Tag archives for Mercedes-Benz

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Vitamin D-A-D: Top 10 Convertibles to Keep Dad Happy

To celebrate Father’s Day, we’ve collected a list of 10 cars that should keep dad happy. Not only are the following set of wheels fun to drive, but they have tops that fold away (or come off), giving dad plenty of access to sunlight, which happens to be a great ...
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Specs Check: 2014 Cadillac CTS Against the Competition

When the dust from the 2013 New York International Auto Show settles, a few new vehicle debuts will stand out as stars — and the 2014 Cadillac CTS will definitely be one of those cars. We’ll contribute to the time-honored tradition of bench racing by laying out some specs for the ...
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How Fast is the 2013 Range Rover Supercharged?

With a 0-60 mph time of just 4.6 seconds, the 2013 Range Rover Supercharged is the fastest car with a low-range differential that we’ve ever tested. The luxury SUV also finished the quarter-mile in 13.1 sec at 108.3 mph. Those numbers put the big Rangie solidly in sports car territory. ...
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Thread of the Day: How Many Transmission Gears are Too Many?

The number of transmission gears is growing at an unprecedented rate. In the 1990s, four speed-automatic and five-speed manual transmissions were the norm. Today, most automatic and manual transmissions have six or more gears. The increase in transmission gears is driven by customer demand and government regulations to increase fuel ...
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Chevrolet Camaro Leads March Sports Car Sales

The Chevrolet Camaro is again the best-selling sports car in the U.S., edging out its crosstown pony car rivals at Ford and Dodge for first place. Together, the three American muscle cars lead the sub-$100,000 sports car segment, besting vehicles like the Scion FR-S and Nissan 370Z. Even though an updated ...
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Poll: For $60,000, Would You Pick Cadillac CTS Vsport or Something Else?

With pricing of the 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport model revealed at $59,995, we rounded up other premium midsize sedans to see what can be had for about $60,000. Check out the options and tell us which one you would choose in the poll below. The rear-drive 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport is ...
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March Sports Car Sales: Camaro Wins With Mustang Close Behind

We thought we’d try something new with our sales coverage this month; in addition to regaling you with tales of how the Hyundai Elantra almost outsold the Honda Civic or how the Nissan Altima outsold the Toyota Camry, we’re breaking down the sales of sports and sporty cars under $100,000. ...
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April 2013 Sports Car Sales: Challenger Rises Again

They battle at the track and in showrooms too: Sports car sales are just as important to automakers as their performance is to enthusiasts. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at April sports car sales of vehicles that start at around $100,000 or less. Not surprisingly, ...
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Deep Dive: What the Europeans are Planning

Despite the auto show season being over, there is a lot going on behind the curtain at almost all of Europe’s major automotive players. Here’s a breakdown of the current future plans for the Continent’s automakers: Alfa Romeo Following Sergio Marchionne’s plan for Alfa Romeo is taxing because the man keeps changing ...
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Naming the Best M3, Range Rover vs. G-Wagen on Wide Open Throttle

Carlos Lago soaked up in BMW M3 goodness when he drove all four generations of the sports sedan at the automaker’s track in South Carolina and, naturally, other Motor Trend staffers want to know how it went. On this episode of Wide Open Throttle, hosts partake in a heated debate ...
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