2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Automotive News Featured Mercedes-Benz 

Mercedes-Benz is the King of Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Sales

There are plenty of compelling reasons buyers choose to go with a certified pre-owned vehicle as opposed to a new one. After all, the cost savings can be significant, and the warranties often offer the same peace of mind a new vehicle provides. But while COP sales are up overall, strong grown means that Mercedes-Benz is outpacing its competitors in the red-hot luxury segment. According to our friends at Automotive News, in the first half of 2019, the ionic German brand saw its CPO sales jump by 3.6 percent, meaning…

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Mercedes Vision EQS Automotive News Featured Mercedes-Benz 

The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS is a Glimpse of the Future

While there was plenty of new about traditional vehicles — see the Land Rover Defender — during the Frankfurt Motor Show, the biggest news was all about electric vehicles. And of all the green machines on display, none of them came close to garnering the attention that the striking Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS did. And for good reason — just look at this baby! Unfortunately, it’s just a concept right now, but the folks at Mercedes did provide some info on what makes it tick, or since this is an electric…

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Mercedes G550 Automotive News Featured Mercedes-Benz 

Watch the Mercedes G550 Tackle a 100% Grade: Video

At the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards back in May, we got to drive a bunch of SUVs and crossovers, back to back, on both a road course, and a rugged off-road section. During the testing, we got a chance to drive the Mercedes G550, and to say we were impressed with its off-road chops would be a massive understatement. Here’s what we had to say about our time in the beefy Benz: Simply put, this baby is an absolute unit off road. Sure, when you’re behind the wheel of the…

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Lexus LS 500 vs Mercedes S 560 Featured Head to Heads & Advice Lexus Mercedes-Benz 

Lexus LS 500 vs Mercedes S 560: Which Luxury Sedan is Best?

It’s time for this week’s video: Lexus LS 500 vs Mercedes S 560! In this corner, we have the Lexus LS 500. It’s latest incarnation of the luxury sedan Lexus challenged Germany with three decades ago, and it gets a long awaited update for 2019. Next, we have the Mercedes S 560. A rolling illustration of German opulence, and an undisputed benchmark in the automotive world, this year’s model arrives mostly unchanged. Both the Lexus and Mercedes are excellent competitors in the high-end luxury segment, so let’s take a look…

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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Featured Mercedes-Benz Test Drive Reviews 

Exhilarating Daily Driver: 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan Test Drive

Not too long ago, I tested the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and I asked if you think BMW and Mercedes-Benz are overusing the M and AMG badges in their lineup. From the comments, the answer was a resounding “yes.” Here’s the thing, I agree with you. However, after spending a week in the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan, I’ve finally realized the appeal and charm of these less hardcore M and AMG cars. First off, what do we even expect these less hardcore BMW and Mercedes-Benz models to be called? The…

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