Lewis Hamilton SL-Class Drift Featured

Lewis Hamilton has a bit of fun with comedian James Corden running an SL65 AMG around Rockingham Motor Speedway.

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupé (W198) Featured

Perhaps a prewar Benz would be more representative of the recent Pebble Beach week, but really, it’s more representative of the Pebble Beach pretentiousness I do not prefer.


The Mecum auctions are some of the year’s best chances to get your hands on a classic Mercedes-Benz. This year’s auction is no exception. Here are three fine examples from the Stuttgart company.

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (W198) Featured

When it comes to W198 cars, the 300SL Gullwing gets the spotlight, well, because it’s the Gullwing. While not as deserving of the fame, the 300SL Roadster — the second wind of the W198 series — is still very impressive, especially when captured in the right light and at the right angle.


Ah the 300 SL. What a vision of class, style and performance. The cars a classic, but it existed well before Mercedes and their performance arm ties the not. Honestly that would’ve put it squarely in AMG’s wheelhouse. The SLS AMG is the modern interpretation, but it’ll never really carry the cachet of the original. If […]

Caption orig.: Mercedes-Benz SL-Roadster, Baureihe 129

Click the image after the jump for a logo-free version of this week’s Wednesday wallpaper.

Mercedes-Benz 230SL Rallye (W113) Featured

Click the image after the jump for a logo-free version of this week’s Wednesday wallpaper.

Down Two Benzes, Up One Ferrari Slider

Photographically speaking, these are 21 apple pies with about a metric ton of brown sugar on top of each one. The owner and photographer, Ronnie Renaldi, certainly knows how to make his E55 and SL55 AMG the apples of your eyes. Okay, okay, even on a Mercedes forum I think it’s safe to say he does just as good of a job for his Ferrari F430.


I’ve watched a lot of these DragTimes racing videos and this one is the closest race that I’ve seen. Easily. A mile is a long ways to race, but they’re neck an neck the whole way though. Unlike most of these races, the cars here are stock, so this is a solid straight-line speed comparison […]


It’s safe to say the upcoming S63 AMG Coupe is already a motivator. I can just hear people hustling to put in their orders for it at dealerships around the world. Its roadster sibling, the SL63, will be exercising so that it tops its corporate sibling’s output by creating 585 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque for the 2015 model year.