Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz

Quickies: The Mercedes-Benz of Compact SUVs

Tweet 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC – All Photos by Randy Stern Just like the rest of the industry, Mercedes-Benz has committed themselves to selling SUVs and crossovers alongside their famous sedans, coupes, and cabriolets. It took them a while … Continue reading

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Quickies: An Exercise in Overindulgence at #MAMA18SR

Tweet 2018 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge – All Photos by Randy Stern The one theme I wanted to explore at the 2018 Midwest Automotive Media Association Spring Rally was to explore the idea of luxury and prestige further. I left … Continue reading

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My Favorites Among The Finest Cars in the World (That I Have Worked With)

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern When I finally got my driver’s license in April of 1980, I thought I was given a license to conquer the world. Then again, I was 16 and had wild dreams of the future. … Continue reading

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Commentary: There Goes Another Mid-Sized Pickup…

Tweet It was only a matter of time that Mercedes-Benz would enter in the pickup business. But, first, the news item: Mercedes-Benz took the first step into the pickup truck business by giving us two concepts based on the future … Continue reading

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#MAMA16FR – 25 Years in The Making

Tweet A typical Wednesday morning at Autobahn Country Club – All Photos by Randy Stern Why is the Midwest Automotive Media Association such an honor to be a member of? A discussion with one of its board members came up … Continue reading

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Quickies: Three-Pointed Starfighter

TweetJust in time for V&R@5, Quickies have returned to V&R! To explain, a “Quickie” is a vehicle review based on a briefer encounter with a specific product. It is an impression that does not go deeper than the usual review, … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Love of Three Cars (And The Work Behind Each One)

Tweet Photo by BobbiLe N’Diaye/BobbiLe Ba Photography I have been told various times how lucky I am. Maybe. My humility gets in the way. Sometimes, I just smile and enjoy that light shining upon my soul. No, wait, that is … Continue reading

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The Greatest Car Ever Made?

Tweet 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4Matic. All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class This is the greatest car ever made. You may argue otherwise, but consider how much this lofty title was … Continue reading

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Historiography: Der Sonderklasse

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern For Mercedes-Benz, the S-Class represents all that is powerful and successful. For as long as I have been alive, this had always been the position of Daimler AG’s most prominent product. To make it … Continue reading

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Quickies: A Charming New Proposition

TweetIt is a charming idea. Until the arrival of the CLA-Class, Mercedes-Benz had a tough time convincing consumers in the USA that they could sell small cars. Case in point: the 190E. Though it was successful, it still did not … Continue reading

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