Category Archives: Mercedes-Benz

Karl Benz debuted the world’s first automobile in January 1886. The first Mercedes was built in 1901 and by 1926 the Mercedes-Benz brand was born. That is a lengthy history for an exotic car brand you can trust. Today, if you do not own one, a Mercedes rental is an ideal way to enhance your business or pleasure trip. A Mercedes-Benz communicates class and taste in exotic cars, and sustains an impeccable reputation for the best in upscale automobiles. Longing to feel over a hundred years of top-notch engineering for yourself? Try one of our luxury Mercedes-Benz rentals in Miami, New York, Chicago or Los Angeles!

The Next Generation of Mercedes-Benz Parks at Geneva Motor Show

It has been a powerfully productive year for the minds at Mercedes-Benz. The next generation of the brand took the stage at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and included: The Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S 600, Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe and the new C-Class. Not a bad looking family unit, eh? The Mercedes-Benz lineup (or part of it) did some showing off in Geneva this week. The new family members are stunning and will be rolling into showrooms around the world very soon. The star of the show for the brand was the range topper, the Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG. … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali’s 1959 Mercedes-Benz Up for Grabs

There is a slice of celebrity automotive history up for grabs at auction: Muhammad Ali’s 1959 Mercedes-Benz. The bedazzled Benz is expected to net around $2 million USD, and the superstar personally stated that proceeds will benefit mankind. It was said that the sale profits will go to aid world hunger, per the wishes of both Ali and the car’s current owner. Check out the almost insane looking bespoke Benz below! Initial auction bids began at $500,000. How much will the next owner shell out to own the bespoke Mercedes-Benz owned by legend Muhammad Ali? Ali rocked the 1959 Mercedes-Benz … Continue reading

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Detroit: The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 is Still Packing a V12

Now the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG is not the only member of the family packing a V12. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 boasts a twin-turbocharged V12 pushing out 523 horses and some exclusive tech additions. The new model took the stage this week at the start of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 has made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show. The sleek sedan offers all the prestige of the brand with plenty of power to back it up.  The engine for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 is a 6.0-liter V12 rather than the 5.5. This makes it … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Combats Stealth Problem with Electric Car Engine Sounds

Electric and hybrid powertrains—they are all the rage in both standard and exotic autos now. There is a long list of both pros and cons for new technologies, as is to be expected. Mercedes-Benz is combating the problem of electric cars being to silent by adding some artificial engine sounds. Electric car engine sounds can be added to the mix to factor out accidents with pedestrians.  So why is a silent automobile an issue? Imagine strolling across the street and never hearing a car come around a corner. Because vehicles can be lethal, auditory enhancements are being made to electric … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG hits the LA Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz took advantage of the 2013 Los Angeles Motor show to reveal its latest hand—a handful of stunning cars and concepts including the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG. Other models on stage included the SLS AMG GT Final Edition, the S 65 AMG and the AMG Vision Gran Turismo. While the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG is just a show vehicle for now, it represents a bold new direction for what a sporty luxury SUV could be in the near future. The GLA 45 AMG concept offers the space and some of the size of an SUV without losing its sports car … Continue reading

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2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT: Meet the Next Generation

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was first revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Since that time, there have been several versions of the gullwing coupe created, including the fantastic Black Series. Sadly, all good things come to an end, and the final version of the SLS AMG series has been revealed: The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT.  Fun fact: The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was the first model designed in-house by AMG.  The successor to the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren will have a fine send-off in GT form. It is currently on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the Tokyo Auto … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is $511,000 USD

Mercedes-Benz is offering something bigger for the G63 AMG fans: The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 beast for a mere $511,612. Compared that with the cost of the regular G63 AMG at $135,000. What makes the four-door, six-wheel sibling worth so much more money?  The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is a ton of luxury vehicle for a ton of money. The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 at a glance: It packs the same 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine as the other G63 siblings. Engine is mated to the AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic automatic transmission. This has 3 drive modes: Manual, sport and controlled … Continue reading

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Odd Looking One-Off Lotec Mercedes-Benz C1000

Meet the most interesting (looking) supercar in the world: The Lotec Mercedes-Benz C1000. While it has the same top speed as the world’s fastest production car, the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, it is a bit challenging to absorb aesthetically. It also emerged a full ten years before the Bugatti Veyron took the supercar scene by storm. The Lotec Mercedes-Benz C1000 at a glance: Top speed of 268 miles per hour Capable of hitting the 0-60 sprint in 3.2 scorching seconds. 1,000bhp Powered by a 5.6-liter twin-turbo Mercedes-Benz V8 engine $3.5 million dollar price tag for this one-off creation. Extreme aerodynamics … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Yacht Arrives in Monaco in Scaled Model Form

The Mercedes-Benz yacht ARROW460 Granturismo is generating attention. The motor company’s motor yacht appeared at a show in Monaco in scale model form. The brand paired with UK-based Silver Arrows Marine to create the yacht concept, which is being labeled the ‘Silver Arrow of the seas’. The Mercedes-Benz Granturismo yacht releases the traditionally compartmentalized layout in favor of an open structure. The look and feel is a luxury car capable of rocketing on water. To explain why they are interested in the motor yacht arena, Gorden Wagener, VP of Design at Daimler AG stated the following: “Under the label Mercedes-Benz … Continue reading

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Which 2014 Mercedes-Benz Can Stop and Steer Itself?

Mercedes-Benz is eager to unleash some futuristic trends for the next-gen cars. The new 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will take the brand one step closer to an autonomous car–boasting the ability to stop and steer itself. While it seems quite sci-fi at this juncture, many brands are gearing up to offer autonomous vehicles behind the scenes. The concepts are largely ignored or labeled as crazy, but the technology is coming. The word ‘safety’ could quite possibly ensure its survival success. The 2014 Mercedes S-Class Why the word safety? Because of the many deaths attributed to operating motor vehicles every year around … Continue reading

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