Mercedes is literally joining the bandwagon with the new AMG E63 AMG! The Ferrari FF wagon might have nabbed the shock appeal, but this Mercedes concept is still garnering its fair share of attention! Are exotic hatches the family car of the future?
A wagon style car with paddle shifters? Squint and you will see the AMG cues
The New York Auto Show is finally around the corner! This marks the 113th year for the prestigious auto show, which is slated for April 6th-15th, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on 11th Ave between 34th & 40th streets.
While the juicy details are just a guess at this juncture, here are the top 10 luxury cars we hope to see emerge by 2015! The future of our fleet of luxury rental vehicles certainly looks bright judging by the exterior styling concepts and emerging powertrain technologies.
Mercedes is making luxury hybrid competition green with envy with its fascinating new futuristic F-Cell ad. The F-Cell is a hydrogen fueled Mercedes–watch as the car disappears to tout the brand’s new zero-emissions approach to the hybrid market!
The F-Cell generates electric power while producing little more than pure water and thus zero emissions. It is a 2.0-liter petrol car with a 100-kW/136 horsepower electric motor…not exactly heavy artillery in the awesome power department, but good for the environment as a daily driver.
Vilner Design Studio Vilner has bedazzled the interior of a Mercedes Vito 120 CDI using an airplane-inspired design cues for a first-class approach to travel. This vehicle is spacious enough for long-distance travel and absolutely saturated with the finest in luxury materials and amenities, including Alcantara and fine Nappa leathers. Vilner Mercedes Designs are always an aesthetic indulgence!
The talented people at Vilner have pulled off two very decadent good deeds! Check out these two Mercedes-Benz S-Class cars showing off the unmistakable Vilner sense of style. Want to drive an S-Class? Rent a Mercedes S550 in Miami to get a feel for it!
Pope Benedict XVI is known for his somewhat trendy and modern flair, like his taste in luxury vehicles. This flair is reflected in his motorcade, which includes a custom Mercedes hybrid Popemobile flanked by Ducati motorbikes. While he may be cool, the Pope is not above the law in Germany!
If you are a fan of the Mercedes SLR McLaren, perhaps the Mansory Renovatio Mercedes SLR McLaren may push the accelerator down a bit harder for you! Having shed a rather gaudy and unflattering gold paint job, the Renovatio SLR has emerged again, looking fabulous in a slightly more muted but crisp and sporty white and black scheme!
This September Mercedes-Benz will be unveiling its latest luxury concept car, the Viano Vision Pearl. Described as a “Land Yacht”, this Mercedes-Benz concept car is determined to dazzle, and to take travel back to a time when it was an integral part of a vacation, rather than just the destination!
Mercedes-Benz concept van
Inspired by modern luxury yachts, the Mercedes Viano’s theme is of travel as a luxury experience. This is a fresh approach to travel, in my humble opinion, as it has become an area of stress rather than the experience it was intended! The Viano is an attempt to recapture a time when travel itself was quite an experience.
The next generation of Mercedes-Benz luxury compact cars may be the worst-kept auto secret! Recently, public patent filings outed the new A-Class Mercedes, and now an Italian car blog has outed the new B-Class Mercedes! Below is an undisguised photo of the Mercedes B-Class leaked! Much smaller than our Mercedes rentals, it is definitely unique.