2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 vs 2007 Jaguar XJ

Both the 2007 Jaguar XJ and the Mercedes-Benz S550 from 2007 were executive-class cruising vehicles. They were also quite enjoyable to drive. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see what they had to offer.


Folks with the standard sound systems think they sound like something out of a 2006 Honda Civic. People with the optional sound systems think they are God’s gift to ears. What are your thoughts?

Audi RS 5 vs Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507

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 […]


In years past, family truckster duties were handled by vehicles such as the affordable Chevrolet Suburban and the Jeep Grand Wagoneer.  Mercedes has had just such a rig on the market for a much shorter time: the GL-Class.  Motor Trend recently made one its long-term test vehicle.  It ended up being loaded in more ways […]

2014 E550 Cabriolet

So you’ve got $68,225 set aside to buy you years of top-down motoring.  But you don’t want to test-drive a convertible in these frigid winter temperatures.  Lucky for you, the crew at Autoblog braved the elements to evaluate the Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet. Autoblog has even saved you trouble of deciding which color to pick.  The […]


Opt for the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG S 4MATIC over the E63 AMG S 4MATIC and you’ll lose 2 inches of headroom in the back seat … you’ll also lose $6,730 … depending on who you are, that can be a bad night in Vegas, or a bad night in a back seat anywhere in the world. Size […]


Dec. 25 came and went several weeks ago, but, recently, AutoBlog’s Steven J. Ewing probably felt as if it was Christmas morning every time he stepped out his front door and saw a Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG waiting for him. No matter the timing, it must have been because he was a good boy last year.  […]


With open arms, consumers welcomed the 2014 CLA250 to the Mercedes-Benz lineup like people welcome their favorite long-lost friend to a high school reunion. In contrast, the automotive press welcomed the CLA250 to the Benz lineup like relatives welcome a drunken uncle to the family Christmas party. Consumer Reports didn’t like it, and people I know […]


Edmunds recently reviewed the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan, and right off the bat, they hit you with some very strong words: “This is one of the best cars that you can buy … period.” Whether powered by a 195-horsepower diesel four-banger, or a 550-horsepower AMG twin-turbo V8, Edmunds praises the car for its refinement and […]


Have you ever wondered how fast the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC Coupe gets to 60 mph at one mile above sea level? No? I bet you’re wondering now. The video below will satisfy your wonderment, but first some reference knowledge: with a 4,001-lb. curb weight, Mercedes-Benz says the E350 can hit 60 mph in 6.1 […]