an overland build all starts with a G-wagon like this one proving its off-road prowess in the sand
Trucks & SUVs

Really? A $4,500 G-Wagon?

Yes, we’ve heard the Post Malone song. We know the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon is a cool SUV. But it’s also out of reach in terms of pricing for most people. While we get that its crazy price tag is part of why people covet this big Mercedes truck, we can’t help but wonder. Is there a …

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The Most Fuel-Efficient Mercedes-Benz SUVs

Mercedes-Benz is a benchmark of German luxury. From Formula 1 race machines to private school soccer mom mobiles, Mercedes offers intentional design and performance. However, if you’re looking for an SUV that lends luxury and economy, the brand has a list of choices. You may find this list helpful. The following Mercedes SUVs are designed …

a blue transit connect passenger wagon driving
Crossover & Midsize

What Is So Great About the 2020 Ford Transit?

It’s not surprising to hear that a Ford model is the most popular option. The Ford F-150 has been the most popular selling truck for decades. Since its introduction in 2014, the Ford Transit has climbed the ranks as the most popular cargo van, but why?  Why is the 2020 Ford Transit the best cargo …

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Iconic Mercedes G-Class Reminds Customers of Its Performance Envelope

Boxy, rugged, and legendary. Those are the words often used to describe the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. It is an off-roader whose familiar face is unmistakable for anything else. That has been the case now for generations. However, in the years since its introduction, the vehicle has moved decidedly upscale. But Mercedes-Benz does not want new owners …

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 …

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Trucks & SUVs

Most Complained About Mercedes-Benz SUVs

The SUV and crossover market is booming. Luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz offer lineups of these popular models. From the off-road-ready Mercedes-Benz G-Class that starts in the six-figure price range to the wagon-esque GLA that starts affordably under $40,000. There is a Mercedes crossover or SUV for everyone. However, not every consumer experience is perfect. These …

a red mercedes that is a perfect example of the type of car that is better to buy in a private sale
Sedans & Coupes

These are the Most Complained About Mercedes-Benz Cars

Mercedes-Benz is a luxurious automobile that hails from abroad and graces us with powerful engines and plush interiors. The brand now has a broad price range to include those with pockets a bit more on the shallow side compared to some of the deep pocket models. Pricing ranges from the low $30s to well over …

A silver 2021 Mercedes S-Class drives through a bright-lit night city
Sedans & Coupes

How the Mercedes S-Class Shows the Future of Car Safety

The 2021 S-Class isn’t just another Mercedes luxury sedan, or it wouldn’t be the base for Maybach’s sedans. It’s the brand flagship, meaning it gets the latest and greatest luxury features and gadgets. But the new Mercedes S-Class also brings a ton of car safety features to the party. Ones that could preview where the …

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Mercedes-Benz Partners With Unexpected Artist For G-Wagen Design

As Mercedes-Benz, performance is just as important as design. Mercedes continues to blend both traditional styles and modern concepts in its newest vehicles. And to push the envelope even further, this German carmaker has partnered with an unexpected artist for its iconic G-Class SUV. Mercedes presents Project Geländewagen Mercedes originally introduced Project Geländewagen in July and is the company’s first initiative to …

A black Mercedes 300SEL 6.3 in the desert at sunset with its lights on
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Without the Mercedes 300SEL 6.3, There Wouldn’t Be an AMG

While it’s cutting cars in favor of SUVs and crossovers, AMG is still producing incredibly-fast Mercedes models. For example, the Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 can out-accelerate a Corvette. And in the early 2000s, the E55 AMG was the fastest production sedan on the planet. But, while the tuner’s history contains some oddballs—like a 500-hp minivan—and even …

An employee adjusts a Mercedes-Benz three-pointed star emblem at an assembly line for GLC sports utility vehicle
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Mercedes Takes $3 Billion Hit as Dieselgate Continues

Dieselgate is a term often used in reference to an exhaust emissions cheating scandal. Volkswagen is often the target of the Dieselgate discussion. But, in reality, the uncovering of the cheating scam revealed a bigger problem beyond Volkswagen’s doors. As it turns out, Mercedes became the subject of scrutiny along with other manufacturers such as …

A view of the interior from the back seat forward with the sunroof open on a 1996 Mercedes S600 Loriniser coupe that formerly belonged to Michael Jordan.
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Be Like Mike With MJ’s 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600

When I was a teenager, Michael Jordan was a huge star on the court, in commercials, and in the theater. He has since relegated himself to a more behind-the-scenes public role these days. But, he still has a lot of star power. So, when one of his former rides, a 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 coupe, comes …

a black cabriolet g-wagon with a tan convertible top, press phot against a gray backdrop
Trucks & SUVs

Will Mercedes Ever Sell Another Convertible G-Wagon?

