Sorted by Archive: January, 2014 ( 5 post/s)

  • Six Decades of MINI: The History of an Icon

    Wednesday 29 January 2014

    The MINI has been called an automotive icon of the 1960s so many times that it has eventually become cliché. Ironically, the aforementioned title is actually too modest. The vehicle’s adoption of the front-wheel-drive layout became revolutionary, and it would become the standard drivetrain in the automotive industry. It has been manufactured uninterrupted for six decades. And the only car The New York Times named as more influential in the 20th century is the Ford Model T. Birthed... read more

  • Buying a Mercedes: Choosing the Best New Mercedes for You

    Wednesday 22 January 2014

    Mercedes-Benz sales in Canada make it one of the leading and popular luxury car lines in the country. Desrosiers Canadian Automotive Reports for June, 2014 showed that Mercedes-Benz sales ranked 11th for the month at 3,556 units, representing a 6 percent increase over last year’s results. Year-to-date, Mercedes-Benz ranks 9th overall at 36,944 units sold, just behind luxury car Infiniti at 51,011 sold... read more

  • Mercedes’ Newest Supercar

    Wednesday 15 January 2014

    For German automaker and vehicle industry stalwart Mercedes-Benz, making supercars isn’t new. For decades its AMG division has produced vehicles characterized by powerful engines, sport-like performance, and aerodynamic styling. However, with its latest attempt—the Mercedes-AMG GT—Mercedes will attempt to make a more accessible and affordable supercar. BACKGROUND Formerly an independent engineering and manufacturing firm, AMG—an acronym derived from the founder’s surnames (A... read more

  • Mercedes-Benz is Not Just Cars

    Wednesday 08 January 2014

    Mercedes-Benz has been in the business of making cars since the turn of the last century. A division of Daimler A.G., a Stuttgart, Germany based global auto maker, this maker of luxury class vehicles has also been involved in the manufacturing of non-traditional vehicles. This includes land racers that have been involved early land speed records, boats, trucks and other types of vehic... read more

  • The Best of the Best: Mercedes-Benz and the Standards of Luxury

    Wednesday 01 January 2014

    In the car kingdom, the three pointed star of the Mercedes-Benz is undisputedly one of the highest ranking and most sought after symbols when it comes to luxury and style. The brand Mercedes-Benz isn’t just an empty status symbol, it provides owners with the ultimate driving experience that proves all cars are not created equal. So it is even within the world of the Mercedes-Benz, that though they are all equipped with the essentials of luxury vehicles, there are some that are just a... read more

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