Tag: Mercedes Benz

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2015 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG Road Test Review

To really understand how iconic the 2015 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is, you need to trace it to it’s roots.  In 1979, Mercedes-Benz created the Geländewagen for civilian use.  Though development started in 1972 at the suggestion of a Mercedes stockholder to create a military vehicle, the civilian version had locking differentials and a very off-road worthy frame.  And over 30 years later, all G-wagens still do.  So what’s it like driving this icon?

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Defining the Luxury Convertible Segment: the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Road Test

Merecedes-Benz has been defining the luxury convertible market since the introduction of the SL in 1953. Though I have only driven the two most recent SL class vehicles, they’ve stood out as the best luxury roadsters on the market.  The unique thing about the Mercedes SL class of vehicles is they combine the quiet and poise of a coupe with the open air fun of a convertible.  The SL also has all of the latest technology, from heated, cooled, and massaging seats, to radar cruise control, to a twin turbo V8 engine.  More on that last bit later.
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Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance 2013

Blog of Speed was invited to the 2013 Boca Raton Concours D’Elegance.  We knew vintage metal would be there in force, how could we resist?  The event was held on Sunday, February 24th at the prestigious Boca Raton Resort and Club and featured some of the finest vintage and classic automobiles and motorcycles around. – Read More –

Mercedes SLS Somewhat-Long-Term Road Test

2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

It’s always fantastic when a car completely surprises you and contradicts almost everything you know about a manufacturer.  Mercedes stigma, for better or for worse, is generally one of posh polite cars that are as comfortable as they are conservative.  Reserved would be the word that comes to mind.  This 2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster is nothing like your grandfather’s Mercedes Benz, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

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