With the new release of the new Ford Bronco and the allure of its topless capability, other designated off-road vehicles might want to start taking notes. Certain 4×4 off-road SUVs like the Toyota 4Runner or the Land Rover Defender probably won’t ever see a convertible model. But the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon has already done it with …

A white sprinter full-size cargo van on a construction site
Hybrids & Electrics

Mercedes Launches T-Class, Family Lifestyle Minivan

Mercedes currently makes the Sprinter and the Metris vans. The two vans have been doing a lot of commercial fleet, and passenger van business for Mercedes for several years. Apparently, however, the company has decided two vans are not enough. It needs a smaller van to join the Sprinter and Metris. This new, smaller Mercedes …

A blue 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE drives next to a matte gray 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63S coupe
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Does the Camaro ZL1 1LE Out-Muscle the Mercedes-AMG C63S?

No matter which side of the Atlantic you’re on, you’ll find muscle cars. And though the basic formula—big engine, relatively-small car—still works, the latest models put the classics to shame. Here in the US, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is arguably the best muscle car available right now. But how does it compare to one …

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Are Diesel Trucks Illegal?

Diesel trucks are part of a way of life for many. From workhorse ranch pickups to supply chain semis, these machines help transport humans and various products both food and otherwise. Diesel trucks have been the subject of conversation for years. Massive emissions of nitrogen oxide and particulate matter. When will hybrid and EV take …

A silver 2007 Mercedes G550 G-Wagon drives on a mountain road
Trucks & SUVs

A Used Mercedes G-Wagon Is a Better Toyota 4Runner

For fans of old-school off-road SUVs, the Toyota 4Runner has a lot to offer. But the TRD Pro models, new or used, aren’t exactly cheap. Plus, although the 4Runner received some welcome upgrades recently, it’s definitely showing its age. However, if you’re after a similarly-hardcore SUV, there’s one which also adds a bit more luxury: …

A red Ford Bronco quad cab pickup with two rear axles.

Are You Ready For a 6×6 Ford Bronco Pickup?

The 2021 Ford Bronco launched just a few days ago, on Monday. It is the return of an offroad legend for the Ford brand. However, as many in the automotive industry do, some have taken to creating renderings of what they believe is the next-level in customization for the Bronco. So, on Tuesday, Saleen posted a rendering of their 2021 …

A black 2014 G-Class SUV parked near the countryside.
Trucks & SUVs

Will the New Ford Bronco Steal Sales From the G-Wagon?

The all-new 2021 Ford Bronco release is looming closer and closer. As of this writing, we don’t have much longer to wait until its national television debut. Everyone is excited about another sturdy and capable off-roader. Once Ford’s new off-pavement addition to the SUV segment will compete with lifestyle vehicles like the Toyota 4Runner the …

Ford Ranger Off-Roading in the desert shows one benefit of an all-wheel-drive powertrain
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Decked Decks out Pickup Truck Beds and More

You may have seen the cool advertisements for the Decked pickup truck bed accessory. They fit in most trucks like the Nissan Titan or Ford F-150. But sometimes this grain of aftermarket add-on can turn out to be cheesy. Are Decked drawers an organizer that is actually as cool as it looks? Or should we …

white Mercedes sprinter van driving down a forested road
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Best Model Years for a Used Mercedes Sprinter

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a long-running van choice worldwide. Introduced in 1995, it has gained a large following and for good reason. The Sprinter came to came to the US in 2001. While there were some awesome Phase I models from 1995 – 2000 sold abroad, we will narrow this list down to the model …

Bins of classic car parts at a classic car show
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Can You Still Get Classic Car Parts?

Vintage and classic cars’ styling isn’t the only thing that can make them more appealing than modern vehicles. Their simpler designs typically make for more straightforward maintenance. Provided, of course, you can get classic car parts. Luckily, thanks to the Internet, new technology, loyal fanbases, and rising auction values, finding these parts has gotten significantly …

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Mercedes-Benz Metris vs. Ford Transit Connect

The Mercedes-Benz Metris and the Ford Transit Connect are both smaller vans which offer both a passenger and cargo version. The van segment is perhaps not one of the most exciting, but it is popular. These people and stuff carriers are an important part of the automobile industry. They carry families around town and they …