s Fancy Steering Is Legal, But Not Legal Enough To Make It To The 2021 F1 Season

Formula One preseason testing is well underway—and so is the drama. All the talk has been surrounding a new innovation by Mercedes called dual-axis steering, or DAS. Basically, by pushing or pulling on the steering wheel, drivers can change the toe angle of the front tires in order to manipulate airflow and downforce…Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes’s Fancy Steering Is Legal, But Not Legal Enough To Make It To The 2021 F1 Season

Formula One preseason testing is well underway—and so is the drama. All the talk has been surrounding a new innovation by Mercedes called dual-axis steering, or DAS. Basically, by pushing or pulling on the steering wheel, drivers can change the toe angle of the front tires in order to manipulate airflow and downforce…Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes’s Fancy Steering Is Legal, But Not Legal Enough To Make It To The 2021 F1 Season

Formula One preseason testing is well underway—and so is the drama. All the talk has been surrounding a new innovation by Mercedes called dual-axis steering, or DAS. Basically, by pushing or pulling on the steering wheel, drivers can change the toe angle of the front tires in order to manipulate airflow and downforce…Read more… Continue […]

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There Is Now Scientific Proof That Jerks Prefer Fancy Cars

I’m feeling pretty validated, today. The International Journal of Psychology has released the findings of a recent study that confirm jerks, or at least Finnish jerks, much prefer luxury cars—specifically BMW, Mercedes, and Audis or—to just about anything else. Hence why it feels like every BMW driver is driving…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Is Great But I Have Just One Problem With It

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S I had recently was a truly great car. It was fast, powerful, capable and technologically advanced. In fact, I had no real qualms with it—except for one bit of tomfoolery I noticed while sitting in it a few weeks ago. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Is A Panserbjørn

My 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S test almost didn’t happen. The car needed a set of special snow tires, shipped from Germany, before I was allowed to drive it. They took a while to arrive at the fleet garage. But I’m thankful they finally did, because it meant I got to tank 630 horsepower through […]

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The Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR Is Inspired By The Greatest Movie Of All Time: James Cameron’s Avatar

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Mercedes-Benz presented a simultaneous throwback and a spectacular look at its vision for the future. Behold, the Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR—a concept car that’s inspired by James Cameron’s 2009 cinematic smash hit, Avatar. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR Is Inspired By The Greatest Movie Of All Time: James Cameron’s Avatar

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Mercedes-Benz presented a simultaneous throwback and a spectacular look at its vision for the future. Behold, the Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR—a concept car that’s inspired by James Cameron’s 2009 cinematic smash hit, Avatar. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How The Tiniest Changes Enabled Mercedes To Dominate The F1 Season

Success in Formula One depends pretty damn heavily on having lots of money and also having the most minutely more impressive technology—and no battle epitomized the importance of those seemingly microscopic details than the championship fight between Ferrari and Mercedes.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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