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2018 Mercedes-Benz SL-class in Depth: The Date-Night Sports Car

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Calling the Mercedes-Benz SL-class a sports car is only telling half the story. This car offers a compelling blend of passenger comfort and driving excitement. It’s more than competent on a twisty road, and both of its available powertrains—a 362-hp V-6 and a 449-hp V-8—provide plenty of forward thrust. Drop the top, select Comfort mode, and switch on the optional massaging seats; it’s a luxury car that just happens to resemble a low-slung sports car. It’s even practical, sporting a much larger trunk than many of its rivals and a folding hardtop that keeps the cabin serene when up. Even though it’s aging, it still looks as good at speed as it does when parked at the front of the valet line, and its dual personality makes it perfect for a glamorous night out.  READ MORE ››


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Daimler will ‘upgrade’ 3 million Mercedes-Benz diesels in Europe (and maybe some in the U.S.)

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTecThe past couple of years haven’t been kind to diesels or the companies that make them. Among the hardest hit have been German manufacturers like Volkswagen, which has coughed up over $ 22 billion in fines and fixes so far, with many more opportunities for payouts down the road. (That said, U.S. automakers haven’t gotten off scot-free: Fiat Chrysler…
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EU investigates whether Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, VW colluded on diesels

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class (GLK250 BlueTEC)Many people assume that the upcoming movie about Volkswagen’s Dieselgate fiasco will look a lot like Wall Street or The Insider: a tale of corporate greed run amok. If European investigators are proven right, though, the film could be more like The Matrix, because the plot is heading deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole. Today we learned that…
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