Test Drive: 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

The starter Benz delivers on its promise of access to the brand in a car that's fun to drive

Firmly rooted in the luxury, 40+ market, Mercedes-Benz has been working hard to evolve its brand image and become more appealing to younger customers. The all-new 2014 CLA sedan, which was first unveiled during the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, is a strong step in that direction offering style and performance with a taste of Benz luxury and engineering at a base price of US$29,000. We …

Test Drive: CLS Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz reimagines the wagon-coupé with five doors

On a recent trip to Florence with Mercedes-Benz I had a chance to drive their all-new CLS Shooting Brake. A five-door reinterpretation of the classic wagon-coupé, this eclectic design shows just how exciting a station wagon can be. The “SB” will begin shipping in Europe later this Fall and is available with a range of options, engine types and even an AMG version. With Jean …

A45 AMG

The new all wheel drive compact from Mercedes-Benz with precision performance

Announced today and spotted outside Stuttgart, the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG marks several new achievements for the performance brand. Following up on the recently launched A-Class, the elegant new compact features all wheel drive, an efficient 2.0-litre engine and marks the first time the precision performance of AMG has been offered in a compact car in its 45-year history. This firm step for Mercedes-Benz introduces the …