$1 Million Dollar Mercedes-Benz Pullman

Mercedes-Benz Pullman

There is a new Mercedes-Benz Pullman on the horizon and it is poised to be the most expensive luxury limousine on earth. Will there be a market for a million-dollar Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman? Sources say you can count on it.

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz Pullman limousine at a glance:

  • What buyers will get for their million dollars is an armor plated transportation option of epic proportions. It is a large sedan in its most basic form, but is being billed as a limo for reasons of prestige, marketing and interior configuration I presume.
  • The layout is likely to feature four rear seats facing one another and that telltale limousine partition dividing the passengers and the driver.
  • It could be a very thirsty lady feeding from a V12 producing as much as 680 horses and 811 pound-feet of torque.
  • With the price tag being roughly ten times over a standard S-Class Mercedes-Benz luxury sedan, expect a plethora of lavish additions both inside and out.

While the car is not bad, for a million dollars I would prefer to be chauffeured around in a Bugatti Veyron. Does anyone actually do that? They would be my best friend.

The Mercedes-Benz Pullman luxury limousine will join the ranks of its S-Class siblings, including the Mercedes-Benz S550 V8, the S600 V12 and the show-stopping S63 AMG ladies. The Pullman will boast a longer wheelbase and will likely spread wider over the road, though that is but a guess. It could stretch an additional two feet longer than the standard S-Class wheelbase up to an impressive 19 feet. Overall, it will be a refresh following the removal of the Maybach from the scene and will compete directly with the likes of Rolls-Royce and Bentley. read more

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series at Goodwood FOS: Because Awesome

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series

Among the throngs of supercars, classic cars and extreme racecars the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series managed to make an impression. Not only is this one of the best looking gullwings to boast the SLS AMG badge, it demolishes the 0-60 mile per hour sprint in a cool 3.6 seconds without appearing winded whatsoever. She also does not mind being leered at by passing men.

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series is a special version of the gullwing with plenty of power and fresh clean looks.

This is the most recent model to wear the coveted SLS AMG badge and it retains the same 6.2-liter powerhouse V8 with a few tweaks. Derived from the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT’s naturally aspirated 6.2 V8, the Black Series SLS AMG effortlessly produces around 196 horses, sending them to the rear. All of that power is then transferred to the road via Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. read more

The 830-Horsepower Mansory Mercedes-Benz G63

Mansory Mercedes-Benz G63

It is quite common for buyers of luxury vehicles to spend top dollar customizing them. It is not at all common for them to turn out as awesome as the Mansory Mercedes-Benz G63, which is pushing out a staggering 840 horses. If only the typical buyer was as awesome and innovative as high-performance aftermarket tuner Mansory is…the world would be a much better place…on the streets anyways.

The Mansory version of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is the stuff dreams are made of. The talented tuner took the 6-wheeled behemoth up to a perhaps insane 830 horses. The glorious AMG 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine was nothing to scoff at to begin with–but the power increase is certainly a good way to attract those thirsty for more than just aggressive appearances. read more

The Next Generation of Mercedes-Benz Parks at Geneva Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz

It has been a powerfully productive year for the minds at Mercedes-Benz. The next generation of the brand took the stage at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and included: The Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S 600, Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe and the new C-Class. Not a bad looking family unit, eh?

The Mercedes-Benz lineup (or part of it) did some showing off in Geneva this week. The new family members are stunning and will be rolling into showrooms around the world very soon.

The star of the show for the brand was the range topper, the Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG. The beast churns forth 630 horses via a 6.0-liter V12 engine housed in carbon fiber. The S 65 AMG has been eagerly anticipated and demolishes the 0-60 sprint in 4.3 seconds. read more

Muhammad Ali’s 1959 Mercedes-Benz Up for Grabs

Muhammad Ali’s 1959 Mercedes-Benz

There is a slice of celebrity automotive history up for grabs at auction: Muhammad Ali’s 1959 Mercedes-Benz. The bedazzled Benz is expected to net around $2 million USD, and the superstar personally stated that proceeds will benefit mankind. It was said that the sale profits will go to aid world hunger, per the wishes of both Ali and the car’s current owner. Check out the almost insane looking bespoke Benz below!

