All of us have been put in a hypothetical win-win situation. For instance: “Dude, would you rather sleep with Eva Mendes or Charlize Theron?” Forum member 2007CL63AMG’s son is in a win-win-win scenario. A very real one.
Aluminum is a long-time sweetheart of the auto industry. It’s been used in the Audi Space Frame for years. Jaguar crafts its vehicles out of the lightweight metal. Even the new Range Rover is made from it. On the domestic front, Ford will make its best-selling F-150 pickup out of aluminum starting with the 2015 […]
If you compare the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 coupe with the Audi RS 5 solely on the basis of name length, the Mercedes wins by a mile. If you compare both cars in their totality, things become more complicated. You may like the C63 more than the RS 5, but does it beat the […]
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC is the third most expensive new car to insure in America, with a nationally averaged $3,019 per-year premium. Driving a Mercedes-Benz represents success and accomplishment, but even the richest people get irked at high insurance rates. If you are privileged enough to own a 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC, SLS AMG GT, G63 […]
Automotive magazines are like casinos. They’re skilled at making sure they win more often than they lose. Motor Trend recently hedged its bets by testing a 2014 Audi RS 5 against a 2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 507 Edition coupe. Ron Kiino, Jonny Lieberman and Randy Pobst were going to have a great time, no matter […]
A typical comparison test would have pitted the Mercedes-Benz S-Class against direct rivals like the BMW 7 Series and Jaguar XJ. This Auto Express comparison is a bit different. It compares the S-Class only to one direct rival (the Audi A8) and one cross-shop rival (the Land Rover Range Rover). The Audi A8 represents the S-Class’ […]
At 550 horsepower and 531-lb-ft of torque, we can agree the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG with its 5.5L biturbo V8 is a fast car. The CLS63 AMG S-Model is even faster with 577 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque; it can hit 60 mph in 3.6 seconds, and is limited to 186 mph. What happens when […]
What we have here is a failure to communicate undesirability, and here’s why. Back in the old days, wagons existed for hauling stinky, obnoxious kids home from the baseball game. Back in the day, wagons weren’t cool. They were rolling environments of unpleasantness; the automotive symbol of being unhappily married with 2.2 devilish children. The […]
Welcome to your “Monday-Morning AMG Wake-Up Call”. Consider this your alternative to the morning news and all its doom and gloom. The AMG Monday-Morning Wake-Up Call is where we provide you a video to watch so you can activate the muscles in your face that create a smile. To brighten your morning this week we […]
Buying a new entry-level luxury sedan will often take you to the same places: Mercedes Benz, BMW, and Audi. Some would say that is boring, but no one will complain about the reason you go there: consistency. Time to consider the excellent current offerings: the 2009 Mercedes Benz C350 and the 2009 Audi A4.