There’s a lot of confusion out there about labeling on some of Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles. While the V8 engine is really a 6.2-liter (or a 6.208-liter, if you want to be completely accurate), many AMG vehicles are labeled “6.3″. Just 100cc doesn’t seem like much, but it can make a big difference under the hood. We’re here to offer two possible reasons the Mercedes-Benz 6.2-L engine is labeled 6.3. Read the rest of this entry »
Comb through Porsche’s website or research some of the brand’s top models and you’ll surely come across the term Sport Chrono Package. Sounds great, right? As you know, Porsche is known for performance, and while nearly every Porsche model features a Sport button, the Sport Chrono Package takes that to the next level. Read the rest of this entry »
Mercedes-Benz driverless vehicles
More than one science fiction movie features that marvel of transportation: the driverless vehicle. But how close are we really to fully autonomous cars? Maybe closer than you think. Mercedes-Benz driverless vehicles are already in the concept phase, and look like something straight from a futuristic blockbuster. Read the rest of this entry »
2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Release Date
The Mercedes-Benz CLA was a true landmark for Mercedes-Benz. As an entry-level luxury car, it not only allowed more drivers to become familiar with the Mercedes-Benz brand, but gave the C-Class (what used to be known as the Baby Benz) room to grow and compete with some of the more prestigious midsize sedans.
It’s been two years since the Mercedes-Benz CLA made its debut in the 2014 model year, and if you pay attention to the cars around you on the road, you’ll start to notice a the CLA’s presence. While the CLA project has been a great success, Mercedes-Benz is not a brand that rests on its past successes, and we’re excited to see what’s in store for the 2016 model year. Read the rest of this entry »
Above all, Porsche is known for its incredible performance capabilities. No matter which model you drive, you’ll experience stunning speed, power, and cornering capabilities thanks to exceptional engineering. But within each Porsche model, there are a few features that help take its capabilities to new heights. Read the rest of this entry »
For drivers who don’t have a lot of practice or confidence parallel parking, searching for a space in the city can be a stressful venture. Not wanting to damage your vehicle or others by misjudging the size of the space, you probably drive a few extra blocks or pay a premium to park in a ramp or a lot. Mercedes-Benz Active Parking Assist eliminates the need for precision on the part of the driver and puts it in the hands of sensors that ensure your parallel parking expedition is scratch free, for you and the surrounding vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »
For the discerning driver, no single transmission option is good enough: and that’s where the Mercedes-Benz Dynamic Select system comes into play. With this innovative system in the Mercedes-Benz top-of-the-line models like 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG Sport, you can specialize your vehicle for anything from smooth-sailing to off-roading and receive the kind of performance you crave. Read the rest of this entry »
Most drivers in the snowy Midwest have had more than one experience with the terrifying loss of control that can come from losing traction on slippery or snow-caked roads. The 3-Stage ESP® (Electronic Stability Program) is one of many innovations in all Mercedes-Benz models that can make you safer, and bring your days of slip and slide to an end. Read the rest of this entry »
2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Release Date
The original four-door coupe is back and better than ever after a minor refresh for the 2015 model year. With the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class soon to go on sale in Chicago IL, we wanted to spend a some time letting you know what’s in store for 2016.
Before we do that, let’s take a minute to discuss the availability of the new CLS. According to Mercedes-Benz, the 2016 CLS-Class release date is slated for mid-July, so we expect to see it arrive on the lot in the coming weeks. When the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class does go on sale, here’s what you can expect. Read the rest of this entry »
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Technology
Mercedes-Benz has always been a leader when it comes to automotive technology. Whether it’s pushing the limits of performance with the AMG line or providing cutting-edge safety features, Mercedes-Benz is often responsible for moving the automotive world forward. Case in point, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. While the next-generation model is still a good year away from going on sale, we already know about the tech that will be available in the 2017 E-Class. Read the rest of this entry »