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Incredible Mercedes Engines Throughout History

Photo by Colin (Flickr) For car-lovers, Mercedes-Benz needs no introduction. Known since 1926 for the quality and durability of their vehicles, the auto industry giant has used some of the most impressive engines in the world. Here’s a look at four of the all-time best. Benz Meets Wankel: The 1969 C111 Concept Car Three-rotor Wankel[…]

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The Coolest Mercedes Grilles Over The Years

Photo by InSapphoWeTrust (Flickr) Mercedes-Benz designs their cars meticulously, focusing tightly on every accessory, feature, and part. They’ve created some amazing things, but of specific fascination to many collectors is their artfully created grilles, which often sport their iconic emblem. As a company that’s been around since the very beginnings (having a hand in creating[…]

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Bizarre Mercedes-Benz Mentions in Film & Pop Culture

Photo by Grossman Glotzer Management Corporation (Wikimedia Commons) The Mercedes-Benz brand is an icon of style, class, and performance. As such, Hollywood executives, singers, and many other media moguls love to reference it. Over the span of decades, there have been some pretty interesting homages, not to mention obvious situations of product placement. Many of[…]

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A History of Mercedes Racing

Photo by FulviaFiend (Flickr) The first auto endurance race occurred in 1894, and participants traveled between Paris and Rouen. Vehicles without horses were invited to participate in the event to display their operating safety, reliability, and best speeds. The first vehicles to cross the finish line on that day had engines designed by Gottlieb Daimler,[…]

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The Pros and Cons of Aftermarket Parts

Photo by Moto “Club4AG” Miwa (Flickr) Mercedes-Benz is the type of brand that screams value, so an owner has to wonder when it’s OK to be cheap with replacements. Should a car owner pass off high-value original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts to wander through the dubious world of aftermarket Mercedes parts and find something barely[…]

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Top 10 Car Events for a Mercedes Fan

Mercedes-Benz is a brand that has been around for well more than a century and has consistently built some of the most beautiful and luxurious cars the world has ever seen. Not only that, but they have also been a dominant force in auto racing since the very start, producing incredible race cars owned and[…]