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Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tweet 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG 4MATIC. All Photos by Randy Stern “I was no longer a responsible, 50-year-old automotive writer/editor/photographer with a mature outlook on the subject. I was 30 again.” These are not exactly the words you want … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern If there were one thing I learned from my second 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance, it would be the necessity of preserving automotive history. I was talking to one of the participants from the Concours … Continue reading