Posts Categorized: Mercedes-Benz

Self-Driving Cars are Real But They Are Not Yet a Reality

Self-driving vehicles are being developed and tweaked every day, and although a human could never safely get into one today, we might find ourselves in one eventually. Congested traffic is a nightmare that people despise.  It is believed traffic jams are frequently caused by poor driver reaction times. Human beings are slow to react to… Read more »

Most Interesting Automotive Innovations at CES 2016

CES 2016 kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday morning and some of the most exciting innovations in the showroom can be found in the automotive area. Here at PermaPlate, we are always interested in up-and-coming automotive technology, and there were plenty of unique showcases that have caught our attention at CES. BMW This year, BMW… Read more »

Mercedes to Outsell BMW??

While it hasn’t been officially confirmed (at least until December 31), things are looking pretty good for Mercedes. BMW has outsold Mercedes for the past two years. However, Mercedes changed the name of the game when they introduced their new CLA. A combination of lower pricing, better gas mileage and an elegant luxurious look and… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz and Chickens

If you were expecting the latest Mercedes-Benz commercial to feature the standard beautiful scenery, beautiful car shots, then prepare yourself for a little disappointment. Mercedes-Benz is using chickens in it’s latest commercial to tout the advantages of the “Magic Body Control”, a new feature in the new S-Class. Take a look below and let us… Read more »

I Spy: 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been spotted road ready and camouflaged for the public. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz C Class comes with the following features Internally called the W205, Merc’s BMW 3-Series and Cadillac ATS rival will make use of a new slightly longer and wider platform architecture for rear- and all-wheel drive models named MRA…. Read more »

Great Sales Month for Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz had exciting news this month when they found out that they have not only surpassed last years numbers in sales, but they have done it faster than it has ever been done in the history of Mercedes-Benz. Receiving the most credit for the revitalization in sales is the all new Mercedes-Benz B Class series…. Read more »

Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe around the Laguna Seca Track

Mercedes-Benz thought it would be nice to play with the C 63 AMG Coupe on the Laguna Seca track in California, USA. They filmed the entire action for everybody to get a taste of the pleasure of drifting with the powerful, “symphonic” Mercedes-Benz sports vehicle around the famous Corkscrew curve. Enjoy the video!

Mercedes-Benz R Class Discontinued

Fan’s of the Mercedes-Benz R Class will be disappointed to learn that the brand will no longer be sold in the United States starting in 2013. This is likely due to the low demand for this car in the United States. The Mercedes-Benz R class is a crossover vehicle in competition with Audi Q7 and… Read more »

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 is in the same class as the BMW Z4, Chevrolet Corvette, and Porsche Boxster. However, it wasn’t until recently that the SLK’s handling and performance was a serious competitor with the cars in it’s class. When the SLK hits the market it will be available with a 3.5-liter V-6 mated to… Read more »

Recall for Mercedes-Benz diesel models in USA

 The NHTSA issued an official recall for several Mercedes-Benz diesel-powered versions, that were sold in the U.S. in the past two years, over a fuel filter problem. Specifically, leaks are likely to happen in the area around the heating components, thus creating a possibly dangerous situation if fuel spills on the ground or if there… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz plans to build new sub-SLS supercar

 Rumors of plans for a Mercedes-Benz SLS supercar has been confirmed to be true by Christoph Jung, the man in charge of development of the performance models. The SLS supercar will be in direct competition with the Porsche 911.The package will include: “A radical exterior styling to highlight the thoroughly-bred dynamics. Inside, there will be… Read more »

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLC / Small Crossover Rendered

Mercedes-Benz is planning to expand on their strong line of luxury sedans and coupes This new Benz crossover aims squarely at the BMW X1 and the Audi Q3, but the Mini Countryman and the Range Rover Evoque will be strong competitors as well. The Mercedes-Benz GLC small SUV will be available with front or four… Read more »