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The Outgoing Mercedes G-Class Is Still In Production Because Icons Never Die

If you thought the seemingly everlasting “old” Mercedes G-Class would actually go away completely, you underestimate its power over the militaries and corporations of the world. It’s still being built alongside it’s refreshed and improved replacement.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Nürburgring 24 Hours Will End In A 911 Versus AMG GT3 Deathmatch

Rain came last night to the Nürburgring 24 Hours and barely let up all morning. It’s been extremely slippery out there, which gave us a lot of attrition. Only two cars are on the lead lap with just under an hour left—a Mercedes-AMG GT3 and a Porsche 911 GT3 R—and oh man, they’re at each […]

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Reproduction Body Panels For The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Are Finally Available Thank God

Imagine you, a member of the public, are driving about in your Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing and minding your own business. As you do. Suddenly, while stopped at a light, the inattentive driver behind you taps the back of your car with his. You would have become a murderer that day, but because Mercedes is now […]

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I Need To Know Everything About This G-Class Boat From A 1996 Episode Of Jeremy Clarkson’s Motorworld

It’s just a fleeting moment, but in the first episode of the second season of Jeremy Clarkson’s Motorworld, there’s a glimpse of what appears to be a Mercedes G-Class bodied boat of some kind. What’s up with that?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury SUV Is Way Too Gargantuan To Be OK

Following on the heels of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 that we saw at Pebble Beach in 2016, images of the new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury SUV concept leaked today ahead of the 2018 Beijing Auto Show. And it is large. Massive. Vast. Colossal.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Will Go Fully Electric

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class, very possibly the “best car in the world,” is going electric, Mercedes-Benz’s CEO Dieter Zetsche said Wednesday. And not just hybrid, which you can already get with the S550e. No, this will be full-on electric, and a challenge to Tesla, who has recently been beating them on their own turf.Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s Your Chance To Buy Russell Crowe’s 2001 Mercedes-Benz S500

Russell Crowe has divorced his wife of over a decade. Sad! But, as he explained to an Australian television station on Thursday, he’s now trying to create “a bit of clear space.” How’s that? Well, he’s putting hundreds of things up for auction, including a 2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 that dates to his Gladiator days.Read more… […]

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I Can’t Look Away From This Guy Gutting A Mercedes-Benz S-Class Seat

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has some of the most comfortable and pampering seats on the market today. You can drive around while being simultaneously cooled, heated, massaged and hugged by the active bolsters. But what’s under all that buttery and perforated leather?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How To Turn An Old Diesel Mercedes Into The Ultimate Off-Roading Wagon

If you want to travel far off the beaten path, you usually start with a big truck. Not so for Neil Markwardt, who’s slowly been making a 1985 Mercedes 300TD into the ultimate off-roading wagon. Here’s how he did it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Nobody Is Good Enough For The New Mercedes-Maybach Pullman

Last month, I lamented about how a Mercedes-Maybach just wasn’t good enough for the idea it was supposed to bear. An insulting second-place prize for what indisputably should have been first. But I now know what first place looks like: The Mercedes-Maybach Pullman.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes Commissions Original 1950s Supplier To Reproduce Awesome 300 SL Seat Fabric

Mercedes-Benz Classic has arranged for the original supplier of the 1950s Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing’s awesome checkered wool upholstery to re-issue the fabric in the original specification. So if you’ve been yearning for one of the coolest car seat patterns ever, you can now buy it. But it won’t be cheap. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The 2018 Mercedes E400 Wagon Deserves Its Cult Following

Here’s an interesting thing that’s happened lately: for years, we car enthusiasts begged automakers to give us more wagons as we moaned about the dominance of crossover SUVs. Now, thanks to America’s insatiable demand for anything with a hatch, we have more wagons on sale than we’ve seen in years. If cars can feel…Read more… […]

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This Is The Mercedes You’ll Probably Get Sick Of Again In Formula One

The current hybrid V6 era in Formula One has been defined by one thing above all: getting real damn tired of seeing the Mercedes car up front, week after week. Last season was better, but Mercedes unveiled their 2018 W09 EQ Power+ F1 car and I’m already bored of it. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Mercedes-Maybach Isn’t Expensive Enough

No, this isn’t a post written by someone else. This is me, just me, so hear me out. Here goes: I think, based on Mercedes-Benz’s current lineup, the Maybach variants are too cheap. Mercedes is not charging enough money for them. And it’s not OK. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon?

Here in America, we find ourselves with a sudden wealth of wagons as a nice byproduct of the crossover boom. Well, maybe not a wealth, but there’s more available now than in many years past. Kristen is driving the Buick Regal TourX and just tested a Volvo V90 Cross Country; BMW, Volkswagen, Mini, Audi and […]

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The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 Does 0-60 In 4.4 Seconds With 4.0-Liter Power

The previous G63 on full acceleration felt like being in a house falling off a cliff and it did 0-60 in 5.3 seconds. The new 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63, with 577 horsepower from AMG’s ubiquitous 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, does the run in 4.4.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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