Initial auction bids began at $500,000. How much will the next owner shell out to own the bespoke Mercedes-Benz owned by legend Muhammad Ali? read more

Detroit: The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 is Still Packing a V12

2015 Mercedes-Benz S600

Now the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG is not the only member of the family packing a V12. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 boasts a twin-turbocharged V12 pushing out 523 horses and some exclusive tech additions. The new model took the stage this week at the start of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 has made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show. The sleek sedan offers all the prestige of the brand with plenty of power to back it up. 

The engine for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 is a 6.0-liter V12 rather than the 5.5. This makes it the most potent of the next-generation S-Class. Keeping up with future trends, the model boasts a fuel-conserving stop-start system and a 7G-Tronic Plus seven-speed automated transmission. read more

Mercedes-Benz Combats Stealth Problem with Electric Car Engine Sounds

Electric Car Engine Sounds

Electric and hybrid powertrains—they are all the rage in both standard and exotic autos now. There is a long list of both pros and cons for new technologies, as is to be expected. Mercedes-Benz is combating the problem of electric cars being to silent by adding some artificial engine sounds.

Electric car engine sounds can be added to the mix to factor out accidents with pedestrians. 

So why is a silent automobile an issue? Imagine strolling across the street and never hearing a car come around a corner. Because vehicles can be lethal, auditory enhancements are being made to electric Mercedes-Benz models to announce their presence on the streets. read more

Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG hits the LA Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG

Mercedes-Benz took advantage of the 2013 Los Angeles Motor show to reveal its latest hand—a handful of stunning cars and concepts including the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG. Other models on stage included the SLS AMG GT Final Edition, the S 65 AMG and the AMG Vision Gran Turismo.

While the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG is just a show vehicle for now, it represents a bold new direction for what a sporty luxury SUV could be in the near future. The GLA 45 AMG concept offers the space and some of the size of an SUV without losing its sports car inspired edge. read more

2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT: Meet the Next Generation

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was first revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Since that time, there have been several versions of the gullwing coupe created, including the fantastic Black Series. Sadly, all good things come to an end, and the final version of the SLS AMG series has been revealed: The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT. 

Fun fact: The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was the first model designed in-house by AMG. 

The successor to the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren will have a fine send-off in GT form. It is currently on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the Tokyo Auto Show and will grace showroom floors as early as 2014. read more

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is $511,000 USD

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6

Mercedes-Benz is offering something bigger for the G63 AMG fans: The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 beast for a mere $511,612. Compared that with the cost of the regular G63 AMG at $135,000. What makes the four-door, six-wheel sibling worth so much more money? 

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 is a ton of luxury vehicle for a ton of money.

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 at a glance:

  • It packs the same 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine as the other G63 siblings.
  • Engine is mated to the AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic automatic transmission. This has 3 drive modes: Manual, sport and controlled efficiency.
  • 544 horsepower
  • Six wheels make for a new rear-axle design. Thanks to engineering, it can roll over 3 feet of standing water (39.3 inches to be precise). So…does that make it an ideal investment for flood zones or perhaps Venice?
  • Rumor has it that just 30 examples will be created, though none are intended for the United States market.
  • Units will be hand-assembled with superior attention to detail.
  • Do not expect fuel economy figures to be anything shy of atrocious. Something of this size and magnitude could tow the White House across town.
  • The lavish interior matches the severe price tag. While the exterior communicates a behemoth, the cabin is all opulence with a bamboo-lined pickup bed to finish off the effects.

The promotional clip above shows the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 scaling rock at steep inclines, drifting and getting some serious air in some sand dunes. This is a rugged and aggressive beast fit for most any harsh environment. It would certainly be interesting to see it in action on ice and snow somewhere in the mountains!  read more