If you’re looking to get behind the wheel of a gasoline-powered Smart car, then you’d better act fast. The company announced it is discontinuing all gasoline-powered Smart cars in the US and Canada after the 2017 model year. The Smart brand isn’t disappearing completely, but rather morphing into solely an electric vehicle company. Mercedes-Benz says […]
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 is your entry into the Mercedes-Benz world. It has the luxury styling, performance, and amenities that are hallmarks of the brand with a price point that makes it affordable even if you weren’t born with a million-dollar trust fund.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan begins January 8th and will run through the 22nd. We will have more news from the show once it is underway, but here are some notable vehicle launches to watch for.
Since the early 1960s, we’ve had two kinds of automatic transmission shifters: The column shift and the floor shift in a console (forgetting the pushbutton TorqueFlite on the Plymouth Valiant). The last few years, shifter territory has turned into a Wild West, with manufacturers putting them all over the car, in any number of configurations. All three […]
The 2016 AMG G63 is an over-the-top performance version of a unique luxury off-road SUV.
The top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz S-Class traces its lineage to the W108 platform, and this 1966 250C is a gorgeous and quaintly basic example of the breed.
Thanks to advanced safety technology, the simple task of running your car through the car wash can be a multi-step procedure, sometimes requiring deep research in the manual to avoid the embarrassment of being stuck at the beginning of the tunnel.
Car accidents can happen so quickly that there’s often nothing a driver can do when it’s over except dust off the debris and make sure they’re in one piece. We often don’t see accidents coming or only see them when they’re too late to avoid. If we do see an accident in the making, then […]
On Tuesday, Vladimir Putin’s BMW 7 Series was involved in a horrific crash that killed Putin’s 40-year-veteran chauffeur. Large luxury cars like the BMW 7 Series need to comply with mandatory safety standards, but they’re almost never crash tested by major safety agencies, and we wondered why.