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.
The battle to choose a luxury sedan can be hard, dealing with two marquee makes and a slew of models. Luxury and tradition often go hand in hand, an agreement that has allowed Mercedes Benz and BMW to remain at the forefront of the luxury market. The latest offerings from Audi have worked on that […]