Story by John LeBlanc From Frankfurt last September to Beijing this April, with stops in Los Angeles, Detroit and New York, and Geneva thrown in for good measure, the 2013-2014 international auto show season dazzled us with dozens of new concept cars. But only 10 of them have been deemed worthy enough to garner your […]
Story and photos by John LeBlanc MARSEILLE, France – Mercedes-Benz is quite happy if its latest generation of C-Class sedan garners a few knowing nods. As has been the case since the original arrived in 1993 as a replacement for the revolutionary compact 190 —known as the “Baby Benz” — from afar, the new 2015 […]
Story and photos by John LeBlanc As spring surely follows winter, so does a hotted-up, AMG version of any new Mercedes-Benz. So it was no surprise to find the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG Coupe appear for the first time here in NYC; a high-performance take on the German automaker’s full-size S Class two-door coupe […]
Story and photos by John LeBlanc GENEVA – After the unveiling last year of both the new, Mercedes-Benz S-Class full-size sedan and the almost-production ready S-Class Coupe Concept at last fall’s Frankfurt auto show, the debut of the production version of the replacement for the outgoing CL-Class full-size coupe still held a few surprises.
Story by John LeBlanc The “good things come in small packages” idiom can certainly apply to the burgeoning premium compact sedan segment. The idea of automakers offering what was once considered “big car” safety, convenience and performance features in a compact four-door — and charging a hefty premium for it — is catching on with […]keep looking »