Mercedes Benz Archive

  • Hybrid Sports Car from BMW and Toyota Possible, Not Likely

    BMW and Toyota are teaming up to jointly develop a sports car, but much information past that has been hard to come by. At this year’s Detroit auto show, we learned that Toyota’s FT-1 concept is the likely precursor of the Japanese brand’s fruit borne from the relationship, and that a production version would use […]

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  • Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Crossover, BMW, Luxury

Prior to the debut of the original X5 in 1999, the idea of a BMW crossover might have seemed like heresy. But here we are, fifteen years removed from the Frank Stephenson-penned design, and the...

    BMW readying Spartanburg expansion for X7 production

    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Crossover, BMW, Luxury Prior to the debut of the original X5 in 1999, the idea of a BMW crossover might have seemed like heresy. But here we are, fifteen years removed from the Frank Stephenson-penned design, and the...

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  • High-Octane Pairing: Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz To Share Platforms

    When Daimler and Aston Martin signed a letter of intent to enter a technical partnership in mid-2013, there was a lot of speculation about future product, and all of it was officially dismissed at the time. Of course, it was hardly believable that Daimler would merely sit on its five-percent share of cash-strapped Aston Martin […]

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Record worldwide sales of close to two million units in 2013 keep BMW well ahead of its premium-brand rivals
The BMW group has retained its title as the world’s leading premium car maker by selling a record 1,963,789 cars last year.The figure repre...

    BMW retains sales lead over Audi and Mercedes-Benz

    Record worldwide sales of close to two million units in 2013 keep BMW well ahead of its premium-brand rivals The BMW group has retained its title as the world’s leading premium car maker by selling a record 1,963,789 cars last year.The figure repre...

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  • Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors

New Tesla or condo? That's one question you may come up with when you see this video from T Sportline that shows a Model S with enough extras to jack its price up to $205,820. Al & Ed's Autosound of West Holly...

    This is what it takes to make the world’s most expensive Tesla Model S

    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors New Tesla or condo? That's one question you may come up with when you see this video from T Sportline that shows a Model S with enough extras to jack its price up to $205,820. Al & Ed's Autosound of West Holly...

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  • Rolls-Royce Analyzing Business Case for SUV

    Traditional British luxury as we once knew it is in a state of flux. As the 2016 arrival date for the long-gestating Bentley SUV looms, word comes that Rolls-Royce, too, may be pondering a genuine SUV of its own. Peter Schwarzenbauer, the BMW board member in charge of Rolls-Royce recently told Top Gear “There are […]

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  • BMW Planning on Producing X1-Based X2 Crossover Coupe

    BMW has confirmed that it will produce an X2, says the usually well-informed website Bimmerpost. The compact crossover is said to be available with three or five doors, and will use the front-wheel-drive platform that underpins both the new Mini and the BMW 2-series Active Tourer. It would be a sister model of the next-generation […]

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  • We would have liked to see AMG's new performance edition of the Mercedes S-Class Coupe in a bigger variety of colors, but for now, we'll have to make do with these fresh pictures we found showing the S63 AMG Coupe in a silver hue with a hint of...

    A Fresh Batch of Mercedes-Benz S63 Coupe Photos

    We would have liked to see AMG's new performance edition of the Mercedes S-Class Coupe in a bigger variety of colors, but for now, we'll have to make do with these fresh pictures we found showing the S63 AMG Coupe in a silver hue with a hint of...

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All-new models and fresh looks for familiar faces, here are some of this year's eagerly anticipated arrivals
This year sees a number of thrilling new car launches from an assortment of manufacturers. Some of 2014's highlights include the BMW M3/M4, L...

    New cars 2014: what’s coming when

    All-new models and fresh looks for familiar faces, here are some of this year's eagerly anticipated arrivals This year sees a number of thrilling new car launches from an assortment of manufacturers. Some of 2014's highlights include the BMW M3/M4, L...

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  • Nissan and Daimler are said to have agreed on plans for a 50-50 Mexican joint venture that will produce future Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. According to an unnamed person with knowledge of the matter cited by Reuters, the two carmakers signed a...

    Nissan and Daimler Reportedly Set Up Mexican Joint Venture to Build Next-Gen GLA, Infinitis

    Nissan and Daimler are said to have agreed on plans for a 50-50 Mexican joint venture that will produce future Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. According to an unnamed person with knowledge of the matter cited by Reuters, the two carmakers signed a...

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  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe: Beautiful Beast

    While Audi and BMW are pondering how to expand their presences in the upper-luxury segment, Mercedes-Benz doesn’t need to waste a thought: it’s already there and always has been. For as long as there have been opulent S-classes, there’ve been S-class coupes, even if they may have been called by different names. The passing of […]

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  • Filed under: Coupe, Technology, Audi, Luxury

File this one under: "makes sense to us." According to Car and Driver, the slick new gauge cluster found in the 2015 Audi TT will expand to other models in the automaker's lineup. In the near term, expect t...

    2015 Audi TT’s digital gauge cluster to spread throughout lineup

    Filed under: Coupe, Technology, Audi, Luxury File this one under: "makes sense to us." According to Car and Driver, the slick new gauge cluster found in the 2015 Audi TT will expand to other models in the automaker's lineup. In the near term, expect t...

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