One of the most impressive cars on the market today is the Mercedes-AMG GT R. This is a car that offers roadster good looks, supercar performance, a large wing in the back and the long hood to house a massive engine. Up front you’ll see one of the meanest faces on the entire automotive market and see two eyes that are glaring at you as the flank the wide angry mouth of the massive grill. This car is built to hug the track and to rip through the curves with ease, giving you one of the most impressive performance cars on the market, but is it really the “Beast of Green Hell.”
The profile view of this vehicle is one of a car that has been lifted up on a taller stance. It seems to be a strange look to have a vehicle this raked to have four doors and set up on an SUV platform, but this is what the market calls for. Even though the first glance at this SUV makes you think a tuner was just playing around, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe isn’t hiding in its name and shows off as an SUV coupe in every way you could think of. Just look at the way the back is raked, it nearly appears to be completely devoid of headroom for any backseat passengers.
Often we overlook the model where the bread is buttered and focus on the more attractive and glorious of the lineup. In the case of Mercedes-Benz the E-Class has been the most successful selling vehicle over many years and they have created several different version of this car. While we think of it as a midsized luxury sedan in the US this car actually makes some of its life as a taxi cab in other parts of the world to be an extremely cool car to have a cab ride in.
The midsize luxury crossover SUV segment is full of amazing vehicles and the Mercedes- Benz GLK just wasn’t doing it for the three point star emblem anymore. Seeing the time for a refresh, rebuild and rebadging Mercedes-Benz offers us the GLC as a fitting replacement for the now gone GLK which will compete with the likes of the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. This new SUV will be the one that gives us the ride we want that is matched with perfect power and adds a bit of fuel efficiency to make it all worth the price of admission to the show that now is found in the GLC.
The automotive world is full of companies with different personalities and ideas of what should be built and how it should be done. When you think of Ford the F-150 comes to mind or the Mustang, when thinking of Toyota the Camry and the Highlander may be the first you think of. For luxury automakers their cars are full of great features for us to enjoy and exotics are meant to be over the top impressive and make us wonder why all automakers haven’t done the same. What is unusual is when we see an automaker try something that seems to be completely against their personality, here are some great examples for you to admire and wonder about.
When you get to the higher levels of cars on the market you won’t find rivals that are really matched up as well as on the lower parts of the market. Even though this is the case we can always find a pair of willing participants to be compared against each other for us to look at, admire and find our favorites. When it comes to top level luxury sports cars that have some great power the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT and the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe are put up to the challenge of being compared with each other.
Watching movies and television shows often has us rooting for the good guys as they struggle through some sort of conflict to eventually come out on top, but at times it could be a lot of fun to be the bad guy or to root for them. At the very least, in those instances when a car is needed, the bad guys usually have some of the coolest cars to drive that offer some of the most impressive power and features for us to admire. For those classy villains that need the posh comfort for thought and plotting their next evil schemes, here is a list if awesome cars that are perfect for the job.
If you loved the old GLK-Class SUV from Mercedes- Benz, you might just be in a vast minority of drivers. For the most part the GLK seemed to be a bit of an ugly vehicle compared to the larger and more elegantly styled SUVs from Mercedes-Benz. It seemed strange for years that the GLK was built the way it was and looked kind of strange in comparison and finally Mercedes-Benz has done the right thing and brought the newest model of this lineup to the forefront with a new model to replace the GLK in the form of the GLC-Class SUV. Continue reading
The G-Class SUV from Mercedes-Benz is a vehicle that has a rich military history as one that was originally designed for transporting military personnel over very rough terrain in Europe. With this history and the Mercedes-Benz name, the G-Class has evolved, but not by much, into a high end luxury SUV that still offers upright seating and a still boxed design that offers any owner the enjoyment of this throw back design and the ability to throw inside a plethora of gear and equipment to either go from home to home or to head out to an outdoor destination for some awesome fun and adventure.
For those looking for an audacious and capable vehicle that has awesome raw power the G-Class makes a great choice in the luxury SUV class especially the G63 model. Even though this seems like an outdated SUV that requires a serious upgrade, Mercedes-Benz has found this to actually be part of its charm and has made no major changes to the G-Class from the 2014 model giving 2015 shoppers a highly enjoyable and capable SUV to take full advantage of and drive on or off the road.
When looking for a great SUV, fuel efficiency can be very important. The cumbersome vehicles lumber down the road and in many cases doesn’t offer any fuel efficiency to speak of. When looking in the Luxury SUV class this can be even more important to an owner who already is paying a premium price for the luxury equipment the vehicle offers and doesn’t want to pay even more just to fill up their SUV. This list offers owners of luxury SUVs a chance to enjoy their highly-engineered products without having to fill up quite as often. Continue reading