Test Drive: The 2019 Mercedes-AMG 53 Series

High-performance in a subtle, sophisticated package

High-performance cars are meant to be fun, but brake calipers colored like Skittles and giant spoilers are a little overt for many drivers who don’t want their car to scream speed. For Mercedes-AMG—the performance arm of the Stuttgart-based brand—all that performance is available in more subtle designs. While not exactly impervious to the call of a fixed rear wing (the GT R coupe comes to …

“Easy Driver” Commercial Features the Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster

Peter Fonda and Steppenwolf in a Super Bowl ad directed by the Coen Brothers

For a German automaker to lean into the 1969 American classic film “Easy Rider” as a storyline promoting their new high-end roadster is risky, but Mercedes-Benz has done it justice with a balance of respect and humor thanks to a brilliant collaboration between their creative agencies and the Coen Brothers, who directed the brand’s latest Super Bowl ad. Already on YouTube, the commercial officially debuts …

Test Drive: 2017 Mercedes-AMG S-Class Cabriolet S63

The brand’s first flagship drop-top four-seater in over 45 years

There’s plenty of anticipation and excitement surrounding the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet series. S-Class is the hallmark of the German automaker’s fleet—where luxury, performance and highly considered design all meet. It’s the family of cars that offers an unparalleled luxury experience for passengers and drivers—a rare feat in motoring. This drive proved even more exceptional, as it’s been over 45 years since Mercedes-Benz released a flagship …