The 2013 Mercedes-Benz S550 remains a popular flagship luxury sedan, even as the 2014 model’s debut is just around the corner. Recently, we had the opportunity to evaluate the 2013 S550 sedan on a road trip that included highway, stop-and-go, and winding road driving conditions. So how did the car perform?
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The new Mercedes-Benz SLK debuts with magic. Well, with Magic Sky Control. The technology is the latest in a series of drop-top advances from the German automaker in the last 10 years. First, we saw the Airscarf air vents integrated into the last-gen SLK’s headrests, then the trick air splitter appeared on the E-Class cabriolet.
Can you predict what will happen to your favorite cars by the year 2021? We’re living in a time of serious change in the automotive industry — 10 years could bring any number of possibilities to reality. For an article on 2021 future cars, I tackled three vehicles in this creative feature story on Motor Trend’s Web site, the…
When Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, and Porsche all introduced small, sporty convertibles more than a decade ago, only the Benz had a retractable hardtop. The SLK wasn’t the sportiest of the Z3/Boxster/SLK/TT German two-doors, but that didn’t stop the car from selling well. For 2012, the SLK enters its third generation and makes a noticeable move toward the sporty side of the luxury sport roadster segment.
When an automaker has been in business for more than 100 years, it’s bound to have created a few legendary models along the way. Just take Mercedes-Benz and its new SLS AMG. The automaker is hoping to add the new high-performance super car to a list of memorable vehicles by invoking its heritage. All of it.