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First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Put to the Test in EV Land4.5/5
After developing its EV expertise with the SLS AMG Electric Drive and the smart fortwo electric drive over the past decade, Mercedes-Benz is now ready to play the mass production game with the introduction of the EQC, the first official member of its new EQ family. When it arrives in …
First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Trying Hard to Stay Relevant4.0/5
While American manufacturers are eliminating most of their cars to focus on trucks and SUVs, Mercedes-Benz keeps diversifying its portfolio. Just a few days ago at the New York Auto Show, the brand unveiled the next-generation GLS and announced its intention to produce a slightly more rugged and adventure-ready compact …
First Drives2020 Mercedes-AMG GT: Thundering Performance4.0/5
Is it summer yet? It seems like this winter took forever to go away. Alas, just as warmer temperatures began to return, I found myself trapped on a plane headed to Stuttgart where cold, torrential rain awaited me. Talk about a bummer. My dose of sun—and fun—actually came in the …
PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC
In 2018, The Mercedes-Benz GLC was the third best-selling compact luxury SUV in Canada, surpassing rivals such as the Cadillac XT5 , the Acura RDX and the Volvo XC60. In fact, only the Audi Q5 as well as the BMW X3 and X4 (calculated together) seduced more buyers during the …
First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE: The Obligation to Excel4.0/5
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – These days, if a luxury carmaker wishes to survive, it must excel. With mainstream brands like Hyundai, Kia and even Toyota constantly upping their game in terms of sophistication and technology, the pressure to innovate for premium nameplates has never been so high. Mercedes-Benz is particularly …
Spotlight on2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE: We’re Going to Drive it
This week, we’re heading to San Antonio, Texas, for the North American launch of the all-new, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE, one of the best-selling midsize luxury SUVs in the country. The Major Leagues In this segment, each offering must top the next. If your product doesn’t exceed consumer expectations, you quickly …
First Drives2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Coupe: Fun and Surprises
AUSTIN, Texas – I hate to break this to you, Mercedes-Benz, but your E-Class has often been dull—despite the fact that it boasts numerous great qualities recognized the world over. This critique doesn’t apply to the AMG versions, of course, nor to the discreet and nonetheless unbelievable E 63 S …
First Drives2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe: All Bases Covered4.5/5
AUSTIN, Texas – About a dozen years ago, when Mercedes-Benz first introduced the CLS, a thoroughbred among sedans, it represented a radical departure from the classic sedan formula. Built on the same architecture as the E-Class, the CLS was not only beautiful, but it handled better and was more fun …
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