With the dust mostly settled on the 2015 automotive year and frequent announcements for what is to come in 2016, many automotive publications are ranking the best vehicles of 2015. We already witnessed the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class earning the World Car of the Year designation, but as we expected, the awards won’t end there for the redesigned luxury sedan. Recently, Ward’s Auto announced the Mercedes-Benz C-Class as part of it annual 10 Best Interiors list, where automotive experts specifically analyze the interior of many of the industry’s newest vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »
First revealed as a concept at the SEMA show, the Mercedes-Benz Metris has since been confirmed for the US. Expected to go on sale this October and with a starting price of $28,950, we know quite a bit about the Mercedes-Benz Metris van despite being a handful of months away from its debut. To help you get a better idea of what to expect from the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Van, we complied the 5 things you need to know about the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Van. Read the rest of this entry »
Driving along a two-lane highway outside the city in the quiet darkness of night is one of the great driving experience you can have. That is until drivers coming the opposite direct forget to turn their highbeams off and you are forced to shield your eyes while trying to stay in your lane. There are a lot of things on your mind while you drive, and if you aren’t accustomed to flipping your highbeams on and off on a regular basis, it’s easy to forget how it impacts other drivers. While not available on US-spec Mercedes-Benz vehicles at this point, Adaptive Highbeam Assist is one of the technologies American car shoppers may be able to look forward to in the future, but we’ll get to that. Read the rest of this entry »
If you’ve been keeping up with automotive news over the course of the past week, you’ve seen rumblings about a Mercedes-Benz pickup truck. Those initial rumors have now been confirmed and Mercedes-Benz officially is teaming up with Nissan to build a double-cab 1-ton pickup truck. The Mercedes-Benz pickup truck will be based on the Nissan NP300 Navara pickup, which is similar to the Nissan Frontier, but not available in the US. So that leaves us with the question, “Will Mercedes-Benz sell its pickup truck in the US?” Read the rest of this entry »
Owning a Porsche is an experience unlike any other. The sophisticated designs and intricate engineering that go into a Porsche make it a true object of desire. As a Porsche owner, you know that taking care of your vehicle is vital to maintaining its stunning performance.
That’s why we encourage all Chicagoland Porsche owners to join us April 25 for the Loeber Motors Porsche Spring Cleaning Service Clinic. This FREE clinic gives you the opportunity to get an up close and personal look at the repair needs of your Porsche. During the event, our Porsche Master Certified Technicians will get under the hood and give a clinic on the ins and outs of Porsche repair. Read the rest of this entry »
Many Porsche models, like the recently unveiled Porsche Boxster Spyder, utilize a flat-six engine rather than a more traditional inline V-6 engine. Flat-six engines aren’t necessarily unique to the Porsche brand, but they are one of just a couple automakers that utilize flat engines. Porsche models with flat-six engines enhance performance in a number of ways, but before we delve into the benefits of flat-six engines, let’s first answer the question “What is a flat-six engine?” Read the rest of this entry »
2016 Mercedes-AMG G65 Release Date
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has long been titan of the luxury SUV segment. Massively powerful, militarily styled and supremely durable, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has elevated to iconic status. But Mercedes-Benz is not a brand content to rest on its laurels, and at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, it showed the G-Class is still evolving when it unveiled the 2016 Mercedes-AMG G65. Read the rest of this entry »
Mercedes-Benz C-Class wins 2015 World Car of the Year
We have been proclaiming our love for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class from the rooftops since it first touched down at Loeber Motors last fall. Okay, so no one has actually climbed to the rooftop of the dealership to sing the C-Class’ praises, but we’ve had to work to keep some of our sales specialists down. Frankly, we don’t blame them. While we’ve talked at length about the excellence of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the car is earning plenty of accolades on its own. Most recently, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class was recognized as the 2015 World Car of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »
The Porsche Boxster Spyder is back, and much to the delight of performance roadster enthusiasts everywhere. Unveiled at the New York Auto Show, the 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder convertible takes some of the best components and attributes from other Porsche models to ensure it performs with the most prolific roadsters available today. Before we get into the details of what to expect from the new model in terms of performance, let’s take a minute to clear the air regarding the 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder official release date.
2015 Porsche Panamera Edition Release Date and Pricing
Porsche has never been shy about creating more versions of its vehicles. From new iterations that add to the product line to short-lived special edition models, Porsche is constantly innovating and bringing new character to its fleet. Most recently, Porsche added a special-edition to the Panamera, aptly named “Edition.” While the Panamera Edition retains the familiar styling and design of the base Panamera models, there are subtle differences that set this special-edition model apart from the rest. Read the rest of this entry »