Michelin Presents Wallpaper Wednesday: The BMW M3’s Daddy
This week’s Wednesday wallpaper showcases Ayrton Senna’s W201 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16. The BMW M3, and now the M4, owe their existence to this car. If it weren’t for this Mercedes’ success in competition, BMW would have never developed the M3.
The automotive industry is moving toward electrification like Walmart shoppers moving through the doors at 5 a.m. on Black Friday. Thanks to tightening EPA regulations, there’s a lot of pressure to get more plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles on the roads, but only so much can be done given the constraints of the time-space continuum. The W205 C-Class is not immune to this impending wave of electrification, as demonstrated by these spy shots of C-Class sedan and wagon plug-in prototypes.
This week’s AMG Monday Morning Wake-Up Call footage comes from the 2012 WannaGOFAST Georgia Half-Mile Shootout. The star of this video is an E63 AMG Wagon that starts off with a race against a heavily tuned BMW E90 3 Series. After that, it goes toe-to-toe against a wicked-quick V8 Mazda Miata. The E63 hustles down […] More »
On an AMG Monday Morning Wake-Up Call in October we showed you an exhaust sound battle between an E92 BMW M3 and a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. In that last battle the cars were standing still. The video below takes the action a step further by comparing the exhaust sounds when the cars are accelerating. As […] More »
When you own a C-Class you’re showing your fellow motorists you’ve got good taste. Don’t be offended when car thieves steal your C-Class because they’re showing their appreciation for your good taste. Data from the National Crime Information Center ranks the Mercedes-Benz C-Class number one of the top-10 most stolen luxury cars. Mercedes-Benz was the […] More »