A Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 car is on display during the 17th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition
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Is Mercedes-Benz a German Car Company?

Many people call Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler the fathers of the auto industry. Joining their passion for the automobile industry, the men formed a company. After that, the company built a reputation, and the Mercedes-Benz cars that we see today all came from that history. The iconic carmaker remains proud of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft’s 1901 Mercedes. Also, Karl Benz’s …

A bright blue Lexus ES 350 in drive mode.
Sedans & Coupes

Most Complained About Lexus Cars

Lexus, the renowned luxury branch of the Japanese car company Toyota, is reputed for reliability. Although Lexus reliability is strong, the cars aren’t entirely without fault. Some Lexus owners have filed complaints on CarComplaints.com. The models on the following list are the most complained about Lexus cars. Lexus LS 460 This Lexus sedan is on …

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur's dark-brown quilted leather rear car seats
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Are Leather Car Seats Really Worth It?

Nowadays, you don’t have to spend Rolls-Royce money to get luxury features. True, options like champagne flutes and scent diffusers aren’t exactly run-of-the-mill. However, it’s possible to find heated and massaging seats on more everyday vehicles, even on pickup trucks. And another such feature is leather upholstery. But while leather car seats may symbolize luxury …

A red 2020 Cadillac CT5-V is viewed head-on

2021 Cadillac CT5 Receives Diamond Sky Package

Cadillac recently announced its efforts to go electric in the near future. To that end, they provided a sneak peek at the Lyriq SUV earlier this week. But, Cadillac still makes luxury cars driven by internal combustion engines. So, the automaker will not let ICE cars go away without first providing a high-end opportunity for …

The 2019 Ford F-150 Limited
Trucks & SUVs

The 3 Most Luxurious Pickup Trucks of 2020

Pickup trucks aren’t what they used to be. Though a stripped-down work truck is available for every make and model, the luxury really tops out these days. Some of these range-topping trims can option out near six figures, and modern luxury pickup trucks are are all but a high-end office space with a big pickup …

A white modified 2005 Lexus LX470 in a country field
Trucks & SUVs

This Lexus LX470 Can Overland in Luxury

No one ever said overlanding or off-roading couldn’t be done in luxury. For one, quite a few owners have taken vehicles like the Audi Allroad and Porsche 924 rather far from paved roads. Not to mention, that’s the whole point behind luxury SUVs like the Range Rover. But for an overland-ready luxury SUV that won’t …

The rear of a white Tesla Roadster sits in a garage hooked up to a charging cable.
Hybrids & Electrics

The Last Tesla Roadster Built is For Sale

Some may not remember this, but Tesla did not always build their own vehicles. Instead, at first, Tesla would buy the Lotus Elise chassis and converted it for electric propulsion. Then, the completed new electric roadster was rebadged as a Tesla. That is how the first Tesla Roadster came into existence. One of those original …

Burgundy-red 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan driving down a curving road
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Which Used Mercedes Is the Most Reliable?

Some people, when they’re looking for reliable used luxury, go for simpler classic models. However, it’s perfectly possible to find modern luxury cars that aren’t prone to breakdowns. And that even applies to German marques like BMW and Mercedes. Although some of Mercedes-Benz’s cars haven’t scored well in reliability ranks, there are others which have. …

White 1983 Mercedes-Benz 200D W123 classic luxury sedan
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Classic Luxury Cars That Don’t Cost an Arm and a Leg to Run

While you can find inexpensive used luxury cars—even Rolls-Royces—cheap to buy doesn’t necessarily mean cheap to own. Plus, while modern cars have more features, they can actually work against you with luxury cars. ‘One more thing’ means ‘one more potentially-expensive thing to break.’ However, simplicity and ease of maintenance, along with styling, are some of …

Sedans & Coupes

These Are the Most Reliable Luxury Cars of 2020

Every year, Consumer Reports rates vehicles depending on their driving experience, customer satisfaction, and reliability. A luxury car typically costs more upfront than a car in the non-luxury segment. So it’s important to know that you are paying for something with reliability to justify the extra initial cost. These are the most reliable luxury cars …